An exclusive sailing trip on pleasure saloonship Hilda, a classic Amsterdam canal boat, will turn your birthday party, reception, breakfast, lunch, business meeting or company outing into a memorable occasion. Your event will be personally arranged and hosted by owner and skipper Geert.
A cruise through the harbours and canals will bring you back to the time of the Golden age of Amsterdam. Thanks to the ship’s own history, and her tasteful restoration, you can travel back into time and feel king for a moment. Our saloon boat Hilda sails on an electric propulsion, so she’s absolutely silent and friendly for the environment.
We are a small family business. Therefore canal cruises with salon ship Hilda are highly customized. We do not offer standard trips. We will discuss your personal wishes and take it from there.
You can sail to location you wish to visit: hotel, museum, restaurant or outdoor café. You confer with the office or skipper beforehand on where you want to embark and disembark and what route you would like to sail. The boat is fitted with all modern conveniences.
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why our saloon boat?
Hilda is one of the oldest and first canal boats of Amsterdam. Your sailing therefore a unique piece of nautical heritage. The warm ambiance and luxury of our classic canal cruiser is a marvel for anyone. Do read the numerous positive reactions in our guest book.
Although we carry an emergency generator for your safety salon boat Hilda sails on electric power for a full 100% . No diesel fumes or noisy engine. It feels like being suspended from the water and hovering above our beautiful canals.
Our ship is fitted with a comfortable air heater and has insulated glass windows. So no blurred view.
An unhindered panoramic view on our beautiful Skinny bridge or Anne Frank house is guaranteed.
We are a small Amsterdam cruise company with love for our profession. We personally guarantee the perfect presentation of your event. Captain Geert is your personal contact, from the first inquiry to the moment that he personally invites you on-board of our salon ship Hilda.
Our prices our honest and transparent. No vague additional costs afterwards.