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Blue Boat Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise provided by Blue Boat Company

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Blue Boat Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 20-07-01 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-07-01 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Amsterdam's intricate network of canals take on a different hue by night, with thousands of lights illuminating bridges and buildings throughout the city. With this evening cruise, you'll experience this unique view of Amsterdam, with the option to learn about the city's history and culture along the way with your own personal audio system.
  • You'll start at
    Stadhouderskade 501
    Stadhouderskade 501, 1071 ZD Amsterdam, Netherlands
    The cruise starts opposite the Hard Rock Café and famous Park Hotel
    See address & details
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    Blue Boat Company
    Stop: 90 minutes
    Our Evening Cruise is a 90 minute night cruise that introduces you to the unique vibe of Amsterdam by night. Thousands of lights highlight the hundreds of bridges and the iconic buildings alongside the canals. Our waiter welcomes you on board our comfortable, luxurious boat and take your pick from one of 21 available languages in our Personal Audio System.
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  • You'll end at
    Stadhouderskade 501
    Stadhouderskade 501, 1071 ZD Amsterdam, Netherlands
    The cruise starts opposite the Hard Rock Café and famous Park Hotel
    See address & details
  • See Amsterdam illuminated at night from aboard an evening canal cruise
  • Pass by some of the city’s most important canal-facing sights
  • Onboard commentary in 21 languages is included
Important Information
Departure Point
Stadhouderskade 501, 1071 ZD Amsterdam, Netherlands
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Evening sightseeing cruise
  • Audio commentary in 21 languages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair seats need to be reserved. Please call 0031 20 679 13 70
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • The main rule is to keep 1,5 meters distance where possible.
  • Before departure guests will be asked if they have any health complaints that can indicate that they have Covid-19.
  • Waiting lines can be a maximum of 10 pax long with 1,5 meters distance
  • In our shops and docks, we have disinfectant hand gel that must by applies before boarding the boat.
  • Boats have a maximum capacity of 30 pax.
  • In our boats all tables now have table numbers. Guests will receive a table number when getting on board. The tables in the back of the boat will be placed first.
  • When departing the boat, guests on the tables in the front of the boat will need to depart first.
  • Guests need to remain seated during the canal cruise and are not allowed to walk through the boat.
  • Earplugs and empty F&B packaging needs to be taken off board by the guests themselves.
  • Boats will be cleaned after every canal cruise.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Yana B wrote a review Sep. 2020
2 contributions4 helpful votes
The evening canal cruise was beautiful and the sailor did his job excellently. It's a tour I'll remember my whole life. Thank you Blue Boat Amsterdam :) (From France).
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Date of experience: September 2020
2 Helpful votes
lisa b wrote a review Aug. 2020
London, United Kingdom2 contributions9 helpful votes
A lovely evening canal cruise, it was a particularly hot day so good to enjoy a breeze on the trip. Very informative and enjoyable. I booked this for a group of 6 and upon entering the boat was told by a rather abrupt lady that we had to sit in rows of 3 Across 2 tables as
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Date of experience: August 2020
1 Helpful vote
Susan koil wrote a review Jul. 2020
4 contributions5 helpful votes
Lovely canal trips and sights were gorgeous. Shame about the cringey domestic that seemed to happen with the couple on the audio tour. Ruined it.
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Date of experience: July 2020
1 Helpful vote
Tracey B wrote a review Jul. 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
The night canal trip and the little pub down one of the side streets be prepared for lots of walking
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Date of experience: March 2020
1 Helpful vote
Megan K wrote a review Mar. 2020
Liverpool, United Kingdom3 contributions6 helpful votes
Captain was really good, was really relaxing and a cute way to pass the time, free headphones to listen to audio of the tour, only fault is it took us 45 minutes to get a hot chocolate and we had to ask a few times
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2 Helpful votes
About the operator

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By: Blue Boat Company
Not heineken boat
Nice experience but the picture advertised is that of green heineken boat - this was not the case. the boat is encl
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Victoria N
Very nice
Very nice tour definitely recommend. Lovely views. Also you can choose your own language for the guide part
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Old boat, shady captain and poor information.
Booked for my fam incl 2 children. The boat we got on was old (worn seats, tacky interior). The captain was not fun
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Relaxing experience
A wonderful way to see the city. A gentle cruise through the canals, with a pre recorded audio explaining the sight
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A nice opportunity to see amsterdam
Friendly staff and one gets to see more of amsterdam in 75 minutes than otherwise possible. The Aufioguide is inter
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Unforgettable! A must do!
What an incredibly enjoyable cruise! Really the best way to see Amsterdam. My wife and I booked the 6.45 open boat
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A lovely tour
We did a couple of tours while in Amsterdam and this by far was the best, the driver of the boat was very funny and
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Great way to see the City on a very wet and cold day in February. The boat was warm and provided excellent earpho
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Book online versus at the Boat location - save $$
We had a sunny day and the cruise was peaceful and interesting...note that if you book online, you can save about 6
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Richard W
Nice boat and a worth while trip
A relaxing time seeing the city from the water. The recorded commentary was informative but occasionally not clear
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Corine L
Cold wet day - cruise under cover and warm (fantastic)
Great experience - great way to see the city and learn about it's history - despite a cold and very wet day. The bo
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Not worth it
The route was boring and the 'characters' who were supposed to be explaining the history of Amsterdam in the audio
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Informative & relaxing
When we left the Heineken experience, we headed over for a boat cruise, however there was an hour wait for the next
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Conveniently located, no wait time
We were in Amsterdam just for a couple of days and taking a boat tour of the canals was on the Bucket list. We wer
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Amsterdam canal cruise
Nice audio headphone cruise of the canals. The boat was all glass so you could see the sights even though it was ra
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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