Alkmaar Boat tour

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.

Canal tour

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 +31 652657077
De Kraak  +31 725125840


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..

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