Best Fun & Unusual Things to Do in Amsterdam

Are you a fun seeker on a visit to Amsterdam and you seems not to get where and when to have fun? Don’t worry, though Amsterdam is a flat city with no much high towers or buildings but there is way more fun-filled activity to do here than just cycling around, visiting the red-light district and chattering a boat on the canals. Many Unusual and fun-filled events are all hidden in this beautiful city, it takes a good researcher to get these activities.

So join us as we go down the list of 15 unusual and fun-filled activities to do in Amsterdam.

Fun Things To Do In Amsterdam

Unusual Things to Do in Amsterdam

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Spend your night at Leidseplein

One of the fun filled activities you shouldn’t miss is to spend more than one night in Leidseplein, because Leidseplein has so much to offer, it’s hard to see everything in one short trip. From the attraction as the square gets illuminated with colourful light when the sun goes down; to the nightclubs that serves as live venues that host some of the world's best musicians and artists.

Chess lovers would also find Leidseplein a fun...

Amsterdam City Tour by Tuk-Tuk with Cheese Tasting

1. Amsterdam City Tour by Tuk-Tuk with Cheese Tasting

clock Duration: 2 hours
  • Electric tuk-tuk tour around Amsterdam during two-hours
  • Cheese tasting and a drink to have a happy ending of the tour.
  • Live commentary from the local guide to learn more fascinating facts about the city.
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Von Gogh Museum

One of the unusual activities to be done in Netherlands as a whole on a visit is Reading and Viewing Von Gogh's astonishing works. Von Gogh is one of the world most respected iconic artists of all time, born in Zudert (Netherlands), isn’t it amazing that an entire museum is dedicated to his life and his work. Surprisingly, it is amazing to know that this museum houses 400 drawings, 200 paintings and 700 letters by Vincent Von Gogh. Grab...

Amsterdam's Favourite Food Tour for up to 8 Guests

2. Amsterdam's Favourite Food Tour for up to 8 Guests

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • The best Dutch and international treats in Amsterdam with stops at a family restaurant and Albert Cuyp Market.
  • Three-hour private tour covering all the flavors that have influenced the Dutch cuisine.
  • Mouth-watering Dutch...
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Artis Royal Zoo

Another fun-filled event in Amsterdam is a visit to the oldest Zoo in Holland. It is always fun-filled to view caged animals perform through a well-protected and guided tour in a Zoo, and no doubt this Zoo in Amsterdam provides the best of it. With more than 900 different species of animals, 200 different types of trees, this zoo provides the best of its kind experience. Something unusual and about this Zoo is the availability of an Aquarium,...

Amsterdam Pizza Cruise

3. Amsterdam Pizza Cruise

clock Duration: 1 hour 30
  • A picturesque ricer cruise and a unique dining experience.
  • An opportunity to combine sightseeing and enjoying tasty food.
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360 degree view at Canvas

Isn’t it amazing to have a 360 degree view of Amsterdam through glass walls and rooftop terrace? Located on the 7th floor of a former Newspaper building in the Industrial east of Amsterdam is Canvas giving an unusual view of the city.

Apart from getting beautiful views from the 7th floor, you can also do some little dancing on the terrace with your spouse. Also, there lies a bar, the serve is good, formal and friendly and the menu...

Small-Group Amsterdam Beer Tour

4. Small-Group Amsterdam Beer Tour

clock Duration: 3 hours 30
  • The informative beer tour highlights the places essential for the beer industry in Amsterdam, as well as various interesting points of interest.
  • Along the way, the participants visit different places where they can sample beer and...
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VR Game House Amsterdam

Oops!!! We bring you the highest fun-filled activities in Amsterdam. Apart from canals, museums, and bus tour activities, the Virtual Reality Gamehouse right in the center near Dan Square is also on our list of the unusual things (filled with fun to do) in Amsterdam.

Enjoy the fun as you play games in Amsterdam's first Virtual Reality Gamehouse, there you play games like boxing, running, wrestling, motor driving, Adventure games, VR...

30 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Amsterdam

5. 30 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Amsterdam

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  • Flytographer 30 Minute Vacation Photoshoot

    Connect with a local professional photographer in Amsterdam and capture your most memorable...
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Labyrinth Cocktail Bar

Are you looking for a fun-filled Cocktail Bar? Then Labyrinth is the answer to your quest. This lively multi-functional venue serves cocktails that are inspired by great works of poetry and literature. Isn’t that interesting?

Guests enjoy delicious soul food while listening to poets, storytellers and spoken word artists perform their works, this place is truly blessed. This fun-filled Bar is one which you should be prepared to visit...

60 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Amsterdam

6. 60 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Amsterdam

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  • Flytographer 60 Minute Vacation Photoshoot

    Connect with a local professional photographer in Amsterdam and capture your most memorable...
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Relaxing at Strandzuid

Want to have your fun-filled hangout with family and friends? Then go for Strandzuid Beach, it is one of those urban beaches in Amsterdam but it is uniquely structured and it is a comfy sun-bathing spot. The Sandy beach provide a nice hangout spot for a relaxing having a drink in one hand and you can also go for a little ping-pong match with your friends.

Located in the southern part of the city between Amsterdam RAI and the Beautrix...

120 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Amsterdam

7. 120 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Amsterdam

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  • Flytographer 120 Minute Vacation Photoshoot

    Connect with a local professional photographer in Amsterdam and capture your most memorable...
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Have a unique Nude Beach Experience at Zandvoort

One of the unusual activities people don’t really take note of is visiting one the city’s nude beach. It is always fun-filled for first time visitors of Nude beaches because they got to enjoy the warmth of nature on their naked bodies.

Nude beaches usually have less services to offer than textile beaches but the large Zandvoort nude Beach offers you the opportunity to feel the nature nakedly. Unlike every other, Zangvoort beach...

Dutch Icons tour

8. Dutch Icons tour

clock Duration: 9 hours
  • Windmills, clogs and cheese

    Join me to the beautiful countryside of the Netherlands. The landscape here is as Dutch as you can get it:...
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Visit Huis Marseille

Are you a photographer, and you want to learn more in your hobby? Oh my God, Amsterdam provides you to have the best view of expertized photography work. Huis Marseille is the first museum in Amsterdam to be dedicated completely to photography, isn’t the interesting? This is a new Museum but unusually fun-filled as you get to view over 5000 works of photography. The architectural design of the house is enough to mesmerize you into asking...

Private Countryside & Windmills day tour by Car

9. Private Countryside & Windmills day tour by Car

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  • This wonderful tour covers the magnificent Dutch polder landscape with its ribbons of farmland north of Amsterdam. You will please yourself with the...
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SWING on Europe’s Highest Swing

Do you want to have a complete fearless fun- filled event in Amsterdam? Then you’ve got to swing here. Located on the A’DAM Tower is a giant swing on the edge in almost 200 meters height, it provides a good view of the city as you are strapped to this swing. Viewing the Flat-Shaped Amsterdam city also comes with fun on this viewpoint because you will be pushed front and back having Amsterdam city below your feet, it only takes the...

Volendam & Zaanse Schans Tour: Dutcher than Dutch

10. Volendam & Zaanse Schans Tour: Dutcher than Dutch

clock Duration: 4 hours
  • This tour offers you pure Dutch culture. Discover the ultimate windmill town of the Netherlands, visit the country’s most famous fishing village,...
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Have a Coffee Shop and Ganja Tour

This is one of the interesting fun-filled things to do in Amsterdam. It is good to know that Coffee shops in Amsterdam and Netherlands at large means a bar/café to smoke legal drugs so it is obviously a tour for 18+ and retired people. Enjoy the Fun as you mix with locals to have this fun-filled activity.

It is hard to find the best out of the over 250 coffee shops in Amsterdam, so in this directory you will find 10 of the most...

Marken, Volendam & Zaanse Schans: Cheese, Windmills and Clogs

11. Marken, Volendam & Zaanse Schans: Cheese, Windmills and Clogs

clock Duration: 4 hours
  • Be Dutch for a day! A day full of windmills, cheese and traditional wooden clogs.

    Covered with water, cows grazing the fresh grasses,...
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Lodge at the COCOMAMA Hotel

Are you thinking of where to stay in Amsterdam? Are you thinking of a fun-filled place to lodge in Amsterdam? Don’t go right or left, COCOMAMA is the perfect place for you to stay. It is the first boutique hotel in the city of Amsterdam. It is a Dutch-themed mixed-sex dorms and private rooms in a contemporary hostel with a guest kitchen.

This Hotel is the perfect place to lodge because apart from the beautiful interior décor and...

Keukenhof & Countryside Tour: Enjoy Holland at it's Best!

12. Keukenhof & Countryside Tour: Enjoy Holland at it's Best!

clock Duration: 8 hours
  • Combine a tour of the authentic Dutch countryside with the blossoming tulip fields of the Keukenhof.

    When people come to visit the...
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Visit the floating Flower Market

You wouldn’t want to miss this unusual and fun- filled place in Amsterdam. It is quite unusual because it is a Floating market, the only of its kind in the World. Isn’t that intriguing? The Bloemenmarkt as called by locals is founded in 1862 on Singel Canal between Muntplein and Koningsplein in the city’s southern canal belt.

It would be an offence on yourself if you visit Amsterdam without buying a flower in this floating Flower...

Chocolate Tour in Vintage Fiat 500

13. Chocolate Tour in Vintage Fiat 500

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  • During this unique tour, I will personally drive you around Amsterdam in my vintage Fiat 500 from 1971. A true eye catcher and the cutest car you've...
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Get drunk at the Ultimate Party Pub Crawl

There is more fun for Night lifers in Amsterdam because getting drunk at the Ultimate Party Pub Crawl is an experience you won’t forget in your life time. You and your friends can play the drinking game here and it would be fun capturing the fun-filled moments on your phone. If you are in Amsterdam, it is a must-to-do activity of having a crazy night in this Pub.

Dutch Royal Flower Auction - Small Public Group Tour from Amsterdam

14. Dutch Royal Flower Auction - Small Public Group Tour from Amsterdam

clock Duration: 3 hours 30
  • Take the opportunity to go off-the-beaten tracks and visit the world's largest trading center for flowers and plants, Royal FloraHolland, with a...
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EasyLaughs in Amsterdam

There is nothing more fun-filled than having a Good Friday outing laughing your ass out in EasyLaughs. Enjoy the intriguing moments of fun as you watch improvised comedy at the CREA café.

Laughing they say increases lifespan, so don’t get serious all the time even if you are in Amsterdam for a serious business trip, land yourself straight away at the EASYLAUGHS on Friday and we know by the time you are out of this place, your...

Royal Flower Auction & Kinderdijk - Small Public Group Tour from Amsterdam

15. Royal Flower Auction & Kinderdijk - Small Public Group Tour from Amsterdam

clock Duration: 7 hours
  • The flower auction starts early and it's worth setting your alarm for! Experience the hustle & bustle on the floor, watch traders bidding by the...
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Conclusion

We believe this our guide of fun-filled events and activities to do in Amsterdam will give you an experience you won’t forget in your lifetime. And don’t forget to have your gallery updated in each of these fun-filled places and events. Wish you the best of fun as you follow our guide.

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