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  • Low prices
  • No license needed
  • Choose between 2 boats
  • Amsterdam Centre

Rent the blue boat

The blue boat is an environmentally friendly, electric boat. You can steer the boat yourself, no license required! You can steer the boat using a steering wheel, there is room for 8 people and there are storage compartments available for all your belongings. You get a private boat that is just for you and your company. You are the captain! What more could you want? Rent a blue boat directly on our website, easy and quick!

Prices blue boat

You can rent the blue boat for a minimum of 2 hours or longer. For every next hour you pay a reduced hourly rate. This way you can decide how long you want to cruise the canals.

  • Starting rate: €100 for 2 hours
  • Each subsequent hour: €50 per hour

Super Deal: Temporary €80 instead of €100 for 2 hours on Mon-Fri. The discount will be automatically deducted when making a reservation. 

Organising a family, friends or team outing

Would you like to organise a family, friends or team outing? Canal Motorboats is the right place for you! Combine a day of cruising the canals in Amsterdam with a fun activity. You can for example go plastic fishing, have a scavenger hunt or do another fun activity. We are happy to help you with this. Please contact us for more information.

Do you prefer the green boat?

Have all our blue boats been rented out or would you rather take our green boat? Take a look at the characteristics of the green boat.

  • Electric boat
  • Steering by means of a tiller
  • Space for 7 people

Take a look at the green boats

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Features

  • Steering wheel
  • Electric
  • Private boat
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Space for 8 people
  • Storage compartments
  • Minimum 2 hours
  • No boat licence needed

This is what you get

  • Cushions
  • Blankets
  • Map of Amsterdam
  • Life jackets for children
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Amsterdam Canal Rules

Are you going to rent a boat in Amsterdam? Please read the boating regulations and navigation rules.

Don’t play loud music on the boat

It is forbidden to play loud music on your boat. If you do not abide by this rule, the enforcers may confiscate your equipment and issue a fine.

Give priority to larger boats

An Amsterdam navigation rule that always applies is that priority must be given to longer boats (if your boat is less than 20m in length).

Check all rules
  • Forbidden to moor Forbidden to moor
  • Forbidden to dock Forbidden to dock
  • Pay attention Pay attention
  • Forbidden to pass simultaneously Forbidden to pass simultaneously
  • Forbidden to enter Forbidden to enter

That's why customers choose Canal Motorboats

Rent a boat in Amsterdam with Canal Motorboats

Rent a boat in Amsterdam with Canal Motorboats

Rent a private boat
Drive the boat yourself
Incl. pillows, blankets and a map
No license needed
Free life jackets for children
You are the captain
Cheap boat rental Amsterdam
Choose between 2 boats
Place for 7 or 8 people
In the centre of Amsterdam

Boat rental Amsterdam Centre

Boat rental Canal Motorboats can be found at Zandhoek 22, 1013 KT Amsterdam. Our boats are located in the Westerdok, less than a 15-minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station or 5 minutes by bus 48, stop Barendszplein. There is also plenty of parking space nearby if you come by car or bicycle. There are several parking garages within walking distance where you can park.

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Canal Routes

Canal route Amsterdam: 2 hours

Would you like to spend 2 hours boating in Amsterdam? Then choose this route. You past at least 11 hotspots.

Prinsengracht | Amstel | Herengracht/Keizersgracht

Canal route Amsterdam: 3 hours

Would you like to cruise for 3 hours in Amsterdam? Then choose this route. You past at least 17 hotspots.

Prinsengracht | Entrepotdok | Oosterdok | Zwanenburgwal | Amstel | Herengracht/Keizersgracht

The best Canal Routes

We have made a few beautiful canal routes you can take when cruising the canals.

  • Choose from 2 or 3 hour routes
  • You will pass several hotspots
  • Combine the routes with fun activities
  • You cruise along the most famous canals of Amsterdam
  • Create your own route
  • You get a map of the canals
  • Taking a longer route is also possible
See Routes

Rent a boat in Amsterdam for cheap with Canal Motorboats

Do you have a question?

View the most frequently asked questions about Canal Motorboats here. See FAQ

We hope that this does not happen, but should it happen we charge €30,- for each 15 minutes late. Do you think you will be late? In that case, call us immediately.

No, it is forbidden to go on the IJ with the boat.

No, you don't need an insurance. We have our own insurance. You do have to pay an excess of maximum €250 in case of accident or damage, provided that you report the damage or accident to us immediately. Please note: do you not report the damage immediately, do you not abide by the rules as stated in the general terms and conditions or does damage occur due to misbehaviour and not following the instructions of the staff? Then you are not insured and you are liable for the full amount of the damage. This can be more than the excess of €250. The amount will be settled afterwards.

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+ 31 (0) 20 422 70 07
info@canalmotorboats.com

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Open 7 days a week from 10:00 to 21:00

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Canal Motorboats
Boat Rental Amsterdam
Zandhoek 22
1013 KT Amsterdam

KVK: 33290675

+ 31 (0) 20 422 70 07
info@canalmotorboats.com