Sailing in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a beautiful city, which we think is most beautiful from the water. That’s why at Rederij de Nederlanden we offer several options for cruising in Amsterdam. Our experienced skippers know exactly how to get you to see the very best of Amsterdam from the water. Want to know more about all the possible ways to cruise in Amsterdam? Then read on quickly, below we share all the wonderful boat tours Amsterdam has to offer.

Jacob van Lennep

Amsterdam cruise

A canal cruise in Amsterdam is the classic of the classics on the water. Anyone who has been to Amsterdam has seen a canal boat pass by. At Rederij de Nederlanden, we have several tour boats on Amsterdam’s canals. Our canal boats depart from various boarding points in Amsterdam. The skippers of Rederij de Nederlanden know how to map out the most beautiful routes, so all you have to do is sit back and enjoy all that Amsterdam has to offer.

Boat rental amsterdam

If you prefer a little more control, then a boat rental in Amsterdam is the ideal option. Would you like to cruise through Amsterdam with a select company, with a larger group of friends or with an entire company? At Rederij de Nederlanden we always have a suitable boat. Our smallest boat accommodates up to 12 people, while the largest boat can take up to 175 people. Therefore, every group experiences a great day when they rent a boat from Rederij de Nederlanden.

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Salon boat rental

We offer the unique opportunity to rent a fully catered salon boat in Amsterdam. You rent our salon boat directly with a skipper and hostess, allowing you to simply enjoy the Amsterdam canals, snacks, drinks and company. For larger parties, we have a luxury saloon boat that can sail delightfully on the IJ and Amstel rivers. Want to rent a salon boat and cruise the Amsterdam waters? Contact us directly for options.

Company outing boat Amsterdam

Are you looking for a unique way to celebrate your corporate party? Check out the possibilities of a company outing on the water. We have different types and sizes of boats. Our special corporate event packages ensure that everything is taken care of. Book a teambuilding activity boat in Amsterdam right away and we will arrange all the snacks and drinks. We take all the work off your hands so you and your colleagues can enjoy each other’s company and delicious refreshments.

Discover the Zaanse Schans

The Zaan region, with its rich wetlands and historic waterways, provides the perfect setting for a boat trip to the Zaanse Schans, one of the tourist highlights of the Netherlands. This unique area, where time seems to stand still, offers a vivid picture of Dutch 17th- and 18th-century industrial history, with authentic wooden houses, working mills, artisan workshops and museums. Discover the Zaanse Schans from the water on 1 of our beautiful boats.

Sailing on the IJsselmeer

Sailing on the IJsselmeer takes you past Durgerdam, Monnickendam and Volendam offers a unique look at the typical architecture and culture of these old Dutch fishing villages, with their authentic homes, museums, fish smokehouses and traditional costumes. Further along is the Muiderslot, a historic castle on the Vecht, which witnessed the region’s rich maritime history and today provides a unique venue for events. Book your cruise on the IJsselmeer directly with Rederij de Nederlanden and enjoy all the beauty was the IJsselmeer has to offer.

Sailing on the Amstel

The Amstel is a canalized river that runs right through Amsterdam. The Amstel passes beautiful buildings such as theater Carré, the Stopera and the Amstel hotel. This river also passes under beautiful bridges such as the Berlage Bridge and the Skinny Bridge. Cruising on the Amstel is therefore a wonderfully unique experience. We have several boats that will send you across the Amstel with a skipper who knows his way around the Amstel.

We take care of your cruise to perfection

Our enthusiastic team will be happy to advise you on the possibilities for an atmospheric and comfortable cruise in Amsterdam.