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See Amsterdam - Canal Cruises and Walking Tours

Leliegracht 51, 1016 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 337 9733
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“canal cruise” (32 reviews)
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Leliegracht 51, 1016 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
+31 20 337 9733

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Went for an evening tour and as it was chilly the glass roof was draw over, resulting in we could not hear anything as it was so noisy. The commentary was awful, with the mike held too close so made it boom down the boat...More

Thank Georgina B
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Great tour, learnt a lot about Amsterdam and it was so nice seeing the city from the canals! Boat is small and the small group meant it was more intimate and our guide was very helpful! It rained when we were there but the guys...More

Thank Beth G
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

A group of did this canal cruise last week and it was fairly disappointing. Upon arrival we were greeted with the prospect of being split into single seats throughout the boat. We did not pay all that money to be spread around amongst strangers! When...More

Thank Yongnuo
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

This was a great way to see Amsterdam because it gives you a good understanding of the city and it's history. Our guide was funny, informative and pleasant and the ride was at a good pace. A must do while visiting Amsterdam.

Thank Jolene H
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The canal tours are a great way of seeing a lot of what the city has to offer. The tours are given in a few languages in turn so you don't have to find a language specific tour. The tour lasts about an hour and...More

Thank Emma N
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We booked through Viator, which had provided good overviews in Berlin and Munich previously. Canal cruise was on the Grey Line, total 1 hour and provided a good city overview which we like to do on the first day getting acquainted with a new place....More

1  Thank Bill G
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The evening canal cruise was a wonderful way to see the city and the canals all lit up. A totally different perspective during the evening vs. an afternoon cruise (which we did as well). The staff was very nice and the wine and cheese selection...More

1  Thank hms16
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Just go back from canal tour with the kin- boat company (tour like a local) which was very good. There were just six of us on the boat which could take more the captain asked us if there was anywhere particular we wanted to go...More

Thank taxipete2014
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is a great introduction to the city, and a nice activity for your jet-lagged first day. The dock is conveniently located next to the train station and tram stops, and you can buy your ticket on board. This interesting tour takes you through the...More

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 5 August 2016

very enjoyable and informative . we stood in a long line waiting to board and when it started to rain - they gave us umbrellas . very professional . there are ear tapes in like 8 languages .

Thank badbaruch57
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast,
shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the
Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
lost in a moody meander and a key component to any
sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
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25 August 2015|
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Response from SFVacationer | Reviewed this property |
I went with an outfit called Canal Company (canal.nl). That particular trip was not a hop-off and hop-on type. It began and ended at the same spot.
15 August 2015|
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Response from SFVacationer | Reviewed this property |
Good question. It's a bit of a mystery. I suggest showing the ticket office a photo of what you want and getting an assurance from them that will be the kind of boat you'll get. They can be pretty shady from my experience... More