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“relaxed tour”(2 reviews)
Amsterdam and boats go way back, experience the unique view from the water by renting a boat from Amsterdam Boat Experience! Discover amazing places only accessible by water while exploring the canals with our expert skippers who will guide you...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 70-1, 1017 DH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
+31 20 771 5930
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Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

Would highly recommend this boat tour. The boat was comfortable... we were offered blankets to keep us warm. The tour guides were entertaining and enthusiastic and there was a delightful unhurried feeling about the trip. It’s such a great way to see the city!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JoTissier
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

We had a great time! Even though it was very cold due to freezing weather, we had clear skies and warm blankets. The plastic roof cover made it hard to see at some points... the skipper Stijn and Lakeisha were both very nice and accommodating....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank matkins94
Reviewed 20 January 2019

I had a great experience on an Amsterdam Boat Experience cruise during the light festival. The skipper and host (Diederick and Eileen) were very knowledgeable about the meaning behind the artworks, and Glühwein was served regularly during the trip.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mattbelcher97
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

The skipper and the hostess were both nice, the skipper offered to take pictures during the trip. It was hard to see through the plastic cover, but the front of the boat was open(more like a window) so we could see the art. The temperature...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Munteanu A
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Very much enjoyed the ALF-tour with Guusje and Hans. You can’t see much of the lights through the plastic windows... but the fun group and great captain and host made up for that. Hope we can book them again for next year!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

We (4 friends) really enjoyed this boat tour. We’re locals and have been on many of these tours before... and we were pleasantly surprised with all the knowledge of our hosts. The atmosphere on the boat was very good despite the rain. Stijn and Valerie...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ingeborgvanharten
Reviewed 12 January 2019

Great trip. Our captain Christoff was very knowledgeable and a great schipper. Lots of history about Amsterdam. He really cares about his boat and job and talks with passion. He also is genuinely interested in people and makes sure that everyone has a great time....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hermaatje55
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Wonderful experience. Goed stories, nice people and what an enchanting sights of both the pieces of art work and the canals.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mikiamsterdam
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Very enjoyable and good to do canal cruise with family and friends. The guides Christof and Eleen tell stories of Amsterdam and about all “statues” and light objects through the route. The gluwein was good!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Flyeddy
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Nice trip, Cristoff and Meermin do really their best for their guests. No tape explanations but an interesting talk during the boat ride, also with some humor!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part
of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh
Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed
museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you
need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the
Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark,
the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand
connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping
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23 June 2018|
Response from IIAnnaII | Reviewed this property |
The boats are pretty much the same sizes and (what I think) they would fit about 20 people max.
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16 May 2018|
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Response from ChicagoDolphin | Reviewed this property |
There were no toilet facilities on the boat that we were on.
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31 January 2018|
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Response from stewinaustin | Reviewed this property |
I believe that it was 15 euros each