Explorer Pass Amsterdam

The Amsterdam Explorer Pass by Go City is a popular attraction pass for Amsterdam. From famous museums to unique experiences, the Explorer Pass allows you to explore the city at your own pace.

Find out exactly how it works, how much it costs and which alternatives are also interesting here!

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The Amsterdam Explorer Pass in a nutshell

  • includes over 40 attractions
  • can be booked for 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 attractions
  • you save up to 50%
  • perfect for first-time visitors and families
  • valid for a 60 days after the first use
  • simply download to your mobile phone

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What is the Explorer Pass Amsterdam?

Explorer Pass AmsterdamThe Amsterdam Explorer Pass is a sightseeing pass that gives you access to 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 attractions in Amsterdam. With this pass, you can explore the city flexibly and save money in the process. The pass is valid for 60 days, so you have plenty of time to visit your favourite attractions.

The pass is particularly suitable for first-time visitors and families who want to experience Amsterdam’s main attractions.

Some of the most popular attractions included in the Amsterdam Explorer Pass are the Rijksmuseum, the Heineken Experience and a canal cruise in Amsterdam.

As the Amsterdam Explorer Pass is an attraction-based pass, you have the flexibility to decide which attractions you want to visit. You don’t have to decide in advance, but can decide spontaneously on the spot which attractions you want to visit. This gives you the freedom to adapt your plans and make the most of your visit.

Which attractions are included in the Amsterdam Explorer Pass?

This section tells you all about the attractions you can visit with the Amsterdam Explorer Pass. The main sights include some of the city’s best-known and most popular attractions.

  • Heineken Experience
  • Rijksmuseum
  • Cruise in Amsterdam – 100 Highlights Cruise
  • A’DAM LOOKOUT
  • Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
  • Moco Museum
  • Amsterdam Dungeon
  • The National Maritime Museum
  • WONDR Experience
  • House of Bols
  • Rembrandt House
  • Day trip to the windmill village Zaanse Schans

You can find a complete list of attractions here.

What’s not included? As in none of the other passes, the Anne Frank House is not included – and neither is the Van Gogh Museum (you can buy the Van Gogh Museum ticket here)

My tip: Note that the attractions included are subject to change, so you should check the current list on the official website before your visit. Booking in advance is required for some attractions. These include, for example, the Heineken Experience and the day trip to the windmill village of Zaanse Schans.

Here you see all attractions where you need a reservation.

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Which Amsterdam City Pass is the best?

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How does the Amsterdam Explorer Pass work?

  • Step 1: You buy the pass online and upload it to the app. The pass is a digital product, so you don’t have to collect it. You can start sightseeing straight away.
  • Step 2: To use the pass at an attraction, simply show the digital pass on site. Admission is processed directly via the pass and you can visit the attraction immediately.
  • Step 3: The pass is activated as soon as you use it at the first attraction. From this point on, it is valid for 60 days, which gives you enough time to visit all the attractions you want.

What does the Amsterdam Explorer Pass cost?

The cost of the Amsterdam Explorer Pass varies depending on the number of attractions you want to visit. Here is an overview of the prices:

Explorer Pass for
Price adults
Price children (3 - 12 years)
3 attractions
66 €
42 €
4 attractions
85 €
52 €
5 attractions
99 €
61 €
6 attractions
109 €
66 €
7 attractions
142 €
80 €

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🔥 Don’t forget our discount code GO5LOVING for additional discounts!

How long is the Amsterdam Explorer Pass valid for?

The Amsterdam Explorer Pass is valid for 24 months from the date of purchase. After the first use, you have 60 days to visit all attractions.

The pass is only activated when you use it at the first attraction on site. Advance bookings do not activate the pass.

Is the Amsterdam Explorer Pass worth it?

The Amsterdam Explorer Pass is worthwhile if you want to visit the city’s main attractions and save money in the process. You can make considerable savings with the pass, especially if you visit several attractions.

Attractions
Costs without I amsterdam Card

Rijksmuseum

23 EUR

Heineken Experience 

23 EUR

A'DAM LOOKOUT

19 EUR

Moco Museum

23 EUR

Rembrandt House

20 EUR

City calan cruise

23 EUR

COSTS SINGLE TICKETS

131 EUR

Explorer Pass 6 Attractions

108 EUR

SAVINGS

23 EUR, corresponds to 18%

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When is the pass not worth it?

The Amsterdam Explorer Pass may not be worthwhile if you only want to visit one or two attractions or if you already have discounted tickets. In such cases, it may be cheaper to buy individual tickets.

Where can I buy the Amsterdam Explorer Pass?

You can buy the Amsterdam Explorer Pass online on the official website. After purchasing, you will receive a confirmation email with all the information you need to use the pass.

What I like

In this section, I’ll show you all the benefits of the Amsterdam Explorer Pass:

  • Flexibility in the choice of attractions
  • High cost savings
  • Easy purchase and use
  • Long validity period of 60 days
  • Digital use without collection

What I don’t like

In this section, I’ll show you the disadvantages of the Amsterdam Explorer Pass:

  • Some attractions require a reservation
  • Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum not included

Alternatives

The Amsterdam Explorer Pass offers many advantages and is ideal for first-time visitors and families who want to explore the city’s main sights.

However, there are also other sightseeing passes for Amsterdam that you can consider. These include the I amsterdam Card and the Amsterdam Pass, which also cover a variety of attractions – you can find them here in my Amsterdam Card comparison.

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Which Amsterdam City Pass is the best?

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There are several worthwhile combination tickets and City Cards for Amsterdam that might be of interest to you.

But how do you find the best pass for you quickly and easily? My free savings calculator can find out for you in just a few seconds!

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FAQ

How many attractions can I visit with the Amsterdam Explorer Pass?

You can visit 3 to 7 attractions, depending on the type of pass.

How long is the Amsterdam Explorer Pass valid for?

The Amsterdam Explorer Pass is valid for 60 days from the first use.

Do I have to print out the pass?

No, the pass is digital and can be used in the app.

Can attractions be visited without a reservation?

Most attractions can be visited without a reservation, but some require prior booking.

This is the list of attractions that require a reservation.

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