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Amsterdam Light Festival - Water Colors Cruise (Live guide)

Official Water Colors Cruise

Amsterdam Light Festival - Water Colors cruise - Duur: 90 Min

Official partner - Live guide on every departure!

Let us take you on a Cruise along the Water Colors Route of the 6th annual Amsterdam Light Festival. This years edition has the theme “Existential”: “we want to stimulate our visitors to think about what unifies people – and what role light plays in these processes". 
More than 40 art works by artist from all over the globe will illuminate the canals of Amsterdam – one of them by world renowned artist Ai Weiwei . The cruise takes you past all the art works and our live guide will tell you all about the works, their meaning and the artists who made them.

Kids special

This year we also offer a special childerens edition of our Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise! This cruise departs daily* at 4:45PM from our departure location at the Stadhouderskade 501 (opposite the Hard Rock cafe). During this 90 minute cruise we see everything you see during the "regular" cruise, but with a guide story adjusted to the younger audience. NOTE: This cruise only has a DUTCH guide!

Want to know more? Click here for the ALF kids cruise page (only available in Dutch). 
* This cruise runs until January 6th 2018

Hard Rock Cafe dinner package

Back by populair demand: the Hard Rock Cafe dinner & Amsterdam Light Festival cruise package!
This year, there are two combinations to choose from:
Cruise at 7PM (Dinner at 9PM)
Cruise at 9PM (Dinner at 7PM)

Want to know more or book tickets? Go to our Hard Rock / Light Festical package page.

Wheelchair accessible cruises

Every day wheelchair accessible cruises depart at 17:00, 18:00, 19:15 and 20:15. After booking your e-tickets at one of these times, please send an email to together with your bookings number and the number of wheelchairs to bring onboard.
You can also call us on +31 20 679 1370 (Mon - Fri 9:00-17:00).