How to take a canal cruise with Blue Boat Company with your City Card

In order to take a canal cruise at this venue with your City Card, you are required to book a timeslot. Visit the box office across the Hard Rock Cafe (at Stadhouderskade 501) to book your timeslot on the spot. Please make sure your City Card is valid at the time of your cruise.

Experience Amsterdam's canals

Blue Boat Company  has taken measures to enable a safe visit. Buy your tickets in advance and prepare your visit well. Check the website for the latest information regarding COVID 19.

NOTE: We’ll start with the City Canal Cruise, Evening Cruise and Blue Sky Boat that will depart from our dock opposite Hard Rock Café (Stadhouderskade 501). For the time being, our dock opposite Heineken Experience (Stadhouderskade 550) will only be open for the City Canal Cruise during the day. 


Take to Amsterdam's canals and admire the beautiful traditional merchant houses, the picturesque bridges, the typical houseboats and experience the unique vibe of Amsterdam. The Herengracht, Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht are part of Amsterdam's Canal Ring and is officially recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The 75 minute daytime City Canal Cruise (departures between 10 am & 6 pm) is free with a valid I amsterdam City Card.