Amsterdam Cruise & Stay | Free Canal Cruise & Drink

Want more time to explore Amsterdam than on a mini cruise? With our cruise & stay break you can enjoy up to 3 nights in a hotel of your choice, as well as 2 nights onboard as we transport you to and from Amsterdam. Plus, we’ve partnered up with Amsterdam’s favourite canal company, Lovers, so you can enjoy a 1 hour canal cruise as well as a drink in Amsterdam’s oldest bar totally free!​​​

  • 2 nights onboard in en suite cabin
  • 1, 2 or 3 nights in a hotel, booked separately
  • Return coach transfers to Amsterdam (approx. 40 mins)
  • Free 1 hour canal cruise per person worth £11
  • Free drink in Amsterdam’s oldest bar (either beer, wine, gin or soft drink)
Onboard fun

Onboard fun

Onboard you can choose from 6 restaurants and 4 bars. Once you’re fed and watered, head over to our cinema for the latest Hollywood blockbuster or check out the casino.

There’s even our onboard shop where you’ll find fantastic deals often better than the high street. Bringing the little ones along? There’s a soft play area and arcade games to keep them busy for the whole journey.

Onboard facilities

We want to make sure you’re taken care of when you arrive in Amsterdam so we’ve partnered with so you can find the ideal accommodation for you. have over 800 hotels for you to choose from in Amsterdam. Choose from locations across the city, with options for all budgets, making sure there’s something for every taste.

Amsterdam canals

The Venice of the North

With 100km of canals, 90 islands and 1,500 bridges, it’s no surprise Amsterdam has come to be seen as the Venice of the North. 

Relax on a 1 hour canal cruise with Lovers, taking in the beautiful scenery and striking architecture. You’ll see stunning merchant’s houses and fantastic façades that have stood for centuries. Then head to Café Karpershoek, the oldest bar in Amsterdam, for your choice of beer, wine, gin or a soft drink.


Explore Amsterdam

Amsterdam is renowned for its diversity and countless activities to do while you’re there. Check out any of the museums and galleries that you’ll find on every corner of Amsterdam. There’s plenty of shopping to be done in Nine Streets, or if you fancy a few more drinks, head to a traditional brown café. Don’t forget to get a picture with your favourite celebrity in Madame Tussauds before you go!

Amsterdam travel guide​

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Other offers

Alternatively, book our hotel break​ and choose from 9 hotels carefully selected by us or if you’d prefer a shorter trip, there’s our 2 night mini cruise.​

​​​Disclaimer: Prices are subject to availability and offers may be withdrawn at anytime.​ Credit card & telephone booking fees apply. Terms & Conditions apply​. ABTOT provides protection for your booking as set out in section 19 of our booking conditions.​​​


It’s always a proud moment when you’re recognised for your good work, we’re honoured to have been named again as the World and Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2016 at the World Travel Awards. We have been Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator for 5 years running now, and the World’s Leading Ferry Operator for 6 years. ​​​