A boat-tour over the Amsterdam canals: with Class & in Style

A boat-tour over the canals is without doubt the best way to explore Amsterdam and its over 400 years old canal ring.
For a special and unforgettable boat-tour you are at the right place: Enjoy the Amsterdam waterways: with Class & in Style.

Electric sailing: quiet as a whisper

Our fleet - based at the Amstel Hotel - consists of 2 beautiful, classic salon boats and a unique salon-clipper. The boats, which are over a 100 years old have been built from the best authentic materials and are equipped with all comfort you may expect, the propulsion is fully electric thus CO2 neutral, sustainable and is as quiet as a whisper.

From bitterbal to luxurious dining
Our captains will take you on a journey over the canals and explain about the route during your trip, in several
languages if requested. On board we can arrange the catering according to your wishes: a luxurious diner from the Amstel Hotel or Hotel l’Europe or a lunch or buffet from our catering service. Of course you can also enjoy one of the appetizer suggestions of the typical Dutch delicacy ‘Bitterbal’, with a glass of quality wine.

To rent a boat in Amsterdam is always special: a dinner with your business relations, a running dinner with employees, to celebrate a birthday, your wedding proposal or as an intake wedding-location.

If you choose to sail with Classic Boat Tours, you choose for quality for both the boat as the execution. We strive to make our guests as content as possible.


We have taken the liberty of putting together a few arrangements for you to give you an idea of the possibilities (see our 'Suggestions' on the left).

However, every boat tour will be tailored to your wishes. We will determine times, routes and culinary aspects together with you.

Your satisfaction is the key to our success, it is as simple as that.