BoatNow is the expert in boat rental in Amsterdam.

On the BoatNow website or app you can choose the perfect private boat from more than 140 options and then cruise as you wish. BoatNow provides an ultimate experience on the water. Sailing in Amsterdam makes a big impression because there is so much to see and experience. Amsterdam has over 150 canals of which the Herengracht, Keizersgracht, Prinsengracht are best known.


Discover the rest of Amsterdam with BoatNow

Amsterdam has much more to offer for a private boat tour. For example, you can cruise in various boats or from the center, across the IJ towards the Western port area or the other direction towards Amsterdam East where you can sail past beautiful residential areas, past Artis (the Zoo) and eventually you can end up on the Amstel river.

Romantic private boat

On the BoatNow platform, in addition to luxurious classic boats, you will also find romantic boats with which you can enjoy a tour on the Amsterdam canals in a stylish and luxurious way.

Events in Amsterdam

Amsterdam light Festival
The unique annual light art festival in the historic center of Amsterdam is a must see.

King’s day
BoatNow offers you a unique experience: an exclusively boat party together with your group on Kings Day in Amsterdam.

Kingsday is the biggest party in Amsterdam, 27th of April. Book your party cruise now!

Canalparade – 3rd of august.

Every year we have many different types of participants, from small local LGBT foundations, national LGBT interest groups, gay-hospitality, pink networks of multinationals and banks, pink government institutions, political parties, ministries to (media) companies that fight the emancipation of the LGBT support the community. The 2020 theme will be announced at the end of December and parties can register in January and must submit a concept for how they will portray the theme. A ballot committee will consider the applications in February and will select the 80 most beautiful, best and most appealing concepts to participate.

Enjoy sailing in a private open boat at BoatNow

By booking a private cruise in an open boat you can get to know Amsterdam in a comfortable way at its best. These private boats do not have a roof so you can stay in the sun and enjoy your refreshing drinks. BoatNow has a lot of open private boats in different price categories. Pricing starts at €120 per hour. Then, in consultation with the captain, you can organize the cruise in exactly the way you want. You can also request additional products including a delicious lunch, extensive dinners, barbecues and more!

  • Luxurious boats for the best price are always BoatNow gives transparancy in the costs and always aim for the lowest price.
  • All boats have a CVO safety, have a license and are driven by professional captains. This all to make sure you’re on a safe and secure boattrip.

– Wherever you are in Amsterdam, there is always a pier nearby! We’ve got over a 152 piers in Amsterdam.

– We’ll contact you within seconds. BoatNow will take care of the rest, your boat will pick you up as requested.


BoatNow – The best in Boat Rental in Amsterdam.