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Boat hire Amsterdam means a wonderful experience on the water

Canal boat hire Amsterdam makes the city always looks more special from the water. On the canals you can see the city through the eyes of the numerous skippers who have sailed the Amstel through the centuries, but with optimum comfort. For this, Amsterdam Boattour offers you beautiful classic boats. If you want to generously celebrate your birthday, wedding day, bachelor party, team outing or other party, then sail on a lavish classic boat with Amsterdam Boattour. Boat hire Amsterdam? Choose your boat and experience an unforgettable day!

Amsterdam boat hire for every party

Amsterdam Boattour has a suitable classic boat for every occasion. The Valerie is suitable for groups of up to 19 people. In this royal boat from 1930 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 Marjet from 1929 is suitable for groups up to 12 people and has the characteristic old-Amsterdam interior style of oak and stained glass. The largest and most luxurious boat is the Roos from 1904, for groups of up to 25 people. This can also sail (partially) open and closed and is suitable for both young and older passengers.

Advantages of Private boat hire Amsterdam:

  • Flexible interpretation
  • Sufficient facilities on board
  • Payment afterwards
  • Well maintained canal boats
  • Choice of many shipping routes
  • Boat rental Amsterdam with arrangements possible
  • One hour rate: the number of people does not matter

Private canal boat hire Amsterdam during national events

In addition to personal parties, national events are also suitable for hiring a saloon boat in Amsterdam. In the city many parties are celebrated, so you have a good reason to sail on the water in a saloon boat all year round. Just think of the lively Grachtenfestival where various musicians, bands and orchestras make the canals come to live. Or at the Prinsengracht concert and SAIL. You can also book an Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise. Read all about these and other events on the special pages of our website

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

Private boat hire Amsterdam: the best options for company outings

Sailing through the Canal District is always a relaxed and fun activity. From the water you look at beautiful, old canal houses, other boats and you experience the bustle in the city. An experienced skipper will sail you along the most beautiful spots on one of the many special sailing routes. 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. If you really want to do business, book your luxury boat tour from Amsterdam Boattour.

Boat hire Amsterdam: everything for an unforgettable experience

Great food and drinks are part of a perfect business boat trip. Sparkling prosecco, wine, beer, appetizer croquettes, meat and cheese trays, cocktail trays, lunches, High Teas, desserts, it makes a luxury saloon boat a fantastic meeting place. If you choose a saloon boat with dinner, you will enjoy the food and the beautiful view to the full. The tour lasts at least 2.5 hours and you will pass the most beautiful spots of the Amsterdam canals, including places where you cannot get with a traditional tour boat