in Amsterdam


by boat to the final resting place

Aemstelland private boat company offers funerals by boat in and around Amsterdam. There are several routes and possible mooring places. Whether in Amsterdam, across the Amstel to Ouderkerk or Uithoorn.

Water funeral Amsterdam

For example, you can think of:

– cruise to the Nieuwe Noorder cemetery in Amsterdam

– over the Amstel to Zorgvlied

– with relatives by water taxi to funeral center South

– scattering ashes on the IJmeer or Amstel river

– by boat to the St. Urbanuskerk in Ouderkerk aan de Amstel

You can discuss the cruise with us directly or have it organized by a funeral company.


We can make a cruise through the canals of the city with salon boat Elisabeth, Jean Schmitz or Monne de Miranda. Cruise along a place that is important to you or organize a respectful farewell with a trumpet player from the quay along the Amstel as a final greeting.
We can also pick you or your guests up by boat from various locations in Amsterdam serving as a water taxi.

Catering options

We offer various catering options during the condolence or after the funeral on board.

From a nice cup of coffee with petit fours to a tasty lunch with luxury sandwiches and a cup of soup.

Suitable funeral company in Amsterdam?

Usually we are hired by the family itself or the funeral company. A funeral over water is an occasion where careful preparation is required.

We are happy to advise you with which companies we have worked successfully in recent years. These are both local businesses from Amsterdam and funeral company from the Amsterdam region.

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