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Blue Boat Company


Canal cruises are a unique and exciting way to experience Amsterdam. Blue Boat Company offers various accessible city cruises and boat rentals throughout the year. Audio guides are available in 21 languages for all passengers.

Blue Boat cruises are child-friendlyA special audio guide and booklet (English or Dutch) are included if you purchase a children’s ticket. Blue Boat cruises are free for Amsterdam City Card holders.

Six boats are equipped with a wheelchair lift. If you require wheelchair access, you must make a reservation. Please call the afternoon before/ morning of your cruise. Reservations can then be made for a suitable boat and departure time.

For more information regarding accessible cruises, boat rentals and reservations, visit the Blue Boat Company website. If you’d like to get in touch, please email or call +31 (0) 20 679 1370.

Click here to read a blog post about my personal experience on a Blue Boat Company canal cruise.

  • 6 out of 15 boats are wheelchair accessible
  • Lift into boat
  • Wheelchair accessible dock at Stadhouderskade 501
  • The wheelchair accessible dock is approx. 5 min from Spiegelgracht metro station
  • Electric wheelchairs permitted (note: it must fit through a standard doorframe)
  • Service dogs permitted
  • No accessible toilet onboard
  • Mobility scooters are not permitted