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Small-Group Classic Canal Cruise on Salonboat in Amsterdam

  • 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
Small-Group Classic Canal Cruise on Salonboat in Amsterdam
From US$26,79
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Classic Canal Cruise 11:30am
The canals are usually quieter and more serene in the morning. You will be offered a free coffee and tea during your cruise.
Classic Canal Cruise 3:30pm
Enjoy the atmosphere of an authentic canal cruise as locals join in on the fun in their own boats in all shapes and size's. You will be offered a free tea and coffee on board.
Classic Canal Cruise 1:30pm
Enjoy the atmosphere of an authentic canal cruise as locals join in on the fun in their own boats in all shapes and size's. You will be offered a free tea and coffee on board.
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.
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.

Write a ReviewReviews (39)

1 - 5 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago
Good fun, authentic experience

We were a small-ish group (18 of us) visiting Amsterdam for a long weekend. This canal trip was both informative and highly entertaining. The boat was 'vintage' but very comfortable, with an authentic 'old Amsterdam' feel to it, and our captain was very amusing, knowledgeable...More

Thank foofrybee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicer than the big tourist boats

We had a nice time o this tour. The boat was really nice. The boat captain was also the tour driver and he was great! Wouldn definitely recommend this boat tour.

Thank TorontoDebbie
Reviewed 30 May 2018
Beautiful overview of Amsterdam

We enjoyed this smaller group canal cruise very much! Our guide was very informative and I was able to sit up on the entry steps to get some fabulous photos. Tea and coffee were served and people could also purchase beer & wine (honor system)....More

Thank Joani L
Reviewed 21 May 2018
Fabulous !!!

Amazing tour with our captain , it really did feel authentic. Warm welcome, free coffee and tea. 1h30 on the canals of Amsterdam with some great comments. I highly recommend this tour instead of the big touristic aweful boats ! This is really worth it

Thank Otto178
Iris O, Manager at Amsterdam Boat Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Dear Otto, Thank you for your review and recommendation. We are glad to hear that you've had an amazing tour! Kind regards, Iris Oomen

Reviewed 26 April 2018
lovely trip with a great Captain

A day trip to Amsterdam with my husband and his mum; We needed to see the main areas quickly as we were restricted on time. The trip was perfect for seeing what we needed with many informative stories from the captain, Sjuart. He was excellent...More

2  Thank Kate D
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Doris D
16 July 2018|
Response from Golf520 |
Sorry but I don’t know. No one was smoking during our tour.
Ann O
16 June 2018|
Response from Golf520 |
Yes, our captain spoke excellent English and so do most of the people in Holland.
Ann O
16 June 2018|
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Response from WelchTravels | Reviewed this property |
Yes, everybody speaks English in Amsterdam and everywhere throughout Western Europe these days. It’s no longer an issue. Enjoy.
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