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Amsterdam Canal Cruises with Dinner – tickets, prices, what to expect

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When you pair your Amsterdam canal cruise with food and drinks, you create memories that stay on for life. 

That is why both locals and tourists love to enjoy tasty culinary delights while cruising through the lit canals of the city.

There are many options, but most of these canal cruises with dinner and drinks last 90 minutes to two hours. 

This article shares everything you must know before booking your Amsterdam canal cruise with dinner.

Evening Pizza Cruise on Amsterdam’s Canals

Canal Cruise with Dinner

Enjoy freshly made pizza onboard an enchanting canal boat in Amsterdam, and see the city’s sights during a 90-minute cruise.

Combining casual dining with a leisurely viewing tour of the UNESCO World Heritage canal region is a winning combination.

After boarding the boat, you will order an appetizer and pizza from New York Pizza Company chefs.

Your pizza is delivered straight from the oven to the boat and accompanied by wine, beer, and soft drinks throughout the cruise.

Ticket Price

Adult Ticket (13+ years): €38
Child Ticket (4 to 12 years): €17
Infant Ticket (up to 3 years): Free entry

If you prefer a shorter pizza dinner cruise with an additional Chocolate Chip Ice Cream thrown in, check out this cruise

If you are a bigger group and want your private canal cruise with dinner, check out the private BBQ cruise with personal chef & drinks. This boat can accommodate up to 34 passengers, and you can choose from various kinds of pizzas.

Classic Boat Cruise with Cheese & Wine

This 75-minute Classic Boat Cruise in Amsterdam’s canals has dining and drinking options.

You can sit back and enjoy a 1 hour and 15-minute canal cruise, learn about the city’s famous landmarks and culture, and hear stories from your guide. 

Throughout the tour, you will get unlimited delicious cheese, wine, and other drinks.

Ticket Price

Adult Ticket (12+ years): €29
Child Ticket (3 to 11 years): €12
Infant Ticket (up to 2 years): Free entry

BBQ Cruise with Live Cook

This 2-hour private Amsterdam canal cruise has a tasty BBQ or vegetarian menu.

You will be sailing on the converted lifeboat IJdok, which is electrically powered, making it possible to sail silently along Amsterdam’s canals. 

The private cruise takes you along the Herengracht, Keizersgracht, and Prinsengracht and by the Red Light district. 

BBQ Menu

Hamburgers, chicken breast, BBQ sausages, kebabs, slices of bacon 

Salads: Raw vegetables, potatoes, Russian and cucumber salads 

Sauces: Garlic, cocktail, BBQ, and satay 

Vegetarian Menu

Vegetarian satay, vegetable burgers, vegetarian chicken, and vegetable skewers 

Salads: Raw vegetables, potatoes, Russian and cucumber salads 

Sauces: Garlic, cocktail, BBQ, and satay 

Everybody gets Focaccia bread and herbal butter extra.

This food is accompanied by unlimited beer, prosecco, and soft drinks.

Ticket Price: €590 for a group of ten guests

If you prefer the same barbeque experience, but cheaper, check out this private BBQ booze cruise.

4- Hour Food and Canal Tour

On this 4-hour gastronomy trip, including a private canal boat ride, you may experience a local culture and cuisine sample. Enjoy mouthwateringly exquisite samples of Dutch cuisine. 

Visit a toko and sample their chicken sate from Indonesia. 

Visit this family-run shop to sample the greatest cheeses in Amsterdam and attempt some traditional Dutch foods like homemade apple pie.

As you travel in your private boat, indulge in some delectable bitterballen. 

Ticket Price

Adult Ticket (18+ years): €140
Youth Ticket (13 to 17 years): €130
Child Ticket (4 to 12 years): €99
Infant Ticket (up to 3 years): Free

Tourists can choose from other kinds of Amsterdam Canal Cruises as well. Some of the most popular ones are – night cruisespizza cruisescruises with unlimited drinksluxury cruisesprivate cruises, etc. 

Romantic Canal Cruise at Night with Snacks

This tour is a 50-minute private evening cruise through the charming canals of Amsterdam. 

After dark, the city illuminates with glistening lights, creating the perfect romantic setting for you and your lover. 

You can snuggle under a blanket and enjoy a refreshing glass of champagne accompanied by local cheese, grapes, crackers, and waffles.

Ticket price: €215 for two guests

Evening Canal Cruise with Burgers & Hot Dogs

This Amsterdam Canal Cruise with dinner is a perfect outing for youngsters, families, and seniors. 

You experience Amsterdam from the water with a delicious burger, hotdog, and refreshing drink in hand. 

Guests can dress up their burgers and hotdogs any way they like, using classic toppings like lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, jalapenos, cheese, etc.

They can order as many drinks as they like from the bar, including Heineken beer, house wines, and soft drinks.

Ticket Price

Adult Ticket (12+ years): €42
Child Ticket (3 to 11 years): €35

Private Cruise with Drinks & Optional Snacks

If you are a large group or family holidaying in Amsterdam, booking a private cruise with food is an ideal way to explore the city’s famous canals.

This comfortable boat can be opened or covered depending on the weather and mood.

During the two-hour tour, guests can access unlimited beer, wine, soft drinks, and a snack platter.

The snack platter includes: 

  • Two types of cheese (approx. 400 grams) 
  • Two kinds of sausage (approx. 350 grams) 
  • Two trays with freshly roasted nuts 
  • Two trays of provencal olives 
  • Two homemade dips
  • Breadsticks
  • French bread

Ticket Price: €590 for a group of ten guests

Plastic Fishing Canal Cruise with Breakfast

This canal cruise is fun and good work – you give a little back to one of Europe’s favorite cities. 

Amsterdam gets 18 million tourists a year, and some leave behind a ridiculous amount of trash – mostly plastic. 

On this Amsterdam canal cruise, you will be issued gloves, trash bags, and fishing nets, and while standing inside the boat, you must pick up as much plastic as possible from the water.

All the plastic collected goes to a local artist who produces plastic lamps, trash bins, and souvenirs. 

Complimentary croissants, pastries, fresh orange juice, coffee, tea, and soft drinks are served throughout the cruise.

Ticket Price: €450 for a group of up to ten guests

Sources
# Amsterdamcanaltourselector.com
# Viator.com
# Lovers.nl

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