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Really good

My girlfriend and I took the trip on a cloudy day, so got on a boat with a glass roof. It was an... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2017
Antwerp, Belgium
Excellent way to learn about Leiden from the water

Very well organized and safe way to see and learn about this lovely city. As some bridges are... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2017
Trevor M
Poole, England, United Kingdom
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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 June 12, 2017

My girlfriend and I took the trip on a cloudy day, so got on a boat with a glass roof. It was an exceptional pleasant experience, with our guide being an historion and both born and grown up in Leiden. Since the weather was too...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Very well organized and safe way to see and learn about this lovely city. As some bridges are quite low be ready to bend to avoid impacting them (people with bad backs please note). Our guide was very knowledgeable about Leiden and indeed it's history.

Thank Trevor M
Reviewed June 5, 2017

We had the first sailing of the day and were all alone on the boat. A very lovely, peaceful and informative way of seeing this gorgeous town. Friendly and fun outing.

Thank LeoDNZ
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Very nice experience! Nice tour, friendly guide, all the participants were really happy about that. Highly recoomended

Thank Shiraz212
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

I went on one of these boat tours a few days ago with my parents visiting Leiden and it was fantastic! The guide was knowledgable, fun and seemed to really enjoy his job. We all remarked on how good he was after we left the...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2016

Our canal trip in Leiden gave a refreshingly different perspective to the city and offered views which were not available on foot or by bicycle. Our female Dutch captain spoke fluent English and gave a running commentary as she steered us under some very low...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2016

We received teapots to share wich bounded the different people on the boat. Interesting tour, with less known sites, like the graveyard on an island.

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Not knowing much of Leiden we decided to take a one-hour tour through the canals of Leiden. Both the owner as the skipper were very friendly. The skipper told much about the history and remarkable places of the city. We learned a lot and from...More

Thank Marno S
Reviewed September 5, 2016

I've taken this tour three times now, as we always take our guests there to have an overview of Leiden and its history. We enjoyed it every single time. Everyone is particularly thrilled about going under the low bridges. The guides were always very pleasant,...More

Thank Gili G
Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

On June 19 we had a family outing with kids and grand kids. We enjoyed a high tea during the trip, which was well appointed.

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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 Peter M | 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