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Address: Stadhouderskade 30, 1071 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 679 1370
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Description: Welcome to the perfect Canal Cruise Experience!Language guarantee!We...
Welcome to the perfect Canal Cruise Experience!Language guarantee!We strive to create a unique experience on our regular cruises (our City Canal Cruises, Evening Cruises and Blue Boat Dinner Cruise); all our boats are equipped with an extensive Personal Audio System that lets you select the language you prefer. On our City Canal Cruise we offer 17 languages choose from! We provide you with your own set of headphones, which are yours to keep. It also means you do not have to listen to any of the other languages, just to the one that you have selected. And because you only hear one language, we can tell you more!Blue Boat Company's fleet consists of luxurious party boats; six of our boats are fitted with wheelchair access en two are powered by electricity, using “green electricity” to make our contribution to cleaner air. All our boats have a glass roof that can be opened, an outside deck on the back (ideal for picture taking!)and in winter, we turn on our central heating!In summer, take our unique small open boat, the Blue Sky Boat, for a more intimate tour.And don't forget our unique 4 course a la carte dinner cruise, which combines a lovely meal, specially selected wines and the best views in one evening!
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Relaxing view of the city

We enjoyed the trip, you get given a pair of headphones to listen to some commentary ( which can be a bit ridiculous ) but its informative of some of the places we passed and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Only 16 euros per person and it is hop on hop off tour. It gives info at the important spots. You can bring your own food and drink, we enjoyed it a lot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the trip, you get given a pair of headphones to listen to some commentary ( which can be a bit ridiculous ) but its informative of some of the places we passed and occasionally the driver pointed at what we were being told, apart from that he never spoke just smiled at the end when they asked for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We chose the Blueboat canal tour (leaving from near the museums place because the ques at the tours leaving near the central station were ridiculous. It was a nice tour with an informative commentary. It's an advantage to sit in the direction of the journey.

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72 reviews 72 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

A very nice way to see and familiarize with Amsterdam in a relaxed way. Affordable. Audio guides in many languages. Could have wished it had been put in more historical data. Recommended!

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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We took a cruise lasting 75 minutes, the views along the canal were great, so many photo opportunities, great value for money and a must for any visiting tourist. Headphones were provided for an audio tour which was available in 5 languages

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The canal cruises are a great way to see the city without all the hustle and bustle! Very relaxing, interest audio you can listen to in up 8 (I think it was!) different languages so you can learn all about Amsterdam and its incredible sights. The tour lasted one hour and cost approx. €15 each. It was a wonderful trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We went on the 1.5h cruise along the canal from 2200 - 2330. It was beautiful, with headphones with a pre recorded voice tour that came in about 15 different languages. The staff were so friendly. We also received a free drink each with the ticket too. I think it cost about £30 for two people so it's very good... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I was so looking forward to taking the Amsterdam canal cruise on my second day, April 1, in that city. This one hour cruise on Holland Intrnational came with my hotel package. Little did I know how my very enjoyable hour would end upon disembarking the boat when there was no helping hand to assist jumping the gap between the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Did 8p, 90 min tour. Sunset at 8:30pish so city lights coming on at end of tour. I admit, I have done many boat tours in a lot of cities, so I like them. Paid maybe 18 Euro's each.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Selected this tour after reviewing some reviews. Most of the affordable canal tours are "plug and play", you sit in a glassed boat and plug in your headphones and listen to the audio. We chose this outfit after we learned from reviews that it was one of the few public tours where you aren't forced to listen through multiple language... More 

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