Alkmaar looks its its best from the water. Renting a boat, going on a tour or a daytrip by boat? Read more on this page.
Lean back and enjoy all the beauty Alkmaar has to offer from the canal boat. Alkmaar is famous for its low bridges; So mind your head! Between April and October, a boat departs from the Mient every hour.
Rent a boat
The best way to discover Alkmaar is by renting a boat. Enjoy a delicious picnic on the way in the town park. You do not need a shipping license!
It's easy to rent a boat at:
De Alkmaarse Bootjesverhuur
5 x Sightseeing from the canals
Discover the city from the canals, look at it from a different angle. Here are some historic monuments that you can see while taking a boattour!
Boat trip from Alkmaar
Alkmaar Cruises organises full-service boat trips from Alkmaar. Hop on board the Amalia ship and go to the Zaanse Schans, the Broeker Auction or to Amsterdam.
On holiday with a boat? In the Alkmaar harbours you can moor your motorboat in the heart of the centre..