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Amsterdam City Sightseeing Hop On Hop Off Bus and Boat

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Amsterdam City Sightseeing Hop On Hop Off Bus and Boat

What's the best way to discover Amsterdam? With a Hop On / Hop Off sightseeing bus tour that makes twelve stops around the city. View Amsterdam's many neighborhoods and four major squares as your bus twists among the many narrow streets connected by bridges.

In the Jordaan District, you can find fine art, fashion and more. Once a workers' housing area, slum, and a Bohemian neighborhood, the district is now one of the most expensive and choicest districts in the city. It is home to Noorderkerk Church, and on Sundays, the adjacent Noordermarkt, the first farmers market in the Netherlands. It is also home to perhaps the most well-known "secret" hiding place, the Anne Frank House.

At Dam Square, you will find the National Monument, the Royal Palace, New Church (Nieuwe Kerk), De Bijenkorf (the Beehive) and Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum

In the Museum Quarter (old South District), you will find the Rijksmuseum, the country's national museum, as well as the Van Gogh Museum, which houses the largest collection of the artist's works. Nearby you can also find a diamond factory.

In addition, at one of the stops you will have the option to take a 60-minute canal cruise to see Amsterdam from a different perspective.

Please Note: There is 1 bus route and 2 boat routes with varying schedules and tour durations. The Red Bus Route runs every 20 minutes and it takes approximately 65 minutes to complete the route without getting off. The Green and Blue Boat Routes run every 30 minutes and take approximately 70 to 120 minutes to complete the routes without getting off. During winter months, only the Red Bus Route and the Green Boat Route operate. The Blue Boat Route resumes operation during the summer. The tours are narrated in English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Catalan, Dutch, Arabic, Hebrew, and Swedish. First and last tour times vary by route and will be detailed in your electronic ticket.

The Red Bus Route includes the following stops:

  • Central Station
  • De Ruijterkade
  • Passenger Terminal Amsterdam
  • Gassan Diamonds
  • Jewish Cultural Quarter
  • Royal Theater Carre
  • Heineken Experience
  • Museum Square
  • Leidseplein
  • Jordaan
  • Westerdok

The Green Boat Route includes the following stops:

  • Central Station East
  • Passenger Terminal
  • NEMO Science-Museum
  • Diamond Factory
  • Ice Bar / Rembrandtplein / City Hall
  • Gouden Bocht
  • Rijksmuseum / Leidseplein
  • Spiegelgracht
  • Hermitage Amsterdam
  • National Maritime Museum

The Blue Boat Route includes the following stops:

  • Central Station West
  • North Amsterdam District
  • Anne Frank House
  • Leidseplein
  • Spiegelgracht / Prinsengracht
  • Albert Cuijp Market
  • Rijksmuseum
  • Westermarkt

To see a map of the stops that are included in this tour, please CLICK HERE.

Shore Excursion Size
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Shore Excursion Duration
24 Hours
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Shore Excursion Leaves From
Numerous bus stops throughout Amsterdam. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and comfortable, sensible, closed-toe walking shoes. Sunscreen and sunglasses are also suggested.
Guests must be able to get in and out of the bus and boat. The buses are fully wheelchair accessible, but the boats cannot accommodate wheelchairs.
4.5 Stars4.5Based On 18 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsGet your bearings and see the important things.December 20, 2019

Reviewer: Carole Skutt Salellas
This was a good inversion of time and money to see the sights of Amsterdam.

5 StarsGreat way to get a taste of cityDecember 11, 2019

Reviewer: martel plummer
We especially enjoyed the hop on-hop off canal boat. The day was rainy, but we saw lots and got a good flavor for the city.

5 StarsGreat HOHO Bus!November 12, 2019

Reviewer: Dom
Great way to see Amsterdam.

4 StarsGood and flexibleOctober 13, 2019

Reviewer: Robert Johnson
Great way to see the canals and everything around them. spent most of the day on the Canal hop on hop off and only used the bus at the end of day

5 StarsHop On Hop Off FanSeptember 12, 2019

Reviewer: Barb
This is my "go to" excursion in most cities I visit. It provides a great overview of sightseeing experiences and allows me to select what I want to visit.

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