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On this remarkable cruise, you'll not only bask in the awe-inspiring beauty of Amsterdam after dark but also witness its stunning light art exhibits.


  • Go on an enchanting 90-minute evening cruise with spectacular views of the enchantingly lit up city during the Amsterdam Light Festival, which takes place during the city's darkest and coldest months of the year.
  • With pieces of art from select artists, architects and designers from all over the world, this is the perfect opportunity to take some stunning photographs of this unique festival.
  • Onboard, you will be able to gather information about the displays as you take in one masterpiece after another with an audio guide available in Dutch and English.


  • 1.5hr Amsterdam Light Festival evening cruise
  • Audio Guide - Dutch & English

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Reserve your spot for a 90-minute journey full of illuminating and captivating visual experiences that will surely leave you spellbound. The vibrant Dutch capital is brought to life with magnificent sculptures, projections, and light installations that create a visual spectacle.

The Evening Canal Cruise

To truly experience Amsterdam in all its winter wonder, go on a romantic cruise ride. Sail through the beautiful canals at night for an unforgettable journey of majestic views, incredible monuments, and magical sights that you won't find anywhere else. With this one-of-a-kind audio-guided canal cruise, discover why Amsterdam is such a celebrated destination during this special season!

What makes Amsterdam Light Festival Special

The Amsterdam Light Festival (ALF) is a must-see for anyone visiting the city. Glowing works of art illuminate each and every corner, giving guests an unforgettable experience. Every year, this festival brings together international artists and locals to create a unique experience for its visitors. The organizers of the festival gather ideas from designers and architects around the world in order to make each edition more remarkable than the last.

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Important Information

  • If you want to go on to the outer deck, please note that it may be cold.


  • Daily: Time slots available from 4:45pm to 8:30pm

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  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.
  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the boarding point.
  • Please arrive at the boarding point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Boarding Point

  • Board your cruise at Blue Boat Company, Stadhouderskade 550, across from Heineken.
  • Address: Stadhouderskade 550, 1072 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Amsterdam, Vijzelgracht. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the meeting point.
  • Board buses N82, N83 to get you there.

By Metro

  • The closest metro station is Vijzelgracht. It is a quick 3-minute walk to the meeting point.
  • Board metros 52 to get you there.

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