Canal cruise and Artis Zoo: Amsterdam is all the more spectacular seen from the water. The #1 Canal Cruise in Amsterdam takes you to many of the city’s highlights within one hour. The Westerkerk, the Anne Frank House, the narrowest house in Amsterdam: you’ll be able to see all of them during this canal cruise. It’s the most relaxing way to get to know Amsterdam, as you’ll have your own personal audio guide. As the boat departs and you put on your head phones, you embark on an amazing journey through Amsterdam’s rich history. The #1 Canal Cruise is the way to get to know the city.
Being the oldest zoo in The Netherlands, Artis has plenty of tales to tell: about its aquariums, its caretakers, famous people who have visited and the legacy of the place itself. Artis is more than just a zoo. It’s an urban park, surrounded by historical buildings, containing century-old trees and even a great many exotic flowers and plants in its arboreta, brought over in colonial times. Artis even has its own academy. Visit Artis and you’ll see just why Holland’s oldest zoo is as popular as it’s ever been for all ages!
Meeting/pick-up point: Artis Zoo: Prins Hendrikkade 33. Canal Cruise: Damrak Pier 5.
Duration: Canal cruise lasts one hour and a half.
Start/opening time: Cruises: daily departures every 30 minutes from 9am to 10pm.
Artis Zoo: 1 November till 28 February from 9am to 5pm. 1 March till 31 October from 9am to 6pm.
Languages: Audio guide available in 19 languages.