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The Ultimate Canal Cruise

2hr cruise incl. Dutch snacks, craft beers & fine wines

The Ultimate Canal Cruise - Discover the hidden gems of Amsterdam

The original Pure Boats Canal Cruise (€59 per guest) is designed to showcase the hidden gems of Amsterdam on this ultimate canal cruise with delicious snacks and drinks.

We’re voted #1 Best of the Best Experiences of the Netherlands, and #8 Best Boating Experiences of the World 2021 by TripAdvisor!

Good to know about the Ultimate Canal Cruise – Hidden Gems of Amsterdam:
• An extensive 2 hour boat ride incl. captain/guide
• A diverse taster platter with Dutch snacks
• Open bar with local craft beers, a wide selection of quality European wines, and non-alcoholic drinks
• Group size of max. 16 guests
• This cruise is 14+ only
• The tour is in English
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What to expect on the Ultimate Amsterdam Canal Cruise

This cruise is the signature cruise from Pure Boats, created to be the ultimate Amsterdam canal cruise, showing off our personal favourite hidden gems and hotspots of Amsterdam! We invite you for a 2 hour all-inclusive adventure aboard one of our personally restored, yacht quality, boutique electric boats.

During the Ultimate Amsterdam Canal Cruise you’ll be presented with an extensive selection of Dutch snacks, to match our high-end open bar with seasonal local craft beers from various Amsterdam breweries, handpicked quality wines, soft drinks and juices.

The best way to discover Amsterdam off the beaten path


While you enjoy the beautiful scenery of the canals we will show you the hidden gems of Amsterdam and local places off the beaten path that you can only find on an extensive luxury cruise. With our main focus on quality and service, we keep to a small group of guests to ensure a spacious and personalised premium experience.

This cruise is perfect for couples, small groups of friends, families and solo travellers on a holiday to Amsterdam who want to have a more local experience. You will join us in exploring the real Amsterdam, following an extensive route on the Amsterdam canals to uncover the hidden gems that you won’t be able to view on a shorter canal cruise.

Special seasonal extra’s


Depending on the time of year, we switch things up a little and add those special extra touches to make our cruises even more fun and to complement each of the seasons we enjoy here in our beautiful city! Let us know if you have anything special to celebrate aboard – we’ll do our best to make your cruise extra special.

Please note we only allow guests over 14 on this tour, our 1hr Highlights Cruise is a perfect tour for families with younger children.

Canal Cruise Route:
We adapt each cruise to suit the time of day to best enjoy the lighting throughout the city, focusing on the hidden gems of Amsterdam & hotspots and highlights of the city. Some of our favourite places include the peaceful canals of the Jordaan, the tranquil Prinseneiland and the quaint canals of the oldest district in town. We always make a complete loop of the city, passing many historic landmarks; Anne Frank House, Skinny Bridge, Amstel, 7 Bridges, de Wallen and many more.

Other things you should know about this cruise:
• Group size of max. 16 guests
• This cruise is 14+ only
• This tour is in English
• In case of rain our boats can be covered so our guests can cruise comfy and dry

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