General information about our canal cruises

Our Canal Cruises Amsterdam

The Original Amsterdam Canal Cruise
Adults: € 12,00 p.p.

Experience an Amsterdam Canal Cruise for a full hour! Boats depart ever thirty minutes.

  • All Amsterdam highlights in 1 hour
  • Audioguide in 10 languages
  • Boats depart every 30 minutes
  • All boats come with a toilet, a sliding roof and a heater
  • 3 boarding areas: Rokin, Amstel & Central Station


Adults: € 12,00 p.p. & Children : € 8,00 p.p.

Amsterdam Licht Festival – Amsterdam Light Festival
Online Tickets € 19,50 p.p.

From November 29th 2019 until January 5th 2019 the 7th annual Amsterdam Light Festival shines it light on the city of Amsterdam. During this winter event 30 light sculptures, projections and installations made by (inter)national artists are to be seen.

This years theme: DISRUPT!

Online tickets:  € 19,50 p.p.
(On Jetty € 22,50 p.p.)

Child (5 - 12)
Online tickets: € 11,50 p.p.
(On Jetty € 13,00 p.p.) 

candlelight cruise amsterdam
Online Tickets € 31,50 p.p.

Our Candlelight canal cruise is an evening cruise including wine, cheese and salty biscuits. 

  • A pleasant 2 hour evening cruise including wine, cheese and salty biscuits
  • A live, multi-lingual guide
  • Private table for your company, intimate atmosphere is guaranteed
  • Candlelight and background music
  • All our boats have toilets and are heated

Adults: € 31,50 p.p. & Children (up to 14 ): € 16,00 p.p.

This cruise departs our Rokin jetty at 9PM every night during season ( April – October ).

privé rondvaartboot amsterdam
From € 280,- per hour

Enjoy a private canal cruise with a Rederij Kooij canal boat. 

The price for renting a private boat is € 280,- per hour up to 40 persons. If more than 40 persons we charge a per person rate. The price is charged from the departure at Rokin to the return at the Rokin. We don't charge extra costs for groups starting and ending at Leidseplein (Rederij Boekel).

After 5 PM the minimum costs for a private boat are € 560,00 incl. 6% VAT. Pick-up and drop off is almost possible anywhere in Amsterdam.

Canal Cruise Amsterdam with Drinks
Starting at € 280,00 per hour

Do you want to enjoy a canal cruise through the Amsterdam canals with your own group? You are welcome at Rederij Kooij. You can rent a boat to celebrate your wedding or wedding anniversary. You can also bring your business guests on board for a cruise through the Amsterdam Canals. We have the perfect private boat for all groups and every occasion. Available day and night until 23:00 Hrs. 

Because of the variety of boats in our historical fleet we have suitable boats for business meetings or pleasure. We'll make a custom route for you that suits your wishes. 



Canal Cruise Amsterdam - Our fleet

Shipping company Rederij Kooij has a unique fleet with six different types of canal boats. Check our fleet for more information and to get an impression of our boats.