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About Rederij Paping
Rederij Paping offers fun and luxurious tours of the canals in a relaxed atmosphere. We will show you the other side of the city of Amsterdam. Our electric powered ships are completely emission-free and one of the quietest rides you'll experience. It is fully equipped with ten comfortable seats, fridge, stereo and optional roof. We work on appointment. Please contact us before you drop by. At the moment we do private tours only. Please check our website for more details.
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Amsterdam 90-Minute Private Family Canal Cruise

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.
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1 hour 30 minutes
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Texan Traveler wrote a review Oct 19
Dallas, Texas40 contributions13 helpful votes
This was such a great tour! It’s just you and your own group (for us it was just two of us) and the guide. He’s really nice and can give you a bit of history as you go through the city, answering questions, or let you set the pace and he’s just there to drive. We went at 9:00pm on a Tuesday. It was quiet in the Dam and really beautiful to see at night with the lights. Tour is easy to find the dock (type the address into google maps and can’t miss it). There are lots of different companies, but this was hands down the best experience. Private, not crowded, and worth every penny. We brought a bottle of champagne on board. He offered cava, wine, and beer. We just used his cups and grabbed a water. Will absolutely do the next time we’re back, and would highly recommend to anyone coming to the city.
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Date of experience: October 2021
Response from carla_and_marc, Owner at Rederij Paping
Responded 2 days ago
Hi Jessica, Thank you so much for the great review! You clearly spent time writing it! I also had a great time, I hope we'll meet next time you're in town. Till then! Paap
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MarianneJK wrote a review Oct 13
Achill Island, Ireland10 contributions17 helpful votes
We had the pleasure of hiring Paaps boat for a private tour along the waterways of Amsterdam. The boat is quite beautiful and very comfortable but it is Paap himself that makes the tour magic. His obvious love for his city and its waterways sweep you up. We brought along a bottle of bubbly and a small picnic to enjoy and Paap upgraded our paper cups with something more suitable. With a swing past the zoo and a drop off near the Van Gogh museum our tour could not have been more perfect and it was definitely a highlight of our weekend in the beautiful city of Amsterdam.
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Klippafgr wrote a review Sep 2021
Bryne, Norway28 contributions32 helpful votes
Fantastic tour today with the captain at the boat. Both interesting tour and relaxing, with quiet electric vessel. Very recommendable!
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Date of experience: September 2021
Chris s wrote a review Sep 2021
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We had the most amazing evening cruising through the most scenic parts of Amsterdam with the most knowledgeable guide anyone could ask for! It was so romantic and would recommend it to anyone who wants to treat their significant other to something special
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Date of experience: August 2021
lisaxia wrote a review Aug 2021
Chicago, Illinois8 contributions
A ride with Pap is always the best. He is knowledgeable, fun, and always prepared for everything (including rain!). Thanks so much for an amazing Sunday!
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Date of experience: August 2021