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Canal Boat Tours

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Address: Bruges 8000, Belgium
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+32 50 33 32 93
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes

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Just sit and take the views in

It was a quiet Monday afternoon so no queue although boat was full. It is a great way to see the city and you have the opportunity when the trip is finished to revisit some of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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liverpool
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a quiet Monday afternoon so no queue although boat was full. It is a great way to see the city and you have the opportunity when the trip is finished to revisit some of the sites on foot. I was at the back of the boat so I didn't hear any of the commentary well only maybe a... More 

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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

That was an exciting experience. My husband and I looked forward to this event. though in Holland there are much canals but this was in another place, another scenery, and another excitement. We were glad to have this trip so we were also meeting some friends beside focusing only on the canal ride. This was also one way to see... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I am glad I made time for the canal boat ride in Bruges. It took about a half hour and we went at a good time (about 11:30AM) so the line wasn't too long...we waited in line about 5 minutes. The ride was smooth however we did need to switch people around for even weight. 😊The captain of the boat... More 

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Wells-next-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The boats were designed to pack up to 40 people in which must have made it a bit tight for those in the middle seats. However, our skipper was informative; unlike man brugeoises he admitted to speaking French as well as Dutch and English; we saw a lot of houses and churches and were told about them. The trip took... More 

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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little expensive at 8 euro per adult but a nice way to see around brugge. The wait was approx 30mins as it was a busy day and boats are a bit crowded. The boat driver gave French and English explanations of what we were seeing as we cruised around. It was about 30mins on the water in total.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a canal boat trip around Brugge, it was cold but sunny when we bought our tickets which were €8 each the tour took approx 30 mins and although I thought it was expensive for a boat tour that takes 30+ people in one go with two boats going non stop during winter season it was worth every penny... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Bruges everyone should do this tour. It takes in all the beautiful buildings and scenery. Very good guides.

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Jaipur, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

When Visiting Bruges besides taking a walking tour of the city, one should also take a boat ride as it is one of the best ways to see this quaint old town

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Thought my tour couldn't be topped from previous year, but along with the views and my amazing tour guide, all we did was laugh, definitely worth a go

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Livermore, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

Beautiful scenic view of the city via the waterway. Tour guide very informative. A must do to get an overview of what is there, then one can proceed to other attractions by guide or on foot.

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