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Amsterdam Boat Experience
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“light festival”(18 reviews)
“local captain”(2 reviews)
“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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All reviews light festival local captain relaxed tour captain jack extra information nice trip these guys two hours canal tour great tour gluhwein crew refreshments amstel art knowledge company
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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 6 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Thank B4999OWrichardg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice boat trip across the canals of Amsterdam, beverages were included, which is always a great benefit

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Thijs H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a present from my family we went with Amsterdam boat experience to see the light festival. It looked very cozy when we came inside. Our captain was Stijn and our hostess Joia (sorry if I wrote it wrong) they were very funny, friendly and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ingee4466
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This boat trip was marketed on Groupon as luxury, warm boat tour. However, the boat was freezing and overcrowded, and it was a type of boat not suitable for sightseeing (we went to see the light festival). There was some nice information from the captain,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sgamsterdam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked tickets for the Light Festival canal cruise. The experience was disappointing. To start, we were forced to sit in a full boat and sit behind the captain, which partially blocked our view. In addition, it was hard to hear as the captain and...More

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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24 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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17 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