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The place for - canal tours, - boat rental and - private tours. We offer comfortable and sustainable tours over the lovely canals of Leiden. You can also explore the beautiful lake area, Kagerplassen, close to Leiden.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Blauwpoortbrug 1 | Bridgekeepershouse, 2312 GA, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 6 22610552
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Very interesting boat trip through the pretty canals of Leiden. The guide, a student, was very pleasant and provided us with good information (not too much!) about the history of Leiden.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

I sent an email requesting a boat which they confirmed we could have, I sent a follow up email and got no response. When I emailed on the day to again confirm the booking I received an email saying that they had given the boat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Lovely relaxing boat trip with Ed! Multilingual commentary which was interesting and lovely views of Leiden throughout the tour. Great to cool off on a hot day....

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

Very very pleasant and interesting boat trip through the Leiden canals, showing all the high spots and telling all the history of this beautiful Dutch town, birthplace of Rembrandt. Guided by a young man who appeared very knowledgeable about the town, this is an extremely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Yes, you should rent a bike, or walk. But this is so much more fun. You are your own skipper, driving an Electric boat (I should say helming, shouldn't I?) is fairly easy, and there are loads of canals to explore. Best is to go...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyable, captain Dan gave us alternative commentary in Dutch and English. He was great at negotiating the difficult parts of the canals and took safety seriously. The boat was quiet or silent (silent or very quiet engine, it appeared) a lot of the time...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

this tour is a great way to see &hear about the history of |Leiden. In just an hour, Martin, the guide, was able to explain a whole load of detail about the canals, buildings, ships & a whole lot more as we tourists relaxed &...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

This tour was just an hour, very easy to get to but a fun and educating experience. Never had a canal tour like this before (there are many very low bridges and we went under a couple of them - it was fun! The tour...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank World_Vagabond
Reviewed April 23, 2018

A last minute decision to take this tour at 6.30 pm was the highlight of our visit to Leiden. For 10 euros for an entertaining tour of Leiden's extensive canal system it's great value. It gave my wife and I a much better overview of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our boat trip through Leiden, about an hour ride. The captain was very informative and spoke in English and Dutch. As it was cold in November the boat was covered with a plexiglass cover that was lowered and raised depending on the height...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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July 19, 2016|
Response from mttimmers |
During the highseason the last boat will depart at 18.30h
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Sharron K
July 12, 2016|
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Response from petermY347HE | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sharron, not really. However they are very popular and to be sure I would book in advance. If the weather is not great they have a glass top and side windows. What ever the weather is like you are in for a great ride... More