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Amsterdam Canal Cocktail Cruise

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$47

When the sun goes down, Amsterdam's nightlife begins, especially along the canals. Enjoy a relaxing evening along the twinkling canals of the Dutch capital on this cocktail cruise. Relax with your favorite cocktails and enjoy some atmospheric music while your host points out the city's highlights. Enjoy some complimentary snacks as you admire breathtaking views of this charming city from the water.

Take in picturesque views as you cruise along the calm, illuminated canals of Amsterdam. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, these canals are famous for their innovative hydraulic construction, and are lined with elaborately decorated residences and warehouses from the 17th century, the Dutch 'Golden Age.' Ninety islands were created when the canals were built, connected by hundreds of beautiful bridges.

Enjoy some scrumptious cocktails accompanied by a delicious snack buffet of nachos with guacamole and homemade crostini with tapenade and aioli. Passing the city center on your cruise, your host will point out the highlights of the city and their history, including the Royal Palace, the National Monument and the Skinny Bridge. Admire stunning views from the water with a cocktail in hand as the city lights up the night sky.

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Amsterdam Dutch Wine and Cheese Candlelight Cruise

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$47
Sit back and relax on a 1,5-hour candlelight cruise along Amsterdam's famous canals, the perfect way to unwind from a day of sightseeing or set the mood for a romantic night. Aboard a glass-enclosed boat, cozy up with your special someone while enjoying a glass of wine and cheese and admiring fantastic waterfront views. This is an unforgettable way to experience Amsterdam's UNESCO World Heritage-listed canals!

Head to central Amsterdam at night to board the boat and begin your romantic cruise of the city's historic canals, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. No matter where you sit aboard the glass-enclosed vessel, you'll enjoy great views of the canals and the waterfront.

Sit back, relax and soak up the sultry atmosphere created by candlelight as you glide along Amsterdam's canals. Winding your way through the Canal Belt of the Amstel river, pass under bridges adorned in festive lights, see charming waterfront houses and buzzing cafes, and watch reflections of light shimmer across the water.

During your cruise, you and your loved one will enjoy a glass of wine and cheese tasting. You'll be served a variety of fine wines and a selection of typical Dutch cheeses, as well as nuts, pickled cucumbers and other snacks.

Spend two hours soaking up the romantic ambience of the illuminated canals. Savor the last of this special moment before making your way back to central Amsterdam to conclude your candlelight cruise.

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Amsterdam Light Festival Water Colors Cruise

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$27
Admire the dazzling creations of the second annual Amsterdam Light Festival on this evening cruise. As you travel the city's famous canals, listen to audio commentary about 30 light sculptures and projections by a host of international artists. You will also pass top Amsterdam attractions such as Amstel River, City Hall and Skinny Bridge (Magere Brug). Soak up the festive holiday atmosphere on your glass-topped barge and delight in world-class art.

Board one of Holland International's glass-topped barges opposite Central Station and enjoy this festive holiday cruise that explores the third annual Amsterdam Light Festival, an awe-inspiring spectacle of light and color.

30 sculptures were selected from more than 300 entries to enliven the dark winter nights of Amsterdam. As you cruise among the wondrous light sculptures and projections, listen to audio commentary in English and Dutch on the various works and the artists who made them. Some works use cutting-edge new lighting technologies while others take a simpler approach.

You'll also view city landmarks including the Amstel River, Skinny Bridge (Magere Brug), City Hall and Oudezijds Voorburgwal — the oldest canal in Amsterdam. Enjoy the cozy atmosphere on your cruise as you admire unique and compelling works of art lighting up the night. Your family-friendly, 75-minute cruise through the Amsterdam Light Festival concludes at Central Station.

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Water Colors Canal Cruise of the Amsterdam Light Festival

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$26
Amsterdam is lucky enough to have an amazing light festival which takes place from November 30, 2017 until January 21, 2018 to fight off the winter blues. Along the beautiful city canals there will be over 30 light sculptures and artworks placed from famous artists with a specific theme. The best way to experience the Light Festival is by canal cruise.

The Water Colors Cruise will sail along the canals and artworks and will take approximately 75 minutes. An audio-guide system will be offered where information is given about the sculptures in English and Dutch. The cruises will start from the moment it gets dark to best appreciate the Light Festival and the last departures will be around 10pm.

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Guided Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise Including Wine and Cheese

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$47
Enjoy a 2-hour evening canal cruise through Amsterdam's famous canal district. Savor wine, Dutch cheese and nuts from the comfort of a table on board the boat. Then, take in Amsterdam's historical architecture and listen to the onboard guide's insightful commentary about sights such as the Golden Bend and the Red Light District.

Hop aboard your boat near Amsterdam Central Station for a cruise along the canals. Take in the sights and soak up the evening atmosphere as you glide through the city center and through the Red Light District, arguably the city's liveliest neighborhood, where historical bridges and red-lit windows illuminate the water.
Your host will serve red and white wine, so sit back, relax and sip as you cruise. A platter of Dutch cheese and nuts is also on your table. Drift along the Herengracht, Amstel and Oudezijds canals, and admire the sight of Amsterdam's 5-star Grand Hotel, lit up against the sky. The Golden Bend, a stretch of elaborate mansions, is a key sight on your route, so listen to the live commentary about the area as you pass.
Learn about Oosterdok, the city's eastern docks, and then finish your cruise back at the start point.

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Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise

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$26
Experience the Amsterdam Light Festival from a unique vantage point on this 1.5-hour cruise through the city's canals. The annual festival showcases works from artists, architects, and light designers worldwide each winter, and much of the artwork is located in (or on) Amsterdam's canals—making a boat ride the best way to enjoy it. Delve into the city's history and culture with your guide as you see the famous sights of Amsterdam's city center lit up in a one-of-a-kind show. Our live guide will tell you all you have to know about the city and her illuminations!

Make your way to Blue Boat Company in central Amsterdam for a launch time of your choosing (select from the four departure options when booking your tour) and hop aboard a comfortable, heated boat for this 1.5-hour cruise. Enjoy the illuminated artworks from the outer deck and purchase a drink or a snack from the boat's full bar as your guide elaborates on Amsterdam's history and its culture. Because most of the artwork showcased in this annual festival is located on–or around–Amsterdam's canal network, seeing the Light Festival by boat is the best way to admire the illuminated city. Listen to your guide explain the contemporary artwork before returning to your original departure point.

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Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise

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$22
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.

This romantic evening cruise takes you through Amsterdam's canals at night time where you can see the illuminated city. Your host will welcome you aboard this 90-minute candlelight cruise and will happily take your drinks and snacks orders during the cruise (one drink per person included in ticket!).

See Amsterdam's beautiful buildings, bridges and boats illuminated at night and more. Some of the sights you might pass with this evening cruise are Westerkerk, the Anne Frank House, Ij river, City Hall and the world famous 'Golden Bend'.

Use the personal audio system provided on board to listen to the audio guide (available in 19 languages) while you cruise the illuminated canals of Amsterdam at night.

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Amsterdam Light Festival Open Boat Cruise

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$32

See the light installations of the Amsterdam Light Festival on a 90 minute cruise by open boat. Experience the dazzling light displays of the winter art festival from a privileged position along the canals of the city's historic Canal Belt.

Climb aboard an open boat for an intimate cruise down the canals of Amsterdam and see the annual Amsterdam Light Festival from a great perspective.

Marvel at the light installations and projections on famous landmarks from an open boat. Get unobstructed views of the illuminated artworks from the roofless vessel. Hear explanations and stories behind the installations from your captain who will also tell you the history of Amsterdam as you pass some of the city's most famous sights.

Enjoy a complimentary hot drink and snuggle under the provided blankets to experience the 5th anniversary of the Amsterdam Light Festival in complete comfort.