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Grachtenrondvaart Alkmaar

De Mient, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
+31 72 511 7750
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Soooo Nice!

It is so lovely to be on the water in the city of alkmaar! Pass all the bridges, have to bend over... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Noesjka M
via mobile
Remember to duck!

This is a great tour, with some lovely houses to look at. The highlight though for us was going... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Helen P
London, United Kingdom
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Boat tour of the old center of Alkmaar via canals.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good51%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“low bridges” (10 reviews)
“open boat” (6 reviews)
“canal tour” (6 reviews)
De Mient, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
+31 72 511 7750
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

It is so lovely to be on the water in the city of alkmaar! Pass all the bridges, have to bend over each time you pass one of them because They are so low...it’s great Fun! You also have a great view on the beautiful...More

Thank Noesjka M
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This is a great tour, with some lovely houses to look at. The highlight though for us was going under so many low bridges. Some of them seemed impossibly low to get through and we really had to lie down! Great fun.

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I have taken this boat tour twice now and will go again when friends and family visit, as I now live in Alkmaar. I love open boat tours, and this boat can go into some of the smaller canals because of it's height. This tour...More

Thank Kaleigh N
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This canalboat tour is preferred on dry days. There is no canapé on the boat. Be aware that you have to go down when passing the many bridges. One was even 1 mtr clearance from the water. It's a nice and informative tour. Do first...More

Thank Ativoo
Reviewed 16 March 2017

As I live in Alkmaar it might be a little chauvinistic view of this tour. But anyhow we have done it several times with family members and friends. It is an open boat, but that makes it all the better. You are more close to...More

Thank Karel M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The canal tour is a fun way to see the city center, buildings of interest and the big and smaller canals. Commentary is provided in different languages. Especially nice to do on a warm day (as it is an open boat without roof or cover)....More

Thank Nicole V
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This (no roof) boat goes in the canals around the old part of the city, it is very interesting and fun! There are several low bridges (from the middle age!) and you must go down with your head. Very interesting and cool to do!

1  Thank patiholland
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I very much enjoyed this canal boat tour, it was a great chance to see Alkmaar from another perspective and get an overview of the town layout and highlights in 45min. It was raining lightly when I went which made for low numbers but we...More

1  Thank julies27
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Really recommended: it takes between 40 and 50 minutes and like always on such a cruise in the Netherlands, they bring you to all attractitions - from the riverside. This tour is mainly in an open boat. The "captain" is shortly explanaing stuff in three...More

1  Thank AlterSchwede13
Reviewed 14 July 2016

It's another view from Alkmaar. Seeing all the old houses (anno 1600) and churches from the water is so different and lovely. Alkmaar is such a lovely town with so much to do and see.

1  Thank 91Peter
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