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Address: Weteringschans 26 - 1 hoog, 1017 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 217 0500
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Description: There's nothing like seeing Amsterdam from the water! Canal Company...
There's nothing like seeing Amsterdam from the water! Canal Company organises distinctive and innovative programmes on and around the Amsterdam canals. With a diversity of labels - including Canal Bike, Canal Bus, Canal Hopper, Amsterdam ECO Tours, Holland International Canal Cruises and Gray Line Amsterdam - Canal Company is market leader on the Amsterdam canals.
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Nice experience!

It was an easy but impressive way to enjoy Amsterdam. The canal bus experience was amazing..Taking photos, relaxing after long walk. BW

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4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We had a great sunny day in the water bikes through the canals of Amsterdam. We bought a combo ticket online Water Bike + Heineken Experience... but sadly enough the printed papers you get from your online purchase do not give you any direct access... you still have to stand in line (long lines) too get the actual ticket.... Please... More 

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear Bastcri, Thanks for your review We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Canal Bike. We are sorry that it was not clear for you that the combo ticket with the Heineken Experience just provided you a €2,- discount per ticket. We try to communicate clearly per ticket what the benefits are. In the ticket bar each attraction... More 

New Haven, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I took the Canal bus, because we did wanted to 'hop on/hop off'. We were promised that the average wait time would be 25 minutes, but we had to wait 45 minutes for a 'bus'. In the meantime, 2 busses from the City Sightseeing Tour came and went, while we were still waiting. The boats were well... More 

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear Mamabear, Thanks for your review We are sorry to hear that you would not come back to our company. I would like to react to one and other. All our boats do have toilets in the back of the boat. The captain would have been more than happy to point it out to you. We are sorry to hear... More 

Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

It was an easy but impressive way to enjoy Amsterdam. The canal bus experience was amazing..Taking photos, relaxing after long walk. BW

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear Letizia, Good to hear you enjoyed the Canal Bus and Amsterdam. Hope you shot some nice photos! Enjoy your day More 

Campinas, SP
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We took Canal Company to a transfer for the A'dam Tower. Breakfast was on board and the food was pre cooked and fresh served. Although we had only breakfast, you can also reserve it for lunch, dinner, events, groups. High recommended!

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear Bsaitow, Thanks for your recommendation. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your transfer by boat. Thanks for the review and hope to see you back anytime soon! More 

Heidelberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Bo (one of the guides) is excellent. We were thoroughly entertained the whole way 'round. She speaks several languages including Dutch, English & German and she has a great sense of humour. We learnt a lot about this great city and I would recommend it to anyone who has just arrived in the city as it gives you a basic... More 

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear Alex, Thanks for your review We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our Open-Boat-Tour. We will shared your review with our skipper/guide Bo. I’m sure she will be happy two with your review. Thanks and enjoy your day. More 

Bury St Edmunds
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

A great way to see the city and stop by some of the attractions. The boat was shaded and had nice booth seating. There was commentary over the loudspeaker about the sites.

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Nashville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My daughter and I really enjoyed the tour. Helped us get our bearings our first day in amsterdam. Nice clean boat.

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear Helloregan, Thanks for your review. We are happy to hear you and your daughter enjoyed the Canal Cruise. Hope you had a nice time in Amsterdam. Thanks and enjoy your day. More 

paris
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great for sight seeing and photos from a different perspective. Wish they ran longer and went in both directions.

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear Craddockmp, Thanks for your review We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the Canal Cruise. Also good to hear that you would like the boat to sail longer. You can come back anytime to take another round! Hope to see you back anytime soon. Enjoy your day! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This was so much fun! We considered a canal cruise but thought the canal bikes might be a better adventure (since we only had 24 hours in Amsterdam this time). We took a picnic (chips and beers) and paddled around the canals. Steering is very sensitive but you eventually get the hang of it, and there are not many rules:... More 

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear NegativeLeaveAgain, We are happy to hear about your time on the Canal Bike. Sounds like you had a great time. Good to hear! Thanks for your review and hope to see you again one day! More 

Florence, Kentucky, United States
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133 reviews 133 reviews
70 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I think we may have paid a tiny bit more than other companies but we had more options to hop on and off. The boat had a toilet and and sliding roof which opened up the view. There was information that came over the speakers that was nice. There was also an app you could download for free wifi while... More 

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CanalCompany, Ju at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear Shannon, Thanks for your review Good to hear that you enjoyed the Canal Bus! We try to keep a high standard for our products, for instance by providing free wifi. Thanks and enjoy your day! More 

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Additional Information about Canal Company

Address: Address: Weteringschans 26 - 1 hoog, 1017 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 217 0500
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Stadsdeel Zuid
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

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