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1.5-Hour Evening Canal Cruise

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1 hr 30 mins

Witness a fairytale-like persona take over the city after sunset with the illuminated bridges and buildings adding more magic to the surreal city of Amsterdam. Take in this magical appeal from where it’s best observed, the canals of Amsterdam, and cruise down for the canals for a romantic experience.


  • Enjoy a relaxing 90-minute cruise on the famous canals of Amsterdam under the starry sky.
  • Sip on some wine, beer or a soft drink from the bar on deck and enjoy the sights of the Dutch capital from the waters of its spellbinding canals and cruise past the Red Light District.
  • Immerse yourself into the captivating history and culture of Amsterdam with a handy personal audio guide in 21 different languages.
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Your Experience

Enjoy a Relaxing 90-Minute Cruise

Enjoy a wonderful evening cruise through the canals of Amsterdam that lets you bask in the warm glow of the city illuminated at night. The unique architecture of buildings lining the sides of the canals and the hundreds of bridges you can pass under are lit up with a thousand lights, creating the perfect setting for your cruise. You will be welcomed on board the luxurious boat by a waiter, from whom you can order a cold drink. Take advantage of the onboard audioguide with your free headphones, available in up to 21 different languages, that will walk you through the city of Amsterdam, it's interesting history and how it became what it is today. If you're not in the mood for the audioguide, you can just sit back and relax as the city introduces itself to you, one picturesque view at a time.

This Tour is Suitable For All With a Multilingual Audio Guide

Your cruise comes with a personal audio system which offers commentary in 21 languages which are: English, Dutch, Russian, Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic, Japanese, Swedish, Turkish, Polish, Hindi, Cantonese, Korean, Indonesian, Czech, Croatian, Thai. Take in the city's magical appeal from where it’s best observed, the canals of Amsterdam, and cruise down for the canals for a romantic experience. Learn about this magical country, its past glory, and present hype; as a part of this scenic and breathtaking cruise.

Cruise Past the Red Light District

The infamous De Wallen or De Walletjes is the largest and best known red-light district in Amsterdam. Constantly swamped with tourists, this district's grim and fascinating history allows for quite the cultural exploration. Your cruise shall pass by the canals that run through the district where most day cruises do not go.

This one of a kind experience is perfect for Amsterdam first-timers and cruising along the canals of the Dutch capital after dusk is the best way to see the city come to life!

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  • 90-minute cruise.
  • Evening cruise with bar service
  • Multilingual audio guide.
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Know Before You Go


The cruise takes place daily at 07:00 pm, 07:30 pm, 08:00 pm, 08:30 pm, 09:00 pm and 10:00 pm. Please choose your timings in the next step of the booking process. Please arrive 15 minutes early to have a smooth boarding process.

Guide Languages

English | French | Russian | Spanish | German | Chinese | Dutch | Italian | Portuguese | Arabic | Japanese | Turkish | Thai | Polish | Czech | Croatian | Indonesian | Kantonese | Swedish | Korean | Hindi

Reduced Price Tickets

Child tickets (children below 12 years of age) are available at a reduced price of €14,50. Children below the age of 5 enter for free.


This cruise is wheelchair accessible.

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Super Flexible Cancellation Policy

You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.

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Ratings & Reviews
Out of 5
Very Good
Derrick Nichols
Reviewed in October, 2018

The evening cruise is fantastic, I hadn't thought I would be a cruise person but this was great. I certainly enjoyed the cruise through the red light district.

Loretta Roy
Reviewed in October, 2018

Headout always has a good collection of trips, like this cruise was a pleasant surprise, it went off well.

Melvin Quinn
Reviewed in October, 2018

The discounts make Headout worth using, we got about 15% discount on the cruise tickets.

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How To Redeem Tickets

You will receive an email with your Evening Canal Cruise voucher shortly. Proceed to the Blue Boat company ticketing office at Stadhouderskade 501 opposite Hard Rock Café, which is open daily from 09:00 AM until 8:00 PM. Display your e-voucher on your mobile phone with valid photo ID, at the Blue Boat Company ticketing office and climb aboard your cruise.

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Blue Boat Company, opposite Hard Rock Cafe, Stadhouderskade 501, Amsterdam

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