Eco Boats Amsterdam

Why do customers choose Eco Boats Amsterdam

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Private boat trip Amsterdam with captain

Our private Amsterdam canal cruise boat

  • Space for up to 30 people
  • De boat can be open or covered
  • Including experienced captain
  • Flexible pick-up locations
  • Extra options: open bar and snacks

Private Amsterdam boat trip rates

  • 1.5 hours – from €292.50
  • 2 hours – from €390.00
  • 3 hours – from €585.00
  • 4 hours – from €780.00

In addition, we are required to charge tourist tax of €2,50 per person.

About the boat
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Eco Boats Amsterdam private cruise advantages

Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or seeking a relaxing day with friends and family, our private cruise through Amsterdam ensures an unforgettable experience. We curate the perfect atmosphere, allowing you to simply enjoy the journey.

  • Private canal cruise Amsterdam
  • Discover the best of Amsterdam
  • Including experienced captain
  • Space for up to 30 people
  • The boat can be open or closed
  • Choose the duration of the cruise
  • We pass by several highlights
  • Includes explanations of the sights
  • Additional: open bar, snacks, location
  • Always a sunny service
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The route during your private boat trip in Amsterdam

We plan a scenic route through the renowned canals, passing by multiple highlights during the private boat trip through Amsterdam. The captain can provide information about all the highlights if desired. If you have a specific route in mind, we are open to discussion to make your day even more spectacular. Highlights along the route may include:

  • Grachtengordel (Canal Belt)
  • Anne Frank House
  • Oosterdok
  • Harbor
  • Amstel

Advantages of Eco Boats Amsterdam private canal cruise

Private boat trip in Amsterdam in both good and bad weather conditions

Discover the charm of the Amsterdam canals, regardless of the weather, with our private canal cruise in Amsterdam. Our specially designed boats ensure that you can enjoy the experience to the fullest, whether the weather is sunny or rainy. On sunny days, the boat is open, allowing you to freely enjoy the surroundings. If the weather is less favorable, we close the roof, keeping you comfortable and dry.

Book a boat trip in Amsterdam with food and drinks on board

Do you want to make the private boat trip through Amsterdam even more special? Choose our drinks package and enjoy a selection of refreshing beverages on board. We also offer an open bar. Do you want to book a cruise with food? We offer a delicious snack platter, allowing you to savor local flavors. Please notify us if you want this.

Including an experienced captain

Our experienced captains know the Amsterdam canals like the back of their hand. With extensive knowledge about Amsterdam and its history, they make the private Amsterdam canal cruise not only safe but also informative and captivating. Feel free to ask questions during the private cruise and be inspired by the beautiful surroundings.

Flexible boarding locations

We understand that convenience is essential. Therefore, we offer various boarding locations spread across the city. Below are our standard boarding locations. If you prefer to depart from a different location, please contact us.

  • Koepelkerk/Singel
  • Central Station
  • Herenmarkt

Where can you find us?

Have a question?

Our private canal boats with a captain can be rented starting from €292.50 for 1.5 hours. The cost depends on additional preferences such as catering, open bar and activities. The boat accommodates up to 30 people.
  • 1.5 hours - from €292.50
  • 2 hours - from €390.00
  • 3 hours - from €585.00
  • 4 hours - from €780.00

Sure, you're more than welcome to take all the food and drinks with you when you rent the self-drive boats. Mind you, the captain needs to be sober and stay sober. Please mind that this is only allowed on the self-drive boats. On the bigger boats like the IJdok (30-person canal cruise boat) it's not allowed to bring your own drinks and food. We will arrange the catering for you if you want this. (Except on King's Day and Gay Pride, where it is allowed to bring your own food, but drinks will still be provided by us.)

The private canal cruise boat can accommodate up to 30 people.

You can choose from 3 boarding locations for the private canal cruises. Do you want to start somewhere else? We can arrange a different boarding location.
  1. Haarlemmerpoort, Amsterdam
  2. Koepelkerk, Amsterdam
  3. Herenmarkt, Amsterdam

When cruising with our private canal boat, you have several additional options to choose from:
  • Open bar (beer/wine/soft drinks)
  • Snack platter
  • Alternative boarding location

We can cruise past various highlights, such as:
  • Amsterdam's Canal District (Grachtengordel)
  • Anne Frank House
  • Oosterdok
  • Amstel River
If desired, our captain can provide explanations along the way about what you'll be passing by.

No, unfortunately, music is not allowed on the Amsterdam canals. This is determined by the municipality.

The private canal cruise boat can be open or covered. We always check the weather forecast first.
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Mon till sun: 10:00 – 21:00

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