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Boats of the canal cruises

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Boats of the canal cruises

We will be in Amsterdam for a 9 hour layover on a Sunday in February and will be visiting the Anne Frank House as well as hoping to do a canal cruise.

I've read that the Boathouse canal cruises are very near the AFH and we thought that would be a time saver to take that canal cruise after visiting the AFH.

However, I just read that the Boathouse boats aren't completely glass covered on top. They have glass on the sides and partially on top. http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&tbo=d&biw=1024&bih=644&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=boathouse+canal+cruises+amsterdam&oq=boathouse+canal+cruises+amsterdam&gs_l=img.12...9919.13413.0.14565.12.12.0.0.0.0.130.1448.0j12.12.0...0.0...1ac.1.kdW3qUqTBb8

I saw photos of other canal cruise boats and they are completely glass covered on top. http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&tbo=d&biw=1024&bih=644&tbm=isch&oq=lovers+canal+boats++amsterdam&gs_l=img.12...2668.4824.0.5852.7.7.0.0.0.0.415.1412.1j2j3j0j1.7.0...0.0...1ac.1.uVeMiNu3adk&q=lovers%20canal%20boats%20amsterdam

How much difference would it make to us being able to see everything if we decided to take the Boathouse trip versus walking back to the Dam Square area and taking one of the other boat trips?

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1. Re: Boats of the canal cruises

Practically the only extra you will see with the other boats will be the sky. you sit down quite low in the boat and they have wrap around glas to the roof. seems to be a smaller boat than the other rondvaarts so better IMO.

I would say just to go for this one.

If you are here the second week of Feb then you can get a tour for 2 people for 20 euros. Not entirely sure how as it does not explain so well on their website. I think you just click where it says

Rondvaart voor tweepersonen, I Amsterdam 2013 actie

and print that out.

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Thanks for the opinion. Appreciated.

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