Top 5 fun activities and things to do in Amsterdam

Known for its 165 canals, 1281 bridges and more bikes than inhabitants, Amsterdam qualifies as one of a kind. Home to almost a million people, this small but grand city is unquestionably worth a visit. Every year, lots of people set foot in the Dutch capital and wander the city. But with so much to do, we thought we’d offer you a helping hand and made a list of the top 5 fun activities to do during your stay in Amsterdam.

Electric private boat tour

There is no better way to explore Amsterdam than by boat. The ninety-minute Amsterdam Boat Rental will take you to see the magical canals and iconic sights of the historical city centre. During this fun boat cruise, a professional captain and host will float you through the infinite water maze. A great option when you’re with a group of friends and just want to sit back, relax and enjoy Amsterdam from the waterfront. And no matter the weather, the fully electric boat with heated pillows is perfect for every season and occasion.

Scooter rental

Not a big fan of water? Hire a scooter! This way you can perfectly explore Amsterdam and its surroundings too. With the modern and comfortable scooters for two, you can easily glide past traffic jams and skip the overly crowded trams. Ideal for those who like to go off the beaten track and discover some of the lesser-known attractions. You’re in charge of the route of your scooter tour and with the wind in your hair it will give you the ultimate feeling of freedom!

Amsterdam windmill & countryside tour

Yes, also for those who just love to go out and about, there is the possibility to go on a day trip from Amsterdam to the lovely countryside. During the six-hour windmill and countryside tour, you’ll get to see the iconic Zaanse Schans windmills, taste locally produced cheeses and visit traditional clog makers. Escape the buzzing city of Amsterdam and enjoy the peace and quiet of the picturesque countryside.

We are well aware of the fact that this list is a small selection of what you can do during your stay in Amsterdam. If you want to find out more about these activities or see what else the city has to offer, visit our website to check out all the available tours and possibilities.

Leidseplein pub crawl

Amsterdam is – of course – also well known for beer and great parties. From locally brewed craft beers to the best pubs in town. The best way to experience the famous Leidseplein entertainment area and real Amsterdam bars, is by joining one of Europe’s largest pub crawls. Not just free club entrance and complimentary drinks are part of the deal, every night the tour guides go out of their way to create amazing memories together with the best groups. Hopefully you’ll still be able to remember them the morning after…

Amsterdam canal cruising

Are you the adventurous type that likes to be in charge? In this case you can also rent a boat and go canal cruising yourself. The small electric boats are ideal for checking out this magical city from a different perspective. Go sightseeing and be your own captain on this cosy Amsterdam canal cruise. Luckily you’re in the right place because we know where to hire the best boats in Amsterdam! Please note that the rental boats are open, so during cold days it’s recommended to wear multiple layers.