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Address: Korenlei 4A, Ghent, Belgium
Phone Number: (+32) 09 / 229 17 16
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Perfect way to start your visit to Ghent. Guide/captain spoke Dutch, German, French and English and was highly entertaining. After 40 minutes on the boat, we had a good idea... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

For 7 Euros, this boat tour of Ghent was amazing value. We had a fantastic time and it was nice to get off our feet for a bit! Highly recommended!!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Perfect way to start your visit to Ghent. Guide/captain spoke Dutch, German, French and English and was highly entertaining. After 40 minutes on the boat, we had a good idea about the history, buildings and monuments of Ghent and all left the boat with a smile on their face. Highly recommended

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Ghent, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The boat trip in ghent takes about 45 min. Since the channels are not connected, they have to turn and go back every time. This makes that you don't see that much during your trip. I prefer a walk through the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

With 22 teacher we took a boat trip cava and appitizers included. We had so much fun! At the end we stopped at the restaurant were we had a very good diner. Price: 65 euro per person all in even dessert and coffee.

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I was not impressed by this boat tour. The signs say it is a 40min ride for E6.50. Ours went for 25mins at the most and included driving to another jetty to pick up more passengers. The tour goes under the bridge to St Michael's church, back to Ghent river hotel and then out to Rabot. All of these sights... More 

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We were not sure what to expect on the boat tour, but found it to be well worth the 6,50€ As the only english speakers on a full boat I was really surprised when the tour guide not only translated all of the standard information for us, but even included us in the jokes and small information that we may... More 

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Shropshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Our School Choir group enjoyed a great tour of Medieval Gent this week during a concert tour and were highly entertained and informed by the captain Martin. A chance to sing under the Sint-Michels bridge was also great and we found the whole experience to be very friendly and memorable. Beautiful buildings, restaurants and a great relaxed feel to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Very nice time with the family, it was a cold breezy morning but the choice of covered or open boat was obvious to take in the sites. The tour guide Hazel was very nice as well. They offered blankets to the children and took us up and down several sections of the canal describing the sites and places in English... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Ghent is already a stunning city by daylight, but discovering it on a small boat over the canals, in the evening, and with a passionate guide is just THE experience you should have from your excursion to Ghent. We loved it even if it was very cold, and wanted to share it.

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Vlissingen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

The best advantage of a boat tour is of course you see things from a whole other perspective. Another plus, is that you are not bothered by surrounding traffic, people etc, and so we could hear everything very well. I loved the tourguide of this company, it was a young guy, and he was in general very informative, and added... More 

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Address: Korenlei 4A, Ghent, Belgium
Phone Number: (+32) 09 / 229 17 16
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent

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