Discover Leiden by boat!

Explore the wonderful city of Leiden with www.discovercanalcruises.nl

A canal cruise is a must-do activity in Leiden!

Hop on board and enjoy a live guided tour by our captains. Get ready to cruise along the canals of Leiden on a beautiful open boat whilst being served with drinks and snacks. Learn more about Leiden’s rich trading history, culture and famous landmarks.

Something to celebrate? Hop on board!

Discover Canal Cruises is pleased to offer you exciting boat excursions and guided tours over the unique canal system of the medieval city of Leiden. Our captains provide both round trips and party cruises the whole year through. During the tour they will tell you all about the hidden beauties of the city and about the historic and modern places of interest. Explore the picturesque canals and learn more about the history of Leiden.

Arrangements

Our arrangements

Cosy Tour
€149.95
/For 3 persons

Just relax with your company of choice and all-inclusive drinks and snacks on this private cruise through Leiden's innercity waterways. In about 90 minutes, the captain will guide you through the most beautiful places of Leiden in a cosy canal boat. On the way, we share locals-only info and tell you all about our favorite bars, restaurants, and other hidden gems in Leiden! This sightseeing adventure is sure to be one of the the highlights of your visit!

Duration: 90 minutes
A live tour from a local guide who knows all about Leiden
Drinks and snacks on board are all inclusive
More people on board? Only €34.95 per person extra for up to 5 passengers in total
Big Group Tour
€249.95
/For 10 persons

This special tour is perfect for bigger groups that want to discover the city of Leiden within the privacy of their own group. During the 90 minutes cruise, our true local captains will tell you all about the beloved city’s rich history, showing you points of interest and letting you in on some of Leiden's hidden gems. So settle in on board and enjoy the cities highlights whilst drinks and snacks are served.

Duration: 90 minutes
A live tour from a local guide who knows all about Leiden
Several seperate drink and snack arrangements are available and can be selected during the booking proces
More people on board? Only €19.95 per person extra for up to 24 passengers in total
Questions

Here are answers to our most common questions

What is the boarding location?
What do I get to see during the tours?

Our Tour takes you through the center of Leiden where you can enjoy all major sights and get an impression of Leiden city life, leisurely cruising over the canals.

How long does the cruise last?

The duration of the regular canal tour is 90 minutes. If you wish to have a shorter or longer tour, send us a message and let's see how we can best accommodate your needs.

Canal Tours and the Covid-19 guidelines
How far in advance do I have to be at the location?

We advise you to be at the departure spot 10 minutes before departure so we can maximize your time on the water during the tour.

Is there a guide on board?

During our tours the captain on board will be your guide. They know everything about the city of Leiden and will inform you about the sights,  history and fun facts of the city. If you have any questions, feel free to ask the captain. They are at your service.

Where can I buy tickets?
Can I bring my own food and drinks?

On our Cosy Tour, the drinks and snacks available on board are included so generally there is no need to bring your own.
With our Big Group Tour you have several options for drinks and snacks which you can select during the booking proces.
In case of special dietary requirements, please contact us by phone or through our contact form.

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