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The best canal cruises of Amsterdam for a wonderful experience

Enjoy the best canal cruise? Amsterdam Boattour offers plenty of atmospheric options through the Canal District. So do you invite a business relation who you would like to show the city from the water? Are you planning a company outing with colleagues or a business meeting? Would you like to celebrate an anniversary with family and friends or are you getting married? We offer you the best canal cruises for any occasion.

Advantages of the best canal tours

  • Sufficient facilities on board
  • Flexible interpretation
  • Well maintained canal boats
  • The best canal cruise with different arrangements
  • Choice of many shipping routes
  • One hour rate: the number of people does not matter
  • Payment afterwards

For every party the best canal tour in Amsterdam

To offer you the best canal tours in Amsterdam, Amsterdam Boattour has a suitable saloon boat for every occasion. The most luxurious and largest saloon boat is the Roos from 1904. Suitable for the best canal cruise for groups of up to 25 people. This can also sail (partially) open and closed and is suitable for both young and older passengers. The Marjet from 1929 has the characteristic old-Amsterdam interior style of oak and stained glass and is suitable for groups up to 12 people. The Valerie is a royal boat from 1930 where you enjoy a lot of light and a wide view through large windows and the skylight. In good weather, these are dismantled so that the boat is fully open. The Valerie is suitable for groups of up to 19 people and also guarantees the best canal tour.

The best boat tours for company outings

From the water you look at beautiful old canal houses, other boats and you experience the bustle in the city. So sailing through the Canal District is always a relaxed and fun activity. The saloon boats are powered by an electric motor that makes very little noise. This is nice because you can understand each other well. And that is exactly what you want when you talk to business partners, customers or your colleagues. During the best private canal cruises in Amsterdam an experienced skipper will sail you along the most beautiful spots on one of the many special sailing routes.

Saloon Boat Valerie - Amsterdam Boattour


  • Comfortable covered and heated private boat
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Audio available in 15 languages
  • Discount for online booking
  • Pricing and package deals


Single ticket: € 16,- 
Children under 5 on lap: free
Children 5-12 years old: € 7,50
Group discount (> 10 pers.): € 13,50 p.p.

Attention: tickets are being sold with the booking system of our partner Blue Boat

The best Amsterdam canal cruise on national events

In addition to personal and company occasions, national events are also suitable for the best boat tours in the city. Many parties are celebrated, so you have a good reason to enjoy best canal tour in Amsterdam all year round. Just think of the Prinsengracht Concert and SAIL. Or the lively Grachtenfestival where various musicians, bands and orchestras make the canals come to live. Also, don’t forget to book an Amsterdam Light Festival boat tour when visiting Amsterdam during winter. Read all about these events for your best canal cruise on our special webpages. 

The best canal cruise Amsterdam: enjoy a culinary experience

Make your best canal tour truly festive with a complete three or four-course menu or tasteful bites and drinks. You have a wide choice of different cocktails, wines and champagnes, snacks, lunches, fingerfood, high teas and dinners. We provide different packages with exclusive food and beverages during the best canal cruises. The dishes served during the best Amsterdam canal cruise, come from the best restaurants in the city.