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

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.

No, you have to pay a deposit of €150.

We are open! There are no additional measures.

No. That is not necessary.

Our green boats have room for up to 7 people and our blue boats are suitable for up to 8 people. It is also possible for larger groups to rent boats. Please contact us if you want this.

We have 2 different boats to choose from. The blue boat and the green boat. Both boats have a different price. Take a look at our boat rates.

You can reschedule or cancel your reservation up to 7 days in advance without any costs. In this case, please contact us. If you cancel between 7 days and 48 hours before the reservation is made, you will be refunded half the amount. Is your reservation within 48 hours and do you want to cancel it? Unfortunately this is no longer possible and you will have to pay the full amount. In extremely bad/dangerous weather conditions, only Canal Motorboats can decide to cancel or move the reservation.

Yes, the deposit to rent a boat with us is €150. You can pay with a credit card or cash and the deposit will be settled afterwards in case of damage or misbehaviour. It’s also important that you bring a valid form of identification.

Of course you can decide what you bring, for example you can bring some snacks and drinks. If it's sunny, don't forget your sunglasses and suncream. It can also cool down quickly on the water. So take a jacket or sweater with you, just to be sure. In any case, make sure you bring valid identification and a €150 deposit.

You do! You are the captain and may decide the route that you take through the Amsterdam canals. If you don't know where to go, you can ask us for ideas.

The departure location is at Zandhoek 22 1013 KT Amsterdam.This is near the famous Prinsengracht. You will find a route description for more information.

No, you don’t need a license to be able to rent one of our boats. You do have to be over the age of 18 to drive the boat.

You can hire a boat from us for an hour or longer. The green boats can be hired from Monday to Friday for at least 1 hour and on Saturday and Sunday for at least 2 hours. The blue boats can be rented every day for at least 2 hours or longer.

You can rent our boats from 10:00 until 22:00, all year round, every day.

Yes, we have life vests available for free.

Yes, this is certainly possible. You can go plastic fishing or do a scavenger hunt during your boat trip. Please put this in the comments when making a reservation. We can also rent out larger boats which can fit groups of 70 people or more. Call us for more information via 31 (0) 20 422 70 07 or send an email to info@canalmotorboats.com. We’d be happy to discuss the possibilities!

Of course! Every year we have some great offers during popular events such as King's Day and the Amsterdam Gay pride. Be sure to keep an eye out on our homepage. Book well over a month in advance, because our boats are always fully booked on these days.

Yes you can bring all the food and drinks you like! But remember: the captain (the one who will be driving) has to stay sober!

There are some rules when you go boating in Amsterdam. For example, don't play loud music on the boat. Take a look at all the boating rules.

No, you're not allowed to have music on the boat. You can get a fine if you do play music on the boat. Take a look at all the boating rules.

Yes, of course you can bring your dog with you on the boat.

Yes, you can contact us if you'd like someone else to drive the boat for you.

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.
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

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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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Canal Motorboats
Boat Rental Amsterdam
Zandhoek 22
1013 KT Amsterdam

KVK: 33290675

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