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Haarlem: 50-Minute Sightseeing Canal Cruise

Haarlem: 50-Minute Sightseeing Canal Cruise

From US$ 17.39 per person

Discover Haarlem's most important sights from a unique perspective as you travel around the historic center on a sightseeing canal cruise.

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Duration 50 minutes
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Dutch, English, German
Audio guide included
French, Dutch, English, German, Spanish


  • Cruise through the historic Haarlem Canal Belt
  • Relax onboard a heated luxury canal cruise boat
  • Admire unique views of the city directly from the water
Full description
Experience and discover the beautiful historic city center of Haarlem from a unique perspective as you cruise around the Old Town's canals on a 50-minute cruise. After meeting your professional skipper and boarding the boat in the city center, begin your journey of discover of Haarlem's unique architecture, picturesque buildings, and romantic canals. Once onboard, admire attractions such as the Molen de Adriaan, the Teylers hofje, Frans Hals Museum, and the Jopenkerk. Munch on complimentary snacks and drinks as you sail in the company of a crew with many years of experience on the water of Haarlem. The boat is heated for your comfort.
  • 50-minute canal cruise

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    Meeting point

    Meet at Smidtje Canal Cruises, located across the canal from Teylers Museum, on the river 't Spaarne.

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    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.4 /5

    based on 243 reviews

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    Haarlem is an absolute gem! The skipper was funny and super informative. I thought i would spend an hour in Haarlem but I ended up staying all day after all the recommendations he gave. I would 100% recommend this to everyone going to Amsterdam or nearby. (Can’t remember his name but he told me he worked in fashion before canal tours)

    January 19, 2023

    We made the city tour through Haarlem. (Duration ±50 minutes). It was a nice trip and you will see Haarlem from a completely different side with the boat. It was also fun to make this cruise with a sloop. Our skipper was a spontaneous young guy with a nice chat. He liked it when you asked questions and he was always able to answer the question.

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    August 13, 2021

    Because we were in the first group of that day, we almost had a private trip (total 4 people), wonderful! Add to that the beautiful weather and the peace and quiet on the water (it was early, that's why) and you understand that it really was a 'zen moment'. In addition to the information via the wristband, the guide also gave all kinds of information and answered our questions. What a beautiful city Haarlem is with a long, interesting history. This boat trip is highly recommended, especially if you are unknown in the city like us.

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    August 1, 2021

    Product ID: 324763