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“Great way to see Amsterdam” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Canal Motorboats

Canal Motorboats
Zandhoek 10 A, 1013 KT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 7007
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Ranked #86 of 289 Activities in Amsterdam
Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: Canal Motorboats rent a boat Amsterdam: At Canal Motorboats you can rent your own private boat to cruise the amazing Amsterdam canals with your friends and family at your own time and paste, our comfortable and quiet rentalboats are very easy to handle and can fit up to 6 people. Our location is only 2 minutes away from the Amsterdam canals by boat. Rent a boat and enjoy Amsterdam!
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“Great way to see Amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Amsterdam, getting to cruise the canals on a sunny afternoon with some friends was just perfect. The boat is extremely easy to operate and the guy renting the boats was very friendly. Make sure you bring drinks and snacks. If you happen to have some cushions or some towels you can borrow from a your hotel bring those as well. We were able to borrow some cushions that they had, but if they rent out all their boats they might not have enough to lend out.
I would look for a day with nice weather and stop by in the morning to reserve your boat for that evening, as they only have so many boats. I think that they were open 10am to 10pm. If you have 4-6 people this is much cheaper than the standard canal boat rides. The electric motor is easy to use and very quiet, far better then the gas engines you will see the local boats always fiddling with.

Visited May 2013
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Awesome cheap way to see the city”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Highlight of our trip. Cruised the canals of Amsterdam with friends. Stopped to get drinks and food and really made a day of it. Was really reasonably priced and the owner even had a beer with us when we arrived back. Great service!

Visited May 2013
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London, England, United Kingdom
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“a fun alternative to walking around the city..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

This is a great way to see the city - especially when you're in a big group. The owner was also a character (in a good way!). I recommend taking a picnic and drinks!

Visited July 2012
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Crewe, England, United Kingdom
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“Good way to see the sights”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Very good way to see the sights around Amsterdam. Easy to find where the different museums are from the canals and a great way to learn something about the city

Visited March 2012
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Bonita Springs, Florida
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“Wauw”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

Did I found the best activety in Holland?
Oh yeah! After a good, nice and helpfull outlay I sailed thru the canals of Amsterdam with my friends on a nice superquiet boat.
Magnificant! Loved it every second. The thing to do in Amsterdam!

Visited September 2012
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