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Rent a covered boat in Amsterdam

Did you know you can rent a covered boat in Amsterdam from as little as € 180 per hour (plus VAT)? At Rederij de Nederlanden, all our canal boats are covered and the rental price includes a professional skipper to steer the boat through the narrow canals.

If you are looking for all-weather boat hire in Amsterdam, you should know that Rederij de Nederlanden is our city’s covered boat rental specialist.Our covered canal boat rental can be combined with catering, or feel free to bring your own food and drinks. With our all-inclusive boat tours, you pay a fixed price per person, which includes boat rental and crew as well as food and drinks. If you can’t find what you want on our website, get in touch and we can take you through the options.

Rent a covered boat with skipper in Amsterdam

Cruising Amsterdam’s canals is a fabulous experience for anyone, whether it’s a corporate event, family reunion, a party with all your friends or Friday drinks with your department. You can’t control the weather, so booking a covered boat with a skipper to take you along Amsterdam’s famous canals in comfort – in all weather conditions – is a great idea. Our covered boats can also be easily opened up in good weather. Our experienced skippers will ensure you and your guests will enjoy a fun and relaxed cruise.

At Rederij de Nederlanden, we have boats available for groups between 2 and 175 people. With a diverse fleet, we can offer you a range of options, depending on your group size, preferred route or destination and any specific requirements. We have elegant salon boats, classic barges and larger ships suitable for wider waterways such as the IJ. All our boats are covered (but can also be opened) and always come with a skipper, which is included in our rental prices.

Cruising with friends, family, colleagues or clients

Our boats are suitable for any occasion. Whether you’re planning a boat trip with friends or family, or want to treat your international clients to a special Amsterdam experience, we’ll arrange the perfect private boat tour for your group. Anything is possible, from a party cruise or a canal boat wedding to corporate events, on-board meetings and team building exercises in Amsterdam. At Rederij de Nederlanden, we are the experts when it comes to renting a covered boat with skipper in Amsterdam.

Affordable prices

Cruising through Amsterdam on a private canal boat may well be cheaper than you think. We offer all-inclusive boat tours at a clear fixed price per person. Our BBQ Boat and Happy Hour Cruise are among our most popular all-inclusives. Your group will enjoy a cruise through Amsterdam with unlimited drinks from our bar (wine, beer, soft drinks) for 1.5 to 2 hours at a fixed low price per person.

Avoid surprises. Book a covered boat with skipper in Amsterdam at low, transparent prices at Rederij de Nederlanden. For more information, call +31 (0) 20 42 33 006 or email us.

Rederij de Nederlanden, Amsterdam’s covered boat specialist

Looking for an all-weather boat to cruise through Amsterdam in any season? Rederij de Nederlanden is Amsterdam’s specialist in covered boat rentals. All the boats and barges in our fleet are covered and most can be partly or completely opened up in good weather. Our boats also have heaters. So even if it’s cold or wet outside, you’ll be warm, dry and comfortable in our closed, covered boats. This means you can book your private cruise through Amsterdam long in advance, regardless of weather forecasts.

One of the barges in our fleet is the Hildebrand. This is Holland’s oldest still-operating passenger boat. This completely refurbished and modernised barge now has an electric motor and cruises the Amsterdam canals without a sound. For a unique experience, book a cruise on Rederij de Nederlanden’s historic Hildebrand.