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, official partner of the Amsterdam Light Festival, offers you a unique canal cruise: the Water Colors Tour. It will take you on a 75 minute guided boat tour along the Amsterdam Light Festival route. Book your ticket now and get a free drink! (Departure from Central Station)

Ticket including a free glühwein € 24,50                      

Other departure locations: City Hall & Koepelkerk 

Booking / Buy Tickets


  • Departure: east of Central Station, just before the traffic lights (in front of the Double Tree Hilton hotel)
  • When: November 29 until January 20
  • Frequency: daily between 16:30 – 22:30
  • Duration: 75 minutes
  • Check-in: 15 before departure
  • Price: 4 - 12 yrs € 12,50 / 13+ yrs € 24,50
  • 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)

The ticket that you receive by e-mail as confirmation is valid as a reservation for your selected date and time.

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Water Colors Tour - Central Station

What better way to enjoy the Amsterdam Light Festival than front row; the water. Book this unique boat tour and get all the insights on the artwork from our guide while cruising through the Amsterdam canals. (Departure: Central Station)

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  • Weather proof
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