Heineken Experience Amsterdam + 75 minute Blue Boat Canal Cruise

Heineken Experience Amsterdam + 75 minute Blue Boat Canal Cruise

Amsterdam is best viewed from the water and during this 75-minute canal cruise, you'll experience the best of the historic city center.

Discover the city's top highlights, iconic bridges and the 17th-century buildings lining the canals. You'll come across new architecture and bridges, showing a historical city that is rooted in history but continues to develop and change.

You can listen to the audio guide that is available in 20 languages. Free earphones are provided.

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.

Find out the four 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.

Please note that Heineken Experience is only for guests 18 years and older!


Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Heineken Experience, Stadhouderskade 78, 1072 AE Amsterdam The Netherlands

At your pre-booked timeslot, you enter the Heineken Experience. 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. Find out the four 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.


Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Blue Boat Company, Stadhouderskade 501, 1071 ZD Amsterdam, Netherlands

Then, enjoy a 75-minute cruise provided by Blue Boat. You can use your voucher for the cruise daily between 10:00AM and 06:00PM from our docks at Heineken Experience and Hard Rock Cafe.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Pass By: Westerkerk, Prinsengracht 279-281, 1016 GW Amsterdam The Netherlands

The Westerkerk was built between 1620 and 1631 in Renaissance style according to designs by architect Hendrick de Keyser (1565-1621). He is buried in the church he designed earlier: the 'Zuiderkerk'. The building of the Westerkerk was finished and completed by his son Pieter de Keyser (1595-1676) and inaugurated on June 8, 1631. The church has a length of 58 meters and a width of 29 meters. The high nave is flanked by the two lower aisles. The three-aisled basilica has a rectangular plan with two transepts of equal dimensions. As a result, the plan for this church was given the form of two Greek crosses connected with each other.


Pass By: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel), Canal Ring (Grachtengordel), Amsterdam, North Holland Province

Cruising along the famous canals of the old city of Amsterdam

Pass By: IJdok, Amsterdam The Netherlands

Cruising over the IJ river

Pass By: A'dam Lookout, Overhoeksplein 5, 1031 KS Amsterdam The Netherlands

A’DAM LOOKOUT is an observation deck with an unrivalled panoramic view of Amsterdam. You’ll see the city’s historical centre, its pulsating port, the unique Dutch polder landscape and you’ll spot the famous canals which belong to the UNESCO World Heritage list. Complementing the experience is a state-of-the-art interactive exhibition and free audio tour about Amsterdam’s history and culture. A’DAM LOOKOUT is located on top of the A’DAM Tower in Amsterdam North.

Pass By: Centraal Station, Stationsplein, 1012 AB Amsterdam The Netherlands

Amsterdam Centraal was designed by Pierre Cuypers, who is also known for his design of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. While Cuypers was the principal architect, it is believed that he focused mostly on the decoration of the station building and left the structural design to railway engineers

Pass By: NEMO Science Museum, Oosterdok 2, 1011 VX Amsterdam The Netherlands

NEMO Science Museum is an interactive, informal learning environment in which the general public comes into contact with science and technology. Visitors see, hear and experience how scientific phenomena and technology play an important part in their lives. NEMO works closely with the fields of science and education. NEMO is a registered museum and the owner of a significant historical collection.

Pass By: The Amstel, Amsterdam The Netherlands

Cruising the Amstel river

Pass By: Magere Brug, Kerkstraat Nieuwe Kerkstraat, Amsterdam The Netherlands

The famous skinny bridge on the Amstel River

Pass By: InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam, an IHG Hotel, Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, Netherlands

The InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam Hotel, commonly referred to as the Amstel Hotel, is a hotel in Amsterdam, capital city of the Netherlands, on the east bank of the river Amstel.

In 2007, it was the only hotel in the Netherlands on the list of World's Best Hotels, and was ranked in 90th place.[1]

The Amstel Hotel is part of the InterContinental Hotels chain. In 2006 the building was sold to Morgan Stanley. In 2011 the Lebanese businessman Toufic Aboukhater bought the hotel. In 2014 the hotel was acquired by Qatar-based Katara Hospitality, but is still operated by the InterContinental Hotels Group



Pass By: Rijksmuseum, Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam The Netherlands

This iconic museum in the heart of Amsterdam is a must-visit for any culture lover. The Rijksmuseum houses more than 8,000 works of art from Dutch and European history, including masterpieces by Rembrandt, Vermeer and Van Gogh.

Pass By: Anne Frank House, Prinsengracht 263 - 267 Museum Entrance Westermarkt 20, 1016 DK Amsterdam The Netherlands

The Anne Frank House (Dutch: Anne Frank Huis) is a writer's house and biographical museum dedicated to Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank. The building is located on a canal called the Prinsengracht, close to the Westerkerk, in central Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

During World War II, Anne Frank hid from Nazi persecution with her family and four other people in hidden rooms at the rear of the 17th-century canal house, known as the Secret Annex (Dutch: Achterhuis). She did not survive the war but her wartime diary was published in 1947. Ten years later the Anne Frank Foundation was established to protect the property from developers who wanted to demolish the block.

Pass By: Grachtengordel Amsterdam, Oosterdokskade 8, 1011 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands

Cruising along the famous canals of the old city of Amsterdam



Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair seats need to be reserved. Please call 0031 20 679 13 70"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Your ticket for the Heineken Experience is a ticket with a timeslot you chose while making a reservation. You can ONLY enter the Heineken Experience at this specific time. Changing your slot time is NOT possible. The address of the Heineken Experience is Stadhouderskade 78 Amsterdam."
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"The timeslot you book is the timeslot for Heineken Experience. You can use your voucher for the City Canal Cruise daily between 10:00AM and 06:00PM from our docks at Heineken Experience and Hard Rock Cafe."
"Please note that your voucher needs to be scanned at Heineken Experience. You can redeem your canal cruise inside one of the ticket offices of Blue Boat Company where a timeslot will be assigned."
"Blue Boat Company has 2 docks: * The first dock is located at Stadhouderskade 501 opposite the Hard Rock Cafe. Take tram 1, 2, 5,11 and 12 stop at Leidseplein. from there the dock is a 2 minute walk. * The second dock is located at Stadhouderskade 550, opposite Heineken Experience. Take tram 2, 5,and 12 stop at Rijksmuseum. from there the dock is a 5 minute walk or take metro No. 52 and stop at Vijzelgracht. From there the dock is only a 2 minute walk."
"Last City Canal Cruise from Hard Rock Cafe departs at 18:00."
"Last City Canal Cruise from Heineken Experience departs at 17:15."
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Duration: 3 Hours 15 Minutes
Start location: Heineken Experience, Stadhouderskade 78, 1072 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • 75 minute City Canal Cruise
  • Audio commentary in 19 languages during the cruise
  • Complimentary earphones; please consider using your own earphones or headphones to listen to the audio commentary on board. Blue Boat is committed to saving the environment one canal cruise at a time.
  • Entry to the Heineken Experience and 2 complimentary drinks
  • Snackbox including variety of sweet and savory snacks, 1 drink (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Blue Boat Company
  • Entry/Admission - Heineken Experience

Not Included

  • Gratuities

Facilities


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