Amsterdam is a city built on water, with over 100 kilometers of canals running through its heart. It’s no wonder that one of the best ways to explore the city is by boat and if you’re looking for a more intimate and personalized experience, there are plenty of private boat tours available. Here are some of the best private boat tours Amsterdam has to offer:
Luxury Private Boat Tour in Amsterdam
This is the ultimate way to see the city from the water. With a luxury private boat tour of Amsterdam, you’ll have your own captain and guide to take you on a customized tour of the canals. You’ll be able to choose the sights you want to see and the route you want to take, so you can truly make the tour your own. Some of the highlights you might include on your tour could be the iconic Skinny Bridge, the beautiful Westerkerk Church, or the historic Anne Frank House. Your captain and host(ess) will be able to provide information and interesting stories about these and other landmarks as you pass them by.
Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise
Every winter, Amsterdam is transformed by the Amsterdam Light Festival, a celebration of light, art, and culture. During this time, the city’s canals are illuminated by stunning light installations created by international artists. An Amsterdam light festival boat tour is the perfect way to see these beautiful works of art up close. You’ll be able to enjoy the lights from the comfort of your own private (or public) boat, with your own captain and hostess to provide information about the installations and the festival itself. This is the most unique and unforgettable way to experience the magic of the Amsterdam Light Festival.
Amsterdam Pizza Cruise
If you’re a foodie, then the Amsterdam Pizza Cruise is a must-do. This private boat tour takes you on a culinary journey through the city’s waterways, while being served some of the best pizza’s in town. You’ll get to enjoy your pizza and learn about the history of this beloved city. Your captain and host(ess) will be able to provide information about the different canals while you enjoy your delicious meal.
Amsterdam Booze Cruise:
For a more boozy experience, the Amsterdam Booze Cruise is the way to go. This private boat tour takes you and your group on a tour of the city’s canals while your glass will be filled by our host(ess).
There is nothing better then cruising down Amsterdams waterways with a cold typical Dutch beer in your hand. This 1.5 hour cruise on a partly open luxury boat includes an open bar of beer, wine & soda.
Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise:
As the sun sets over the city, the Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise is the perfect way to end the day. This private boat tour takes you on a leisurely tour of the canals as the city lights up for the night. You’ll get to see Amsterdam in a whole new light and experience the city’s vibrant nightlife from the water. Your captain and guide will be able to provide information about the landmarks and neighborhoods you pass, as well as recommend some of the best places to grab a drink or bite to eat after the tour.
Amsterdam Gin Cruise:
If Gin is your drink of choice, and you like boats, then the Amsterdam Gin Cruise is for you. This private gin cruise if filled with Gin and Jenever (The original version of Gin as we know it). Our lovely crew on board will make sure you are entertainment and never get thirsty. They are open to give you recommendations for after the cruise, so you can Enjoy Amsterdam’s beautiful nightlife the best way possible.
No matter which private boat tour you choose, you will be sure to have a memorable and unique experience. From the Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise to the Amsterdam Gin Cruise, there’s something for everyone. So why not set sail and explore the city from the water?