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.

What better way to explore the Amsterdam Light Festival than from the water! Book this magical tour now and enjoy a 75 minute cruise on the canals of Amsterdam and be guided along all the light art on this comfortable boat. (Departure from City Hall)

Ticket including a free glühwein € 24,50

Other departure locations: Central Station & Koepelkerk


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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 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.

Water Colors Tour - City Hall

  • € 24,50 including a free glühwein

The Water Colors Tour takes you on a 75 minute guided journey along all the illuminated artwork of the Amsterdam Light Festival. Experience the festival by boat and book your ticket now. (Departure: City Hall)

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€4,50 Discount!

Small Open Boat

The Small Open Boat tour in Amsterdam will take you on a fun cruise through the historic city center. You will see the magnificent 17th-century merchant houses. You will also see the old bridges, churches and houseboats that give the city its unique character.

  • € 18,- € 13,50