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Holland International Canal Cruises

Prins Hendrikkade 33a (opposite Central Station), 1012 TM Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
+31 20217501
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$48*
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$89*
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Private Tour: Amsterdam Canals Sightseeing Cruise
67%
Ranked #103 of 284 Activities in Amsterdam
Owner description: There’s nothing like seeing Amsterdam from the water! Canal Company...
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Owner description: 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

We booked UNLIMITED cheese and wine. The wine flowed, albeit some might think somewhat rationed, but the cheese (for two) was less than what you would get for cheese and biscuits for one. When asked if there was any more, the answer was that no, that was all they had. OK, we were offered (dry) biscuits - not quite the... More 

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spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

We went on a dinner cruise and really enjoyed looking at Amsterdam by night. The Christmas lights on the canal sidesand the decorations on the boats and on the balconies and windows of some amazing homes was great to see. Our dinner- we had the vegetarian- was not bad in fact better than we had hoped for. The staff were... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I enjoy this canal cruise and learned a lot about Amsterdam. The guide pointed spots of interest for us to see. We go to Holland every few years and we always end up taking this cruise. Very informative and relaxing with wine and cheese!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Was no boat for 100 highlights so we was accepted for another tour. Good start point to see the city. Nice tour, but overrated.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

You must do this trip. We were lucky as the light festival had just begun, but it's a great way to see the city. The wine and cheese was lovely and so were the sights. Really informative and interesting yet relaxing. Staff were fab.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Three or four times a year I always take a canal cruise my guests that come from abroad. It's always nice to make a cruise along the canals of Amsterdam. You will get other impressions than when you walk along the canal. Nowadays you'll get an audio tour in your own language. Almost all the canal cruises have the same... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We went to a night cruise and also for the Amsterdam Light Show and we have a terrible time. The queue was a mess, people were jumping the line, we complained with the staff but they did nothing! We wait for almost one our on the line (it was -2°C) for finally entering the boat. The night cruise is poor... More 

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

Dear Paolo, First of all, thank you for your review. We value your opinion and we are sorry that you had such an experience with us. Due to the high popularity of the festival we have experienced some peak moments with a queue. We are disappointed that the Amsterdam Light Festival didn't impress you as it has done with many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We did the dinner cruise with friends and during the Amsterdam light festival period. After a little waiting on the dock in the cold due to a backlog of numerous boats unloading we boarded our canal boat and were taken to our personal table which was set out in the way of a high class restaurant. The meal and free... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is a 2-sided review: the canals are beautiful at night, especially with the lights on and I can highly recommend. However, this particular cruise was not what I expected. It was supposed to be romantic with cheese and wine (which were both fine) but everyone was seated with another couple! Not very romantic in my eyes... The guide didn't... More 

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

Dear Andrea, Thank you for your review. We understand your point, we always try to give each couple private seating but this is unfortuntately not always possible. Thank you for the feedback. With kind regards, L. Franken More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

wonderful ! Super ! food and Amsterdam on water are excellent. Amsterdam night cruise + 4 courses dinner + unlimited drink = 75 euro ! The service by attendant is also sophisticate.

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