Amsterdam Light Festival - Semi Open Boat

Amsterdam Light Festival - Semi Open Boat

€ 22.50 € 17.50

Important info

  • Departures: 
    Frequent departures  
  • Duration: 
    ± 75 min.
  • Check-in:
    The waiting time is max. 30 minutes, depending on the crowd.
  • Period: 
    November 30th - January 21th 
  • Child age and price:
    0 - 3 years: free
    4 - 13 years: € 10.50
  • Parking discount:
    Make a reservation for a parking spot at P1 Parking Amsterdam Centrum and get a nice discount (limited spots).
    Click here for the special Lovers parking discount.

What's included?

  • Audio Guide in Dutch and English

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Amsterdam Light Festival Semi Open Boat

Enjoy a 75-minute canal cruise through the characteristic canals of Amsterdam during the Amsterdam Light Festival and be amazed by the beautiful light sculptures of contemporary artists from all over the world.

The partially open boat will allow you to make beautiful photos of the light sculptures during the light festival. You will also be provided with blankets that will keep you warm during the voyage. In case of rain, the boats will be covered.

Highlights Amsterdam Light Festival

  • Spectacular light art
  • The unique warm atmosphere in the coldest months of the year
  • The Water Colors Cruise

Tickets Water Colors Cruise

The Water Colors Cruise is the itinerary of the Amsterdam Light Festival and also the best way to experience the amazing light art. Through the comfortable and well-heated boats of Lovers Canal Cruises, you can sit back and enjoy the stunning views. Do not miss out and book your discounted Amsterdam Light Festival tickets easy and quickly online at Tours & Tickets!

Theme Amsterdam Light Festival

The organization of the Amsterdam Light Festival introduces a new theme every edition. The selected artists have to base their work on this theme.
The theme of the Amsterdam Light Festival 2017 – 2018 is, ExistantialWith Existential they hope to encourage visitors in a positive way to think about what unites people and what role light plays in this.


Each edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival artworks are selected by a panel of judges. Through a worldwide Call for Concepts, artists from all over the world were asked to submit new ideas for the festival. In total, there are over 35 light art works from selected artists, designers and architects  from all over the world. They have been giving the special task to relieve the city of Amsterdam artfully.

Accessibility Amsterdam Light Festival

Whether you visit the Amsterdam Light Festival by train, bus, car or bike, the Amsterdam Light Festival is easily accessible via Lovers Canal Cruises.

Public transport

Lovers Canal Cruises, is located at the opposite of the Amsterdam Central station, a 1-minute walk.


Below the quay of Lovers Canal Cruises is a spacious car park. Make a reservation for a parking spot at P1 Parking Amsterdam Centrum and get a nice discount (limited spots).
Click here for the special Lovers parking discount. 

Lovers Central Station

About Tours & Tickets

Tours & Tickets, situated in the very heart of Amsterdam, has over 30 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 combi deals.