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Hop on Hop off Canal Cruise in Amsterdam

The Hop-On Hop-Off canal boat tour in Amsterdam gives you unlimited use of the canal boats sailing through Amsterdam’s historic canals. The Hop-On Hop-Off canal tour is the best way to explore Amsterdam’s canals and get around the city with ease! You can hop on and off as often as you like at any of the stops along the route, or just sit back and enjoy the tour.

Discover Amsterdam with the Hop on Hop off boat tour

Amsterdam is a great city to explore on foot. But if you want to see a lot, you will easily walk more than 10 kilometres per day anyway. If you want to enjoy the city and still walk fewer kilometres, the Hop on Hop off canal cruise is a perfect solution.

Compared to a standard canal tour of Amsterdam, the Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Amsterdam has a longer route that covers more areas of the city, making it perfect for getting you where you want to go. The Hop-On Hop-Off Boat in Amsterdam is not just a guided tour of Amsterdam, it’s also a great way to get around without having to walk everywhere or rely on public transport. And if you see something you like but didn’t plan to visit, you can just get off, check it out and take the next boat!

Learn everything about the Canals of Amsterdam

A GPS guide in several languages is available on board, giving you fun and engaging information about the main sights. Moreover, free Wi-Fi is included! The ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours, the choice is yours. Buy your Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Amsterdam tickets now and discover this great way to explore the city!

Explore Amsterdam at the following boat stops

The Hop on Hop off cruise has no less than 8 convenient stops in the centre of Amsterdam. Below are the stops including interesting hotspots to visit.

Hop on Hop off – Stop 1A | Amsterdam Central Station / Restaurant Loetje

Amsterdam Central Station is a great point to start your exploration of Amsterdam. From here, you can walk straight into the centre of Amsterdam. The following attractions are easy to visit from here.

  • Amsterdam Central station | public transport, bike rental, car rental
  • Damrak / Palace on Dam Square | Madame Tussauds, Ripley’s Believe it or Not, Body Worlds, De Bijenkorf, De Nieuwe Kerk
  • Red Light District | Ons’ Lieve Heer op Solder, Red Light Secrets Museum
  • Chinatown
  • Free ferry to Amsterdam North | Adam Lookout, This is Holland, EYE Filmmuseum
  • Free ferry to NDSM Werf | STRAAT museum
  • Starting point free walking route
  • St. Nicholas Kerk

Hop on Hop off – Stop 1B | Amsterdam Central Station / Passenger Terminal Amsterdam

Hop on Hop off – Stop 2 | Nemo Science Museum

Hop on Hop off – Stop 3 | Gassan Diamonds

Hop on Hop off – Stop 4 | Amsterdam Icebar / Amstel

Hop on Hop off – Stop 5 | Albert Cuyp Market / De Pijp

Hop on Hop off – Stop 6 | Rijksmuseum / Museumplein

Hop on Hop off – Stop 7 | Anne Frank Huis / Westermarkt

Operating hours Hop on Hop off Cruise

The first boat leaves at 09:15 from the east side of Central Station. From then on, a boat leaves every 25 minutes. Last departure from Central Station: 19:00 (17:15 from 1 Nov – 20 Mar). With your ticket, you also get an app for your mobile phone that shows you where the Hop on Hop off canal boats are currently sailing so you never have to wait long

Weekday Operating hours
Monday 9.30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday 9.30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday 9.30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday 9.30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday 9.30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday 9.30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday 9.30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Prices and availability of tickets for the Hop on Hop off Canal Cruise

Tickets are valid for 24 hours or 48 hours, depending on the ticket you bought. That means, if you use your ticket today at 15.00 it will be valid until the same time tomorrow, at 15.00. Please keep in mind, that the boats are not running during the night.

Hop on Hop off Cruise Price 24h Price 48h
Adult (13+) € 27.50 € 13.75 Book now
Kids (4-12) € 35.00 € 17.50 Book now
Kids (0-3) Free Free

How to get to the Hop on Hop off Canal Cruise

You can hop on at any of the scheduled stops along the bus/boat route.

Map of the canal district in Amsterdam

You will never be bored in the canal district of Amsterdam. The many shops, restaurants, hotels, attractions and museums ensure that both young and old are entertained. There are also many activities to undertake on or along the canals. Use the map below to explore the canal area. What are you going to do in Amsterdam?