Amsterdam Mini Cruise & Canal Cruise

Our mini cruise to Amsterdam is the perfect short getaway. Spend 2 relaxing nights onboard, as well as up to 5 hours exploring the stunning Dutch capital. One of the best ways to see the city is from the 17th century beautiful canals, and with our partner, LOVERS, you can enjoy a 1 hour canal cruise for just £11 for adults and £7 for kids!

  • 2 nights onboard
  • Up to 5 hours exploring Amsterdam
  • Return coach transfers to Amsterdam (approx. 40 mins)
  • 1 canal cruise; choose daytime or evening
​​​​​Add your canal cruise tickets in the Enhance Your Trip / Amsterdam Extras section of the booking form.​

Canal Cruise

Canal Cruise

The perfect way to see Amsterdam is from its beautiful canals the city is internationally known for. Drift serenely past 17th century merchant houses as you disturb their perfect reflections in the water and see some of Amsterdam’s most famous sights from the UNESCO world heritage canals. 

Our partner LOVERS offer daytime and evening canal cruises, both 1 hour long, so you can choose how you see the city.

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Awesome Amsterdam

The beautiful and cosmopolitan city of Amsterdam leads all those that visit to fall in love with it. Its charming art district of Jordaan invites you to cycle through it. Journey through Nine Streets for some amazing finds in independent boutiques. Wander round countless world-renowned museums and galleries, housing some of the finest art known. Stop for a drink in a chic bar or historical brown café or take a stroll through Vondelpark.

Image credit: David Van De Mark​

Amsterdam travel guide

Fantastic facilities

Fantastic facilities

Our modern cruise ferries are full of facilities that ensure you’re entertained from the moment you step onboard. Dance the night away in Columbus Club, enjoying live entertainment, or sit back and unwind in Navigator’s Pub and Compass Bar. 

If you’re feeling lucky why not try out the casino? There’s even a cinema for you to check out the latest films, or a shop stocked with everything from confectionary to designer perfume!​

Onboard facilities

Delicious dining

Delicious Dining

With 2 onboard restaurants, you are be spoilt for choice! Fancy a taste of luxury? Our à la carte eatery, North Sea Bistro, is perfect for you, with freshly prepared seasonal dishes including steak, fish and vegetarian options. 

Alternatively, if you would like a combination of the best dishes from all corners of the globe, head to Explorers Kitchen​, our all-you-can-eat buffet. Pre-book your meals and save compared to onboard prices!

Our restaurants​

What is a canal cruise like?

Watch our films showing DFDS customers enjoying their mini cruise and canal cruise.

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


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