Public Open Canal tour Haarlem

Join our Open Canal tour in Haarlem for the best views of the beautiful city!

Open boats, comfortable pillows, and a very enthusiastic live guide shares all the stories of Haarlem with you. Ice cold drinks and snacks are available on the boat.

We depart from the Windmill ‘De Adriaan’. One of the many highlights during this tour! With our open sloops we are able to cruise through all the small canals of ancient Haarlem. See our latest availability now:

Haarlem Canal tour: A real Dutch experience

When you will join us on a open canal tour you will experience Haarlem at its best. Low bridges, beautiful canal houses and happy people on terraces having a good time along the way.

No audio tour by an old cracking tape, real stories from real Haarlem Captains only!

Questions are always welcome, we like to make it a fun tour with lots of interaction.

The historical city centre tour takes 50 minutes and will start and end at ‘Windmill Adriaan’ At Papentorenvest 1.

Our boats depart every hour at 11:00 -12:00 -13:00 -14:00 -15:00 -16:00 – 17:00

Please be there 15 minutes in advance so you have a nice spot on the boat.
Tickets can be bought on the boat as well but a reservation is recommandabele since we are fully booked quite often.

When the weather is allright (which it ussually is) this is the best boat tour of Haarlem. When the weather is really bad you can cancel or reschedule without any costs!

Come join this most famous canal tour of Haarlem on a ‘Luxe Sloop’ and cruise like a local.


Canal tour Haarlem in combination with a visit of Windmill Adriaan.

Book your canal tour in combination with a visit of windmill Adriaan on the  Papentorenvest 1A.

This special mill has a very important part in the history of Haarlem. A visit to this mill in combination with the Canal Tour means you will experience all Haarlem has to offer in a very convenient way.

The enthousiastic guides will share some history with you while they show you the Dutch mill.

  • A tour takes about +-45 minutes.
  • This tour brings you to the best view of Haarlem!
  • Directly bookable in combination with a Canal Tour, leaves in front of the mill.
  • Cost for the combiticket are just €29,50.

A canal cruise through Haarlem with skipper

The captain of this canal cruise adds a personal touch to your experience. While you sail on a beautiful sloop through both the hidden and well-known canals, the skipper will tell fun anecdotes about the city and ensure an unforgettable day. All this in a nice relaxed atmosphere.

Tailor-made canal cruise in Haarlem

As locals we are happy to discuss a customized canal cruise for you and your group.

Costs for a cruise depend on the number of people and catering needs. Because we have several boats we can also help larger groups, please feel free to contact us for the possibilities.

We have all kinds of catering options to make your cruise as comfortable and complete as possible.

Still have questions?

We are happy to help and think with you to plan the ideal day. Both by phone and email, we are happy to assist you.

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