Amsterdam and Canal Boat Tour

from $66

  • Duration 6 hours
  • Level low
  • Restrictions The duration of the excursion is approximate, it will be subject to the time of arrival of the ship and disembarkation of the passengers.
  • Dress Wear comfortable clothes and shoes for walking, sunglasses
  • Type Easy, panoramic, cultural level.
  • Size Standard
  • Food/Beverage Standard
  • Leaves from cruise port


Discover with our excursion the magnificent city of Amsterdam, the official capital of the Netherlands. You will be fascinated by this "Venice of the North", a European symbol of freedom and youth.

Although the city was founded in the 12th century, most of Amsterdam's historic center was built in the 17th century, and today it is one of the largest and best-preserved urban centers in all of Europe. The Dutch capital reserves true wonders for the tourist, with its canals, bridges, picturesque streets and -above all- its cheerful and welcoming inhabitants. The passage of time has consolidated Amsterdam as an open and hospitable city, a benchmark for culture and social freedom. It is one of those cities that you know you will return to for sure. Did you know that in Amsterdam there are more than 75 kilometers of canals and more than 1000 beautiful bridges?

Come on a delightful tour of Amsterdam, a favorite destination among cruise ship excursions throughout Europe. Reserve your place and live an unforgettable experience. We will wait for you!



 Arrival of the ship.

 The guide will wait for you at the exit of the Cruise Terminal, with the "Shorexc" sign.


Excursion departure. During the tour we will be able to admire many of the important sites, from the beautiful Historic Center to the modern areas of the city.

Alternating panoramic bus tour and photo stops, we will see (outside visits):

  •  The Thin Bridge.
  • City Hall.
  • Waterloo Market.
  • The Central Station.
  • The Museum Square.
  • The magnificent 17th century merchant houses along the canals.
  • Dam square
  • The Royal Palace.
  • The New Church.
  • The National Monument.
  • Floating Flower Market.
  • Old Convent of the Beguines.


Cruise through the Amsterdam Canals. Transfer to the pier to catch the boat.


Amsterdam looks much better from the water, and with this canal cruise, you will be able to enjoy this beautiful city. You will discover new buildings, bridges, and much more, in a city rooted in history, but modern at the same time.

The Amsterdam Canal Cruise offers you the best views of the 17th century buildings that line the canals and also the new constructions of the 21st century. You will be able to get to know Amsterdam in the most authentic way, from the Golden Bend to Overhoeks, and from the Music Building, in the port, to the VOC building.

All boats are equipped with a Personal Audio System. With this system, you can select the language you want to hear. You can choose from 17 languages offered: Spanish, Dutch, English, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Polish, Chinese, Czech, Thai, Indonesian, Korean, Swedish, Portuguese, and Croatian. They will be provided with headphones that they can keep after the cruise.


Return to the Ship.

End of the Excursion.


 Excursion price $66,00 $61,00 Free
 Boat trip through the Canals $18,00 $15,00 Free
 Excursion Total $84,00 $86,00 Free
                                   Price when a 49-seater bus is completed

Here are some compelling reasons also to explore Amsterdam and take a canal boat tour:

  1. Charming Canals: Amsterdam's canal system is iconic and forms the heart of the city. The picturesque canals, lined with historic buildings and adorned with arched bridges, create a unique and enchanting atmosphere.

  2. UNESCO World Heritage Site: The Canal Ring, comprising three main canals - Herengracht, Keizersgracht, and Prinsengracht - is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Exploring these canals provides insight into the city's urban planning and architectural heritage.

  3. Architectural Beauty: The canal houses in Amsterdam showcase distinctive Dutch architecture, characterized by narrow facades, gabled roofs, and ornate details. Each house has its own unique charm, contributing to the city's visual appeal.

  4. Historical Significance: The canals played a crucial role in the city's development during the Dutch Golden Age. They were used for transportation, trade, and defense. Many canal houses were built as residences for wealthy merchants.

  5. Canal Boat Tours: Taking a canal boat tour offers a different perspective of Amsterdam. You can glide along the canals, passing by landmarks, houseboats, and hidden gems while enjoying commentary from knowledgeable guides.

  6. Cultural Museums: Amsterdam is home to world-class museums, including the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum. Exploring these cultural institutions provides a deeper understanding of Dutch art and history.

  7. Anne Frank House: Visit the Anne Frank House, located near the canals, to learn about the poignant history of Anne Frank and her family during World War II.

  8. Biking Culture: Amsterdam is known as the "Bike Capital of the World." Renting a bike or taking a guided bike tour allows you to explore the city like a local, including cycling along the canals.

  9. Diverse Neighborhoods: Amsterdam's neighborhoods, such as Jordaan and De Pijp, offer a mix of historic charm and trendy vibes. You can stroll through these areas, discovering boutiques, cafes, and local markets.

  10. Culinary Delights: Enjoy a diverse culinary scene in Amsterdam. From traditional Dutch snacks like stroopwafels to international cuisine in multicultural neighborhoods, there's something for every palate.

  11. Tulip Season: If visiting in spring, witness the breathtaking beauty of the tulip season. The Keukenhof Gardens, located near Amsterdam, showcase vibrant tulip displays and attract visitors from around the world.

  12. Nightlife: Amsterdam has a lively nightlife scene with a variety of bars, clubs, and live music venues. The canalside bars and cafes offer a unique setting for evening entertainment.


  •  Bus.
  • Guide in Spanish.
  • Boat trip through the Canals.


  •  Discount for children, applied only to individual excursions.
  • Not combinable with other offers.
  • It is essential to send a copy of the child's Identity Document.
  • From 13 years pay as an adult.
  • 6 hour excursion.

 The duration of the excursion is approximate, it will be subject to the time of arrival of the ship and disembarkation of the passengers.

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