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Amsterdam Hop-on, Hop-off Boat Tour

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from US$ 25.00 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • The Hop-On, Hop-Off Canal Cruise allows you to plan your perfect Amsterdam Sightseeing itinerary
  • Your pass is valid until 12pm the following day
  • Multi lingual commentary is offered on board
  • Overview
    An excellent way to explore Amsterdam is to take a cruise down its various waterways.

    The Canal Cruise, a hop-on-hop-off cruise, is interesting and informative – as you glide past Amsterdam’s major landmarks, listen to commentary on board.

    There is a regular service along three routes with about 14 stops near major museums, shopping areas and attractions. You can join, and disembark wherever you like. Some of the landmarks you may see are: Anne Frank House, Heineken Experience, Rembrandt House and so on.

    Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    24 Hour Option:All Year Daily
    48 Hour Option:

    23 Mar - 28 Oct Daily


    Your ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours. A full loop takes around 1 hour

    Start time

    18 Mar - 29 Oct: Boat operates between 10:00am and 6:00pm
    30  Oct - 22 Mar: Boat operates between 10:00am and 5:15pm

    Meeting Point

    Any of the stops located throughout the city

    Ending Point

    Any of the stops located throughout the city


    This is a hop-on-hop-off tour of Amsterdam on the cities "canal cruise". You can join the cruise from the various pick up spots throughout the city, and disembark at any point. There is a regular service along three routes with fourteen stops located near the major museums, shopping areas and attractions. On board there are interesting commentaries on Amsterdam. Your day pass is valid on the Green, Red and Blue Line until 12 noon the next day. Hop on, hop off all day long.

    The Canal Cruise Day Pass is valid for the following stops:

    • Central Station West
    • Passanger Terminal
    • Gassan Diamonds
    • Hermitage Museum
    • Albert Cuyp Market
    • Rijksmuseum / Leidseplein
    • Anne Frank House

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Unlimited use of the Hop-n Hop-off Boat Tour GPS Audio guide in 16 languages


    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Please note

    Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we’re working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Your booking voucher can be redeemed at any of the 7 stops throughout the city.

    Due to maintenance work in the city, there has been a change to green boat line. Stop 4 has been moved to the opposite side of the Blauwberg Bridge.

    The Blue Line (Boat) will not operate in winters.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Great way to see Amsterdam!!

      Informative and fun way to see and get around Amsterdam. It was a cold and rainy day when we when, it was great to have a warm and dry place to see the city. We we also able to...

      Jessica Grider, United States, 12/Dec/2017
    • We enjoyed the Canal cruise a lot.The view of the city through the cruise was awesome and also the staff at the cruise was very supportive and helpful....

      Shruti Gori, France, 23/Nov/2017
    • Excellent tour; very convenient.

      Much better than sitting on a bus!...

      Ian Walters, United Kingdom, 09/Oct/2017
    • Excellent way to explore a new place.

      Roshan Gajmer, India, 26/Oct/2018
    • Easy to buy!!!
      The only thing there are a lot of operators doing the same cruises from different peers - need time for understandyng that. Better to print the operation company on the ticket.

      Venera Kasatova, Russian Federation, 04/Sep/2018
    • First trip around the guide gave no commentary and we were not offered earphones ?? Boat was not full and we had to keep asking guide questions as to what buildings were etc - did another round later in the day, much better with earphones !!

      Wendy Turbill, Australia, 15/Oct/2015