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Amsterdam Luxury Canal Cruises – tickets, prices

The sightseeing cruise down the city’s canals will surely be the highlight of your holiday in Amsterdam.

The city has over 100 km (60 miles) of canals, through which thousands of cruise boats float daily. 

These boats come in many flavors – some are plain sightseeing boats, while the luxury canal cruises offer additional frills. 

To improve the experience, some luxury cruise boat operators offer snacks and drinks on board, while others give all guests a blanket. 

This article share everything you must know before booking Amsterdam Luxury Canal Cruise tickets.

Luxury Canal City Cruise

Luxury Canal City Cruise

View Amsterdam’s most spectacular waterside landmarks along its iconic canals on a luxury city cruise with live commentary.

This eco-friendly, high-end cruise is 100% electric, so you are sure you are helping Amsterdam stay green.

During this 60-minute cruise, guests can purchase festive cocktails and drinks from the bar onboard. 

You can enjoy an open-air boat experience on a sunny day or stay warm with a protective covering on cooler days.

Ticket Price

Adult Ticket (12+ years): €19
Child Ticket (3 to 11 years): €11
Infant Ticket (up to 2 years): Free entry

Guided Luxury Evening Canal Cruise

Luxury Evening Canal Cruise

You will see Amsterdam from the water after dark during this cruise when it’s most beautiful.

To add to the fun on this luxury cruise, guests can order local drinks from an open bar.

Since this is a premium cruise, you can enjoy an intimate atmosphere with a small group.

During this 60-minute cruise, you also get blankets to keep you warm. 

Ticket Price

Adult Ticket (12+ years): €22
Child Ticket (3 to 11 years): €14
Infant Ticket (up to 2 years): Free entry

Luxury Sightseeing Cruise with Drinks

Special Canal Cruise with Drinks

On this luxurious canal cruise, you can sit back and relax with a drink in hand and discover some of the city’s most iconic landmarks.

The color-coordinated, intricately decorated boat has a fully stocked bar and drinks onboard.

If you and your group love drinking, we highly recommend this cruise.

A knowledgeable skipper and a local hostess regale you with tales of the city even as you cruise along the city’s waterworks.

Ticket Price

Adult Ticket (18+ years): €28
Child Ticket (4 to 17 years): €20
Infant Ticket (up to 3 years): Free entry

Exclusive BBQ Cruise with Live Cook

Exclusive BBQ Canal Cruise

On this special Amsterdam Canal boat tour, you will enjoy a BBQ or vegetarian menu even as you cruise past the famous sights along the Herengracht, Keizersgracht, Prinsengracht, and the Red Light district. 

Unlimited beer, prosecco, and soft drinks will be provided for your friends or family.

During the two hours of the cruise, your captain tells you some fantastic anecdotes about the city.

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

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 

Extras: Focaccia bread and herbal butter 

Refreshments: Unlimited beer, prosecco, and soft drinks

Ticket Price: €590 (for a group of up to ten guests)

Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise

Ultimate Amsterdam Canal Cruise

On this Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise, sit back and enjoy the charm of Amsterdam at night.4

Take in the stunning views of bridges and iconic buildings that line the canals as you sail through the city.

You can admire the illuminated Skinny Bridge and other sights while listening to an informative audio guide about the city.

You can order a snack box and enjoy chips, popcorn, stroopwafels, and salted peanuts with a soft drink, beer, or glass of wine as you cruise through Amsterdam’s scenic canals.

Ticket Price

Adult Ticket (5+ years): €31
Infant Ticket (up to 4 years): Free entry

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

Private Luxury Cruise with Prosecco

Private Luxury Cruise with Prosecco

On this luxurious canal cruise, relax and explore Amsterdam’s UNESCO Heritage-listed Golden Age Canals.

Your local skipper will guide you through the city’s highlights, including the Skinny Bridge, the Red Light District, and the Old Harbor.

Your skipper shares insights about local history as you sail past sights like the Jordaan district and the Skinny Bridge on the Amstel River.

Remember to capture pictures of the stately architecture of the Maritime Museum and the prestigious Gold Bend neighborhood.

Ticket Price

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

Romantic Indulgence in Amsterdam’s Canal

Luxury romantic private canal cruise

See how Amsterdam is lit up at night on this private canal cruise, which is perfect for romantic couples. 

You will sail past seven of the city’s most beautiful and famous bridges and learn about the 17th-century canal houses.

You can snuggle under a blanket with your lover and enjoy a warm cup of mulled wine or a refreshing glass of Prosecco.

Along the way, the captain tells you stories of the city’s impressive history, culture, landmarks, and tales of legends and lovers in English.

Ticket Price: €215 for two guests

Light Festival Luxury Canal Cruise with Live Commentary

Luxury Cruise during Light Festival Amsterdam

Amsterdam Light Festival is celebrated from 2 Dec to 23 Jan, and the city lights up.

The light artworks are on every day from 4.30 pm until 11.00 pm, and one of the best ways to see them is from the city’s canals. 

You can enjoy the Amsterdam Light Festival as you slowly cruise past the spectacular illuminations on a luxury canal boat. 

The glamourous boat is entirely electric, is stylishly furnished, has massive windows, and includes an extensive bar. 

Ticket Price

Adult Ticket (14+ years): €27
Child Ticket (up to 13 years): €13

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