Eco Boats Amsterdam

Directions to location Amsterdam East

Our boat rental in Amsterdam East is located at Daniël Goedkoopstraat 1, 1096BD Amsterdam. If you pick up your boat here, you also need to return the boat here. Be there 15 minutes in advance so you can leave the dock on time. Call us as soon when you are complete and at the gate: + 31 (0)621617111. One of our staff will help you further.

Walking from Amsterdam Amstel Station

Coming from Amsterdam Amstel Station? It’s about a 15-minute walk to our boat rental in Amsterdam East. Walk across Amstelplein towards Spaklerweg. Then it’s just straight ahead until you reach the junction with Amstelstroomlaan. Turn into this road and you’ll see Daniël Goedkoopstraat on the left. Our boat rental is located at Daniël Goedkoopstraat 1.

By car: Q-park Spaklerweg

There are several parking options near our boat rental location in Amsterdam East. For example, you can park at Q-park Spaklerweg. Check the Q-park website for current rates.

By public transport

Would you like to take public transport from Amsterdam Amstel? Then get on at the metro stop on Amsterdam Amstel. Take metro 51 towards Isolatorweg and get off at metro stop Overamstel. It’s a short ride of just 3 minutes. From there, it’s a short 500-metre walk to our boat rental location Amsterdam East.

Coming from Amsterdam Central Station? Then take metro 54 towards Gein from Amsterdam Central Station. Within 8 minutes you’ll reach metro stop Spaklerweg. From there, it’s only a 500-metre walk to our boat rental location Amsterdam East. Alternatively, take metro 51 towards Isolatorweg. You will then get off at metro stop Overamstel.

Directions to location Centre

Looking for directions to our boat rental location in Amsterdam Centre? Click here for directions to our location in Amsterdam Centre.

Why do customers choose Eco Boats Amsterdam

Where can you find us?

Have a question?

We offer three options:
  1. Rent an electric boat that you may sail yourself, no boating license required.
  2. Rent a private canal boat with a captain and space for 30 people, including additional packages like catering and open bar.
  3. Purchase a ticket for our classic canal cruise starting from Amsterdam Centre and cruise through Amsterdam Center in 1 hour.

We are open every day, all year round.
  • Monday: 10:00 - 22:00
  • Tuesday: 10:00 - 22:00
  • Wednesday: 10:00 - 22:00
  • Thursday: 10:00 - 22:00
  • Friday: 10:00 - 22:00
  • Saturday: 10:00 - 22:00
  • Sunday: 10:00 - 22:00

Certainly! You can hire a boat with us during various events, such as King's Day, Gay Pride, and the Amsterdam Light Festival. The rental usually starts 4 to 6 months in advance. So, make sure to book in advance to secure a boat.

Available boats

  • Small boats that you can sail yourself
  • Private canal boats with a captain and space for 30 people
  • Tickets for our public canal cruise

Do you need to sail yourself or is there a captain?

Please note: on King's Day, you always rent a boat with a captain. You can rent both the small boats and the large private canal cruise boat with space for 30 people. On other holidays/events, you are allowed to sail yourself.

Food and drinks

Regarding food and drinks on King's Day and Gay Pride: On the small boats where you are the captain, you may bring your own food and drinks. On the large boats (30-person boats), it's only allowed to bring your own food. We will arrange the drinks for you.

Certainly! You can hire a private large boat, including a captain and catering and/or activities. The IJdok boat accommodates 30 people, ensuring exclusivity for your group. Or you can rent multiple smaller boats that you can sail yourself. This means you are the captain. No boating licence needed! You can choose between different boats.  

In addition to the regular boat rental fee, we are obliged to charge tourist tax at €2.50 per person. This applies to all boat rentals in Amsterdam.

The rates vary per boat. We offer 4 different self-drive boats. You rent a boat for a minimum of 2 hours, and pay a low amount per hour for any additional time.

This depends on the boat. This way, you can choose which boats fits your needs.

When you rent a boat with us, you can go plastic fishing for free. We provide all the necessary equipment on board, including nets and garbage bags, allowing you to fish for plastic during your canal cruise. Not only is it a fun activity, but it's also environmentally friendly! Learn more about plastic fishing. This can be booked at no extra cost for both self-piloted boats and private canal cruises. It's important to notify us in advance. You can do this by including 'plastic fishing' in the comments when making a reservation.

You can rent a self-drive boat from us at two locations. Where you pick up the boat, you must also return the boat.
  • Location Centre: Zandhoek 22 1013 KT Amsterdam. Check the directions to this location.
  • Location East: Daniël Goedkoopstraat 11096 BD Amsterdam. Check the directions to this location.
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Opening hours

Mon till sun: 10 am – 1o pm

The benefits of Eco Boats Amsterdam

Option 1: Sail yourself without a license
Option 2: Buy a sightseeing tour ticket
Option 3: Private cruise with a captain
From 1 to 30 persons
Choose from various boats
Electric, whisper-quiet, and clean
Guaranteed a fun day
Perfect for group outings
Around Amsterdam city center
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