Amsterdam is synonymous with canal cruises! But if you want to become a pro traveler in the craziest city of Europe, you ought to explore some unique experiences on the ubiquitous canals.
The boating experiences, on offer, range from rib-tickling to downright insane. So, next time you plan a trip to this city of joy, make sure to include these unusual boat trips.
1. Take a canal tour, inside a Hot tub!
Imagine floating around Amsterdam, in the comfort of a hot tub. What an invention! A perfect mix of a relaxation and sightseeing. All while enjoying those cold beers from your own bar.
2. Dancing to the Silent Disco on the canals
Silent Discos, on boats, are a thing nowadays. Although, to the onlookers, it gives the impression that your bunch is having a bout of seizures after consuming a little too many party pills. But, who cares, when you’re whipping those moves with a group of friends to the funkiest grooves.
3. Cruise in a Gondola in the Venice of the North
Gondola in Amsterdam? Yes, it’s a great addition to the city’s canal rides and it’s more affordable as compared to Venice. It’s perfect for couples, on those romantic evenings, to glide under bridges and narrow passageways, and enjoy the lovely sunset in the prettiest city in the Netherlands.
4. Ride in a Bright Yellow Dutch Clog
What’s the point of coming to Amsterdam, and taking a ride in a normal boat! Try something traditional and fun at the same time. Hop into the traditional Dutch wooden shoe (clog) boat. It will definitely be worth the canal ride in Holland. Even better if it is electric!
5. Unlimited drinks and a lounge Boat
The most epic tour, through the canals of Amsterdam, is an open-air lounge boat with soft music, ambient lighting, and unlimited drinks. These ones also take you to the Amstel river and during summers, one can enjoy a nice swim too (if chilly waters do not bother you). In winters, they even offer heated pillows plus blankets. Gezellig! – as the Dutch would say.
Amsterdam canals have those perfect party vibes. So while you plan a boat trip in this city, make sure to add that dash of fun to it and make it memorable.
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