Regular canal cruise through the Amsterdam canals

Experience Amsterdam by water for a full hour

Adults: € 12,00 p.p.

Regular Canal Cruise

General Information

Our regular one hour Canal Cruise takes you along Amsterdam’s beautiful canals. Departures every 20 minutes, more when very busy.

During the cruise, you'll receive information about the attractions. This explanation of available in 10 different languages, such as Dutch, English, German, French and Spanish.

Groups up to 20 people don't require a reservation. For groups smaller than 20 we always have availability.
You can buy your ticket at our counter located on Damrak jetty number three.

Our boats come with a toilet, a sliding roof and a heater.

Prior to the start of the cruise, you are given the opportunity to buy a beverage.


The price for a regular canal cruise through Amsterdam is:

Adults   € 12,00 p.p.
Children (age 4 through 12)   € 8,00 p.p.
Babies age (0 through 3)   FREE
Group price (20 people or more)   € 7,00 p.p.
Group rate for children (age 4 through 12)   € 6,50 p.p.
Private boat rental (for groups up to 40)   € 280,00 p.h.

For groups of 20 people or more, please make reservations.

Payment in cash or by debit / credit card at the cash register.

All our rates include 6 % VAT.

Also available as gift voucher.



Contact us

You can call +31 (0)20 - 6245406 or e-mail

Renting a private boat in Amsterdam

Want to enjoy a canal cruise through the Amsterdam canals with your own group? It's possible at Rederij Plas.

The price for renting a private boat is € 280,- per hour with a maximum of 40 people. If your group exceeds 40 people, the price is € 7,00 per person per hour. The price is charged from the departure at Damrak to the return at the Damrak.

After 5 PM a minimum duration of 2 hours applies. Embarking is possible virtually anywhere in Amsterdam.

Our boats come with a skipper. Our rates include 6% VAT.

For more information you can call: +31 (0)20 6245406 or send an e-mail to:

Request a quotation

Route Rondvaart Rederij Plas

Our route*

Our one hour canal cruise starts at Damrak and takes you into Oostelijk Openhavenfront, into Oosterdok. From Oosterdok onto Kromme Waal, oude Waal and Oude Schans. Through Sint Antonie Lock and Zwanenburgwal onto Amstel River where we pass Stopera (city hall and opera building) and Blauwbrug. We then turn into Herengracht (the home of the Mayor of Amsterdam and the golden bend) and follow this till the end where we turn into Brouwersgracht and onto IJ River through Haarlemmer Lock. On IJ River the cruise takes you along the rear of Central Station and Eye Film Museum on the North Bank. From IJ we turn back into Oosterdok then Oostelijk Openhavenfront and back to Damrak.

* The route may deviate from the description above.

Afvaartsteiger en afvaarttijd Rederij Plas

Opening hours and departure jettie

Damrak 28A
Jettie 3

April – September: 10.00 AM – 09.00 PM.
October: 10.00 AM – 06.00 PM.
November – March: 10.00 AM – 05.00 PM.