Learn the exciting history of Amsterdam onboard a typical canal cruise boat travelling along historic waterways. This 1-hour canal cruise takes in more than 100 highlights of Amsterdam and gives you a full appreciation of why the dutch capital city is loved by so many.
Boarding your trip opposite Central Station in the city centre, you’ll be met by the friendly crew before taking your seats onboard. The multi-lingual commentary will explain the city’s importance in new trade connections as the world opened up and the colonies where established in the 13th century and why it’s connections to the sea were so vital in its global dominance.
You will also experience some of modern Amsterdam's architecture as you cruise around Amsterdam-Noord. Journey past warehouses, boat yards and dockyards, many of which are still in use today. The trip will also take you under the central station bridges to experience the larger canal cruise ships that depart regularly from Amsterdam to explore the Netherlands and beyond.
Sit back and relax as you witness Amsterdam's most famous attractions and discover why UNESCO have declared this complex canal network as a World Heritage Site.
No minimum height
No maximum height
No maximum weight
Indoor - N/A
This experience is not suitable for spectators
Guide Dogs Only
No minimum age
Starting point of the tour is at Lovers Canal Cruises, in front of the Central Station (Prins Hendrikkade 25-27, Amsterdam).
• Departure every 20 minutes (09:00 am - 10:00 pm until 29 October, 09:30 - 09:00 pm from 30 October)
• You do not require to select a departure time, just turn up and go!
• Please print out your confirmation in advance or come to the Lindbergh office at Damrak 26, Amsterdam
• Children must be accompanied by a paying adult
• Between 30 November 2017 and 21 January 2018 there are no departures after 04:30 pm
Audio guide (available in 18 languages)
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Great exploration of Amsterdam. The commentary is interesting and the captain of the boat was friend...
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