Buy Blue Boat Company vouchers for deals on Amsterdam City Canal Cruise Ticket. Operating 365 days per year, the Blue Boat Company offers canal cruises of Amsterdam city in open-roof boats in summer and in centrally heated ships in winter. Guests embarking on this 75-minute cruise may board the ships from two locations in Amsterdam, either opposite Hard Rock Cafe or opposite Heineken Experience. The canal cruise offers scenic sights of the historic city, among which the seven arched bridges, the Skinny Bridge over the Amstel, the VOC ship and the port. Sitting on the south bank of IJ Lake, Amsterdam is a port city connected to the North Sea, with Amstel River flowing through from south to north. Mixing vibrant nightlife and many diverse festivals with Renaissance architecture and cultural events, Amsterdam, the capital city of Netherlands, is a convenient spot for exploration and relaxation. Guests can get a breath of fresh air with a stroll through the Erasmus Park, where ponds, gardens and local attractions make for a nice day of adventure or lazing in the sunshine. Moving inside, travellers can visit the Van Gogh Museum, which exhibits the works of the great master alongside pieces painted by his contemporaries. In this city of many tastes, tourists may enjoy Asian or Indonesian cuisine at one of the city’s restaurants or have dessert in one of the famous pancake houses, before renting a bicycle for a refreshing ride along the canals. Amsterdam also boasts shopping streets, filled with a wide range of stores and street markets selling food and clothes.