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Amsterdam: Heineken Experience Ticket

1. Amsterdam: Heineken Experience Ticket

1867 was a good year for beer. It was the year Gerard Adriaan Heineken built a new brewery in the heart of Amsterdam. In the pumping heart of the old brewery, you can dive into the world of Heineken beer.   On a 1.5-hour self-guided tour you’ll learn about the company’s heritage, the beer brewing process, Heineken’s innovations, and about what it takes to serve a world-famous beer. There will be a short presentation in English provided inside the factory.   Find out the 4 natural ingredients that make this beer, and discover the brand’s sponsorship activities with Formula 1, the UEFA Champions League and the Rugby World Cup. And sure enough, at the end of the tour you can raise your glass with new friends.

Amsterdam: City Canal Cruise and Heineken Experience Ticket

2. Amsterdam: City Canal Cruise and Heineken Experience Ticket

Purchase a combined ticket to the Heineken Experience and a leisurely cruise along Amsterdam’s canals to enjoy 2 of the city’s must-see attractions. You are free to decide which part of the ticket you would like to use first. Admire beautiful, traditional merchant houses, numerous bridges, and typical houseboats as you soak up the unique vibe of Amsterdam on a 75-minute canal cruise. Then, avoid the lines to enter the former Heineken brewery, which now hosts the Heineken Experience, an interactive exhibition where you will learn all about the brewing and bottling process during a fun, 90-minute, self-guided tour. The combined ticket will save you time and money on individual purchases.

Amsterdam: Private Canal Booze Cruise

3. Amsterdam: Private Canal Booze Cruise

You can drink in a bar in any city in the world, but for a true Amsterdam experience, you can’t do better than a boozy canal cruise along the world-famous waterways, taking in the sights with a cold beer in hand. Your booze cruise will take off near Rembrandt Square, from where you will cruise into the heart of the city where the main canals are. You will then pass through the Amstel River, passing the 7 bridges and some more hidden gems that only a local skipper and host will know how to find. Your cruise will eventually result in the same spot in which you started, right next to the Rembrandt Square, exactly where you will want to be after 1.5 hours of an open bar.

Ultimate Party Pub Crawl - Red Light District

4. Ultimate Party Pub Crawl - Red Light District

Make the most of your time in Amsterdam. Take a 5-hour stumble through the depths of Amsterdam's infamous Red Light district on a pub crawl.  Start your tour with unlimited shots of vodka from 8:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Stop at 4 different pubs and a nightclub, and take advantage of great drink specials at all of the venues. At every venue, meet a friendly nightlife host at the door. Finish your party pub crawl with free entrance to a busy nightclub, where you can stay as long as you like.

Amsterdam: Pizza Cruise with Drinks

5. Amsterdam: Pizza Cruise with Drinks

When you board the Amsterdam Pizza Cruise, cruise for 30 minutes then dock shortly to enjoy the fresh, hot homemade pizza you pre-ordered when you booked, served straight from the chef’s kitchen to you at your table. A delicious homemade brownie slice compliments your meal including drinks. Pizza Choices Pizza Margherita: Tomato sauce, mozzarella and garlic oil on the edge of the pizza Pizza Pepperoni: Tomato sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni and garlic oil on the edge of the pizza Pizza Hawaii: Tomato sauce, mozzarella, ham (turkey), pineapple and extra mozzarella and garlic oil on the edge of the pizza Pizza Chilli Chicken: Tomato sauce, 100% mozzarella, hot chicken, iceberg lettuce, sweet chili sauce and garlic oil on the edge of the pizza Pizza Californian Veggie (vegetarian): Tomato sauce, mozzarella, red onion, bell pepper, mushrooms, olives and extra mozzarella. With garlic oil on the edge Vegan Pizza Margherita (vegan cheese): Tomato sauce, vegan cheese and garlic oil on the edge of the pizza Pizza Margherita 20 cm (for children): Tomato sauce, mozzarella and garlic oil on the edge of the pizza

Amsterdam: Heineken Experience and 1-Hour Canal Cruise

6. Amsterdam: Heineken Experience and 1-Hour Canal Cruise

Learn the story of one of the world's most famous breweries with an entrance ticket to the Heineken Experience and enjoy an interactive, self-guided tour of the original factory, where all of the brand’s beer was made until 1988. Get a behind-the-scenes look at facilities including the gigantic copper tanks where the lager was brewed. Take part in a tasting session and test your skills at drafting a perfect beer. Then, see the 17th-century architecture of the city center on a 1-hour canal cruise. Avail of a GPS guide in several languages to get interesting information about iconic landmarks such as the Westerkerk, "Skinny Bridge" and charming Negen Straatjes neighborhood. The time slot you choose is for the Heineken Experience. The canal cruise time slot must be reserved upon arrival in Amsterdam (instructions provided after booking).

Amsterdam 1.5-Hour Private Beer Bike Experience

7. Amsterdam 1.5-Hour Private Beer Bike Experience

Climb aboard Amsterdam's unique beer bike tour with your friends, colleagues, or family and discover Amsterdam in an unforgettable way. Cycle past the nicest and most modern cafes, discover the innovatively built hotels, and enjoy a delicious cold beer or a bubbly Prosecco while cycling with your party. The beer bike comes with its own designated driver, known as "BOB", Bewust Onbeschonken Bestuurder (Conscious Sober Driver), removing that awkward choice of who will stay sober for the night.

Amsterdam: Private BBQ Cruise with Live Cook and Drinks

8. Amsterdam: Private BBQ Cruise with Live Cook and Drinks

Tasty food, drinks, and boating on Amsterdam’s canals are the features of this unique tour. Enjoy the city’s sights along with a tasty BBQ or vegetarian menu on this private 2-hour cruise. The private cruise takes you along the Herengracht, Keizersgracht, and Prinsengracht, and by the Red Light district. Experience the history and the hotspots of the capital city. If you’re interested, you can hear fascinating stories about Amsterdam from the skipper. There are no concerns about the weather on this outing as the boat is equipped with a canopy. BBQ Menu: Pepper Steak, Shashlick, 2 skewers of chicken satay, sausages, hamburger Salads: Raw vegetables, potatoes, Russian and cucumber salads Sauces: Garlic, cocktail, BBQ, and satay Extras: Focaccia bread and herbed butter Vegetarian Menu: Vegetarian satay, vegetable burgers, vegetarian chicken, and vegetable skewers Salads: Raw vegetables, potatoes, Russian and cucumber salads Sauces: Garlic, cocktail, BBQ, and satay Extras: Focaccia bread and herbal butter Refreshments: Unlimited beer, prosecco, and soft drinks

Amsterdam Private Beer Boat

9. Amsterdam Private Beer Boat

Get the party started on board a beer boat in Amsterdam, and enjoy a 90-minute cruise around the canals of the city’s Canal Belt. A perfect day for you and your friends awaits on the private boat, which sails to some of the city’s hotspots. Once on board, sit back on the comfy cushions and enjoy an open bar with beer. Drift by the merchant houses of Amsterdam’s Golden Age. Chill out and laugh along the way. Suitable for 8 to 34 people, the cruise is completely private to your group, and you can even arrange to be dropped off at the site you want to be. Choose your beer boat cruise for a simple party.

Amsterdam: Beer Bike Ride and Booze Cruise Combo Tour

10. Amsterdam: Beer Bike Ride and Booze Cruise Combo Tour

This 3-hour two-part tour is the perfect way to take your trip to this famous city to the next level! You and your friends can ride 2 Dutch unique transportation methods - bike and boat. This deal is perfect for bachelor and bachelorette, birthdays, or a special occasion to celebrate, party, and see the sights. The beer bike is our most popular activity! Our beer bikes are driven by professional, sober drivers who can also double as a tour guide. The beer bike is suitable for 6-17 people. Are you a larger party? Then no problem, we have multiple beer bikes available. The Booze Cruise will start right in the heart of Amsterdam and take you along the waters of the city's famous and historic canals, whilst you get the party started! Your private boat, stocked with beer, wine and soft drinks, together with one of our exceptional skippers, will be ready for you and your friends.

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What people are saying about Amsterdam

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 4,952 reviews

It was amazing! We see all the history we try amazing beers and all the canals around the city! We will do it again for sure the next time. Inside the Heineken experience you can feel the unique characteristics of this brand an you can leave all the story from day one!

The experience was amazing the tour guid brought many tools and facts to the group plus the drinks were fresh and a true way to enjoy the experience

Very nice experience at Heineken but the canal cruise was excellente!!!!

A great tour!! Nice food and drinks and great scenery

Eric was a great guide, super funny and welcoming!