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Private canal cruise

Enjoy a private canal tour in Amsterdam in a classic boat

Classic boat Undine is ideal for couples, families and small groups for an intimate private canal tour in Amsterdam. Discover our possibilities!

The boat can seat up to 12 people for a private cruise through Amsterdam. It is equipped with comfortable cushions, so you can enjoy every minute of your canal tour!

What is the price for a private canal tour in Amsterdam?

Our private canal cruises in Amsterdam start from 150 EUR per hour. If you book a 90 minutes tour or longer, those tours also include a welcome drink of your choice. You can also add a drink package which lets you choose from a variety of drinks during the whole boat tour. The drinks included in the drink package are: Beer, red wine, white wine, coffee, tea, soft drinks and water. Champagne is available on board for an additional charge of 65 EUR per bottle.

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Romantic Canal Cruise for two in Amsterdam

Romantic night out in Amsterdam with your partner? Wedding proposal in Amsterdam or just want to surprise your partner for his birthday with a special experience?


Our romantic canal boat is the perfect location to celebrate your special occasion in an intimate atmosphere. We can arrange a unique romantic set-up on the private boat, with rose flowers on the floor, a custom-made cake or ending the tour at a romantic sunset location. Please contact us to make your personal event unforgettable!

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Prosecco & Champagne Boat Tour in Amsterdam

Celebrating a bachelor / bachelorette party in Amsterdam with your friends? For those occasions we are able to provide a private prosecco canal cruise through the canals of Amsterdam. It is also possible to upgrade your private prosecco canal cruise to a private champagne canal cruise.


If your group would like to listen to music on board, this is possible but not within the city centre. Therefore, we will be glad to help you modifying the route so you can still enjoy exploring interesting areas of Amsterdam while listening music and having fun with your friends!


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You can decide your own route if wished – as well as pick-up and drop off location. A pick-up charge might be applicable so please get in touch with us if you have a specific route in mind. All our private boat tours are extendable by 30 minutes for an extra charge.

All our private canal tours start with a minimum of 60 minutes. The city explorer route covers most of the scenic locations in Amsterdam city centre, from the Red-Light District to Anne Frank and Heineken Museum – there is something interesting for each passenger.


For first time visitors or cruise lovers, we highly recommend booking our 120 minutes private canal cruise. The extended tour will also show you more of the hidden gems of the city like the Artis Zoo, the East harbour area and the upcoming and trendy West area. For other canal cruise routes, please see our suggestions below.


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Half-day Sunrise route Holendrecht (4.5 hours / 28 km)

This private canal cruise route offers something for everyone. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city, or seek tranquil waters and enjoy vast vistas. Discover cultural pearls along the Amstel river, the Weeesperreisvaart and ‘t Gein. From windmills to windmills and stately courtyards. It’s all on the water. In addition, the polder landscape is a true paradise for pasture birds.


 

Plantation route (2.5 hours / 10 km)

Go on city safari and sail through the greenest part of Amsterdam with our Plantation Route. In addition, to the special constructions of the area and the many greenery, there is also another interesting attraction: You also cruise along the back of Artis zoo (Entrepotdok). Get in your boat and spot a zebra or an algazel.


 

Berlageroute (2.5 hrs / 13 km)

Many people in and around Amsterdam have occassionaly heard the name Berlage. But who was he exactly? Architect H.P. Berlage designed the urban planning plan for this district: ‘Plan South’. Although not everything was done as he intended, the Amsterdam School-Style is still clearly present.

This private canal cruise route will take you along his designs, so give your eyes the chance to discover his famous architectural style! In addition to Berlage’s design, you also go along the bridge designs of P.Kramer and the artwork of H. Krop.


 

Red-Light district canal cruise (2 hrs / 3 km)

The Red Light district is one of Amnsterdam’s most famous areas, for tourists and also for locals. Nice detail: This route is covered in our city explorer package (90 minute and 120 minute private canal cruise). It takes you along the old church. The oldest still existing building in our city – probably from year 1306!

So if you have never done a private canal cruise through this bustling part of Amsterdam? Then we would definitely recommend coming onboard of our saloon boat!


 

Lake route (4.5 hrs / 33.8 km)

Want to have fun but rather out of Amsterdam’s hustle and bustle? Then the private canal cruise on the Lake route is something for you. Check out all the watersports on the Nieuwe Meer, sail through the Western Gardens and enjoy the spatial Sloterplas.


 

Architecture route (2 hrs / 16 km)

Do you like private canal cruises and also enjoy both modern and historical architecture? This route shows you another side of the city. Sail along 23 architectural gems on the IJ and the Eastern Harbour area.


 

Route Ijburg shown from the water (1.5 hrs / 10 km)

Ijburg, water, park and islands, the houses, harbors and bridges and nature, such as Diemerpark. The initiative is therefore aimed at making it possible for tourists and leisture travelers to do a round trip on the outskirts of Ijburg via the water. In combination with a walking and cycling route through the streets, this gives a beautiful view of Ijburg.


 

Amsterdam Light Festival private canal cruise (1.5 hrs / 5 km)

Fancy some light in the darkness in the coming winter months? Sail with us during the yearly Amsterdam Light Festival in our private saloon boat Undine. Discover fantastic light artworks from international artists from the water.


Our Rates

90 min Private Canal Cruise + welcome drink €250,-
- every extra person (5-12 persons) € 10,-
120 min Private Canal Cruise + welcome drink €300,-
-every extra person (5-12 persons) €15,-
90 min Private Amsterdam Light Festival Tour + welcome drink €270
-every extra person (5-12 persons) €10,-
180 min Private Canal Cruise + welcome drink €400
-every extra person (5-12 persons) €15,-