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About Pure Boats
Step aboard one our classy, electric canal cruisers and experience the Amsterdam canals as if aboard your own private boat. You can choose to have the boat to yourselves with a private and personalised cruise, or reserve our 2-hour all-inclusive experience, which is shared with a small group . Want to join us for a cruise? Check out our website or send us a message via cruise@pureboats.com. We strive to provide our guests with the perfect balance of information and relaxation. While your highly experienced captain guides you through the enchanting waterways, sit back and enjoy our extensive on-board bar, stocked with seasonal craft beers from Amsterdam breweries, hand-picked wines, soft drinks, juices and local spirits. For our snacks, we work together with local companies to give you the true taste of Amsterdam.
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The Ultimate Amsterdam Canal Cruise - 2hr - All Inclusive - Exclusive Boat

Escape the bike traffic and see Amsterdam the easy way on a relaxing cruise through the Dutch capital’s UNESCO-listed canals. Sip local beer or wine and snack on Dutch specialties as your captain guide steers the all-electric boat past canal-side landmarks and historic neighborhoods. With a small group you'll get away from the crowds on a semi-private ride.
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2 hours
from $67.81

Private Amsterdam Canal Cruise - Exclusive Boat including Welcome Drink

Are you looking for a personalised luxury Amsterdam canal cruise, without looking like a mass tourist? - Look no further!

A tailor-made Private Canal Cruise for yourself and up to 5 guests (total 6), inc welcome drink, aboard your own exclusive boat with luxury comfort and expert captain / guide included.

All you have to do is sit back and relax while we explore the hot spots of the canals and our favourite hidden gems that you would be unlikely to find on any other tour.

Your small luxury boat, Geertje is perfectly suited for 1 to 6 guests and designed with a self service bar and cabriolet roof for all weather types.

We love to personalise your private canal cruise for every occasion, whether you are on a family vacation, celebrating with friends, or looking to enjoy some quality time with your loved one, we have you covered!

By the end of the cruise, you will have experienced the Amsterdam canals as a true local, which will, no doubt, leave you wanting more!
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $271.26
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Rob wrote a review Feb 2021
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Really a magical experience. If in doubt, doubt no more. I did my engagement proposal on this cruise in october 2020 and from start to finish all was arranged perfectly. The captain, James, was a perfect host, good feeling for mood and timing and knowledge about the surroundings and Geertje did an amazing job with the setup according to our preferences. The boat was amazing, throughout the trip we felt like royalty. 10+/10 and definetly planning for a return visit.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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MDV wrote a review Feb 2021
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The last two years, my husband, family and me enjoyed two excellent trips with Pure Boats. One was in the summer and the other was in march. The season didn't made any difference: comfortable noiseless electric boats, high end hospitality, quality standard beer and wine and last but not least, we visited beautiful historic spots by gliding without any noise through the canals; in other words we had a reel feel good experience. Thank you James and Geertje. Hope to meet you again soon and we wish you a succesfull afterCorona-restart.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Grace G wrote a review Jan 2021
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When I went to Amsterdam, I knew I wanted to do a river canel cruise. I wanted something more elevated than the BYOB tours I saw in plethora. Pure Boats was pure magic. The boat was beautiful, the open bar and local snacks made the experience magical, and the captain was so knowledgeable!!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Julian H wrote a review Sep 2020
Mangawhai, New Zealand2 contributions1 helpful vote
Pure boats exceeded any expectations I had for our cruise. I rented the Geertje for a private 3 hour cruise and they upgraded the boat to the larger at no extra cost because the weather looked a bit wet and it had a head (toilet) onboard. Our captain Nico was fantastic and gave us good info and commentary along the way. The boats are high quality and electric and there was no engine noise to interrupt our journey, it really felt like a proper luxury. Thanks again to Pure boats and Nico, I hope to join you aboard once again soon.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Eva H wrote a review Sep 2020
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We had two hours of magic cruising around the canals of Amsterdam, under the professional and very personal command of the Pureboats captain, munching on snacks and taking (moderate) advantage of the free bar. A classy way to get the know Amsterdam without the risk of being run over by a cyclist in the streets! Thanks for a very nice arrangement! Pureboats even managed to get the weather right!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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