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90-Minute Canal Cruise in Amsterdam provided by Rederij Paping

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90-Minute Canal Cruise in Amsterdam

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Take this in-depth Amsterdam canal cruise and benefit from the captain and skipper’s knowledge of the area. Pass by top city attractions, and feel free to make requests. This tour benefits from a flexible itinerary that can be customized to suit its small group’s interests. Sail at a time that suits you, with convenient departure times throughout the day.
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Keizersgracht 179
Keizersgracht 179, 1016 DV Amsterdam, NetherlandsPlease be there 10 minutes before the tour starts.  Ask for the 90 minute Canal Cruise. Wait at the little dock at the waterside (in front of the office of Amnesty International, not inside the building). Directions: Please be on time as the boat will leave exactly at the departure time.
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    Amsterdam Canal Ring
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    All of our tours are optimised for the season, time of day and customer wishes. Our tours cover many of the standard highlights, as well as provide insight about the unique Amsterdam way of life.
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You'll end at
Keizersgracht 179
Keizersgracht 179, 1016 DV Amsterdam, NetherlandsPlease be there 10 minutes before the tour starts.  Ask for the 90 minute Canal Cruise. Wait at the little dock at the waterside (in front of the office of Amnesty International, not inside the building). Directions: Please be on time as the boat will leave exactly at the departure time.
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  • With multiple departures, select the Amsterdam cruise that suits you
  • Pass top attractions and enjoy a flexible itinerary, based on group interest
  • Learn more about Amsterdam with commentary provided by the captain
  • Receive tips and recommendations for the rest of your visit
What to Expect
Begin your eco-friendly cruise at a central location in Amsterdam, at a departure time that suits your schedule. Feel free to bring your own food and eat it as you sail past Amsterdam’s top attractions. Explore the smaller canals and Jordaan district, and hear personal insights from your crew about the region’s landmarks and history. Interaction is encouraged on the small-group tour with a maximum capacity of 20, so feel free to discuss points of interest with the crew, who may take sightseeing requests. Benefit from your crew’s local knowledge and receive tips and recommendations for the rest of your trip in the Dutch capital. Conclude your journey back the original point of departure.
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Departure Point
Keizersgracht 179, 1016 DV Amsterdam, Netherlands
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Live commentary on board
  • Eco-friendly sightseeing cruise
  • Small-group tour (max 10-20 passenger per boat)
  • Local certified skipper
  • Entry/Admission - Amsterdam Canal Ring
  • Food and drinks (may be taken on-board)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation in case of extreme weather. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately. Blankets and optional roof available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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worldtraveler838 wrote a review 15 Mar
Corolla, North Carolina101 contributions23 helpful votes
just returned from an awesome Sunday Canal Cruise. It was spectacular. Hot tea on board, extremely knowledgeable captain, blankets, coffee stops, cookie stops...awesome way to spend an afternoon!
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Date of experience: March 2020
James A wrote a review 5 Mar
March, United Kingdom9 contributions
Fabulous cruise. So interesting learning everything about the history of the canals in Amsterdam. We opted for an evening cruise, as I wanted to see Amsterdam at night. Didn’t disappoint.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Colin1067 wrote a review Feb 2020
Airdrie, United Kingdom13 contributions7 helpful votes
Absolutely top drawer boat tour by very passionate locals who are very informative on the local area and experiences, by far the best way to see the city, and highlight of our trip to Amsterdam, thanks also for the local dinner recommendation for some local cuisine in a very
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EmmaDurnford wrote a review Jan 2020
Teddington, United Kingdom309 contributions199 helpful votes
I had carefully researched different boat companies in Amsterdam before we left for our trip in mid November and chose Rederij Paping’s company ‘Blue in Green’. It was easy to book tickets online for the 90 minute shared tour at €25 each. In the event as my husband had to have
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Date of experience: November 2019
TimDecember wrote a review Dec 2019
Toronto, Canada9 contributions6 helpful votes
I booked this canal tour a month ago, but unfortunately my daughter got sick yesterday and I had to stay with her in the hotel room and miss the canal trip. My wife went and really loved the quiet electric boat. It was a small group, which meant she could get questions
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The cruise was excellent , nice snacks and drinks and lots of time at each light display. Our guide was really nice
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Fantastic Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise
Brilliant canal cruise. Skipper was very knowledgeable when it came to Amsterdam and history. Great service. Would
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Fantastic canal tour!
Can’t praise this enough, the captain was warm, welcoming and extremely knowledgable. The refreshments were a great
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Excellent breather from Christmas Eve chaos!
We took the tour on Dec 24th. Despite the light rain, it was a lovely 2 hr break through the canals. The narration
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Best Tour!!
Very accommodating! Wonderful refreshments on board. Very personal setting and we were able to interact with the th
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Romantic tour
we thought it was a nice romantic and intimate tour. Tasty sweets and fluffie blankets to keep you warm. Entertaini
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We really enjoyed our tour with Mark. He was very knowledgeable about the light exhibits and the canals. He served
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Best way to spend a relaxing night in Amesterdam
Best way to see Amesterdam at night especially in the light festival season. The skipper was really friendly and in
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Canals by night
Very enjoyable. Relaxed and unhurried with good informative guide enhanced by hot chocolate, fizz and nibbles
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Great winter light canal tour once we finally figured out dock location.
Pop gives a great tour, total time was about 2 hours. There were seven passengers, so small group setting. Pop is a
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Wonderful trip, best way to see the Festival of Lights
We really enjoyed this trip. A small boat (9 people plus the skipper), heated seats, blankets, hot chocolate and fi
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Dutch
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