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Paddan Boat Tours

Pusterviksgatan 13 | Kungsportsplatsen, Gothenburg 413 01, Sweden
46(0)31-60 96 70
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Ranked #1 of 25 Activities in Gothenburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: The classic city tour on the Paddan boats shows you the beauty of Gothenburg from a waterside perspective. The tour takes you under 20 bridges and out to the harbour.

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Boras, Sweden
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86 reviews 86 reviews
64 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a great sightseeing tour in Gothenburg. You do, however, need to lie down so that you do not bump your head in some bridges. It is interesting to experience Gothenburg by going paddanbåtarna.

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Strommagroup, Kundansvarig at Paddan Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Erika, Thank you for your comments. We appreciate you taking the time to comment your pleasant experience with us. Best Regards, Reservations Manager More

Richmond, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A bit expensive for what you get, but good overview of the city. Bring a coat as it can be a bit chilly out on the main river.

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Dear James, Thank you for your comments. We appreciate you taking the time to comment your experience with us. Best regards, Reservations Manager More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Got on the barge, lots of people. The guide was speaking swedish English and German. I asked her about toilet facilities and she answered in a manner I found most impolite. Suddenly I realised that she was swedish and swedes don't have the full command of English. I apologized profusely for my lack of understanding that she didn't understand my... More

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Strommagroup, Kundansvarig at Paddan Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madame, Thank you for commenting on the tour. We are sad to hear you did not get the service expected. In regards to you finding the guide impolite it would be of assistance to us to improve our service if you send us an e-mail to bokning@stromma.se with date and time so we can take specific action. Best regards,... More

Cracow
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We enjoyed our tour on Padden boat tour in Gothenburg, the tour guide was very interesting and we got to see different parts of the city....until we went under a bridge that was so low that we had to leave our seats and lay on the floor. You were given no indication of this when we got into the boat...if... More

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Strommagroup, Kundansvarig at Paddan Boat Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that you were not informed about the low bridges before you bought the tickets. I will make sure to remind our staff to always inform customers about this. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and that you found the tour guide interesting. Best regards, Jenny Booking... More

Andover, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We really enjoyed this little boat trip as it really helped us find our bearings in the city. It was very educational and the host was brilliant. High point-having to duck in the gangway for fear of losing ones head!!!

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Wichita, Kansas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

A relaxing way, with camera in hand, to view the town gliding down canals in flat bottomed boats along green grassy shores, under low arched bridges adorned with hanging flower baskets, listening to an informative English speaking native who intermingled bits of humor while pointing out the sights. Expect some spray on your face and clothes. We sat in the... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our trip in the Paddan flat boat, through they canal and into the river, every little detail of the city being explained along the way, also the day was beautiful, a must if you visit Gothenburg, forgery the rest do this.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

This is good way to see the city without the effort of walking. The only effort required is for crouching down under the low bridges. This can be an issue if the boat is full or for the elderly or infirm as your head needs to be lower than the seat back. That aside the commentary is interesting, and humourous... More

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Northern Ontario
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75 reviews 75 reviews
33 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We took this tour and loved it !! The views of the city are wonderful. Very pretty ride showing the green side of the city . Lots of parks along the way . The canals pass by many beautiful buildings and go out into the bay where you get to see the waterfront and interesting boats . We got gently... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I always love to go on sightseeing by boat when I visit different cities, where possible. It is a good way to relax after walking a lot and still see a lot of sights. It is nice to cruise the channels in Gothenburg, and pass under the really low bridges.

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