Amsterdam Highlights 1-Hour Canal Cruise With Audioguide


1 hour (Approx.)
Free cancellation
1 - 9
Mobile ticket

Overview

Step aboard a popular canal cruise boat and sail over historic waterways in and around the center of Amsterdam. Exploring a city has never been so fun and relaxed! You just take a seat at the big windows, relax and let the boat take you along famous sights during a 1 hour audio guided cruise.
What better way is there to enjoy Amsterdam along its UNESCO-listed canals during a canal cruise? Hear guided audio with fun facts and information on the sites along the way, such as the Anne Frank House, the Golden Bend, the National Maritime Museum, and the Skinny Bridge. Because of the variety of departure times, this relaxing overview by water is fun and easy to fit in your schedule. Don’t forget to wave at the passers-by on one of the many gorgeous bridges you will pass under!

Inclusions

  • Audio guide
  • 1 hour canal cruise

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Anne Frank House, Prinsengracht 263 - 267 museum entrance Westermarkt 20, 1016 DK Amsterdam The Netherlands

The Anne Frank House (Dutch: Anne Frank Huis) is a writer's house and biographical museum dedicated to Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank. The building is located on a canal called the Prinsengracht, close to the Westerkerk, in central Amsterdam in the Netherlands

Pass By: The Amstel, Amsterdam The Netherlands

The Amstel (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑmstəl]) is a river in the Netherlands which flows from Nieuwveen to Amsterdam, where it meets the IJ bay. The city of Amsterdam took its name from the river.

Pass By: Magere Brug, Kerkstraat Nieuwe Kerkstraat, Amsterdam The Netherlands

The Magere Brug (English: Skinny Bridge) is a bridge over the river Amstel in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It connects the banks of the river at Kerkstraat, between the Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht

Pass By: Stromma Netherlands, 37 a Prins Hendrikkade, 1012 TM Amsterdam The Netherlands

About Stromma Netherlands

Tourist company Stromma Netherlands (formerly Canal Company) has been part of the Swedish Stromma Group (Strömma Turism & Sjöfart) since 2016. As part of this group, Stromma Netherlands has been active in shipping and tourism for over 200 years. With a long history in Amsterdam, starting with Rederij Bergmann and Meijer’s Rondvaarten (in the 1920s), we grew from the oldest and largest shipping company in Amsterdam into an international tourist business. Stromma Netherlands carries the brands 'Canal Tours Amsterdam', 'Canal Tours Utrecht', 'Hop on-Hop off', 'Amsterdam Excursions' and 'Amsterdam Pass', with distribution channel Stromma.com.

Pass By: Singel, Amsterdam The Netherlands

The Singel is a canal in Amsterdam which encircled the city in the Middle Ages. It served as a moat around the city until 1585, when Amsterdam expanded beyond the Singel. The canal runs from the IJ bay, near the Central Station, to the Muntplein square, where it meets the Amstel river. It is now the inner-most canal in Amsterdam's semicircular ring of canals.

Pass By: Amsterdam Canal Ring, Amsterdam The Netherlands

Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, has more than one hundred kilometers of grachten (canals), about 90 islands and 1, 500 bridges. The three main canals (Herengracht, Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht), dug in the 17th century during the Dutch Golden Age, form concentric belts around the city, known as the Grachtengordel. Alongside the main canals are 1550 monumental buildings.[1] The 17th-century canal ring area, including the Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht and Jordaan, were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010, [2] contributing to Amsterdam's fame as the "Venice of the North

Pass By: Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum, Kattenburgerplein 1, 1018 KK Amsterdam The Netherlands

The museum is dedicated to maritime history and contains many artefacts associated with shipping and sailing. The collection contains, among other things, paintings, scale models, weapons and world maps. The paintings depict Dutch naval officers such as Michiel de Ruyter and historical sea battles.

The map collection includes works by 17th-century cartographers Willem Blaeu and his son Joan Blaeu. The museum also has a surviving copy of the first edition of Maximilianus Transylvanus' work, De Moluccis Insulis, the first to describe Ferdinand Magellan's voyage around the world.


Meeting point

Prins Hendrikkade 37, 1012 TM Amsterdam, Netherlands

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Recorded commentary available in English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish and Italian
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Stephen_F
April 2022

The trip gave a most informative background to the history of the city. The audio commentary was just right giving pauses to take in the scenery.

Anya C
April 2022

Our experience on this boat trip was a bit frustrating. When we paid we were given audio guide earphones but once we got on our boat, there was just an over the tannoy audio guide (in several languages). This was annoying because even if the boat had been quiet it would have been hard to hear it....

71Ta
April 2022

My 70-year-old mother and I bought tickets for a Stromma cruise, it was towards the end of the day. By the time the boat arrived a large crowd had gathered. When the boat pulled up it left a human-sized gap between the boat and the pier, no gangplank appeared. People started jostling and pushing,...

Seaside65707054259
March 2020

Apparently these boats operate under their own concept of time. Delays without explanation, always being told to wait “10 minutes longer” for over an hour

alisonrer
March 2020

This was such a nice way to view the city of Amsterdam. The captain of the boat was really friendly. We used the audio guides which notified us of everything we needed to see and take photos of. The boat was slowed down at all places where photos were best which was really good. Would definitely ...

Donald_R
October 2019

Good coverage with well selected commentary that allowed for time to look at and assess the scene. Well paced!

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