Private tour

Amsterdam: Private Canal Tour

Activity provider: Rederij Paping

Amsterdam: Private Canal Tour

Activity provider: Rederij Paping
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 193.13 per group up to 6

Take part in this charming private tour for up to 10 guests. Listen to the skipper tell stories about Amsterdam while cruising the canal district, the river, and the port.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Dutch, English, German
Private group


  • Enjoy the Unesco awarded canal district
  • Cruise the smaller canals that bigger boats can't reach
  • Get the best view of the Seven Bridges and Dancing Houses
  • See the spot where Monet created his famous painting
Full description

Hop on board for this exciting 90-minute tour that takes you through the beautiful canals of Amsterdam and past the best landmarks. See the top attractions of the city and receive tips from the skipper on which spots to revisit once you’re back on land.

Soak in the sights and sounds of the city throughout this calming tour. Hear fascinating commentary from the captain about the Dutch capital’s history as well as its modern attractions.

Customize the tour to your group’s interests, making it the perfect way to get acquainted with the city while ensuring everyone is comfortable, safe, and engaged. Bring your own snacks and drinks on board to picnic on the water, or avail of the drinks available on board.

  • Life vests are available on advance request (please let us know the weight of the person)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • There is no toilet on board
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Pickup is at the deck in the canal near Keizersgracht 198. There is no sign simply look for the boat with the light blue canvas roof that may be closed in case of rain.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing

Know before you go

  • In case of rain, the canvas roof will be closed.
  • Please dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Please note there is no toilet on board.
  • Bring your own drinks and snacks, if desired.
Customer reviews

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5 /5

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April 19, 2022

One of the highlights of our weekend in Amsterdam! Friendly and knowledgeable skipper, quiet electric boat, blankets and heated seats to keep warm. We truly enjoyed chatting and discovering the city's history and architecture. Bring some wine and enjoy the ride!

March 28, 2022

Product ID: 198397