Boat Rental Amsterdam - compare & book boats for your private boat tours!

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  • choose from over 50 different boats
  • Prices include captain and taxes
  • Direct bookings possible

Rent a boat in Amsterdam

Hire a private boat with Boat Rental Amsterdam. It offers a multitude of advantages. You do not just book the private boat at the best prices, but you can also quickly and easily compare a large number of different boats. On our comparison portal you will find the right boat for every occasion and group.

Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and the best way to experience its beauty is by taking a boat tour. A boat rent in Amsterdam offers a variety of options for tourists to explore the city in a unique and exciting way. Whether you are looking for a romantic cruise along the canals or a fun day out with friends, hiring a boat in to cruise around the canals is something for everyone.

For those looking to explore Amsterdam in a unique and stylish way, you can rent also luxury boats. Those come equipped with a captain and guide to help you navigate through the city’s canals. In addition to that, you will also be able to learn a lot about the history of the city. Hiring a luxury boat comes with amenities like minibar, sundeck, heating, music & comfortable seating. For some boats, you can also request additional services such as catering, a bar, and live music.

For those on a budget, our boat rental service also offers affordable options. You can rent a smaller boat and take a guided tour of the city’s canals. Make sure to take a camera with you to capture all the beautiful sights you will see along the cruise.

Regardless of your budget, we can provide you with a memorable canal tour experience. With a variety of boat sizes, amenities, and services available, you can create a custom experience that best suits your needs.


different routes

Discover the variety of canal tours with our large selection of private boats. From the most popular sightseeing tour to exploring the narrowest canals of Amsterdam. Or would you prefer a harbor tour?


Days per year available

Our boat providers are in operation all year round. The selection of open as well as closed boats make the canal cruises in Amsterdam possible in any weather condition!

Open boats

Classic boats

Big boats

Check out our other boats for the boat rental in Amsterdam!

Rent a party boat in Amsterdam for an unforgettable experience. An Amsterdam party boat is the right mix of fun, elegance, and stunning views for a special event or a fun night out with friends.

Amsterdam’s open boat trips let you see the city’s renowned canals and hidden valuables from a new perspective. Open boat cruises let you feel the wind and see the sights. This city is lined with gorgeous architecture.

You can view everything while eating an exquisite meal on a boat in the water. Having excellent beverages creates an ideal evening. We offer a unique dining experience and  top-notch service.

Traditional boats offer a unique and enchanting experience, allowing you to see the city from a new view. Amsterdam has traditional boat trips for romantic evenings and historical explorations.

Amsterdam is renowned for floating bars. These mobile bars are exclusive to Amsterdam Boat Tours with Drinks. Sipping your favorite drink in a bar while the atmosphere changes constantly.

Imagine floating across glistening canals, taking in the city’s beauty from above. Amsterdam’s top boat cruises are unforgettable among its numerous attractions and offer much more.

A night canal tour in Amsterdam includes more than simply beautiful vistas. It’s about unique experiences, too. Most cruises include a live guide who shares intriguing local history, culture, and architecture.

Taking a luxurious canal boat in Amsterdam Amsterdam, the “City of Canals,” is rich in culture, history, and beauty. This busy city gives a charming glimpse of Dutch life via its rivers and bridges.

Lovers Canal Cruises is famous for its romantic water cruises. Their couples-friendly canal trips provide a quiet and personal experience. Daytime or nighttime cruises let you sail and enjoy at your leisure.

Amsterdam Canal Cruises offers a private wine and cheese tour. Amsterdam has a rich history, culture, art, and canals. These canals shape the city’s environment and life, giving you a unique view of Amsterdam.


Digital discovery tour with Boat Rent Amsterdam

Compare & book your boat in Amsterdam

Optional extras


Choose for this option and you will see only boats which have a music system. Those boats have a mobile loudspeaker or a built-in music system on board. Please note that there may be restrictions on the possible music volume depending on the route you choose.


Filter on the heating option in the search results. The boat then has an integrated heating system for colder days. On summer days, we also have a selection of boats with an open sundeck. On those you can enjoy the sunshine the most! Rain or Sun - our optional extra filter will provide you with the right boat for any weather condition.


With the electric canal boats you can travel through the canals with absolutely no emissions. Explore the canals without any unpleasant gasoline smells during the private canal cruise.


Most of the smaller private boats do not have toilets on board. However, any of the boats can stop to take a restroom break at a public toilet or restaurant. In general, it is advisable to take a restroom break before the canal tour anyway. However, if you do not want to do without a restroom on board, then filter on this boat feature.

Benefits of hiring a boat

Advantages of booking with our rental service

Booking with canal cruises Amsterdam offers a multitude of advantages. So you not only rent a boat at the best prices, but you can also quickly and easily compare a large number of boats. On our comparison portal you will find the right boat for every occasion and every group. Use the filter functions to take your desired boat characteristics into account in the search. Some providers even work with the direct booking option, which means that your boat tour can be paid for and confirmed directly – without a long wait!

If you still have doubts which boat suits you and your group or the occasion best, don’t hesitate to contact us. This can be done easily by phone on +31 6 45 25 1000 or by email to You can also send us a callback request, we will call you back immediately to help you choose a suitable private boat.