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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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Relaxed, comfortable and informative way to see such a great city.

A cold and windy February day meant seeing the city from inside a warm, comfortable boat was perfect way to see the beautiful houses, especially when sun came out, the glass... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Exeter
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

A cold and windy February day meant seeing the city from inside a warm, comfortable boat was perfect way to see the beautiful houses, especially when sun came out, the glass topped boat warmed up nicely. The owners amusing commentary makes it a bit more interesting and they include some history and facts we would not have known otherwise. We... More 

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Brigg, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

For a 75 minute tour, with full commentary and facts about the history of this beautiful city, at just €16 per adult.. I feel this is a great way to spend some time. The driver was really friendly, and amusing with his words. Came across really well, explaining things in both Dutch and English. It can get quite cold with... More 

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Cairo
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is a nice way to have another look at this beautiful city. It's a small ship with windows all around and two rows of tables.. each table accommodates 6 people. I think there is a way to book a private table if you want.. The audio guide is pretty good..and you are served a drink.. and then can order... More 

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Okehampton
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22 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I would definitely recommend a boat trip down the canals. This one lasted about 75 mins and had a pre recorded commentary that was delivered through earphones. It was very informative about the different buildings that we passed and gave us an insight into Amsterdams history. We booked about 30 mins beforehand. It is best to face the way the... More 

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Liverpool
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We did the evening tour to see amsterdam in a different perspective after going on a walking tour in the day. The evening cruise came with a free drink took around 90mins. The boat was lovely and clean and it was a great way to see amsterdam from the water. Only comment is the english commentary (delivered via a pre-recorded... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We booked ourselves onto Blue Boat after hearing from friends that a canal ride was a great way of seeing the city, and they were right. The route takes you all through the city onto the river and back again, and lasts for a good 75 minutes. The only downside was that to take good pictures we had to sit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed this 75 minute tour of some of Amsterdam's wonderful waterways. The boat was spotless and the views superb. I would recommend it to anyone visiting the city, if only for a day or two. My only negative comment is that the English language commentary (delivered via a pre-recorded system through headphones) is a little corny and isn't... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This tour starts near the Museums and takes you round the canal systems for 1 1/4 hours, with a commentary from the captain and via headphones. I thought the commentary was really quite good and gave lots of interesting facts about the city and its buildings.

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Odense, Denmark
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Have taken boat tours in many European cities and this was the most disappointing. Not sure why. I think it was difficult to see due to the nature of the seating and it said it was 75 minutes but was only about an hour. Quite overpriced for what you get. It came with a activity book, listening station and binoculars... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

It was a narrated tour through the water ways of amsterdam. I presume that they have whatever language you prefer. We thought it was really informative and the driver was quite fun.

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