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  3. Amsterdam
  4. Grachtengordel

Amsterdam: Canal Day Cruise

Product ID: 389937
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About this tour
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Duration: 75 minutes
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The Original experience

  • Discover the best of Amsterdam on an exclusive cruise for GetYourGuide customers
  • Sail down the central canals and discover the city’s historical center
  • See iconic landmarks such as the Skinny Bridge, Golden Bend, and The Amsterdam ship
  • Avoid the crowds with a guaranteed reserved time slot
  • Enjoy informative commentary with a personal audio guide and multiple languages to choose from
Full description
Admire Amsterdam’s historical center on a canal cruise dedicated exclusively to GetYourGuide customers. Experience the most relaxing way to sightsee in Amsterdam for 1 hour and 15 minutes, free of traffic noise and congestion, and providing unmissable photo opportunities. 

Get incredible views of the city’s famous landmarks from the water vantage points as you hear informative tidbits as you listen along with your personal audio guide.

As the trip begins, take in breathtaking views of the 17th-century buildings lining the central canals, as well as views of more modern buildings showcasing the influential 21st-century city that Amsterdam has become.

Sail past the Golden Bend and over to Overhoeks, the city’s newest quarter. Continue onto the Museum Quarter and see the Skinny Bridge, which boasts a unique architectural style.

Glide onward to the harbor, where you will spot the city’s music hall and the impressive replica of the Dutch East India Company ship, The Amsterdam, before docking at the end of your cruise.
  • City canal cruise
  • Audio guide in multiple languages
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Seat reservation
  • Live guide

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

• Please go to the BlueBoat ticket office located across the street of the famous Park Hotel. When looking across the canal, you will see the Hard Rock Cafe from the meeting point. • Please be at BlueBoat ticket office at least 15 minutes prior to departure. The closest tram stations are "Leidseplein" and "Spiegelgracht" (both a 5-minute walk to the dock). • Show your voucher to the staff at the ticket office and mention that you are booked on the “GetYourGuide Originals Cruise” to make sure you are assigned to the exclusive GetYourGuide Originals boat.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Headphones
Know before you go
• Due to ongoing COVID-19 preventative measures, drinks cannot currently be purchased on board. Instead, you can purchase drinks at the BlueBoat ticket office and bring them on board with you.
• The exact duration of the cruise is heavily dependant on traffic on the canals and can vary by approximately 15 minutes
• The views of the city from the canal are dependent on the weather and the season
• In the case of rain or cold weather, the boat has a roof covering and heating

From US$ 17.51 per person

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