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Blue Boat Tours

Stadhouderskade 30, 1071 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #95 of 284 Activities in Amsterdam
Owner description: Welcome to the perfect Canal Cruise Experience!Language guarantee!We...
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We took the morning (11:30am) canal cruise. It's was very relaxing trip through the canals. We had a mixture of audio (cheesy but good) and live tour guides. The live one was very entertaining and made the tour. We got the cruise for free with our "I amsterdam" card but I would recommend going on it even if you have... More 

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Leicester
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

90 minute evening cruise to see the light festival exhibitions. Excellent live commentary on light exhibits and attractions as you cruise past them. Gives a very good introduction to what you may want to return too.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Art of lights in the canals of Amsterdam. It was amazing! It is a nice trip around the city for 90 minutes during the evening. 6 or 8 pm. You can see everything because the boat is enclosed with glass windows and roof. A waiter serves drinks and little snacks. This trip is till January 18th, 2015. The tour is... More 

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We jumped on the boat tour opposite the casino for €15 pp. We opted for an afternoon and lasted 75 minutes. Really nice experience and very tranquil although the audio guide was a bit "cheesy"! The trip went via several sights and was great to see the City from a differ perspective. The evening boat trip was also recommend to... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A very good tour/ canal cruise. The audio information was excellently delivered. The barge itself very comfortable. Would recommend it.

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Lockerbie
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Booked as part of a deal cost 11Euro each, we were on the boat for 75 minutes. Tour is audio headphones in a large selection on languages. It is a great way to see and learn all about Amsterdam and its many many canals. The boat is enclosed with glass windows and roof so you can see everything and take... More 

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Saskatchewan, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Tour is a nice trip around the city with lots of information which is given over a headset in your language of choice. Seating is close. All is a prerecorded audio.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Very enjoyable time on this cruise. The commentary was informative and knowledgeable and you were given headphones to select your own language so you didn't have to listen to other languages over a microphone. It was slightly cramped and we were sitting on top of other people facing them directly. We did the evening cruise which was excellent

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We bought the ticket bundle for the Blue Boat canal tour, the Rijksmuseum, and the Rembrandt House and had a ticket on our phone. When we arrived at the booth, we had to show the phone pdf to get actual tickets (waste of paper, this should be streamlined), and then make a reservation for a boat, as the one soon... More 

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Alenquer, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Can you get another view over Amsterdam. Also to know some fun facts about the city that do not normally come in books. The high point is the passage where you can see the 15 bridges. Those who can do, I recomend.

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