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Amsterdam 90-Minute Private Family Canal Cruise provided by Rederij Paping

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Amsterdam 90-Minute Private Family Canal Cruise

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 11/19/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 11/19/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Take this in-depth Amsterdam canal cruise and benefit from the captain and skipper’s knowledge of the area. Pass by top city attractions, and feel free to make requests. This tour benefits from a flexible itinerary that can be customized to suit its small group’s interests. Sail at a time that suits you, with convenient departure times throughout the day.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Keizersgracht 100
    Keizersgracht 100, 1015 CZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Please be there 10 minutes before the tour starts. Wait at the little dock at the waterside (in front of the theatre De Roode Hoed, not inside the building).
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    Amsterdam Canal Ring
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    All of our tours are optimised for the season, time of day and customer wishes. Our tours cover many of the standard highlights, as well as provide insight about the unique Amsterdam way of life.
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  • You'll end at
    Keizersgracht 100
    Keizersgracht 100, 1015 CZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Please be there 10 minutes before the tour starts. Wait at the little dock at the waterside (in front of the theatre De Roode Hoed, not inside the building).
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • With multiple departures, select the Amsterdam cruise that suits you
  • Pass top attractions and enjoy a flexible itinerary, based on group interest
  • Learn more about Amsterdam with commentary provided by the captain
  • Receive tips and recommendations for the rest of your visit
What to Expect
Begin your eco-friendly cruise at a central location in Amsterdam, at a departure time that suits your schedule. Feel free to bring your own food and eat it as you sail past Amsterdam’s top attractions. Explore the smaller canals and Jordaan district, and hear personal insights from your crew about the region’s landmarks and history. Interaction is encouraged on the small-group tour with a maximum capacity of 20, so feel free to discuss points of interest with the crew, who may take sightseeing requests. Benefit from your crew’s local knowledge and receive tips and recommendations for the rest of your trip in the Dutch capital. Conclude your journey back the original point of departure.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Keizersgracht 100, 1015 CZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Live commentary on board
  • Eco-friendly sightseeing cruise
  • Small-group tour (max 10 passenger per boat)
  • Local certified skipper
  • Entry/Admission - Amsterdam Canal Ring
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks (may be taken on-board)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation in case of extreme weather. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately. Blankets and optional roof available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Radosław P wrote a review Aug 2020
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Great service, easy atmosphere, good jazz on boat and a lot of interesting information about AMS. All of us was impressed.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Marissa L wrote a review Jul 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands6 contributions
My friends and I have been sailing with Pap for years and it's always a delight! He has the happiest and most positive vibe and is always there to help with anything you might need during your ride. His boat is super cozy and clean, which is more important now than ever. I
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Thomas L wrote a review Jul 2020
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I enjoyed the peaceful tranquility of this highly personalized tour through the serene canals of romantic Amsterdam, as did my daughter who took delight in dipping her bare feet in the water
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Martijn V wrote a review Jul 2020
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We booked a tour with these guys and had a wonderful trip. Paap is very knowledgeable about Amsterdam and its history and told us a lot of nice stories about its canals. As we live in Amsterdam he focused on a less “touristy” angle and we learnt some cool new stuff about our
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worldtraveler838 wrote a review Mar 2020
Corolla, North Carolina101 contributions23 helpful votes
just returned from an awesome Sunday Canal Cruise. It was spectacular. Hot tea on board, extremely knowledgeable captain, blankets, coffee stops, cookie stops...awesome way to spend an afternoon!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Highly recommended boat tour
In December, my partner and I took a private 1-hour boat trip on the canals of Amsterdam with Rederij Paping. At th
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Better than the rest!
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Perfect!
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Perfect tour with captain Paap
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A fantastic time
I have been a faithful Rederij Paping client for years, and every time I do a tour, it helps me fall in love with A
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Love Boat
This is the best canal tour in all of Amsterdam, and I have done quite a few..... The boat, Captain & crew were won
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The best in amsterdam
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h 30m
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