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Amsterdam Light Festival Canal Cruise with Drinks

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1 hr 15 mins
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Cruise around Amsterdam’s beautiful canals on an eco-friendly electric boat. Enjoy the dazzling light festival of Amsterdam, as you savor some Dutch spiced biscuits and drinks.


  • Enjoy the Amsterdam Light Festival from an advanced electric boat.
  • Cruise through the stunning canals of Amsterdam and the Amstel River.
  • Admire the 20 unique light artworks, featuring public favorites from the past decade.
  • Try out some delicious Dutch spiced biscuits and enjoy unlimited beer, wine, and soft drinks.


  • 75-minute cruise
  • Live guide and hostess
  • Unlimited drinks
  • Dutch spiced Christmas bread

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your experience

Amsterdam’s Light Festival is celebrating 10 years this year and features over 20 unique artworks along the route.

Board an eco-friendly electric boat at the meeting point. As you cruise Amsterdam’s canals, be dazzled by the light show spectacle. The artworks displayed this year include public favorites and the most memorable works of the past decade. The theme is 'Celebrate Light.' It is a reference to the fact that the festival can be celebrated together again. After all, in the previous edition, boat trips and walking routes were barred due to the coronavirus restrictions.

As you float along the eastern part of Amsterdam, treat yourself to unlimited drinks and savor delicious Christmas bread and biscuits. Once you near the Heritage Canals of the city, you can see the 20 light artworks, and pass by the Amsterdam Zoo and Maritime Museum. The skipper and hostess will give you some live commentary about the canals and landmarks, and offer some tips to have a better experience of the city.

At the end of 75 minutes, you will be dropped back to the starting point.

know before you go

COVID-19 Safety Precautions

  • The number of visitors has been limited to reduce crowds.
  • All guests must wear a face mask covering their nose and mouth at all times.
  • The boats are arranged with 1.5 meters in between the seats.
  • Guests are allocated space by the staff.
  • No hands will be offered while getting on or off the boat.

Important Information

  • Pets and animals are not allowed in the experience. Only guide dogs are allowed.
  • The tour is not wheelchair accessible.


Daily at 4:45pm, 6:25pm, 8:05pm, and 9:45pm

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.
  • Please display your mobile voucher along with a valid photo ID at the boarding point.
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification.
  • Kindly ensure that you arrive 15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Boarding Point

  • Your boarding point is at Oosterdokskade 8, 1011 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Get Directions to the Boarding Point

Getting There

  • The nearest bus stop is Prins Hendrikkade, which is a 10-minute walk to the boarding point.
  • Catch buses #22, 43, or N90 to get here.


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