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Amsterdam Canal Cruises

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Address: Nicolaas Witsenkade 1a, 1017 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: (0)20 626 5636
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: A cruise on Amsterdam's canals is a must for any first-time visitor. By...
A cruise on Amsterdam's canals is a must for any first-time visitor. By doing this early in your trip you will get a great perspective of the city.
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Amazing experience-Amsterdam by night

It was an awesome experience to see Amsterdam canals by night. This one hour boat tour along the canals gave us a good impression of this beautiful city.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

It was an awesome experience to see Amsterdam canals by night. This one hour boat tour along the canals gave us a good impression of this beautiful city.

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Billingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We booked our tickets as a combined ticket with the Heineken Experience - see other review - and this saved us about 5€! The canal boat only had about 7 people on the trip and we all spoke English so the Captain said he would just use the loudspeaker and not have to use the earphone system. He also ad-libbed... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

My husband booked this trip as a birthday treat whilst we stayed in amsterdam ! Arrived at 6.25 to ensure early for trip only to get there and realise upon booking in we were actually 25 mins too late ! Our clock had not synced to amsterdam time :( we asked if there was anything that could be done ?... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

This was a planned evening cruise with my wife and friends that went beautifully from the start till the end The food and service was first class with some drinks included. Thanks to Dave, Steve and the rest off the cruise team for a fantastic couple of hours.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The tour is ok, you should do it if you have time. The audio guide is a bit annoying, it's hard to pay attention during the whole hour. And it's hot inside the boat, even during the winter. It would be nice if there was an open area. Some facts are interesting to hear of and you get to go... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This time in Amsterdam we took the Daytime canal cruise hop on hop off and it was a great experience. We could see the city from a different perspective and still very beautiful. I wish there was someone to serve us a beer since there was a tap from Heineken inside the boat. We took the boat near Amsterdam and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Venice may be the romantic city of canals, but Amsterdam is the real city of canals. So, you can't leave without a tour of the city without getting on any of the numerous boat tours. They are very affordable, from 15 euros for one hour to a 40 euros with dinner included. Also you have choices for boats with hop... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We took our cruise about 30 mins before sunset so the timing was perfect. The audio guide didn t work for the first 10 mins, that was the only downside. Afterwards we could enjoy an interesting story of Amsterdam and spectacular views, in shades of blue and red. Than the lively city lights as evening came down on us.

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Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This was a last minute idea and one of my best. The cruise was well organised and informative, not packed so it gave us both a chance to have a window seat and take some great pics. You get to see a lot of the city that you would miss on foot. Like I said a great idea.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Not a bad valued excursion to to with poor weather in February. it's a good way to see the city. I did find the commentary a little had to take after an hour

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