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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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after our bike tour, we had a night tour in a boat. The first drink was on the house and we got to see Amsterdam from the canals , as well as it's port

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The boat trip was okay. I was with a lady who carried a stroller wich she put on the boat. It was not allowed; but the the guy on the boat didn't tell her, he snapped at her instead. In a rude way. That had put a shadow on this nice boattrip, unfortunately.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

after our bike tour, we had a night tour in a boat. The first drink was on the house and we got to see Amsterdam from the canals , as well as it's port

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Main parts of the boat is covered by glass which makes photographing difficult (reflex. dirty glass ++) even on a sunny day. There was an audio presentation but that was too shallow. Also the skipper seemed to want to fill inn extra comments in dutch and english, but the result was a battle between various sources and we did not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Audioguide, gifts for kids, nice boat, a classic tour which has the advantage to start right off the Rijksmuseum.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This boat trip was our first experience upon arriving in Amsterdam. While the boat was comfortable and we enjoyed the various canals, the narrative was not informative and at times annoying. We expected to learn some history of the city and its buildings, but did not feel that we learned much. Compared to similar tours in other cities, this was... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I choose this company because their boats aren't completely covered (and are thus better for photography) but was disappointed that there was no commentary in the uncovered section (or, at least, I couldn't find anywhere out there to plug in my headphones).

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Cindy K, Public Relations Manager at Blue Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Cherry, You are right, there are no plug on the outside area. However, we offer an audio guide app for your own mobile device, with which you can listen to the story outside! Of course the app is free and you can download it at home or on our jetty with our free wifi! (maybe for next time -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

I chose this company over overs because it was so easy to book beforehand online and offered open date and time. That means we did not have to rush for any particular slot. There is no need to worry as there were plenty of boats awaiting us that Friday morning. The boats are clean and well kept. The recorded tour... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The cruise boat was very spacious and comfortable. The wines were good and plentifully poured. The dinners were good quality and the breads and cheeses were exceptional. Service was excellent. The cruise allowed sights of the harbor, Anne Frank house, several historical and interesting neighborhoods. We enjoyed this cruise thoroughly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We had the evening cruise. The weather was quite cold, so taking this covered boat tour kept us warm. We had a good view of the city at night. The audio guide on the other side could have been improved. The audio guide is always talking about the buildings that have just passed from our sight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The owners did a great job explaining the architecture of many buildings, and took us along many of the canals. We took the nighttime tour, and it was a beautiful ride.

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