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Boat rental Amsterdam

Boat rental: the best way to discover Amsterdam

Your visit to the capital of Amsterdam is not complete without a canal cruise. The canals of Amsterdam have been one of the most popular tourist attractions for decades and for a reason! So do you have something special to celebrate? Or are you looking for an activity for a day out? Amsterdam canal boat rental provides sailing through the city in the best way there is.

Why? You can discover the canals and many other sights from the water. Let yourself be sailed by a professional skipper during canal boat rental. Amsterdam also accommodates many events which can be beautifully seen from the water. We offer you different types of canal cruises, so you can pick the one which suits your schedule and traveling companions best.

Advantages of Amsterdam canal boat rental at Amsterdam Boattour

Canal boat hire in Amsterdam is very easy with us and you also benefit from many advantages such as:

  • 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

Rent a canal boat Amsterdam: enjoy a traditional canal cruise

Discover the unique Canal District during a 75-minute canal cruise. The cruise with a traditional covered boat will show you the most beautiful sites of Amsterdam. Boat rental provides you all relevant information about the highlights we pass, thanks to our Personal Audio System, available in 15 languages.

The boat will pass by the most special places of the city while you sit back and enjoy the view during Amsterdam boat rental. The traditional canal cruise is wheelchair accessible and is available every day of the year except Christmas day. Amsterdam canal boat rental during the winter months? The boat is covered and heated, so a very nice experience in any kind of weather will be guaranteed.

Saloon Boat Valerie - Amsterdam Boattour


  • Comfortable covered and heated 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

Amsterdam canal boat rental provides catering on board

Are you traveling with a group and is a canal cruise one of you planned activities? We can offer you a private canal cruise in both covered and open boats. The private canal cruises can be booked at an hourly rate with a minimum of 2 hours. We can offer a tailor made canal cruise based on your wishes. With a minimum duration of 2 hours, the private canal cruise can be arranged in any way you like. Would you like to see the architectural highlights? Or a pick up at the Rijksmuseum and a drop off at your hotel? Anything is possible. Rent a canal boat in Amsterdam? The possibilities for food and beverage are endless. Do you want to combine your private canal cruise with drinks and snacks or dinner, please take a look at our boat rental Amsterdam catering possibilities. If you want to bring your own drinks or food, no problem! We’ll arrange a free coolbox with ice for you.

Get more information about canal boat rental in Amsterdam

Rent a canal boat in Amsterdam? Making a reservation is very easy via our website. Request a free quote with your personal wishes via the contact form. Or contact us to discuss the options. Together with you, we ensure a pleasant, customized cruise. In the contact form you can indicate which boat you want to rent. Enter the number of people and the date and times. You can let us know your wishes in the appropriate comments field. We will receive your request immediately and will contact you as soon as possible.