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Amsterdam 1-Hour Canal Cruise from Central Station

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Step aboard a glass-topped sightseeing boat with this 1-hour Amsterdam canal cruise, and see the city sights by water. Then, cruise along the city’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed canals to see the "skinny bridge" of Magere Brug, the affluent Golden Bend district, the Anne Frank House and more, as you learn about Amsterdam’s history from an audio guide. Boats depart at frequent intervals from morning till mid-evening.

You can upgrade the canal cruise with multiple attraction combinations, such as Ripley's Believe It or Not, Body Worlds Amsterdam, Red Lights Secrets Museum, Rijksmuseum, This is Holland, Madame Tussauds or the Dungeon. These combinations will give you an amazing discount for both activities. Tickets booked here also include fast-track admission to these attractions and museums, so you’ll also save time at the entrance.
  • Skip the line on this popular Amsterdam cruise
  • View landmarks such as the Anne Frank House and Golden Bend district
  • Learn about Amsterdam attractions from onboard audio commentary
  • Benefit from the option to upgrade your canal cruise with a 1-Day Amsterdam Public Transport ticket which is valid on trams, buses, ferries and the metro.10:38:07 Debora ok, I'm checking this, just a m
What to Expect
Begin at a meeting point by Amsterdam’s Central Station. Using your fast-track admittance, proceed to the pier to board your glass-topped boat, and then set sail on a cruise of the city’s canals, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Listen as the on-board commentary tells stories about the landmarks you pass. Admire views of Amsterdam’s merchant houses, canal-banks and houseboats, as well as landmarks including the Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis), Magere Brug, and Golden Bend district. At the end of your cruise, return to your initial point of departure, ready to continue your exploration of the city with new insight and points of reference to find your way around. Benefit from the option to upgrade your ticket for discounted, fast-track access to one of Amsterdam’s other main attractions, including Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Dungeon, Red Lights Secrets Museum, and more.
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Departure Point
Lovers Canal Cruises, Prins Hendrikkade 25, 1012 TM Amsterdam, Netherlands
Departure Time
Amsterdam Canal Cruise 1 hour
3/18/2019 - 10/27/2019Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 10:00 PM

10/28/2019 - 3/18/2020Monday - Sunday:09:30 AM - 09:30 PM

Canal Cruise + 1-Day GVB
9/19/2019 - 9/27/2019Monday - Sunday:09:30 AM - 09:30 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 1-Hour Amsterdam Canal Cruise
  • GPS audio guide in 19 different languages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perhaps it is the fact that this cruise is only one hour, but we were somewhat disappointed in the agenda of the cruise. My wife and I had taken another cruise a year ago and thought this was the same one (located at Central Station)....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bluffton
LindberghTourTravel, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

dear Bluffton, thank you for your feedback. Was the "old" cruise with our company too? Usually our boats sail along the Canal District, in the old city, not only along the outskirts. Maybe was a special day or some canals were closed?! We are sorry...More

Reviewed 3 August 2019

This tour was relaxing and informative, a great way to see the city and its highlights. Handy to Centraal Station, too.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ProfDallas
LindberghTourTravel, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2019

dear ProfDallas, thank you for your positive feedback! Your words are so kind and give us the energy to make all of our customers happy! See you soon in Amsterdam again! Have a good day!

Reviewed 14 June 2019

Perfect activities for a long layover, you sit enjoy the view, either in or outside. Staff members were very friendly.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank dantes101
Reviewed 25 April 2019 via mobile

We went to amsterdam with our grown children.we took this cruise right at dusk .very cool tour.i definately recommend this tour.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Johns55belair
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

What the title says! This canal cruise comes with an audio guide; you are given earphones which allow you to listen to an audio narration as your cruise through the canals of Amsterdam. There are up to 19 languages the audio clip is in, I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Whitewolf12
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