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Tickets for Canal Cruise The Hague

Take a traditional boat tour of The Hague with an expert Hagenaar guide

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Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
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Opening hours
Ooievaart Canal Cruises
Today:  Closed
Tomorrow:  Closed
Sunday:  Closed
Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  Closed
Wednesday:  Closed
Thursday:  Closed
Starting time
13:00 or 15:00
1 hour and 30 minutes
  • An exclusive 90-minute tour throughout The Hague in a traditional canal boat
  • An expert guide will keep you entertained and informed with facts, history, and trivia
  • See sights like the Old Church, the Royal Stables, the Royal Gardens and important government buildings

All aboard for a charming tour of The Hague's historic canals! See sights like the Royal Stables, Royal Gardens, the Old Church and important government buildings. Throughout, your seasoned Ooievaart guide will teach you all about this important Dutch city. Importantly, they'll also tell you when to duck – some of those ancient bridges get pretty low!

New to The Hague? This exclusive tour is the perfect introduction, as your expert guide keeps you entertained and informed with facts, history, and trivia about their city.

Departing from the famous Bierkade street, your traditional canal boat gives you a unique perspective of the King and Queen's city. You'll glide along its network of waterways, through tunnels, under bridges and in and out of the old and modern districts.

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Ticket features
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Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
90-minute cruise in The Hague with a live guide
Handouts in English, Dutch, French, and German

Show you smartphone ticket at the ticket office at Bierkade 18b before boarding the boat.

Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
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Rondvaart De Ooievaart
Bierkade 18B, 2512 AB, The Hague
Key info
Live guide
Dutch, English, German
Additional info

Getting to the Departure Point

  • Tram: Lines 1, 5, 9 or 15 to Bierkade
  • Bus: Lines 18, 22 or 24 to Nieuwe Haven
  • Car: You best park at the Q-park Veerkaden, since the maximum parking time along the canal is only 60 minutes
Insider tip

Lovers of Dutch history will be delighted to see the former houses of famous artists Paulus Potter and Jan Steen, and philosopher Benedict Spinoza.

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Ratings & reviews
65 Reviews

Oct 22, 2019
Great trip, great tour guide and we all had great time.
Jul 23, 2019
The tour guide was very good and she explained everything very clearly, was knowledgeable and was talking all the time and readily answered questions.
Oct 30, 2018
A pleasant tour and very friendly tour guides.

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