This Total tour is a combination of two of our most popular Amsterdam tours, Everything you need to know about Cycling in Amsterdam tour and The Original Amsterdam Beer tour along with a very special boat cruise.
Your oh-so-Dutch afternoon of bicycles, beers and boats begins at the bicycle rental shop. Here, we’ll spend some time taking you through all the basic rules of cycling in Amsterdam.
Once you have mastered the basics we’ll put you to the test by taking a ride from the bike shop into the town centre and then on to a mystery neighbourhood where you’ll not only get to explore an area off the tourist trail but you will have the opportunity to put into practice everything you have learned, with your guide by your side in case you have any problems or have any further questions you wish to ask, such as how to swear at pedestrians in Dutch!
After two hours, we’ll drop off our rental bikes and go in search of the best liquid refreshment in the city, as the beer portion of our tour begins! We’ll stroll the beautiful streets of central Amsterdam, stopping in the downtown area to sample local brews and learn about the Belgian and German influences that have shaped the Dutch brewing industry.
We’ll also take a detour through the red light district to visit a small, popular brewery located within this infamous area.
Our final beer stop (on foot at least), is a legendary local beer haunt that has more than 200 different varieties of beer to choose from! Anyone who drinks beer will be amazed at the range on offer here. Choose to sip on a pale lager, gulp some bitter ale or sample a strong triple malt, the choice is yours!
Next up, its time to take your Amsterdam beer tour to the next level — on a very special, hour-long boat cruise that will allow you to admire our stunning city from its famous canals while you continue to enjoy the best beer that the city has to offer.
Your boat cruise will be led by an enthusiastic team of young entrepreneurs who are committed to sustainability (the boats are electric), safety and showing off their city!
Your tour will end next to a craft beer brewery and restaurant just across from Central Station. Before you go, don’t forget to ask your local guide for more tips on what else to see and so during your stay in Amsterdam.
Please note: Due to poor weather conditions during the winter months (Nov 29 – Mar 15), the bike portion of this tour will be substituted for a tram ride (tickets included) to the West of the city to visit a local bottle shop. We will also point out the Festival of Lights, a popular winter event in the city’s annual calendar.
Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, bike rental for two hours, beer samplers at 3 bar stops, beers on boat trip (all beer can be substituted for wine), boat trip with hostess and skipper, tram ticket (only applies from Nov 20 – Mar 15 when the bike portion of the tour is substituted with a tram ride to our favourite Amsterdam neighbourhood).
Exclusions: Any beers purchased at bottle shops, or liquors at distilleries and breweries, tips/gratuities for your guide.
Dress standard: Please be aware that Dutch weather can be changeable. We strongly advise that you prepare yourself by wearing layers. We can provide ponchos for our bike tour should you need one.
Your Trip: For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people. For your boat excursion a maximum of 34.
Confirmation of booking: If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.
Closure of sites: If for any reason one of the breweries or bars we plan to visit are closed, we will substitute it for a similar bar or brewery.
Child Policy: Travellers under 12 years of age are not permitted to join this tour.