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Holland International Canal Cruises

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Address: Prins Hendrikkade 33a (opposite Central Station), 1012 TM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20217501
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There’s nothing like seeing Amsterdam from the water! Canal Company...

There’s nothing like seeing Amsterdam from the water! Canal Company organises distinctive and innovative programmes on and around the Amsterdam canals. With a diversity of labels – including Canal Bike, Canal Bus, Canal Hopper, Amsterdam ECO Tours, Holland International Canal Cruises and Gray Line Amsterdam – Canal Company is market leader on the canals.

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25th wedding anniversary present. The dinner cruise was easy to book, find and the staff were polite and very efficient! Would definitely recommend as a present!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Canal cruise was OK - audio guide was fine but a little dull really with gaps in places. Also was a little overpriced for what it was.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My fiancé and I went on the wine and cheese evening cruise. We had a great time trying out 4 different kinds of cheese with different wines. The cruise lasted 2 hours. There were great A'dam evening sights. We paid about 40 euro per person - totally worth it.

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Thank Liraz S
Bergen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Saturday we had a roundtrip in the open boat in the canals of Amsterdam. Our captain was Mr. Willem Koelemij, he said "you are lucky to have me as your guide" 100% was true, quiet sail, back-canals, excellent explanations, authentic stories, al lot of inside information about Amsterdam....Did you know that Amsterdam consists of 90 islands? We saw more than... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, the passengers felt cheated when the advertised 1 hr cruise only lasted for 50 minutes! That's simply not good! I did complain to the guy at the ticket desk and he was like well yeah it depends on the canals etc. Anyways, the cruise itself of an ok experience but you can't see much outside if you... More 

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CanalCompany, Guest Relations Manager at Holland International Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Aarij, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're sorry to hear that you are not completely satisfied with the cruise you took. Normally our cruises do take 1 hour but occasionally it happens that the trip is either a few minutes shorter or longer, due to the situation on the canals. Our captains do always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the 100 highlights canal tour, boats are regular never have to wait too long for next boat to come. You receive head phones to listen to commentary along the way, very relaxing and a good way to take in Amsterdam

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

25th wedding anniversary present. The dinner cruise was easy to book, find and the staff were polite and very efficient! Would definitely recommend as a present!

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Thank LaneRijks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The greatest thing about this line is that you can hop on and hop off. If you are doing a tour of the city on your own, this helps in that you don't have to walk the whole way but still can view the beautiful buildings and house boats from the water. The guides are very friendly and helpful. Make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

See the city as dusk falls and the lights come on. A different point of view of the city from the water. Very clean with lots of glass making the views easy. Enjoyed the different cheeses and bread with wine. Very pleasant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner have just returned back to our hotel following a dinner cruise. We were welcomed into the cruise at 8pm with a glass of prosecco and we set sail around the canals of Amsterdam. Having read the reviews on Trip Advisor we were really looking forward to this to finish our trip and we weren't disappointed! The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the cocktail cruise, got 2 cocktails and unlimited wine or soft drinks and some nibbles. Luckily we also got the table to our selves too. Very nice cruise.

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