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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

Ontdek de blauwe boot


  • Stuurwiel
  • Elektrisch
  • Privé boot
  • Milieuvriendelijk
  • Plek voor 8 personen
  • Opbergvakken voor je spullen
  • Minimaal 2 uur of langer te huur
  • Geen vaarbewijs nodig

Dit krijg je mee

  • Kussens
  • Dekens
  • Kaart van Amsterdam
  • Zwemvesten voor kinderen
Ontdek de blauwe boot

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
Rent a boat in Amsterdam with Canal Motorboats

Rent a boat in Amsterdam with Canal Motorboats

Private boat rental in Amsterdam
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

Amsterdam Boat Rental location

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.

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

No, you don't need experience to drive the boat. We will explain everything. You can read all the canal rules that apply in Amsterdam.

You have to be 18 years or older to drive the boat.

You can rent a boat for a longer period when it is not too busy and there are no other reservations. Please call us first to ask if this is possible.

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+ 31 (0) 20 422 70 07

Opening hours

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