Highlights of Amsterdam Sightseeing Cruise

Duration: 1 hour
Destination: Netherlands, NH, Amsterdam
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  • 1 hour
  • Amsterdam
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Get a comprehensive overview of Amsterdam's top sights on this 1-hour canal cruise. See the Golden Bend, the Anne Frank House, the Skinny Bridge, Reguliersgracht and other top Amsterdam attractions as you glide along the picturesque waterfront aboard a classic glass-enclosed river cruiser. Amsterdam's UNESCO World Heritage–listed canals are a delight to explore, and this 1-hour canal cruise makes it easy with regular departure times throughout the day.

Highlights

  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Anne Frank House, Prinsengracht 263-267 Museum entrance Westermarkt 20, 1016 GV Amsterdam The Netherlands

The Anne Frank House (Dutch: Anne Frank Huis) is a writer's house and biographical museum dedicated to Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank. The building is located on a canal called the Prinsengracht, close to the Westerkerk, in central Amsterdam in the Netherlands

Pass By: The Amstel, Amsterdam The Netherlands

The Amstel (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑmstəl]) is a river in the Netherlands which flows from Nieuwveen to Amsterdam, where it meets the IJ bay. The city of Amsterdam took its name from the river.

Pass By: Magere Brug, Kerkstraat Nieuwe Kerkstraat, Amsterdam The Netherlands

The Magere Brug (English: Skinny Bridge) is a bridge over the river Amstel in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It connects the banks of the river at Kerkstraat, between the Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht

Pass By: Stromma Netherlands, Amsterdam The Netherlands

About Stromma Netherlands

Tourist company Stromma Netherlands (formerly Canal Company) has been part of the Swedish Stromma Group (Strömma Turism & Sjöfart) since 2016. As part of this group, Stromma Netherlands has been active in shipping and tourism for over 200 years. With a long history in Amsterdam, starting with Rederij Bergmann and Meijer’s Rondvaarten (in the 1920s), we grew from the oldest and largest shipping company in Amsterdam into an international tourist business. Stromma Netherlands carries the brands 'Canal Tours Amsterdam', 'Canal Tours Utrecht', 'Hop on-Hop off', 'Amsterdam Excursions' and 'Amsterdam Pass', with distribution channel Stromma.com.

Pass By: Singel, Amsterdam The Netherlands

The Singel is a canal in Amsterdam which encircled the city in the Middle Ages. It served as a moat around the city until 1585, when Amsterdam expanded beyond the Singel. The canal runs from the IJ bay, near the Central Station, to the Muntplein square, where it meets the Amstel river. It is now the inner-most canal in Amsterdam's semicircular ring of canals.

Pass By: Amsterdam Canal Ring, Amsterdam The Netherlands

Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, has more than one hundred kilometers of grachten (canals), about 90 islands and 1,500 bridges. The three main canals (Herengracht, Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht), dug in the 17th century during the Dutch Golden Age, form concentric belts around the city, known as the Grachtengordel. Alongside the main canals are 1550 monumental buildings.[1] The 17th-century canal ring area, including the Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht and Jordaan, were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010,[2] contributing to Amsterdam's fame as the "Venice of the North

Pass By: Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum, Kattenburgerplein 1, 1018 KK Amsterdam The Netherlands

The museum is dedicated to maritime history and contains many artefacts associated with shipping and sailing. The collection contains, among other things, paintings, scale models, weapons and world maps. The paintings depict Dutch naval officers such as Michiel de Ruyter and historical sea battles.

The map collection includes works by 17th-century cartographers Willem Blaeu and his son Joan Blaeu. The museum also has a surviving copy of the first edition of Maximilianus Transylvanus' work, De Moluccis Insulis, the first to describe Ferdinand Magellan's voyage around the world.


Inclusions
  • Glass-enclosed boat cruise
  • Recorded commentary
  • Audio-guide available in 19 languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Arabic, Korean, Indonesian, Thai, Hindi and Hebrew

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This cruise has restroom facilities
  • Recorded commentary available in English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish and Italian
Departure Point

1: Prins Hendrikkade 37, 1012 TM Amsterdam, Netherlands
2: Damrak 5, 1012 LG Amsterdam, Netherlands


Departure Time

9:15 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

1 hour

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Image - 27 Aug 2018 -

becsmithpa

You can't visit Amsterdam without getting on a boat!

Image - 16 Mar 2018 -

Jennifer M

The audio commentary was well done and our boat captain did a great job of navigating the canals. It was a nice break from walking and very scenic. Worth the money .

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Sabrina B

You don't realize how much there is to see until you take a little cruise. This was great and informative. Not a long wait at all.

Image - 25 Nov 2017 -

William V

Had a great time! Only had a day layover in Amsterdam, and this was a great tour!

Image - 13 Nov 2017 -

jazelserame

It was amazing! This experience is a wonderful way to learn about the city. Comfortable and informative! It was worth it !

User's Picture Gallery

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Canal

nice canal inside Amsterdam

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Cheese making demonstration in Zaanse Schaan

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Tell us who is in the photo, what you were doing, etc.

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Tell us who is in the photo, what you were doing, etc.

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Tell us who is in the photo, what you were doing, etc.

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ponts en enfilade

allignement de ponts

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Amsterdam locks

Some of the locks used to keep the water level in the canals under control, through which the water is circulated and cleaned nightly.

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La vraie vie sur les canaux.

Les habitants d'Amsterdam utilisent autant leurs bateaux que leur vélos.

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7 Arches

Has to be seen to understand the symmetry with which this has been built in the days of only human being doing everything - design, calculations, all from imagination

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House for Sale

the smallest house is for sale now. according to our captain, the house is just less than 2 meters wide.

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7 Arches

7 bridge arches

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Stone and Boat Houses

nice stone houses lines along the canal as well as boat houses.

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Trees

nice trees upon entering the canals

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i amsterdam

seen on the opposite side of the river. i went after the cruise

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On Board

on board the cruise, taken while waiting for some tourists to arrive

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Cruise

this is where we boarded

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P4142898

1 hour tour from Amstadam Station Terminal.

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Highlights of Amsterdam Sightseeing Cruise

1 hour tour from Amstadam Station Terminal.

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1 hour tour from Amstadam Station Terminal.

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Our Driver

I took this photo as we were leaving the dock to start our cruise.

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