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Amsterdam: Heineken Experience Ticket

1. Amsterdam: Heineken Experience Ticket

1867 was a good year for beer. It was the year Gerard Adriaan Heineken built a new brewery in the heart of Amsterdam. In the pumping heart of the old brewery, you can dive into the world of Heineken beer.   On a 1.5-hour self-guided tour you’ll learn about the company’s heritage, the beer brewing process, Heineken’s innovations, and about what it takes to serve a world-famous beer. There will be a short presentation in English provided inside the factory.   Find out the 4 natural ingredients that make this beer, and discover the brand’s sponsorship activities with Formula 1, the UEFA Champions League and the Rugby World Cup. And sure enough, at the end of the tour you can raise your glass with new friends.

Amsterdam: City Canal Cruise and Heineken Experience Ticket

2. Amsterdam: City Canal Cruise and Heineken Experience Ticket

Purchase a combined ticket to the Heineken Experience and a leisurely cruise along Amsterdam’s canals to enjoy 2 of the city’s must-see attractions. You are free to decide which part of the ticket you would like to use first. Admire beautiful, traditional merchant houses, numerous bridges, and typical houseboats as you soak up the unique vibe of Amsterdam on a 75-minute canal cruise. Then, avoid the lines to enter the former Heineken brewery, which now hosts the Heineken Experience, an interactive exhibition where you will learn all about the brewing and bottling process during a fun, 90-minute, self-guided tour. The combined ticket will save you time and money on individual purchases.

Amsterdam: Private Canal Booze Cruise

3. Amsterdam: Private Canal Booze Cruise

You can drink in a bar in any city in the world, but for a true Amsterdam experience, you can’t do better than a boozy canal cruise along the world-famous waterways, taking in the sights with a cold beer in hand. Your booze cruise will take off near Central Station, from where you will cruise into the heart of the city where the main canals are. You will then pass through the Amstel River, passing the 7 bridges and some more hidden gems that only a local skipper and host will know how to find. Your cruise will eventually result in the same spot in which you started, right next to the Red-Light District and a 5-minute walk from the famous Dam Square. This is exactly where you will want to be after 1.5 hours of an open bar.

Amsterdam: Heineken Experience and 1-Hour Canal Cruise

4. Amsterdam: Heineken Experience and 1-Hour Canal Cruise

Learn the story of one of the world's most famous breweries with an entrance ticket to the Heineken Experience and enjoy an interactive, self-guided tour of the original factory, where all of the brand’s beer was made until 1988. Get a behind-the-scenes look at facilities including the gigantic copper tanks where the lager was brewed. Take part in a tasting session and test your skills at drafting a perfect beer. Then, see the 17th-century architecture of the city center on a 1-hour canal cruise. Avail of a GPS guide in several languages to get interesting information about iconic landmarks such as the Westerkerk, "Skinny Bridge" and charming Negen Straatjes neighborhood. The time slot you choose is for the Heineken Experience. The canal cruise time slot must be reserved upon arrival in Amsterdam (instructions provided after booking).

Amsterdam: Pizza Cruise with Drinks

5. Amsterdam: Pizza Cruise with Drinks

When you board the Amsterdam Pizza Cruise, cruise for 30 minutes then dock shortly to enjoy the fresh, hot homemade pizza you pre-ordered when you booked, served straight from the chef’s kitchen to you at your table. A delicious homemade brownie slice compliments your meal including drinks. Pizza Choices Pizza Margherita: Tomato sauce, mozzarella and garlic oil on the edge of the pizza Pizza Pepperoni: Tomato sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni and garlic oil on the edge of the pizza Pizza Hawaii: Tomato sauce, mozzarella, ham (turkey), pineapple and extra mozzarella and garlic oil on the edge of the pizza Pizza Chilli Chicken: Tomato sauce, 100% mozzarella, hot chicken, iceberg lettuce, sweet chili sauce and garlic oil on the edge of the pizza Pizza Californian Veggie (vegetarian): Tomato sauce, mozzarella, red onion, bell pepper, mushrooms, olives and extra mozzarella. With garlic oil on the edge Vegan Pizza Margherita (vegan cheese): Tomato sauce, vegan cheese and garlic oil on the edge of the pizza Pizza Margherita 20 cm (for children): Tomato sauce, mozzarella and garlic oil on the edge of the pizza

Ultimate Party Pub Crawl - Red Light District

6. Ultimate Party Pub Crawl - Red Light District

Make the most of your time in Amsterdam. Take a 5-hour stumble through the depths of Amsterdam's infamous Red Light district on a pub crawl.  Start your tour with unlimited shots of vodka from 8:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Stop at 4 different pubs and a nightclub, and take advantage of great drink specials at all of the venues. At every venue, meet a friendly nightlife host at the door. Finish your party pub crawl with free entrance to a busy nightclub, where you can stay as long as you like.

Amsterdam 1.5-Hour Private Beer Bike Experience

7. Amsterdam 1.5-Hour Private Beer Bike Experience

Climb aboard Amsterdam's unique beer bike tour with your friends, colleagues, or family and discover Amsterdam in an unforgettable way. Cycle past the nicest and most modern cafes, discover the innovatively built hotels, and enjoy a delicious cold beer or a bubbly Prosecco while cycling with your party. The beer bike comes with its own designated driver, known as "BOB", Bewust Onbeschonken Bestuurder (Conscious Sober Driver), removing that awkward choice of who will stay sober for the night.

Amsterdam: Rembrandt Square Party Night Experience

8. Amsterdam: Rembrandt Square Party Night Experience

Head to Amsterdam's wildest party district, Rembrandt Square, or Rembrandtplein, for the craziest party in the city. Enjoy unlimited vodka for half an hour, visit 5 bars and clubs each with their own party host, and enjoy a night of freedom in one of the greatest party cities in the world.  Start the night off with half an hour of unlimited vodka at the meeting point, until 9 PM. From there, follow the route you’ve been provided with to the next destination. Keep the night going with a free drink at every venue throughout the night.  Professional party hosts at each venue will help you navigate the bars and clubs while playing drinking games and making sure your every moment is filled with action. The night will end with free entrance to one of Amsterdam's best clubs, to party the rest of your night away. Experience a night filled with new friends, priceless memories, and non-stop partying.

Amsterdam: Private Canal Cruise w/ Drinks & Pizza or Burger

9. Amsterdam: Private Canal Cruise w/ Drinks & Pizza or Burger

Embark on a private canal cruise on a luxury open boat—ideal for celebrations or spending time with friends in Amsterdam.  Cruise along Amsterdam’s canals for 90 minutes with your skipper leading the way. See the city center’s hotspots and take in the city’s nightlife vibes from the boat.  Even enjoy a freshly made pizza and unlimited Heineken beer, wine and soft drinks. And fret not if the weather’s bad, the boat also comes with a cover so you can still enjoy your cruise.

Amsterdam: Exclusive Heineken Experience VIP Tour Ticket

10. Amsterdam: Exclusive Heineken Experience VIP Tour Ticket

1867 was a good year for beer. It was the year Gerard Adriaan Heineken built a new brewery in the heart of Amsterdam. In the pumping heart of the old brewery, you can dive into the world of Heineken.  On this 2.5-hour guided tour, you will explore the history behind the Heineken family. Find out how a small Dutch brewer became the world’s most famous beer brand and hear everything about Heineken’s history in the Heritage Quarter. Together with your personal guide, you will get an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes where you can find a special collection depot that holds around 120,000 objects.  Go to one of the hidden bars for a beer tasting and try out 5 different beers including matching snacks. This Heineken VIP tour ends with a personalized gift.

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What people are saying about Amsterdam

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 4,952 reviews

A stop is recommended! Tickets can be done comfortably online, lasting about 1 hour, they explain the history of heineken in English and show the various production processes. In total in the tour they give you 3 beers: 1 during the tour and 2 at the end.

fantastic cruise lots of laughs and crew on-board really friendly made the cruise lots of fun especially the crew members doing the drinks very funny

The tour was much more engaging than I imagined it would be. I really enjoyed it even though I am not much of a beer drinker.

To do absolutely! A great museum with very fun and free attractions inside! Visit shortened compared to 2018 but still great

Amazing!!! Staff was knowledgeable, polite and energetic and information was on point!