Open Boat Tours Amsterdam

Discover the Amsterdam canals from an electric sloop.

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Experience Amsterdam from the water with an open sloop. From the boat you will have the best view of the picturesque capital. The captain will also act as your guide and has endless stories to tell about the places of interest in Amsterdam that you will pass by. Thanks to its shape, the sloop is not just easy to manoeuvre but also very cosy. Furthermore, because it operates on electricity, it is also sustainable.

Book your seat on the sloop in advance online or at one of the kiosks in the city. You can also hire the sloops for a private cruise through Amsterdam.

    Departure Open Boat Tours Amsterdam

    The Open Boat Tours depart:
    March - October: Thursday to Sunday.
    July and August: every day. 

    As many as four departure points in the Amsterdam city centre: 

    Amsterdam ECO Tours: 

    10:30 - 17:45

    Anne Frankhuis:

    10:00 - 17:45


    11:00 - 17:00


    11:00 - 17:40


    Blue route (Canal belt)

    During this cruise of about 75 minutes, you will discover the atmospheric Jordaan district. You will also see the seventeenth century canal belt, nominated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. One building is even more beautiful and stately than the other – a real feast for your eyes.

    Green route (Old city)

    Discover the old centre with its little alleys. During this cruise, for about 75 minutes you can admire the Medieval buildings such as the Rembrandt house, the Weeping Tower and the Weigh-house. You will also sail right through the unique Red Light District.

    • The captain is your guide

      The captain is your guide

      The captain will take you along the most beautiful spots and tell you true stories about Amsterdam (in Dutch or English).

    • Nice weather, sloop weather

      On a sunny day, there is nothing more pleasant than sailing with a sloop along the Amsterdam canals.

    • Sustainable sailing

      The sloops sail on electricity and are therefore environmentally friendly. 

    • Various boarding places

      The Open Boat Tours depart from as many as 5 locations, spread throughout the entire city. There is always one nearby!

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      Free Wi-Fi

      Access free internet through the Canal - free wifi network. Available at the point of deparure.

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