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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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Good way to see the City

This is a very good way to see the city, gives you a good overview. Most all parts of the city are bordered by a canal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Liberty Hill, Texas
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80 reviews 80 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This is a very good way to see the city, gives you a good overview. Most all parts of the city are bordered by a canal.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Great way to see some of the city and her waterways while staying dry and warm if it is raining or just warn if it's just windy and cool. We did this right after arriving on an overnight flight and it was a perfect thing to do while we waited for our room to be ready.

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Dillon
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Ez to do, nice break from all the inevitable walking, we skipped the narration but heard it was good and in many languages. Funny to see "traffic jams" at canal intersections, Capt was on top of it.

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Ndakota
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We just stepped off the plane from a Spring Holland and Belgium Tulip River Cruise with Gate1 Travel and we are talking of signing up again for next year. In the past eight years we have traveled to 24 countries, enjoyed eight Gate1 trips and never been disappointed. The reason we keep coming back is Gate1 Travel handles everything after... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed getting off our feet for a bit while still taking in the sights. We had an open air boat.... A definite must!!! This was better then the hop on hop off sight seeing tour bus.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We booked The Amsterdam Dinner Cruise online and had a very good experience all round. Check in was smooth, were shown table and given a glass of Prosecco before we left the dock. It was a lovely clear evening so caught glimpses of the sunset as we turned corners on the canals and Amstel River. There was no commentary, only... More 

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Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Bought tickets from rep company in Amsterdam. This canal trip takes off from outside Central Station. Would not recommend. Told it was leaving in 5-10 minutes but didn't leave for half an hour; commentary was computerised via speakers which left you dependent on people being quiet; each sentence was nothing that you couldn't have found out anywhere and as each... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This was an average tour. Good thing was that it was covering good parts of the city but bad part was the lack of information. It can because tour was just of an hour and it was covering multiple languages and by the English starts, we already passed the place.

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Alness, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Put ear phones on as it's very interesting what you are being told about the houses and canals. Takes about an hour but we loved it €20 for both of us was well worth it would recommend anyone to do this

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

We did a one hour canal boat tour with Lovers when we first arrived in Amsterdam. Thinking we would save time we booked the night before online, but this was a complete waste. There was a problem redeeming our online purchase as we couldnt print them, then once that was sorted out we were sent to where the tour leaves... More 

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