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

1. Hotel de Goudfazant

An excellent, always-busy restaurant in an old factory by the IJ in Noord. A really nice place for a pleasant evening with friends, colleagues or family. Don’t forget to make a reservation!

Aambeeldstraat 10, Amsterdam | Hotel de Goudfazant

2. Bakkerswinkel Westergas

This restaurant is located on the site of the Westergasfabriek. It’s well-known for the many creative companies which are located here. In the summer, the terrace is really a wonderful place for a tasty sandwich or an extensive afternoon tea.

Regulateurshuis 1, Polonceaukade 1, Amsterdam | Bakkerswinkel Westergas

3. Brouwerij ‘t IJ

Always a great and busy place. And, of course, it offers an extensive selection of refreshing and traditional beers from their own brewery. Also take a moment to look visit the Gooyer: the largest wooden windmill in Amsterdam and which is right next to the terrace.

Funenkade 7, Amsterdam | Brouwerij ‘t IJ

4. The Amstel Hotel

A night stay in this beautiful hotel a little over your budget? No problem, this hotel also has several comfortable terraces where you can relax from noon until sunset. And since there is terrace heating, you can even enjoy this place in cooler seasons.

Professor Tulpplein 1, Amsterdam | Amstel Hotel

5. Waterkant

Unexpected tropical atmospheres in the centre of Amsterdam. Add to this a tasteful Surinamese kitchen. A colourful place with a great atmosphere where you can spend many warm summer evenings.

Marnixstraat 246, Amsterdam | Waterkant

Of course, this is just a very short overview of the many water side terraces Amsterdam has to offer. Don’t hesitate to let us know what your favourite spots are!

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

That's why customers choose Canal Motorboats

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.

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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 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

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

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

You can call us at that time to ask if this is possible because of other reservations. If you are late bringing the boat back without permission we will charge you €30 per 15 minutes late.

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Canal Motorboats
Boat Rental Amsterdam
Zandhoek 22
1013 KT Amsterdam

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+ 31 (0) 20 422 70 07