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Amsterdam Canal Cruises

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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About Amsterdam Canal Cruises
A cruise on Amsterdam's canals is a must for any first-time visitor. By doing this early in your trip you will get a great perspective of the city.
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Make the most of your evenings in Amsterdam with a nightlife pass that is valid for two to seven days. The Amsterdam Nightlife Experience pass provides access to more than 13 clubs, special events, and other attractions in Amsterdam, along with a canal cruise and a bottle of sparkling wine at SurpriseBar, a nightlife venue in the Leidseplein entertainment district.
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DemiHale1 wrote a review Oct 11
United States1,362 contributions85 helpful votes
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Took a evening canal boat ride through beautiful Amsterdam- it started to rain but that did not damper our spirits or enjoyment- earphones for the commentary- windows could go up or down for your views- though dark it was a lovely experience and I would definitely recommend!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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LaurieC wrote a review Oct 1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands1 contribution1 helpful vote
Took one of these tours in September. It' s really a fun way to get in touch with the city of Amsterdam. Our guides were super knowledgeable, and it was really easy to ask them questions cause there were just a few of us on the boat. Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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lindasargent wrote a review Sep 2020
Norwich, United Kingdom238 contributions104 helpful votes
We went on two cruises based outside central station the first one we thought was very good the commentator pointed out various points of interest we were really pleased with this the main commentary was a recording it English and various languages Next day we met friends who took us on a different boat Lovers cruises this was brilliant the captain kept us laughing with his jokes and banter whilst pointing out points of interest we had earphones to hear the recorded commentary he pointed out different points of interest I think it may have cost a few euros more but it really was worth it both boats had the roofs & windows opened and social distancing was observed masks must be worn at all times we can highly recommend these tours
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Marianne H wrote a review Sep 2020
38 contributions33 helpful votes
Amsterdam offer lots of different cruises on the canals. We went on a 1 hour cruise (not one including drink, food or smoke) and the audio/captain were very informative. We saw moste sight located on the canals shores and go a lot of fun fact too.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Jonas V wrote a review Aug 2020
Luton, United Kingdom27 contributions22 helpful votes
My only advice with this is to make sure you get a cruise with a boat that doesn't have a roof, as you are not allowed to stand up you become very restricted for viewing purposes
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from BBCamsterdam, Guest Relations Manager at Amsterdam Canal Cruises
Responded Aug 17, 2020
Hi j0nasv78, Thank you for your review. During these difficult times with COVID-19, we've taken some additional measures to ensure everyone's safety on board. So to be able to keep the 1,5 meter distance on board, it's currently not allowed to walk around in the boat. We kindly ask for your understanding in this. We do offer cruises in a small, open boat as well for when you want an unobstructed view of the city. Hopefully, you enjoyed your canal cruise regardless! Best regards, Amsterdam Canal Cruises
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