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Royal Canal Tour Stockholm (1-hour or Full-day)

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Cruise along the canals of Stockholm and take in the panoramic views of the city on a royal canal tour. Listen to an audio-guide and checkout the city’s landmarks from the waterways. Learn why Stockholm’s canal system is referred to as the “Venice of the North” as you travel around the archipelago of islands that surround the city.

Marvel at the trendy streets of Södermalm, cruise past the Royal Game Park at Djurgården, and listen to the complimentary audio commentary on board.

Know before you book:

  • Boats depart every hour starting at 10.30am
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance
  • Snacks and drinks are available on board for purchase
  • There is free WI-FI onboard
  • There are toilets onboard

Highlights:

  • Explore Stockholm’s canals and waterways on a panoramic boat tour
  • See Stockholm from a different perspective
  • Fun and educational

Stockholm canal tours are the perfect way to explore the city’s many waterways and islands. These tours highlight key points in the city and offer breathtaking views. Sit back and relax as your audio-guide narrates your journey through the Swedish seas!

Sail past picturesque islands and enjoy panoramic views of the Stockholm skyline. Each tour offers guests an audio-set and headphones so you can listen to historical facts about Stockholm as you enjoy your Stockholm canal tour. Audio-guides are offered in many different languages, select the tour in the language you prefer.

The canal boats offer free WI-FI onboard and have bathroom facilities. There is also a cafe where you can purchase snacks and drinks. Have a coffee or a glass of wine as you enjoy your leisurely boat ride, or try a traditional Swedish “fika” which is coffee and cake.

Keep your camera handy as you sail past the natural beauty of the Swedish landscape. Enjoy the fresh open air and take in all the fascinating views on these unique Stockholm canal tours!

Royal Canal Tour Stockholm Prices

The cost of the tickets start at about USD $22.00 per person and go up to USD $50.00 depending on length of time and tour inclusions. Pick the tour and time-frame that works best for your schedule.

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Times

All boat tours run daily and start at 10:30 am. The finishing time for each day depends on the season.

Monday – Sunday:

  • 4 Apr – 26 Apr: 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • 27 Apr – 18 Jun: 10:30am – 6:30pm
  • 19 Jun – 18 Aug: 10:30am – 7:30pm
  • 19 Aug – 1 Sep: 10:30am – 5:30pm
  • 2 Sep – 30 Sep: 10:30am – 3:30pm
  • 1 Oct – 30 Oct: 10:30am – 2:30pm
  • 1 Nov – 15 Dec: 10:30am – 1:30pm

Best Time to Go

The best time to take a Stockholm canals tour is from early summer to early fall (May – September). The temperatures will still be pleasant which will allow you to better enjoy this scenic water cruise.

Royal Sightseeing Stockholm Tour Options

There are a few options for you to choose from when booking your Stockholm canal tour.
Guests can choose between a 1-hour tour or a 1-day pass that’s good all day.

Stockholm: Royal Bridges and Canal Cruise

This 1-hour tour option will provide you with just enough time to see the beautiful Stockholm canals. You’ll be able to learn a brief history of the canal system and neighboring islands and get acquainted with the rest of the city.

These round-trip tours have the same departure and end point, – you’ll be dropped off right where you started. These stops are in a prime location, so you can get on with the rest of your day and sightseeing in Stockholm before or after your canal tour.

What we liked: With this tour option you’ll glide along Stockholm’s scenic canal route and see all the city’s important landmarks.
INCLUDES:
  • 1-hour cruise along the city’s canals and waterways
  • Audio guide (available in 14 languages)
  • Earphones

EXCLUDES:
  • Food and drink (available for purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Stockholm City Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Tour

This hop-on hop-off Stockholm boat tour will provide you with unlimited access to the Stockholm canal system for the whole day. This tour includes eight well placed waterfront stops along the Stockholm canal system that guests are invited to hop-on or hop-off at as many times as they choose.

Spend as much time as you like exploring on-land before hopping back onboard and sailing to your next destination. This ticket also allows discounted admission to other attractions in Stockholm.

What we liked: Forget buses and busy streets, this tour lets you travel across the city by boat, and it’s valid all day!
INCLUDES:
  • Hop-on hop-off boat tour
  • Audio commentary on board (available in english)
  • Earphones
  • 8 stops around Stockholm
  • You can board the boat at any of the 8 stops around Stockholm

EXCLUDES:
  • Food and drink (available for purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Stockholm in a Nutshell by Bus and Boat

See Stockholm’s main attractions on this 2.5-hour combination tour. Take in the natural beauty of Stockholm’s landscape from the water and on land. Start with a guided sightseeing bus tour that passes all the city’s must-see attractions. Sights include the Royal Palace, Stockholm City Hall, Old Town, and more!

Afterwards, enjoy a Stockholm sightseeing boat tour. As you travel along the canals you’ll pass historic buildings and museums. Take in the panoramic views of Stockholm’s scenic waterways and marvel at the stunning skyline. Audio guides will narrate your whole trip with interesting historical commentary.

What we liked: Guests will get a real feel for the city’s layout with this bus and boat tour combo.
INCLUDES:
  • Sightseeing by bus
  • Sightseeing by boat
  • Audio guide in 10 languages
  • Earphones

EXCLUDES:
  • Food and drink (available for purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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9.7Expert Score
Stockholm canal tours are entertaining and insightful. You'll learn about Stockholm's history while taking in the stunning views of the city's picturesque landscape.
Location
10
Value for money
10
Convenience
9
PROS
  • Well organized
  • Free WI-FI on board
  • Toilets on the boat
  • An audio guide to provide you commentary
  • Audio guide available in different languages (depending on tour)
CONS
  • The running hours of the canal tours change seasonally

Specification: Royal Canal Tour Stockholm (1-hour or Full-day)

Duration

1 day, 1 hr

Excludes

Food and drinks, Hotel pick-up/drop-off

Includes

Audio guide, Boat cruise/tour, Headsets

Meals & Drinks

Meals not included (available for purchase)

Pickup

Not Provided

Suitable For

Everyone, Families

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19 reviews for Royal Canal Tour Stockholm (1-hour or Full-day)

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  1. Anonymous

    The best way to customize you day in Stockholm go at your own speed take in all that Stockholm has to offer. Museums and other attractions… This will give you plenty of time to see the VASA museum and also take in lunch there is so much to see you’ll want to stay … but if your time is limited this is the tour fo you!

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  2. Anonymous

    Fantastic way to see the water sites

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  3. Anonymous

    Easy way to see the highlights of the city: recommended.

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  4. Anonymous

    Our first experience with food tours, it was amazing!

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  5. Anonymous

    Excellent way to quickly get around to see all the various areas of central Stockholm when you do not have a lot of time to get to all the various locations.

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  6. Anonymous

    Tour was OK, useful for getting to some of the museums.

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  7. Anonymous

    Good value for money which covers all the major points of interest in the city.

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  8. Anonymous – United States

    Hard to find which boat crusade was the one booked

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  9. Zygimantas – Lithuania

    Good The tour was good. Me and my wife enjoyed it. It was hard to find actual boat.

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  10. brigitte – France

    Précis…agréable…intéressant…sympathique.. bien organisé

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  11. Anonymous – Philippines

    1-hour not as eventful/scenic as compared to Copenhagen canal cruise

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  12. Anonymous – Philippines

    1-hour not as eventful/scenic as compared to Copenhagen canal cruise

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    1-hour not as eventful/scenic as compared to Copenhagen canal cruise

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  14. Anonymous – Philippines

    1-hour not as eventful/scenic as compared to Copenhagen canal cruise

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  15. Philip – Philippines

    Excellent You’ll got to know and understand the beauty of Sweden

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  16. Anonymous – United States

    Loved the view.

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    Loved the view.

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    Loved the view.

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    Loved the view.

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