Self Drive Rental Boats in Amsterdam
Rent your own boat You can also rent and drive your own small boat in Amsterdam. You don’t need any license or experience for that. These self-driven rental boats are eco-friendly (zero emission), sturdy and easy to drive after a short personal instruction before departure. The maximum capacity is six people and you can rent these boats for a part of the day (3 or 4 hours) or a full day. All you need is included: full batteries, foam seats, a laminated map with suggested routes and life vests on board.
The rates start at € 79,- all-in for a three hour morning rental.
We recommend two companies with the most economic rates in Amsterdam and excellent reviews on Tripadvisor:
Boats4rent Amsterdam Boat Hire
Boats4rent Boat Hire is located in the western city center, next to the popular Westergasfabriek.
This is close to the northern canal belt and the Jordaan area. From the Boats4rent dock it is only a ten minute boat ride to the most beautiful canal of Amsterdam: the Brouwersgracht. From there you have an easy entry to all of the main canals and the Jordaan area. You can also include the nicest part of the Amstel river in a three or four hour rental.
Boaty Rent a Boat Amsterdam
Boaty Rent a Boat is located in the southern city center, next to the famous Okura Hotel.
This is a convenient location within walking distance from the Heineken Experience, the Museum Quarter, the Albert Cuyp market and the RAI convention center. And it is just a five minute walk from metro 52 stop Ceintuurbaan. From this location you can combine an impressive part of the Amstel river with some of the most beautiful Amsterdam canals in a three or four hour trip. Boaty has boat completely open an partly covered rental boats.