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Boat hire Amsterdam

Searching for a boat hire in Amsterdam? Eco Boats Amsterdam is the place to be. Our electric boats are environmentally friendly, brand new, spacious and quiet. Hire a boat and discover the beautiful Amsterdam Canals.

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The best Amsterdam Canal boat hire

There are a lot of boat rentals in Amsterdam, but which should you choose? Choose Eco Boats! We are happy to tell you why we’re the best.

  • Canal boat hire in Amsterdam near Central Station
  • Environmentally conscious, quiet and very spacious electric boats
  • Drive the boat yourself, no license needed
  • Cheap hourly rates
  • Private boats
  • Space for 10 people on our Eco Boats.
  • Incl. comfortable pillows, blankets and a map of Amsterdam
  • Bring your own drinks and food
  • We can arrange fun outings and activities on request
  • Do you have any special wishes? We are happy to arrange it!
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Where to hire a boat Amsterdam?

You can hire a boat in Amsterdam at Eco Boats. We are located at the Westerdok. This is in the centre of Amsterdam, close to Central Station. Westerdok is on walking distance from Amsterdam Central Station and is also perfectly accessible by public transport or car.  From our location you can go directly on the most popular canals like Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht and Herengracht.

Private Canal boat hire Amsterdam

Eco Boats is a private boat hire in Amsterdam. Which means, you are the captain of your own private boat. You can decide for yourself where you want to go, with whom and for how long. Our spacious boats are big enough for 10 people. We also have storage space under the seats to store your belongings safely and dry. Do you want to hire a boat in Amsterdam with more people? That is possible. You can rent several boats from us or please contact us so we can arrange a bigger boat for you. Please contact us for more information and the possibilities.

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You’re the captain!

Do you want to drive the boat yourself? That’s possible! You don’t need a license at our Amsterdam boat hire and it’s not difficult at all. We’ll explain everything before you leave. Would you rather rent a boat with a captain? Please contact us for more information and possibilities.

Cheap boats for hire Amsterdam

Looking for a cheap Amsterdam boat for hire? Eco Boats has one of the best prices. It costs 50,- per hour on weekdays and on Friday, Saturday and Sunday it’s 60,- per hour. You can rent a boat for 2 hours or longer and you can pay per hour after that.

Our boat rates:

€50,-
€60,-

Monday – Thursday

Friday – Sunday

50,00

Monday – Thursday

60,00

Friday – Sunday

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Eco Friendly Amsterdam boats hire

 Eco Boats Amsterdam owes its name to our commitment to sustainable boat hire. We find it very important to keep the beautiful canals of Amsterdam clean. Our electric boats were built especially for this. We encourage keeping the canals of Amsterdam clean. To participate in this, we occasionally go plastic fishing and organize boat trips where you can do the same. You’ll get all the tools you need to fish plastic out of the water. Please put ‘plastic fishing’ in the comments when hiring a boat with us, if you would like to this during your boat trip.

More info about Plastic Fishing

What will be arranged on the boat?

A frequently asked question is: What will be arranged on the boat? Of course we want to make it as comfortable as possible for you so you can enjoy the canal cruise. This is what you get on our boats:

  • Comfortable pillows
  • Warm blankets
  • Map of the canals in Amsterdam

In addition, we will provide an explanation of the boat, the boating rules in Amsterdam and all the necessary instructions so that you can go on the canals like an experienced captain. Do you have special requests such as a scavenger hunt, catering or something else? Feel free to contact us and we will try to arrange it!

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What do I need to bring with me?

Would you like to rent a boat at our Amsterdam canal boat hire? That’s great! Just don’t forget to bring a few things. For example, you can bring your own drinks and food on the boat. It’s really fun to do boat picnic for example. Please be aware that the driver of the boat has to be sober during the boat trip.

We ask you to at least take the following things with you: 

  • A valid ID
  • Proof of reservation, if you have booked in advance
  • The deposit is €150 and will be settled afterwards in case of damage or misbehaviour (credit card or cash)

Questions about our Amsterdam boat hire

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions. We are happy to provide you with additional information and availability of the boats. You can also take a look at our most frequently asked questions.

Navigation Safety and Regulations

When hiring boats in Amsterdam, the following navigational regulations apply:

It is prohibited to unmoor amsterdam boat rental

It is prohibited to unmoor

It is prohibited to moor amsterdam boat rental

It is prohibited to moor

Passing and overtaking is prohibited boat rental amsterdam

Passing and overtaking is prohibited

Sailing in, out, or through is prohibited amsterdam boat rental

Sailing in, out, or through is prohibited

Forbidden to sail in amsterdam boat rental

Forbidden to sail in

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It is prohibited to unmoor amsterdam boat rental

It is prohibited to unmoorn

It is prohibited to moor amsterdam boat rental

It is prohibited to moor

Passing and overtaking is prohibited boat rental amsterdam

Passing and overtaking is prohibited

Sailing in, out, or through is prohibited amsterdam boat rental

Sailing in, out, or through is prohibited

Forbidden to sail in amsterdam boat rental

Forbidden to sail in

Check out all Navigation Safety and Regulations

Canal Motorboats

All our boats rented out? No problem! Our sister company Canal Motorboats will surely have some boats available. Same cheerful service and love for boating. Make your reservation today.

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