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Address: Prins Hendrikkade 33a (opposite Central Station), 1012 TM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20217501
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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 canals.
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Candlelight cruise

Cruise consisted of a 2 hour canal boat ride with candlelight and a selection of cheeses and wine. The tour was informative and the guides knowledgable. The cheeses were not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Cruise consisted of a 2 hour canal boat ride with candlelight and a selection of cheeses and wine. The tour was informative and the guides knowledgable. The cheeses were not really to my tastes but the Merlot went down well. There was a fig marmalade and mustard sauce which in my opinion didn't go well with the cheeses on offer-... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

We booked for the 8pm take off Was nice but was it worth the money that I am not sure! I don’t drink much wine these days and 3 times I asked for extra bottle water at the end had to ask another waiter and all he done was took it from another table as there were a few people... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Did the harbour cruise touring Industrial Amsterdam via the wharfs, former industrial areas and current port with huge ocean ships. Had a very knowledgeable English commentry. A wonderful hour and a half, sorry when it ended

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Holland International Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear William, Thanks for your review! Good to hear you enjoyed the Amsterdam Harbour Cruise. We will share your review with the boat staff. Enjoy your day More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

There was a problem with our reservation for a Friday night cruise and we had to switch to Saturday. Mistakes happen, and the company handled it well. The food was great and the views from the canal are definitely worth a tour.

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Holland International Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Ann, Thanks for your review. We are sorry that there was some thing wrong with the reservation. Luckily our colleagues handled it well and made sure you could take the dinner cruise next day. Good you enjoyed the dinner cruise after all! Have a nice day More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We had a pleasant cruise on the canals of Amsterdam! The embarking location is right across from the central train station, so it's easy to access. After a short wait, we enjoyed the ride and explanations of the sights. Overall, definitely worth it, especially on a beautiful sunny day!

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Holland International Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Jshnaymor, Thanks for your review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed the canal cruise. Also good to know that we are easy to access from central station. Have a nice day! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Me and my husband thought best way of a quick tour late afternoon will be a boat tour. First we saw near amsterdam central station was Thompson cruises and 100 highlights was a reasonable price. The captain is always smiling and cheerful and a good driver. However, I didn't expect the tour to be recorded. It was in Dutch, German... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Lovely cruise round Amsterdam in the evening. Seeing the bridges and houses lit up was magical. The cocktails and nibbles were great and there was plenty of wine. Just be aware that there's no beer available on the boat.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

will try another company next time! audio guide only english and german and if you sit in the back you can't hear anything. rather impersonal. nevertheless if you choose to go with this company sit in the middle or front area of boat!

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Holland International Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Ea, We are sorry to hear the tour did not totally match your expectations. Unfortunately It’s not possible to play all languages at the same time, because this would take too long. The captain decides which languages is on, depending on the origin of the guest. We do however provide an free app including audio guide which can be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

a romantic canal cruise by candlelight you can get to know the city of the most beautiful sites drinks and snacks are delicious

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Holland International Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Je, Thanks for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the beautiful sides of Amsterdam, the drinks and snacks. Thanks and have a nice day! More 

Westerham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Booked the cocktail night cruise via Viator before holiday. Had to exchange voucher for ticket at canal location. No problem and boarded boat around scheduled time. Enjoyed 2 cocktail drinks (albeit in small glasses) from a selection of about 6 with a few snacks. Historic scenery but little commentary - only a few highlights pointed out. Enjoyed trip and would... More 

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Holland International Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Joanna, Thanks for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the Cocktail cruise and that everything went in order. Enjoy your day More 

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