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Small-Group Classic Canal Cruise on Salonboat in Amsterdam

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
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Small-Group Classic Canal Cruise on Salonboat in Amsterdam
From US$28.67
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Classic Canal Cruise 11:30amMost Popular
The canals are usually quieter and more serene in the morning. You will be offered a free coffee and tea during your cruise.
From US$28.67
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.
From US$28.67
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.
From US$28.67
Overview
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.

Reviews (50)
1 - 5 of 35 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Great way to see Amsterdam

Great way to see Amsterdam. Booking was easy, the Captain was friendly and also not overbearing. Due to the size of the boat, it seemed it can go to more canals.

Thank humminmummin
Reviewed 6 days ago
fabulous experience

This was a first rate experience. The guide/boat operator was engaging and fun. The boat is comfortable, nice restroom...... smaller and with more character than the larger cruise boats and ninety minutes is better than just an hour. Very strongly endorse this to anyone looking...More

Thank HSG_12
Reviewed 10 September 2018
Nice boat BUT

Chose this tour on the 'Swaen' as it looked a lovely traditional boat and departed almost in front of our hotel. At 25 euros was not the cheapest, especially as any drinks apart from tea or coffee were extra (5 euros for glass of water!)....More

2  Thank rogerichmond
Amsterdam B, Eigenaar at Amsterdam Boat Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Roger, I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience with us. You are right, we are not the cheapest. This is due to the fact that we operate smaller groups on classic boats which are more costly to maintain. Also, our...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Nice boat but need a different guide

Our guide didn’t appear happy and the majority of his comments ended with humor that wasn’t appreciated when our hotel had recommended this as a narrirated tour to discover Amsterdam. I recommend the tour doesn’t feel the need to entertain but to educate guests on...More

2  Thank Bill D
Reviewed 29 August 2018
Book this one

Witty tour guide. Beautiful, traditional boat. On time and comfortable. We spent a relaxing morning learning about beautiful Amsterdam.Recommend.

Thank Nicola W
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John S
24 August 2018|
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Response from Neil M | Reviewed this property |
It starts right near Anne Frank's house.
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Doris D
16 July 2018|
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Response from Golf520 |
Sorry but I don’t know. No one was smoking during our tour.
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Ann O
17 June 2018|
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Yes, our captain spoke excellent English and so do most of the people in Holland.
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