Go off the beaten path and discover Haarlem in a different way. Sailing in Haarlem past all the typical Dutch windmills, what more could you want? Sail from the center of Haarlem towards Heemstede.
- Canal Cruise
- Adult Ages 13+
- Child Ages 4-12
- Family ticket 2 Adults and 2 Children (ages 4-12)
Discover the city with the best view of Haarlem: from the water with Smidtje Canal Cruises!
Cruise with us through the historical centre of Haarlem and be guided along the most beautiful highlights of Haarlem, like the Teylers Museum, Molen de Adriaan, the Jopenkerk and the Frans Hals Museum. Learn more about the history and secrets of the city. You can also visit the museums we cruise along.
Let you guide by experienced skippers through all the beautiful places of the old city. During the cruise, you can enjoy snacks or a drink, which we provide during the check-in of the tickets. While booking your tickets, you can already add a snack and a drink to your reservation. The cruise is provided by the experienced staff who for years sail around the Haarlem canal waters. Enjoy a daily excursion in Haarlem and extend the canal cruise with a visit to one of our local partners for the ultimate day in Haarlem. In summer, we sail through Haarlem with open and semi-open boats; in winter, we sail with wonderfully heated covered boats.
That’s why Smidtje Canal Cruises makes every season enjoyable!
The oldest museum in the Netherlands that first opened its doors in 1778.
Of which three were built in the Netherlands
Windmill the Adriaan
The only mill still working on the edge of the centre of Haarlem
The most delicious beer of Haarlem, brewery Jopen is located in the church
St Bavo’s Cathedral
Together with the Sagrada Familia, the Sacré-Coeur, Westminster Cathedral and the Basilica of Koekelberg, it is in the top five most important churches in the world.
Frans Hals Museum
Museum with works of art by Frans Hals himself and his pupils, competitors and predecessors from the Golden Age.
Paint Roller Bridge
The real name is the Lange bridge, better known to the people of Haarlem as “the Paint Roller Bridge” because the bridge looks like an enormous paint roller.
5 min. before departure of the cruise at our Boothuys: Spaarne 11A, 2011 CC Haarlem.
Boothuys: Spaarne 11A (opposite the Teylers Museum).
- Each boat is furnished in compartments with 1.5 meters between the seats
- Families and households may together in 1 compartment
- There is always a disinfecting hand pump available for guests
- Book in advance, tickets are available contactless via our website or app
- Each ship is periodically cleaned in the interests of everyone’s safety