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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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Overview
Opening hours
Ooievaart Canal Cruises
Today
09:30 - 17:00
Tomorrow
09:30 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
Monday
09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 17:00
Starting time
13:00 or 15:00
Duration
90 minutes
Highlights
  • 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
Description

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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What's included
  • 90-minute cruise in The Hague with a Dutch speaking live guide (English and German tours depend on demand)
  • Handouts in English, Dutch, French, Spanish, Italian and Chinese
  • 15% discount at the restaurant Food at the World and the Persian restaurant Setare
Instructions

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

Cancellation

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

Venue
Address
Rondvaart De Ooievaart
Bierkade 18B, 2512 AB, The Hague
Key info
Live guide
Dutch speaking
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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Reviews
Sep 17, 2018
10 von 10 Punkten. Die Führung in deutscher Sprache war wirklich toll. Sehr Empfehlenswert!
Sep 2, 2018
Fantastic experience. Herman - the guide on the English speaking tour was simply amazing: professional, with wonderful sense of humour, bringing interesting stories in an amusing and memorable way. Information flow by booking / rebooking, logistics and execution flawless.
Aug 21, 2018
Fascinating tour; very knowledgeable and friendly tour guide; well organized; informative...a great value!
Aug 19, 2018
The cruise was very informative. The speaker and skipper were also very friendly and made the cruise that much more fun! Thank you!
Jul 29, 2018
Moet je gedaan hebben als je in den haag bent, ben zelf hagenees en veel gehoord wat ik niet wist leuk en leerzaam tegelijk toppie👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
Jul 28, 2018
90 minutes went by in a flash, everybody seemed to have a great time. Guide & captain did a terrific job!
Jun 28, 2018
A wonderful boat trip with a wonderful and friendly guide. Thank you:-)
Jun 25, 2018
We were lucky to join a relatively small group allowed time for questions at the same time savoring the scenery. Friendly captain and tour guide, speaking English and German to accommodate the group. I got to know the city better by exploring from different perspective. I would definitely join the boat ride from Den Haag to Delft next time.
Sep 2, 2018
Hicimos la visita en ingles y el guia que nos tocó fué muy simpático. Nos lo explicó todo de forma muy clara y, además, nos proporcionaron unos folletos con la explicación de los principales puntos en español.
Sep 1, 2018
Sehr schöne Tour

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