Amsterdam Light Festival Private Boat Tour

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Activity Level



Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City, After Dark


Kid Friendly: Yes. There are life preservers aboard but NO life jackets.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), Dutch (fluent), French (basic), German (conversational)

Experience all the artworks of the Amsterdam Light Festival on a very nice, private open boat!

From the 30th of November 2017 until the 21st of January 2018 Amsterdam lights up for the sixth edition of the annual Amsterdam Light Festival. Over 35 massive light artworks from international artists, designers and architects find their way to the waters of the city.

Get to know Amsterdam in the most unique way possible, with this comfortable, private boat tour during the Amsterdam Light Festival. The latest light innovations add a totally new dimension to the historical city. From the canal belt to the museum harbors, to the Amstel River, experience Amsterdam like never before!

For both visitors and Amsterdam residents, the boat route is a magical way to see the city. The boat will depart daily (except New Year's Eve) from 17. 00 to 22. 00. The 90-minute boat tour takes you along, under and through spectacular light artworks.

Ready for an enlightening canal cruise? Book your tour now!

Please notice: The boat is an OPEN sloop. It's advised to wear warm clothes during the winter months.


Choose your own point of departure.

Central Station


National Maritime Museum

VOC Ship

Amstel River


Choose your own point of arrival.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I can pick you up anywhere in the city center on the waterside.

End location: I can drop you off anywhere in the city center on the waterside.

Duration: 1 hour 30 min.


Private, well maintained, 20ft. open boat.

What’s Included

* Clean and warm blankets
* Skipper
* Fuel
* Departure point of your choice
* Arrival point of your choice
* Big bucket of ice
* Big Fatboy bean bags
* Safety equipment

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 Euro - Cold beers and bottled waters are available aboard, €2,- per unit, but feel free to bring your own food & beverages.
Other drinks and catering options can be arranged in consultation.

What’s Extra

Cold alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available aboard at extra charge.

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