Rent a private boat during Amsterdam Light Festival with free glühwein and catering options

Amsterdam Light Festival returns each year to illuminate the city's streets and canals with spectacular light installations. From November 29 until January 20 you can enjoy 30 pieces of artwork that are specially made for the Amsterdam Light Festival.

Experience the festival from the water together with friends, family or colleagues. Cruise on a private boat for 8 people that has all the comfort to enjoy the Amsterdam Light Festival to the fullest. During this 75 minute boat ride you will get all the insights of each art piece along the route.

Book the Cruise Like a Local boat for  € 195,- including 2L free glühwein and guide

Rather rent another private boat? Have a look at the Cruise Like a Local boat for 10 persons or 12 persons



Booking / Buy Tickets


  • Departure location: Singel 7 - on the side of the canal
  • When: November 29 until January 20
  • Frequency: daily between 16:30 – 22:30
  • Duration: 75 minutes
  • Check-in: 15 minutes before departure
  • Price: € 195,-
  • Capacity: 8 persons


  • 2L glühwein
  • Skipper/guide with knowledge of the Amsterdam Light Festival and its artwork
  • 5 star experience (see our reviews on Tripadvisor)

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Private boat - 8 persons

This private boat holds up to 8 people, is very comfortable due to its cover and heated area inside. The extra cushions make it a very pleasant cruise along the Amsterdam canals and its lightshow. Sit back, relax and enjoy the Amsterdam Light Festival with your group of friends.

  • 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