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  • Location:Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Duration:60 minutes (approx.)

Best Amsterdam Canals Sightseeing Cruise

Discover the UNESCO World Heritage-listed canals of Amsterdam on this scenic sightseeing cruise. Travel in a luxury, glass-topped canal boat and enjoy pre-recorded commentary in 19 languages while admiring Amsterdam’s highlights including the Royal Palace, the National Monument and the Albert Cuyp Market. While cruising, enjoy some great photo opportunities of Amsterdam's historical spots such as the old city gates and Munt Tower. This is a perfect tour for first-time visitors!


  • 1-hour sightseeing cruise along Amsterdam’s canals
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed canals of Amsterdam while taking in scenic sights
  • Perfect introduction to Amsterdam for first-time visitors!
  • Uncover the secrets of Amsterdam with pre-recorded commentary available in 19 languages
  • See historical highlights such as Munt Tower, St Nicholas Church and the Skinny Bridge
  • Enjoy plenty of great photos opportunities of the beautiful 17th- and 18th- century architecture

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

If you're new to Amsterdam, this is the perfect way to get your feet wet in just one hour, with audio-commentary in 19 languages.

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What You Can Expect

Best Amsterdam Canals Sightseeing Cruise

See the sights of Amsterdam during a private canal cruise

Enjoy a complete overview of Amsterdam and its beautiful architecture on this 1-hour sightseeing canal cruise. Soak in the quaint, relaxing atmosphere of the vibrant Dutch capital while cruising along the UNESCO World Heritage-listed canals.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy onboard audio commentary available in 19 languages. Learn interesting information about Amsterdam's highlights and uncover secrets behind each historical building.

You’ll have plenty of time to take some great photos of some of Amsterdam's iconic sites such as the Royal Palace, the National Monument, St Nicholas Church, Munt Tower, the famous Golden Bend, the Skinny Bridge and much more!

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

We had a great canal trip. Our captain was so knowledgeable, my husband, myself and a friend basically got a personal commentary as we sat near the front and the balance of people were listening to headsets. it was a great cruise and a good way to see some of the sights.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great! A unique way of seeing Amsterdam.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Excellent tour if you want to see the Dutch Countryside. Saw lots of windmills, tasted cheese and rode a boat. The town Volendam is so peaceful and quiet, I can live there. Our tour guide Edgar was friendly, approachable and very knowledgable. Highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Excellent. Looked at most of the inner city canal system with good commentary and excellent vessel.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Excellent way to see Amsterdam. Nice and relaxing especially in the sunshine. A trip that should not be missed.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Very enjoyable

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was a beautiful day with lots of sunshine. Nice to have headphones to hear the commentary with headphones--better than with speakers. Would recommend it

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Very accessible . Interesting and enjoyable cruise whatever the weather

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

Great way to see and learn about Amsterdam

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

It's a great one. the view is so nice and convenient where you can see the overall Amsterdam city through this cruise. we have also been permitted to be on cruise although i booked the wrong date! many thanks for the hospitality.

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