Amsterdam Light Festival returns each year to illuminate the city's streets and canals with light installations created by international artists. This year's event runs from 29 November 2018 until 20 January 2019 and will show 30 pieces of artwork.

KINboat offers you a unique canal cruise: the Water Colors Tour. Enjoy a 75 minute guided boat tour along the Amsterdam Light Festival route while sipping on your free drink.

Book your ticket now with € 5,- and only pay € 19,50. Use the the discount code below and the discount will be deducted automatically.

Discount code: LCALF2018


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  • Departure: City Hall - Opposite of “Stadsloket” on the side of the Amstel (address: Amstel 3)
  • When: November 29 until January 20
  • Frequency: daily between 16:30 – 22:30
  • Duration: 75 minutes
  • Check-in: 15 minutes before departure
  • Price: € 24,50 / 4 - 12 yrs € 12,50
  • Capacity: maximum of 25 people


  • 1 free glühwein or hot chocolate milk
  • Skipper/guide with knowledge of the Amsterdam Light Festival and its artwork
  • 5 star experience (see our reviews on Tripadvisor)

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Water Colors Tour

Experience the Amsterdam Light Festival from the water with the Water Colors Tour by KINboat. Cruise on this 75 minute boat tour along the amazing light shows and enjoy a free drink on board.

  • KINboat's luxurious boats have cushions and blankets on board.
  • The boats are partially covered, so rain- or snowfall won't be a problem.
  • There is a toilet on board.
  • The boats are 100% eco-friendly and won't make a sound while sailing.
  • We don't like big tourists boats and only sail with max. 25 people on board.
  • Sustainable
  • Order directly online
  • Luxurious
  • Instant ticket delivery by email
  • Local Expert
  • Show tickets on your smartphone
  • Weather proof

Highlight Tour - 45 min.

The Highlight Tour is a shortened boat tour along the highlights of the Amsterdam Light Festival. In a 45 minutes our guide will take you to the best pieces of art of the festival on the canals of Amsterdam. Experience the highlights of the Amsterdam Light Festival and hop on board!

  • € 13,50 including a free glühwein