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Small-Group Classic Canal Cruise on Salonboat in Amsterdam provided by Amsterdam Boat Center

Small-Group Classic Canal Cruise on Salonboat in Amsterdam

Small-Group Classic Canal Cruise on Salonboat in Amsterdam
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About
Cruise through the Dutch capital’s UNESCO-listed canals and see the city without tiring your feet on a walking tour. Orientate yourself in the historic city and sail past landmarks including Stopera, Rijksmuseum, and Anne Frank House. Relax on board your traditional 20th-century salon-boat with a complimentary cup of tea or coffee, and listen to commentary provided by your small-group guide.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h 15m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Highlights
  • Cruise at a time that suits you, with a choice of departures available
  • View highlights including the Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank House, and Stopera
  • Avoid the tourist crowds with a small-group boat tour
  • Learn more about the city’s history from your guide
What to expect
  • Board your salon boat at a central Amsterdam location, at the departure time chosen at checkout. Take your seat and set sail through the city’s UNESCO-listed canals to explore the Amsterdam’s riverside sights. Pass landmarks including the Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis), Stopera, and Rijksmuseum, gaining insight into their significance with a commentary provided by your guide. Take in views of Holland’s capital as you enjoy a complimentary cup of tea or coffee, with other beverages available for purchase from the on-board bar. At the end of your cruise, dock back in central Amsterdam, bid your small group farewell and continue your exploration of the city.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h 15m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Cruise at a time that suits you, with a choice of departures available
  • View highlights including the Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank House, and Stopera
  • Avoid the tourist crowds with a small-group boat tour
  • Learn more about the city’s history from your guide
What to expect
  • Board your salon boat at a central Amsterdam location, at the departure time chosen at checkout. Take your seat and set sail through the city’s UNESCO-listed canals to explore the Amsterdam’s riverside sights. Pass landmarks including the Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis), Stopera, and Rijksmuseum, gaining insight into their significance with a commentary provided by your guide. Take in views of Holland’s capital as you enjoy a complimentary cup of tea or coffee, with other beverages available for purchase from the on-board bar. At the end of your cruise, dock back in central Amsterdam, bid your small group farewell and continue your exploration of the city.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 35468P1
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Free coffee and tea
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Duration
1h 15m
Departure details
  • Singel 359, 1012 WK Amsterdam, Netherlands The boat will dock about 10 minutes ahead of departure at the small pier in front of house number 359 on the Singel
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Due to the limited amount of tickets, it is recommended to book ahead of time to avoid disappointment
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Free coffee and tea
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Departure details
  • Singel 359, 1012 WK Amsterdam, Netherlands The boat will dock about 10 minutes ahead of departure at the small pier in front of house number 359 on the Singel
Duration
1h 15m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Due to the limited amount of tickets, it is recommended to book ahead of time to avoid disappointment
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: Jun 18, 2020
A note from Small-Group Classic Canal Cruise on Salonboat in Amsterdam
*Before boarding we will ask if any guest has symptoms of the covid-19 virus. All passengers need to be free of any symptoms.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Singel 359
    Singel 359, 1012 WK Amsterdam, Netherlands
    The boat will dock about 10 minutes ahead of departure at the small pier in front of house number 359 on the Singel
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Amsterdam Canal Ring
  • You'll return to the starting point
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DutchTreat2013
Amsterdam, The Netherlands208 contributions
The best Canal cruise ever
Aug 2021 • Family
The perfect way to admire Amsterdam from the water. Though we were the only 4 customers Jan took us on a thoroughly enjoyable cruise on canals and Ij. His humor and knowledge of history and architecture made it unique and unforgettable. Convenient location in the center of the city.
Written August 11, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Vaniouschka
Brussels, Belgium424 contributions
Lovely canal cruise
Jul 2021
Positive points:
- a real 90-minute tour
- small canal cuise
- friendly capitain
- more beautiful than the big boat cruise

Negative points:
- boarding place not correct (we nearly missed the boat !)
- very small boat for 9 people (impossible to move during 90 minutes (Tzar boat)
Written July 11, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Rini v
1 contribution
Enjoyed during the Canal Cruise
Jul 2021
Nice route according to our wishes, clear and funny explanation about Amsterdam from skipper. Worth repeating.
Beautifully refurbished authentic boat
Written July 10, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Colette229
Belfast, UK3 contributions
Excellent
Feb 2020
The captain was excellent, very informative and interesting. We really enjoyed the cuise and I would definitely recommend it.
Written February 21, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Karen R
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom53 contributions
Informative & fun
Feb 2020 • Couples
A great little canal trip with light information about Amsterdam & Holland. A relaxed and friendly atmosphere & great guide!
Written February 19, 2020
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Sharon S
Norfolk, England68 contributions
Thoroughly enjoyed the trip but no drink
Feb 2020
The hotel recommended this company when the tour we had booked cancelled on us. When we visited the office to book we were told there was a tour leaving at that moment. They messaged the captain to wait for us and we caught the boat. The trip was informative and fun but we it was a shame we didn't get offered the complimentary drink.
Written February 9, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
HenkJan100
Thank you for letting us know. I don't know what happened as the captain normally informs the guests during the introduction that the tea and coffee on the bar are complimentary and that other cold drinks may be purchased. Glad to hear you enjoyed the cruise and should there be a next time let me know. The drink will be on us.
Written July 27, 2020
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Traveler785349
5 contributions
Boat trip in Amsterdam
Feb 2020 • Couples
The boat trip was excellent with a good informative captain, who Was knowledgable and engaging. I would recommend this trip.
Written February 9, 2020
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JLM
1 contribution
Brilliant canal cruise
Jan the Captain was entertaining and very informative. Lots of interesting history in a 1.5 hr cruise
Written February 9, 2020
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JEE
Sheffield, UK18 contributions
Doesn’t live up to the hype
Jan 2020 • Friends
Started well with a warm welcome from Sjeord our captain who told us some basic Amsterdam facts. The boat itself was lovely.

The tour then proceeded with no narrative or information. We would have got more out of one of the big tourist rides with audio commentary. A real let down.
Written January 26, 2020
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HenkJan100
Dear Guest, thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We were surprised by your comments as normally our captains give a narrative from start to end. Apparently there was a group of people on board that day who were making it a bit impossible for Sjoerd to continue his narrative. We apologize sincerely for this and would be happy to offer you a refund or if you'll give us another chance, free tickets for another cruise.
Written July 27, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

AdChic
Toronto, Canada9 contributions
Great!
Jan 2020
This was a great experience. It was a small group with a lively and well educated captain. He provided lots of information on our tour and answered our endless questions - would highly recommend doing a tour with Arthur.
Written January 21, 2020
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Dreamer51816430702
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Awesome experience
Traveling is actually a fun, but to go through those cannels is even more exciting. I enjoyed every bit of the tour
kpenning
kpenning
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Best canal tour in Amsterdam, and one of my 3 Must Do's in Amsterdam
This company was recommended by our hotel (The Ambassade). The pick up was on time, right in the center of Amsterd
albertasn0wbird
albertasn0wbird
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A Nice Way to See the City, If....
The Canal Tour is a great way to see the city, if you get the right guide. We enjoyed seeing the sights from the c
James B
James B
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A Total Rip Off
We went on the "Classic Canal Cruise." The boat operator/guide was terrible. We could barely hear him and when w
jhelfgott
jhelfgott
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Superb
A group of 13 hired a boat for the evening, which included drinks and a meal. This was a superb night. Our two host
beeandrone
beeandrone
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Loved it
My bf and I absolutely loved the Lizzyknows Local Boat Adventure. We decided to go after reading so many good revie
Meander381094
Meander381094
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Lizzyknows Local Boat Adventure
It was a pleasure to experience, discover and see Amsterdam in a local and different way than the regular boat tour
Kate B
Kate B
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The best!
I had an Amazing time with lizzyknowsbest boat tour! This woman gives you the good vibes from Amsterdam! Loved ever
Kellysamsterdam
Kellysamsterdam
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great outing with visiting friends and family
Brilliant way to explore the great city of Amsterdam. Shows you all the historic parts of the city and the Spring
zdaati
zdaati
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Nice boat ride
after a business meeting we rented a small boat for 12 persons for a nice two hour ride with food & drinks of the a
RMA1984
RMA1984
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Wonderful way to view the city!
So glad I chose this canal tour. We enjoyed being with a small group and loved the authentic feeling of being on a
shoalhavenstreet
shoalhavenstreet
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We should have been offered a refund
The 90 minute cruise only went for 70 minutes. We only heard half of the commentary because of a large noisy group
Lallif
Lallif
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Really nice tour
Great captain, sharing key interesting facts and history about the city and comfortable covered boat. We did it wit
Michelle V
Michelle V
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Great trip with Captain Moses!
We booked this cruise with our hotel (Hoxton Hotel) and to our surprise we were the only ones onboard! It was a gre
Lloyd M
Lloyd M
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Disappointing
Disappointing given the reviews. Though it was a small boat, it was over crowded, the group took 15 mins to seat ev
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