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Our Ships

With the boats and ships of Smidtje Canal Cruises, we sail around the historic center of Haarlem and we show you all the beautiful places of the old town under the guidance of experienced skippers.

From the Boathouse on the Spaarne opposite the famous Teyler Museum, we leave with our ships for a tour of our historic city center. Via the river Spaarne and the canals, we offer you a beautiful view of the city. Onboard you can enjoy snacks and drinks that we deliver at your departure. The canal cruise will be hosted and provided by the experienced staff who have been sailing over the waters of Haarlem for years. Enjoy a cruise or book a private tour at Smidtje Canal Cruises Haarlem.

Laurens Jan Zoon Coster Event Ship

A perfect boat to enjoy the city with friends, family, or colleagues. Experience Haarlem from the water in the stylish Laurens Coster. With the luxurious (flexible) interior, dance floor, and full bar, the boat is suitable for many occasions. The ship is equipped with heating, toilet, bar, and a stereo and microphone system on board. In good weather, your party can enjoy the deck. Very suitable for weddings, dinners, and business events.

  • Maximum capacity of 85 people.
  • Cruising time per hour (minimum 2 hours) € 325,- excluding VAT.
Frans Hals Tour Boat

The Frans Hals has a fixed arrangement with a lovely open deck. This boat is ideal for larger groups and companies. From the open deck, you can enjoy the surroundings from the waterside. Among others ideal for sightseeing tours, birthdays, and corporate events.

  • Maximum capacity 26 persons.
  • Sailing price per hour € 295,- excluding VAT ( minimum 2 hours)
Pieter Teyler Tour Boat

The Pieter Teyler has fixed chairs in a round sit of four with a table in the middle. This boat is ideal for a canal cruise. It suits up to 40 guests with sides windows that can be opened and two rooftop windows that can open on sunny days.

  • Maximum capacity of 40 persons.
  • Sailing price per hour € 295,- excluding VAT( minimum 2 hours)
Bavo Luxury Boat

Experience the lovely city of Haarlem from the water in the elegant sloop of the Bavo. A perfect boat for friends, family, or co-workers to enjoy the city.

  • Maximum capacity 36 persons.
  • Sailing price per hour € 275,- excluding VAT ( minimum 2 hours)
Be your own Captain On our open boats

Always wanted to be a captain?

  • We rent out our canal boats for 12 people for € 49,50 per hour.

Sailing redefined

With the ships of Smidtje Canal Cruises we sail around the historic center of Haarlem and we show you all the beautiful places of the old town under the guidance of experienced skippers. Enjoy a canal cruise or book a private tour, check out the possibilities: