Water activity

Amsterdam: Open Boat Canal Cruise with Local Guide

Activity provider:KINboat
Water activity

Amsterdam: Open Boat Canal Cruise with Local Guide

Activity provider:KINboat

From US$ 20.93 per person

Experience the canals of Amsterdam in a unique way on with a local guide. Get insider commentary as you pass by sights like the Hermitage Museum, the Skinny Bridge, and the Amstel Hotel.

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Duration 1 hour
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Dutch, English


  • Experience the stunning beauty of Amsterdam from the water on a canal cruise
  • Soak up the vibe as you sail through the quaint Grachtengordel district
  • See some the city's top sights like the Anne Frank House and the Rijksmuseum
  • Dive into the sights you pass with live commentary from your local guide
  • Enjoy the quiet hum of an 100% electric boat engine on this sustainable tour
Full description

Cruise through Amsterdam aboard an eco-friendly electric boat. Relax as you take in unobstructed views from the open river boat. Listen to live onboard commentary as you discover sights like the Anne Frank House and the Rijksmuseum from the water. 

Hop aboard the boat that at central-located boarding point that is just a stone's throw away from the Anne Frank House. Glide through the city's canals that are linked with 17th-century buildings and the 18th-century, redbrick Rijksmuseum.

Cruise past the Hermitage Museum, and go under the Skinny Bridge. Capture pictures of the chic Amstel Hotel and the charming Grachtengordel district. Have the option to purchase a refreshing drink from the onboard bar as you sail.

  • Canal cruise
  • Guide
  • Skipper
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Drinks (available to purchase)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet at the KINboat rental service next to the Anne Frank House.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Smoking
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 176 reviews

Review summary

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  • Transportation
  • Value for money

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The electric boat tour of Amsterdam's canals was fantastic! The eco-friendly boat was spacious and comfortable, providing great views of the city. The knowledgeable live guide added depth and richness to the tour, providing fascinating insights into Amsterdam's history and culture. The canals were stunning and the electric boat allowed us to travel quietly and smoothly. Highly recommended!

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March 20, 2023

This was an totally open boat canal cruise so there will be no windows, or any other distraction. We got a KINBoat named Mon Ami, with the Norwegian captain, whom very talkactive and funny and so passionate about his job and his kmowledge about Amsterdam. We really enjoyed this 1 hour and 15 minutes journey along canals in Amsterdam. Lots of fun history and facts, with beautiful scenic view of canal boats and houses. Be careful, it'll be very windy because there were no roof at all. But it's totally affordable and recommended during visit to Amsterdam.

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October 13, 2022

The tour itself was quite enjoyable and the guide, Martin, was very informative and witty at times. However, it is worth pointing out that since the boat is quite load and Martins voice is not necessarily attention grabbing, the lack of a microphone was noticeable.

August 20, 2022

Product ID: 418899