Two hour evening cruise
The Candlelight Cruise is a two hour evening tour including wine, cheese and salty biscuits.
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Candlelight Canal Cruise

Our Candlelight cruise is an evening cruise including wine, cheese and salty biscuits.

During this two hour cruise we’ll take you along the beautifully lit Amsterdam canals and bridges in a candle lit boat with background music. On your table you’ll find a selection of cheese and salty biscuits, red, white and rose wine (a bottle of each on the table). Mineral water and apple/ orange juice are also available at no extra cost.

A multilingual guide will inform you about the different sights along the way and answer any questions you might have. This cruise departs our Rokin jetty at 9PM every night during season (April – October).


Adults:   € 31,50 p.p.
Children (up to 14):   € 16,00 p.p.
Group rates (20 people or more):   € 25,00 p.p.


Groups over 20 persons, please contact us via or +31 (0)20 623 38 10

Also available as a gift voucher in our office.

The Candlelight cruise is een romantic evening cruise and therefore not suitable for young children.


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Departure jetty and time of departure

Jetty Rokin (opposite number 125)

The Candlelight canal cruise is carried out throughout the summer season, from April 1st through October 31st.

Departure from the Rokin at 9 PM. Boarding starts at 8.30 PM.

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Our route *

The route of our Candlelight Canal Cruise takes two hours.

From the Rokin, you will depart across the Grimburgerwal, the Oudezijds voorbugwal to the Oudezijds kolk. You will sail past the Oosterdok, the National Maritime Museum / VOC ship and via the IJ, past the back of Amsterdam Central Station. From the IJ, you will sail via the short Princengracht onto the Prinsengracht up to the Leidsegracht. Via the Leidsegracht you will sail onto the Herengracht, eventually passing underneath the seven bridges of the Reguliersgracht. Via the Prinsengracht you will sail onto the Amstel, where you will pass the illuminated Magere Brug, after which you will be taken back to the Rokin.

* The route may deviate from the description above.

candlelight cruise amsterdam
candlelight cruise amsterdam
candlelight cruise amsterdam


A canal cruise including wine, cheese and salty biscuits. Enjoy a two hour tour along the beautiful canals of Amsterdam while a guide gives you information about the sights along the way. Departs our Rokin jetty at 9PM, boarding starts 8.30PM.


Adults: € 31,50 per person

Children (age 4-12): € 16,00 per person

Baby's (age 0-3): free