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Boat Rentals

Prices and Conditions

The ideal mode of transport in Amsterdam

Has your group considered renting a boat for getting around in Amsterdam? With over 200 boarding locations, there is always one close to where you are staying or meeting up. Even with the slower, quieter pace,  we tend to arrive at our destination quicker than a coach because there are no traffic (or lights) to worry about. And with up to 80 passengers per boat, we offer a similar capacity. And as a bonus, your guests will enjoy a relaxing canal cruise!
About our boats
Or if you want to party into the night, why not book one of Blue Boat Company's six party vessels? Five of our fleet are equipped with wheelchair access and two powered with electric engines. All of our boats have central heating, a toilet, a glass roof (which can be opened up to 50%), a kitchenette, bar and an outside open rear deck. With an average standing height of 1.95 meters plus tables and chairs that can be moved or removed, our boats are unique in Amsterdam.

Boat rental conditions

  • All prices mentioned above are per hour and include 6% VAT.
  • Minimal rental time is 1,5 hours per boat. Boat rental is rounded off to 15-minute intervals.
  • Boat rental starts when the boat leaves our docks (or when you start catering) and end when the boat is back at our docks, empty and cleaned. Boarding starts at time stated on your confirmation (no earlier).
  • You can bring your own catering if you:
    - rent the boat for a minimum of 4 hours or
    - pay a catering fee of € 8,00 per person.
    If catering is provided by another party than Blue Boat Company, a security deposit of € 250 per boat will be charged. The security deposit & full payment need to be made prior to the sailing date. The deposit will be refunded afterwards if the boat is returned clean and on time.
  • From midnight to 08:30 we charge night-rate. This consists of a 50% surcharge per hour. For hiring staff (waiters and guides), the night-rate is 150% of the daytime rate.

Setup options

What makes our boats unique in Amsterdam is an average standing height of 1.95 meters, plus tables and chairs that can be moved or removed to suit your needs. Find out more on our setup options.

Drinks snacks

Take a look at our delicious drinks snacks to complete your cruise in style.
  • Private rental

    € 275 per hour
    (1,5 hrs minimum)
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