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Canal Cruises Amsterdam

Blue Boat Canal Cruises - Your Guide to Canal Cruises in Amsterdam

Download our Guide App

This free app (for Android & iphone) includes 17 languages, our kids' cruise and a special German 'Rijksmuseum Canal Cruise', which is not available on our inboard system.

Your wedding on board

Our boats are an official wedding location so why not get married on board! Alternatively, book one of our boats for a unique reception or as transport to your after-wedding party venue. Contact us for a free quote.

I Amsterdam Card

Explore everything Amsterdam has to offer with the I amsterdam City Card. Visit world-class museums, take a cruise through our charming canals and sample local delicacies. All for free, or with a significant discount!

Special Dates

  • 26 NOV
    Amsterdam Light festival
    26 november 2015 - 17 january 2016
    We will start our Water Colors Cruises again for this winter with Live guides on every departure! See Amsterdam Light Festival
  • 25 DEC
    25 - 26 december
    Opened from 10am - 5pm
    There will be no evening cruises.
  • 31 DEC
    New year's Eve
    Our last departure will be at 4pm.

  • 1 JAN
    New year's Day
    Our boat departures will start at 1pm.

Canal Cruises Amsterdam

  • Did you know..
  • 17 Languages
  • Tourist attractions
Blue Boat Canal Cruises
    • canal cruise are Holland's largest tourist attraction, with over 3 million visitors every year?

    • there are 170 boats in Amsterdam to take all those people on a cruise?

    • over a thousand people work in the canal cruise industry?

  • sixty people on a canal boat produce a lot less CO2 than the same number in coaches, taxis or cars?
Blue Boat Canal CruisesOur Personal Audio System provides an audio commentary in 17 languages:
Dutch, English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Polish, Czech, Thai, Indonesian, Korean, Swedish, Brazilian (Portuguese) and Croatian.
Blue Boat Canal Cruises Amsterdam is a unique city. Although a popular tourist destination, its life remains authentic.
There's plenty to see simply by strolling along the canal streets or watching the city glide by from a canal boat. Nevertheless, there are many places in our city you should try not to miss during your visit.