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Kings Day sailing Amsterdam 2022

Kings Day sailing Amsterdam 2024

King’s Day is one of the most celebrated national holidays our country has. Known for the orange-colored streets, outdoor parties with music from every corner of the street and, of course, lots of beer! All in honor of the birthday of our King Willem-Alexander.

We like to celebrate King’s Day in a big way. Every year, Amsterdam’s canals are filled with celebrating people on boats. Do you want to be one of them? No problem! Experience a great day on one of our boats in Amsterdam!

  • Beautiful and luxurious boats
  • Unlimited drinks
  • Music installation
  • Extra long boating

Sailing in Amsterdam on King’s Day

There are fun events all day long in Amsterdam on King’s Day. From cozy stalls at free markets to street parties and various festivals. Something for everyone! Yet boating in Amsterdam is by far the most popular activity. Hundreds of boats and sloops ply the canals throughout the city. It’s one big orange party on Amsterdam’s canals that day that you definitely don’t want to miss.

Every year, thousands of people party while boating in Amsterdam. You’ll find hundreds of boats decorated orange in the beautiful and unique canals, but what especially makes the atmosphere is the celebrating people!

Be on time! Have you been on the water on King’s Day before? Then you know you have to get there on time. You’re not the only one who wants to sailing on King’s Day. Every year, therefore, all boats are rented in the city. So do you want to sail in Amsterdam during Koningsdag? Then book one of our boats quickly!

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King’s Day boat rental in Amsterdam

With a canal cruise, you are provided with optimal conviviality, drinks and music all morning or afternoon! You rent a boat for its maximum capacity. So are you going for a 20-person boat? Then you pay for 20 people, even if you come with 10. The capacity on the available boats ranges from 12 to 80 people. Please note that you always pay for the maximum capacity of the boat.

Koningsdag 2024

Vanaf 30 personen



  • Luxe privéboot
  • Een unieke locatie tijdens het feest
  • Optioneel: onbeperkt bier, wijn en fris (+€50,- p.p.)
Koningsdag varen Amsterdam

More than 18,000 satisfied locals, tourists and companies preceded you:

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Cruise details

If you choose the morning shift, the price per person is €65. For the afternoon shift, the price is €75 per person. When renting the boat, it is also possible to take a drink package. This gets you unlimited beer, soda and wine throughout the cruise. This costs an additional €50 per person. Prices are inclusive of VAT. If you do not want a drink package, it is also possible to bring your own drinks.

During Koningsdag in Amsterdam, we have 2 shifts. The first shift is from 10:30 – 14:30 and the second shift is from 15:00 – 19:00. The departure location is near Central Station.

The sloop includes skipper and music system. So you can relax and enjoy the great party.

Boot tijdens Koningsdag Amsterdam 2024

Tijdens Koningsdag kun je bij ons terecht voor het huren van verschillende privéboten, zoals een sloep of een salonboot. Bekijk hier het hele aanbod van boten die je kunt huren.

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Disembarkation point Kings Day Amsterdam

Tijdens King’s Day in Amsterdam hebben we 2 shifts. The first shift is from 10:30 – 14:30 and the second shift is from 15:00 – 19:00. The departure location is near Amsterdam Central Station.

You will receive the exact boarding location from us no later than a few days before King’s Day. You will also be dropped off at this location at the end of the cruise.

Due to the King’s Day rush, tight schedules are required. So come on time!

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Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ

King’s Day is celebrated every year on April 27. Koningsdag Amsterdam 2023 falls on a Thursday. The festivities continue all day and most Dutch people are free on this day.

It’s very busy on King’s Day in Amsterdam. Because many people sail on King’s Day, the downtown area and canals are extra busy. So keep this in mind. Reserve your boat on time. Also, come to the boarding area on time when you go boating.

During Kings Day, there are a number of activities you can do in Amsterdam. Visit various free markets, enjoy on the terrace, go to one of the many festivals or, of course, rent a boat and sail on the Amsterdam canals! There is enough room on the boat for your entire family, group of friends, sorority or colleagues. In other words, everywhere is a party!

Renting a boat during King’s Day in Amsterdam comes with a number of rules you must follow. For example, the boat or sloop may not exceed 10 meters in length (in much of downtown). There is also a special boating route. This differs from the usual sailing routes in Amsterdam next to Kings Day. So you don’t get to decide how and where you sail. The special boating rules are in place to manage water traffic. Fortunately, there is a skipper on board to make sure these rules are followed. So you can spend all day slumping or dancing to celebrate King’s Day.

Yes, you can. Don’t opt for a beverage package where you can enjoy unlimited cold drinks all day? Then you can also bring these yourself. You may also bring food on the boat.

You can make reservations starting now! Book soon, because every year the boats for Kings Day in Amsterdam sell out several weeks in advance. Here the rule is: rather too early than too late.