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Copenhagen Canal Tour - Exploring Hidden Gems

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Hey Captain was founded by friends on a boat and this is the atmosphere we want to deliver to our guests. So sit back, relax in our comfortable boats, and enjoy a drink as we take you around on a charming experience of the canals. 

During the tour your captain will show you our favorite sights in the harbor. There is plenty of time to ask questions and we hope you want to engage in a conversation about life in Copenhagen. Our ambition is to give you a sense of the city more than an overload of historical facts. The route is not 100% standardized as we want to try to accommodate specific wishes of the group and special events in the harbor. We will give you a good overview of the main sights in the central city in a relaxed way. The 2-hour Hidden Gems Tour will take you off the beaten track from the standard canal tour routes in the inner town, exploring the upcoming residential areas of either the South or North harbor.
  • Drink provided wine, beer, or soda during this Copenhagen canals tour
  • In-depth commentary from your captain-guide
  • Route will vary according to the day's events and group preferences
  • Relaxed tour with an intimate group of 12 people or fewer
What to Expect
If a whirlwind tour hitting all the top landmarks isn't quite your speed, then this relaxed, customizable tour is perfect for you. Step aboard a traditional canal cruiser with a personable captain to tour the canals of Copenhagen in a relaxing slow pace. Find a seat indoors or out, with blankets available to keep you warm during the colder months. As you cruise, listen to commentary from the captain and sip a glass of wine, beer, or a soft drink (traditional mulled cider or hot chocolate during the winter).

A small group of just 12 people guarantees an intimate atmosphere and plenty of time to ask questions. Get unobstructed views of some of Copenhagen top sights, which may include Christiansborg Palace, Church of Our Savior, the Royal Opera House, Amalienborg Castle, Freetown Christiania, or the Circle Bridge, according to the group's preferences.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This trip was everything it said on the box and more !! Cam...our captain for the day .. was very informed....and entertaining ! A very personalised tour to suit everyone. Much recommended !!

Thank 667valj
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have done many canal tours in many countries. This one is excellent, and our guide "Lone" from Finland, driving "Sanne" was quite knowledgeable and this was basically a private outing with friends even though with complete strangers. And also the boat handling was very...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just perfect, fantastic, a great time - strongly recommended. We will for sure do it again ! Thank you for the great service

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Martine D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the 1-hour tour with Ilona on Aug 2, 2019. We thoroughly enjoyed it! Her informal and conversational style were just right for what we were looking for. Informative, but not boring like sitting in a history classroom.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank msteingranville
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much better to go in a small boat down the narrower canals. The staff are young, bright, well-informed and full of stories. You get a special view of Copenhagen from the water. One of the highlights of our week in Copenhagen. A well-deserved 5...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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28 June 2019|
Response from McWhiskers | Reviewed this property |
Hi Joan, we were a patron of the tour not a proprietor. The departure point for the tour is within a short and pleasant walk (say less than 10 minutes) walk from the Amileiborg palace though at Amaliehaven
21 May 2019|
Response from Freunfa92 | Reviewed this property |
It takes 2 hours but it won’t feel like two hours at all!
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