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Tickets for Amsterdam Light Festival from Central Station - Rederij Kooij

Cruise around Amsterdam's canal ring as they sparkle with color and light

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Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.
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75 minutes
  • Board a historic canal boat and experience an atmospheric evening cruise around Amsterdam's UNESCO-rated canal network
  • See 30 beautiful light sculptures and art installations lighting up the water
  • Savor this uniquely magical cultural experience - it's only once a year, so don't miss it!

The Amsterdam Light Festival returns for another year, transforming the city's UNESCO World Heritage Site canal ring into a dazzling light show of dancing colors and art. Wrap up warmly, jump aboard a comfortable Rederij Kooij boat, and cruise around the glittering waterways. Drink in the marvel of 30 glowing light sculptures and luminescent art installations, sparkling across the canals. It's a breathtaking experience and a total must this winter.

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What's included
75-minute Amsterdam Light Festival Canal Cruise
Closed, heated boat with windows that can be opened and a toilet on board
Official Amsterdam Light Festival audio guide in English and Dutch
Hot chocolate, mulled wine, beer and soda (available for purchase on the jetty)

Show your smartphone ticket at the dock and join the next available tour. Boats depart every 20 minutes. First departure at 17:00, last departure at 21:00.


Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.

Jetty Central Station - Rederij Kooij
Stationsplein, 1012 AB, Amsterdam
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Audio guide
English and Dutch
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