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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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$22*
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Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise
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Amsterdam City Canal Cruise

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I spent some of my time on a Blue Boat tour. I really did enjoy it and the guide was informative. Though not a highlight of my Amsterdam trip, well worth it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I spent some of my time on a Blue Boat tour. I really did enjoy it and the guide was informative. Though not a highlight of my Amsterdam trip, well worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We did an evening cruise which is nice because it isn't very crowded. The Blue Boat is a large canal boat but is seems able to reach any spot. They provide free earbuds and an included audio track is available in 20 languages. It is about a 90 minute tour and is well worth both the time and money. You... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This cruise company was close to the hotel and the our hotel sold discounted to it. Best to sit on the side facing the front of the boat. There are free headsets so you can listen to the recorded tour information. It was relaxing way to enjoy the canals and beautiful architecture of the buildings. The recorded tour was a... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

It was a fun experience to see the town by the canals. The headsets were ok to listen to but multiple members of our group, 27 through EF Tours, decided to just take in the views. It was an outstanding view of the city and some gorgeous sights to see. When in Amsterdam, a canal tour with Blue Boat is... More 

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Campinas, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Great choice if you want to learn more about Amsterdam. Great structure, friendly staff and multimedia in many languages, including Portuguese. Close to the Heineken Experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This is a great way to orient yourself in the city. At €42 for a family of 4, it is not too expensive. Maybe €7 too high in my opinion for what you get. Had an excellent driver and the headphone tour in many different languages was cheesy, but helpful for history. Would not do again, but recommend for first-time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Amsterdam is truly beautiful lit up at night and seeing it from the canal was wonderful. The boat was comfortable with candle light and a free drink. The 90 minute tour took in many areas. Not only the famous sights to be seen but in a very voyeuristic way you can see the beautiful interiors of lit up canal houses... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Did the 1.5 hour tour of Amsterdam's canals on arrival in Amsterdam. Was a sunny day so sat outside on the back of the boat to enjoy the great weather. A lovely way to experience and enjoy Amsterdam. Great way to see the diverse architecture and sites of the city. Highly recommend the city canal tour when you visit.

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Reno, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

After arriving from the airport, this was the perfect first day activity! The boat offered an audio recording of the main sights as we passed by. Some of the other canal cruises do not offer this. The boat is covered in the event of wind or rain. The tables make it convenient to bring a snack onboard. Cost is free... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

60th birthday dinner on a memorable tour. Food great drink kept flowing and interesting and varied guide. Don't miss this trip

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Address: Address: Stadhouderskade 30, 1071 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 679 1370
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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