1 hour canal cruise

Discover Amsterdam from the canals, with this amazing 1 Hour Canal Cruise. You will truly experience the attractive scenery of the Amsterdam canals. You shouldn’t miss this tour through the Amsterdam canals on your visit to this great city. But what can you expect?!


1. The Canal Cruise
2. General Information

1. The Canal Cruise

Singel Amsterdam

Photo: mattmangum (Flickr)

This beautiful boat tour starts from its boarding point, which is at the quay at the opposite the Amsterdam Central Station. From this central location in Amsterdam this canal cruise, of approximately one hour, begins. You will be amazed by the beauty of the old 16th and 17th century architecture. During this canal cruise you will be informed by audio guide, which is available in 16 languages! This guide will inform you about the passing sights and its great stories. The boat will cruise through the main canals of the city center. This system of canals in the center is called the Canal Belt, which is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

This boat tour sails along the route, which includes the following places:
– the skinny bridge
– the Anne Frank House
– the narrowest house in the world
– the Westerkerk
– the seven Arches Bruges Canal
– the VOC ship
– and much more…

Singel Poezenboot

Photo: Wikimedia

2. General Information


– Adult ticket at the peer € 16,00
– Adult ticket online € 14,00 (buy here)
– Kids (4-13) ticket at the peer € 8,00
– Kids (4-13) ticket online € 7,00 (buy here)


– Approximately 1 hour


– Between 10.00 and 21.00


– Approximately every 25 minutes


– Close to Prins Hendrikkade 25. This is at the opposite of Amsterdam Central Station


– There is an audio guide to use and it is available in 16 languages.


– It is advised to use the parking at P1 Central Station. This is close to the boarding peer at Prins Hendrikkade. It has place for over 500 vehicles and runs 24/7.

Extra information

– This tour also departs from Leideseplein, with daily departures between 10.30 and 17.15. On Friday and Saturday between 10.30 and 19:30.
– For the smart ones who saved money by buying their tickets online. Don’t forget to print out your tickets first, before boarding the boat.
– Groups can only board at the Prins Hendrikkade peer.
– No cruises departing on April the 27th (Kingsday).

Boarding location