There are many good cruises and sightseeing tours in Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands. The fun never ends, and if you want to do your own thing, bike hire is highly recommended.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM AMSTERDAM
For the complete Amsterdam experience, combine a city sightseeing tour with a trip to the Keukenhof Gardens.
On a 2.5-hour morning coach tour, drive along idyllic canals, visit a classic Dutch windmill and view some top Amsterdam attractions including the Royal Palace, National Monument and Albert Cuyp Market. Then spend your afternoon among the beautiful tulip fields of the Dutch countryside and witness the spectacular floral display of the world-famous Keukenhof Gardens on a guided walking tour, followed by free time to explore at your leisure.
You’ll get a nice 17% discount when you book these two great tours together!
PRIVATE TOUR OF OLD HOLLAND INCLUDING VOLENDAM AND MARKEN: FROM AMSTERDAM
Enjoy the Dutch countryside during this private tour of Old Holland. After being picked up at your hotel by a private minivan you will be driven to the former Island of Marken.
There, a local private guide dressed up in traditional costume will show you all nice parts of Volendam and Marken.
You will taste a traditional ‘stroopwafel’ (Dutch caramel cookie waffle) at Woltje’s Backery. We will then visit Cheese Factory Volendam, where you will be given an explanation and demonstration about the cheese making process (including tasting). Then we visit a Wooden Shoe Factory and from Volendam to Marken you will enjoy a 30 minute boat trip. A warm lunch in a harbour restaurant with great sea views is also included.
BLOEMENDAAL HIGHLIGHTS: GUIDED BIKE TOUR: FROM AMSTERDAM
Enjoy a beautiful guided bike tour along all the nice spots around Bloemendaal, located only 20 minutes away from Amsterdam. See beautiful historic buildings and estates and take a look at a working mill and enjoy nature in the National Park South Kennemerland.
AMSTERDAM CITY TOUR BY TUK-TUK WITH CHEESE TASTING
In this 2-hour tour, explore Amsterdam on board of an electric tuk-tuk with your professional guide and enjoy at the end a 4 cheese tasting with dips and mustard, and a beer or a glass of wine. Your tuk-tuk is open with no window for an extra view, with live commentary from your guide. Ride on the small streets and canals where only trams and bus can access.
PRIVATE FULL DAY TOUR OF GHENT AND BRUGES: FROM AMSTERDAM
Explore the “Venice of the North” on this daylong trip across the Dutch border to Belgium. This 11-hour tour will take you to historic Bruges, one of Europe’s most charming cities, and to the medieval yet modern city of Ghent.
With an experienced guide and transport by private vehicle, this tour is a great option for families and groups to explore the lovely region of Flanders. Listed tour price is per group, and is based on a maximum of six adults.
AMSTERDAM PRIVATE BIKE TOUR WITH A LOCAL
Spin through the Dutch capital and take in top attractions with ease on this private 3-hour bike tour in Amsterdam.
Follow a private guide along Amsterdam’s safe cycling routes and explore diverse districts such as Chinatown, the Jewish District, Jordaan and Nieuwmarkt. Along the way, take in key landmarks like the Houten Huys, the Nationale Opera & Ballet and the 17th-century Trippenhuis.
You can also enjoy a light snack during your tour, and gain insight into Amsterdam’s colourful history.
PRIVATE CITY TOUR IN AMSTERDAM
Enjoy a 4-hour tour through the most important sights of Amsterdam. Visit Dam Square, Centra Train Station, the Royal Palace. Stop by the Van Gogh Museum, the Dutch national museum Rijksmuseum, and the former Anne Frank House.
HISTORIC WALKING TOUR OF AMSTERDAM WITH ART HISTORIAN GUIDE
Enjoy a pleasant 3-hour walk in the old centre of Amsterdam with an art historian guide.
On this private tour with just your group and your professional guide, get plenty of information about the city’s social and commercial history, its main institutions, the four big canals on the New Side, and the ancient Old Side in the eastern section of the city. Visit a spice shop, enjoy a coffee break, and hear stories of the city’s sometimes-scandalous past. The tour price is per group, and is limited to a maximum of six people.
CANAL CRUISE AND RIPLEY’S
Are you ready to discover the city of Amsterdam like you never have before? With this ticket you get the opportunity to visit Amsterdam’s top attraction and relax on a 75-minute Boat Cruise through the famous Canals.
I AMSTERDAM CARD: CITY PASS FOR AMSTERDAM
Simplify your trip to Amsterdam with the I amsterdam City Card, a pass that gives you free admission to museums and public transport throughout the city.
Gain free entry to 38 museums including the Van Gogh Museum, Rembrandthuis Museum and Hermitage Amsterdam. Enjoy unlimited free public transport, a free canal cruise and discounts on attractions and restaurants. This pass is the perfect way for independent travellers to make the most of their time in Amsterdam and save money!
AMSTERDAM SHORE EXCURSION: AMSTERDAM CITY SIGHTSEEING TOUR
When you arrive in the Amsterdam port, discover the city’s most famous highlights on this 3-hour guided sightseeing shore excursion (4 hours if you select the canal cruise upgrade) – perfect for first-time visitors!
See some top attractions like the Royal Palace and National Monument, and admire the traditional Dutch houses lining the city’s iconic canals. Upgrade for 1-hour canal cruise for an all-inclusive experience in this magical city!
BUBBLE FOOTBALL AMSTERDAM
Enjoy a 75 minutes session of Bubble Football on our outdoor area in Amsterdam West. You will be playing against your friends in a huge plastic ball. There is no provider where you can get a better price and have more fun. Our location is easy to reach by bus or car and there is free parking. You can play with 6 to 100 people at the same time.
AMSTERDAM RICKSHAW TOUR
In this 1-hour tour, you will enjoy a sightseeing tour by rickshaw (biketaxi/pedicab) around the historic centre of Amsterdam with live commentary from your professional driver/guide.
Discover the city’s main highlights. While comfortably seated in your rickshaw, you will be able you to reach the major scenic spots in the city. This tour is private and your guide will be more than happy to personalise your itinerary according to your own preferences.
SCOOTER RENTAL IN AMSTERDAM
A scooter is one of the best ways to see Amsterdam! Enjoy the flexibility of zipping around the city in minutes. Besides Amsterdam’s main highlights, it also allows you to visit the city outskirts and see further flung attractions like Amsterdamse Bos Forest! Scooters are easy to drive and great for experts and beginners! They can support up to 2 people, so they are great for couples, or if you’d like to cut the costs with a friend!
BIKE RENTAL IN AMSTERDAM
Renting a bike is one of the best ways to fully explore the wonderful city of Amsterdam and all its highlights. Take your bike and discover the city with our inside tips from a local. When renting a bike you will be able to stop wherever you want and take all the time you need to explore the beautiful city. Free coffee, tea, and WIFI is provided at the shops.
AMSTERDAM MUSEUM ENTRANCE TICKET
Enjoy the opportunity to visit the Amsterdam museum while visiting Amsterdam and skip the museum’s queues. It is an ancient monument where you can see, read, hear and taste how the city of Amsterdam developed.
AMSTERDAM WALKING TOUR
Get an insider’s view of Amsterdam on this morning walking tour, the perfect way to experience the city’s must-see sights away from the crowds. Stroll along Amsterdam’s enchanting canals, designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage site, and see top Amsterdam attractions including the Anne Frank House, the Royal Palace, Dam Square, the Rembrandt House Museum and the notorious Red Light District.
Numbers are limited to twelve people on this small-group tour, ensuring you’ll receive personalised attention from your expert local guide.
AMSTERDAM EVENING CANAL CRUISE
Join this 1.5-hour evening cruise through romantic Amsterdam and see the city’s illuminated buildings, bridges and boats from the canals. Sit back and glide past the magical sights in candlelight and enjoy an almost fairytale-like appearance of the city.
AMSTERDAM CITY CANAL CRUISE
On a 75-minute city canal cruise, glide along the iconic canals of Amsterdam aboard a luxurious boat. As you take in the scenery of bridges and historical homes, see for yourself why Amsterdam’s canal ring has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. You may go any time during operating hours on the day you book.
ALTERNATIVE AMSTERDAM WALKING TOUR
Amsterdam is a unique city, famed for its misnamed coffee shops, cannabis culture and alternative vibes. In this 2-hour tour, experience Amsterdam’s alternative scene and hear the stories behind the city’s coffee shops, houseboats, bikes and squats. Learn about sub-cultures and drug policies, and encounter the real Amsterdam on this guided walk.
AMSTERDAM HARBOUR SIGHTSEEING CRUISE
Admire Amsterdam’s historical harbour, known in Dutch as ‘IJ’, on this 1.5-hour sightseeing cruise.
Sit back and absorb the views as you glide past Amsterdam Central Station, the Muziekgebouw concert hall, the avant-garde Eye Film Institute and other striking buildings. Pass age-old warehouses and shipyard sites as you hear from the live guide how the IJ was the base of the Dutch East India Company during the 17th century. Plus, see the vast cruise liners at the cruise terminal, and enjoy drinks and snacks (at your own expense) from the onboard bar as you sail.
AMSTERDAM PUB CRAWL
Do you like to party? Book Amsterdam’s most famous pub crawl and party like never before. This walking tour is the ultimate way to discover the city and its numerous bars and nightclubs. You’ll meet other travellers and share your stories over a drink or five.
HARD ROCK CAFE AMSTERDAM
Visit the Hard Rock Cafe in picturesque Amsterdam and enjoy some traditional American fare. Some of the legendary memorabilia on display here include: Eddie Van Halen’s trademark Kramer guitar, a small acoustic guitar that was used by Jimi Hendrix and a silver bodysuit worn by Marilyn Manson for a Versace campaign photo shoot.
THE AMSTERDAM DUNGEON
You will find yourself propelled into the dark ages and an era of torture, disease and death. The origins of the Grim Reaper are traced here and you are cordially invited to discover its true meaning and brevity in the darkness of the Amsterdam Dungeon. This experience includes 11 shows, live actors and 500 years of history under one roof!
AMSTERDAM CANALS PIZZA CRUISE
Sail along Amsterdam’s stunning canals at twilight and enjoy a delicious pizza as you cruise. This evening tour is the perfect introduction to Amsterdam, and great fun for all the family.
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