Amsterdam Light Festival 2022 - 2023 Semi-Open Boat Cruise

Amsterdam Light Festival 2022 - 2023 Semi-Open Boat Cruise

€ 26.50


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General information

  • Duration: ± 60 minutes, longer if the canals are very busy
  • Check-in 5 minutes before departure 
  • With audio guide in English and Dutch
  • Amsterdam Light Festival dates: 1 December 2022 - 22 January 2023
  • With blankets to keep you warm
  • Child ticket for 4-13 years old
  • Departure location: Middenkom at Amsterdam Central Station, accross the street from Victoria Hotel
  • Waiting time can occur even with a timeslot due to large crowds
  • Only service dogs (who must be identifiable as such) are allowed on the boat
  • There is no toilet available on board
  • E-ticket is directly available on smartphones
  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the scheduled start of the cruise
  • Some of the images on this page are from previous editions


  • Get an unobstructed view for the best photos
  • Around twenty beautiful light artworks on display
  • Learn more about the artwork and artists with an audio guide

Amsterdam Light Festival 2022 - 2023

In the dark winter months, Amsterdam will once again transform into a beautiful open-air museum filled with light art during the Amsterdam Light Festival. Modern artists from all over the world make spectacular light artworks that can be found in the city centre of Amsterdam.

The 11th edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival has the theme Imagine Beyond. With this theme the festival will take you on a journey to the world of imagination. This year's the festival once again consists of completely new artworks that challenge you to transcend the here and now, imagine tomorrow without limit and dream into the future. Board the semi-open canal boat and let your imagination run wild.

The best Semi-Open Boat tour of the Amsterdam Light Festival

The best way to enjoy the festival is with a Amsterdam Light Festival cruise. This Amsterdam Light Festival Semi-Open Boat tour will give you the best view of the beautiful light sculptures as you cruise through the canals of Amsterdam.

When the stars are out your view will be unobstructed so you can make the most beautiful photos of the twenty or so light artworks on display. You will also be provided with blankets, to keep away the winter chill. If the winter weather turns wet, the boat is easily closed with a glass-top or a regular canal boat is used. Either way, with a canal cruise you are certain to have the best seats to take in the festival.

This cruise departs next to the bicycle parking, across from the main LOVERS quay. From here, the Lovers Canal Cruises Semi-Open Boat will take you on a 75 minute cruise along the Amsterdam Light Festival water route, which allows you to see all the art of the festival.

Along the way, the audio guide, in Dutch & English, tells you more about the beautiful light installations you pass by. The coldest and darkest months of the year will be a lot lighter and cosier with Amsterdam Light Festival semi-open boat tickets.

Book your Amsterdam Light Festival 2022 - 2023 Semi-Open Boat Cruise tickets now

Are you excited to let your imagination run wild with the Amsterdam Light Festival? We cannot wait to welcome you on board the LOVERS semi-open boats and enjoy the festival with you. Get your tickets for this cruise through the Amsterdam canals now and get ready to see the incredible works of art that light up the city during the Amsterdam Light Festival.

Accessibility Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise

The departure locations of LOVERS Canal Cruises are easily accessible by bike, public transport or car.

Public transport:
The quay of LOVERS Canal Cruises is near Amsterdam Central Station, and is therefore easily accessible by train, metro, tram, and bus.

During the Amsterdam Light Festival LOVERS guests can exclusively park their car at a discount at the Prins Hendrikkade parking garage from Qpark. For availability and reserving a parking spot check the Qpark website.

About Tours & Tickets

Tours & Tickets, situated in the very heart of Amsterdam, has over 35 years of experience as a flexible incoming tour operator. We are specialized in offering excursions in The Netherlands and Belgium. And we offer various tickets for museums, attractions and all kinds of canal cruises. We also offer an exclusive range of combination deals.