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Boat rental Amsterdam

Rent a boat and experience Amsterdam in a unique way. Be your own captain as you journey through the canals of Amsterdam, enjoying the freedom and spectacular view. At Sloepdelen, a boat rental is fast and easy.

  • Reserve online, fast and easy
  • No boating license needed
  • Boats are suited for up to 12 persons
  • Starting from € 5,- per person per hour
  • Electric boat can drive 14 hours non-stop
  • Activate the boat with your phone
  • Boats are very easy to drive
  • Location of the dock in the city center
  • Min. duration of a trip is 2 hours
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Renting a boat from Sloepdelen is easy

You can rent a boat within minutes by using our online reservation system.

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Reserve online

Easily reserve your boat through our online reservation system.

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Start the boat

Before departure you will receive an activation link through SMS, which gives you the possibility to start the boat.

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Go out on the water!

Explore the canals of Amsterdam yourself, on a 100% electric boat.

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€ 60.00 + € 150.00 deposit
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Discover the boat

Our sloop is suited for a maximum of 12 persons and it is easy to navigate with it.

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2 hour Canaltour

The city of Amsterdam is at its most beautiful when viewed from another perspective, a boat on the canals! You can take the  2 hour route through the city center of Amsterdam. During this trip you will see many of the highlights such as the Anne Frank house, the Royal Theatre,  the Hermitage, Nemo, the Red Light District (Wallen) and the Brouwersgracht.

It can be quiet busy on the Amsterdam Canals so take in account it could take a bit longer!


3 hour Canaltour

This route will take you along all the good places Amsterdam has to offer. This route will take you 3 hours along hot-spots like the Prinsengracht and the Amstel, but also through the western (Jordaan & Westerpark) and eastern part (Plantagebuurt) of Amsterdam, which both have their own unique vibe.

4 hour Canaltour

Take this 4 hour safari through Amsterdam which leads you to all kinds of interesting places. For example this route will take you along the City-Zoo ‘Artis’ you might even spot some exotic creatures. Artis is situated at the Eastern end of Amsterdam and is part of the “plantagebuurt” , a green and more spacious part of Amsterdam with some different architecture. Of course this route takes you along all the places you NEED to see in Amsterdam which also contains the beautiful old-west of Amsterdam.

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Highlights of Amsterdam

Navigating through the canals of Amsterdam with a boat is a unique experience. You definitely want take some time to visit some or all of the spots mentioned below.


In 1612, the canal belt was dug in a southern direction from the Brouwersgracht. It owes its name to the many breweries that were in the area.

Anne Frank huis

The Anne Frank Huis is a monument to commemorate Anne Frank and her family. The house is located at 263-267 Prinsengracht.


Westerkerk in Amsterdam is a church located at the Prinsengracht canal, at Westermarkt, on the edge of the Jordaan.


The largest and most important national museum of the Netherlands, and also the house of Rembrandt van Rijn’s Night Watch.

Heineken Brouwerij

The Heineken Brouwerij (Brewery) was founded on 15 February 1863 when Gerard Adriaan Heineken purchased ‘De Hooiberg’ brewery. In 1873 the name was changed to Heineken’s Bierbrouwerij Maatschappij.

The Royal Theatre Carré (Koninklijk Theater Carré)

The Royal Theatre Carré is a theatre, located near the Amstel. Its original name was Circus Carré and it is built in the classicist style.


Hermitage Amsterdam is a branch of the Hermitage in Saint Petersburg, located along the Amstel.

Artis (Zoo)

Natura Artis Magistra: ‘Nature is the teacher of art and science’ is the zoo of Amsterdam and the oldest zoo in the Netherlands, located in the Plantage neighbourhood.

National Maritime Museum (Scheepsvaartmuseum)

Specialised museum in Dutch maritime history, located in the building of the former ‘s Lands Zeemagazijn, with the second-largest maritime collection in the world.


NEMO is a technology museum in Amsterdam. It was built on the foundations of the IJ tunnel and is located at Oosterdok.

Amsterdam Central Station

Amsterdam Central Station was built between 1881 and 1889, based on the design by P.J.H. Cuypers. This architect also designed the Rijksmuseum, which is why the two buildings look alike.

Wallen (red light district)

De Wallen, the best known prostitution neighbourhood of the Western world, is a bustling neighbourhood, also known as the ‘red light district‘, and is mostly filled with tourists.

Latest news

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New location Mauritskade

From July 23rd, our sloops will be available at the Mauritskade as well! This new location is very close to the green Plantage and only seconds away from the Amstel. At this moment, preparations are done for the opening on July 23rd. From that moment on, our location Borneosteiger will be closed for undetermined time. You can already make your reservation at the Mauritskade!
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Concert op het water met bootjes in Haarlem

Spaarne Concert 2018

On july 7th the third edition of the Spaarne Concert will take place. This open-air concert on the spaarne in the heart of Haarlem is freely accesible and guarantees a day filled with great music. From orchestras to Big Bands and singer-songwriters, there is something for everyone. Take a boat, sail to the concert and revel in the enchanting atmosphere on and around the water. For more information check the website of the Spaarne Concert. Have fun on the water!
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The Leiden Lakenfeesten

From the 21st until the 24th of june the “Leidse Lakenfeesten” will take place, a festival filled with performances, events and ‘gezelligheid’. Throughout the whole city of Leiden there is a lot to do on and next to the water. Definitely worth taking a boat trip through the canals during these days. A public favourite during the Lakenfeesten is the Dragonboat race. Led by upbeat drums the zealous rowing teams will battle to be the first to push their dragonhead…
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Rent a boat and experience a day in Amsterdam you will not forget

Cruising through Amsterdam by yourself or with friends, colleagues or family is a unique experience. Enjoy the city views from the water and experience how great it is to navigate through the canals of Amsterdam yourself. The boarding spots at the Nassaukade 69 & Borneosteiger 1 are very easy to reach. You can explore the waters all year round, so reserve your own boat now.

Boarding in Amsterdam

Our dock in the city center is situated on the Nassaukade in Amsterdam, opposite to number 69. In the east part of Amsterdam we have a second dock which is situated on the Borneosteiger, close to number 1.


Do you have questions? Please check the Frequently Asked Questions page, or mail us.

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