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Amsterdam Open Boat Tour With Live Guide and Unlimited Drinks

Amsterdam, Netherlands
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  • 1 hour (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


The best way to explore the UNESCO-listed Amsterdam Canal Ring is indisputably by boat. Get a different perspective of the Dutch capital while avoiding the crowds on land during this relaxing canal cruise that, unlike other similar tours, includes unlimited Heineken beer, wine, and soft drinks for a budget-friendly price. Plus, several departure times throughout the day mean you can slot the cruise into almost any schedule.
  • Avoid the crowds on land during a canal cruise in Amsterdam
  • Get unobstructed views of canal-side attractions from the water
  • Unlimited wine, Heineken beer, and soft drinks are included
  • Choose from multiple departure times throughout the day

What's Included

  • Unlimited Heineken beer, wines and soft drinks
  • Local guide
  • 100% electric boats
  • Toilet
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Lunch
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Amstel 51F
    Amstel 51F, 1018 EJ Amsterdam, Netherlands

    In front of the Hermitage Museum

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Boat Amsterdam (Pass By)

The Amstel (Pass By)

Anne Frank House (Pass By)

Dutch National Opera & Ballet (Pass By)

Red Light District (Pass By)

Magere Brug (Pass By)

Herengracht (Pass By)

Prinsengracht (Pass By)

Boerejongens Coffeeshop Center (Pass By)

The Jordaan (Pass By)

Amsterdam Cheese Museum (Pass By)

Amsterdam Cheese Company (Pass By)

Museum of the Canals (Pass By)

Cromhout House (Pass By)

Huis Bartolotti (Pass By)

Westerkerk (Pass By)

Westertoren (Pass By)

Niek Engelschmanbrug (Pass By)

Houseboat Museum (Pass By)

Amsterdam Canal Ring (Pass By)

Spiegelkwartier (Pass By)

Amsterdam Icebar (Pass By)

Munt Tower (Munttoren) (Pass By)

Rokin (Pass By)

Memorial to Koningin Wilhemina (Pass By)

The Bulldog The First Coffeeshop (Pass By)

Museum Ons'Lieve Heer Op Solder (Pass By)

Brouwerij de Prael (Pass By)

Weeping Tower (Pass By)

NEMO Science Museum (Pass By)

Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum (Pass By)

Architecture Centre of Amsterdam (Pass By)

Waterlooplein Market (Pass By)

Hortus Botanicus (Pass By)

Montelbaanstoren (Pass By)

Leprozenpoort (Pass By)

Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Our crew speaks both Dutch and English
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Please note that the itinerary provided is just an example. Routes may vary due to traffic, construction works, and weather conditions
  • Please note that in case of rain or other bad weather conditions our boats will have a glass cover or umbrellas/ponchos on board. In case the tour is cancelled by the operator, you will be offered a different date or a full refund
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Our tour guide was brilliant and it’s well worth doing! Beautiful way to see the sights of Amsterdam


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Excellent cruise
Natalie_K, May 2023
The tour was great and the hosts very knowledgeable. It felt very personal, casual, they showed us local gems and shared funky stories. It was awesome!
Amazing canal cruise!
matt2flyi, May 2023
I booked this tour about 30 min before it was scheduled to leave and my wife, my son and I had an absolute blast! Karen was an awesome hostess and kept the truly "unlimited drinks" coming the whole cruise. The weather was perfect and of course so was the atmosphere and scenery!
1 traveler found this review helpful
Vijansh_K, May 2023
Perceptive and informative crew. Liked their planing and tour. Ideal to experience the canals in one hr and either enjoy chitchat with friends or learn a bit about Amsterdam
Sara_O, May 2023
We booked a day cruise with friends and family (13 people) to celebrate a birthday but will choose different company next time. We saw eachother 20minutes before the cruise and therefore had a lot to catch up. At first our host asked us what we would like to drink and since the person he specifically wanted to serve the drink next missed his question he started to ask if we even understand english. Since we answer him in english we tought we was just joking like he did when we entered the boat. Apparently he wasn’t, got mad and started yelling at us. We all were astonished by his behaviour and he didn’t want to talk to us after first 10 minutes. What a customer service, whether he had a bad day or he’s in wrong job :D Gladly there was skipper who was 10/10 and told us some facts about Amsterdam during our cruise. All the stars are for him, the other guy would deserve 0.
Response from Host, May 2023
Dear Sara, It is great to hear that your captain was 10/10! That is the way we like it! Unfortunately you host was a mismatch. Last week we had to say goodbye to one of our hosts. Looking at your review I think it was the same person. In our booking system I cannot find a recent booking of 13 people under the name Sara. If your cruise was in the last week, please contact us at Feedback@BoatAmsterdam.Com. Then we can find your booking and see who the host was of your cruise. Thank you! Richard
10/10 would recommend
Danielle_G, May 2023
Our guide Martin was great! I also loved our skipper. No one else showed up so we got a private tour!
Was a nice experience but...
Mitchel_D, May 2023
Was a nice experience but enjoyed the biking tour a bit more. Guide and captain of the boat were very accommodating!
Suzanne_S, May 2023
This was a very pleasant experience. The guides were informative and friendly but also not too pushy and over talkative. We had a couple of drinks whilst taking in the scenery, we really enjoyed it and thoroughly recommend it. Great value for money.
Very beautiful ride...
Ollie_M, May 2023
Very beautiful ride through a beautiful city with an amazing guide who was incredibly friendly and knowledgeable.
Great value fantastic tour
Clare_B, May 2023
Fantastic hour. The guide Lex was excellent, friendly and interesting. We were genuinely given unlimited drinks both soft drinks and wine or beer. With prices in Amsterdam this alone made tour great value. The skipper too was excellent I think he was called Dennis. Definitely a fun and interesting way to rest your feet and see more of Amsterdam.
Chill and fun
Madison_B, May 2023
This was a fun and laid-back cruise with great guides—Oscar and Dennis—and a lot to see. The open boat really gives you a great view on either side of the canal!
Great cruise !!
Patricia_T, May 2023
The female guide was great. Very knowledgeable and fun to listen to. Despite drinks being included, nobody abused it, so nice crowd!
Really good
Jordan_K, May 2023
Lex and Dennis - really good! Had a good time, couldn’t really hear them though… so maybe invest in a megaphone.
Affordable, easy tour where the beer flows like wine
Alex_P, May 2023
The tour was unpretentious, cheap, and boozy. The guides were cool younger dudes with a lot of knowledge about the city. If you're just looking to cruise for an hour, smash some Heinekens (or rosé), and learn some Amsterdam history without getting too fancy or standing up, this tour is for you!
Fun, informative floating bar…
Jen_C, May 2023
Had a great time on this tour. Arrival was on time, boarding was swift and group not too big. Guide was excellent, informative and lots of fun…drinks flowed well for entire time and the wine was good quality. Toilet was small but at least there was one - but the guys need to provide some toilet paper (even though there are no number twos allowed, females still need the paper).
Great Boat Tour!
Paul_S, May 2023
We had a chilled tour round the canals of Amsterdam, enjoyed the beer, the operators and the company!
Afternoon in the 🌞
Sean_P, May 2023
Previously have been on a covered canal cruise, the open top was way better, probably helped by the amazing weather. The two guys were very informative, kept the drinks flowing and had a laugh with all passengers. Very relaxing way to see parts of the city at a leisurely pace, one of the best parts of our trip ! Thanks guys 👍
Great experience
Tara_F, May 2023
Our tour guide was brilliant and it’s well worth doing! Beautiful way to see the sights of Amsterdam
Great canal tour
Tony_C, May 2023
Great tour with Imi as our guide. We had a fun time and learnt lots about Amsterdam. Recommend this tour.
Interesting facts about...
Trisevgeni_P, May 2023
Interesting facts about amsterdam :) nice staff very funny and helpful nice boat ride nice route through canals
Host boxes on !!
steve_t, May 2023
When the host tried to start a fight with the customer and had to be let off the boat as he stormed off .never before have I seen a host shape up and threaten to fight a customer who did nothing wrong!! Truly an absolute idiot !! So unprofessional !! Remember the customers pay your bills !!You're lucky you have a business with behaviour like that !! If you didn't have such a great co worker we would have all demanded our money back . Hatsoff to the skipper he rescued the trip from a total disaster !!
Nice and chill
Timothy_A, May 2023
Tour operators were friendly and knowledgeable, but didn’t fill the hour with constant talking. Very laid back time
Will do again 100%
Megan_C, May 2023
First time visiting Amsterdam and would 100% recommend. The boat tour is nice to get away from the crowds and just enjoy some time on the water. My husband and I were fortunate no one else booked so it was just us. The guide I believe her name was Miranda was AMAZING so kind and funny. The captain (sorry I can’t remember his name) was incredible, I could never navigate a boat through those tiny tiny canals. We had an incredible time, so much to learn.
Good times had by all!
Julie_S, May 2023
Great tour. Different experience to view the city from the water. Great facts learned and fun to have unlimited drinks!
Flying visit
Alexander_J, May 2023
We were only in Amsterdam for 5 hours so this tour was ideal, we saw a lot more than we would have just walking around. Would recommend this it was a great tour.
Nice and price worthy way to spend time
Eetu_V, May 2023
Tour was wonderful. Guides were very friendly and professional. I learned alot about amsterdam during The tour. Also the drinks that were included were really good!
Amazing experience and friendly staff!
fmmendetta, May 2023
The guide was funny and helpful, there weren’t too many people on the boat and the unlimited drinks were a fun addition to the amazing experience
1 traveler found this review helpful
Great trip
ryan_s, May 2023
Great boat trip, very interesting and a great experience. Thanks to the host and the captain for making it great
Great informative tour!
Rachel_F, May 2023
Loved this open air tour. Wine and beer was included and we learned lots of great facts about Amsterdam and it's history. Only downside was the weather was cold and rainy on the day of our tour.
Robin_T, May 2023
The tour was Relaxing and Fabulous!!! The two gentlemen for Super nice and Very Accommodating!!! Very Informative and Pleasant!!! Lots Beer and Wine!!!
Patrick_S, May 2023
Great service, nice boat and very nice route! Even though the boat was a bit full theres was plenty of space and the tour guides were great.


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