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Canal Boat Trip

Msian in UK
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Canal Boat Trip

I'm going to Amsterdam on the 24-26/3 with my family. Had a look at their tourist board website and are interested to take a night canal boat trip. Can somebody please tell me if i can buy the tickets on the spot, just before I board the boat or if I have to buy them in advance? Any recommendation on which company I should go for or are they all basically the same.

Besides, I'm also planning to join the Keukenhof Garden excursion. Understood that the garden open from 21/3 onwards but will there be lots of flowers in this early season? Thanks.

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1. Re: Canal Boat Trip

You'll be able to book a night canal trip from a million and one places, not least your hotel reception. No need to book in advance.

There are several kinds, dinner, pizza, jazz, etc. The one I have personally preferred is just a plain wine and cheese cruise. The quality of the food on the boats is nothing to write home about. Best save your money for a restaurant.

Keukenhof will not be at its very best in late March but is still well worth a visit. Best time of year is late April or early May.

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I agree with brianc , the food is very much secondary on the boat tours.. if you havnt already seen a list of whats on offer , go to www.thebestofholland.nl , all companies do the tours and in my experience there isnt a great deal to choose between them. For probably one of the better eating ones .. www.hir.nl .. geoff

Msian in UK
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Thanx very much for your info. That's very helpful!!

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