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Address: Stadhouderskade 30, 1071 ZD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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+31 20 679 1370
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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Welcome to the perfect Canal Cruise Experience!Language guarantee!We strive...

Welcome to the perfect Canal Cruise Experience!Language guarantee!We strive to create a unique experience on our regular cruises (our City Canal Cruises, Evening Cruises and Blue Boat Dinner Cruise); all our boats are equipped with an extensive Personal Audio System that lets you select the language you prefer. On our City Canal Cruise we offer 17 languages choose from! We provide you with your own set of headphones, which are yours to keep. It also means you do not have to listen to any of the other languages, just to the one that you have selected. And because you only hear one language, we can tell you more!Blue Boat Company's fleet consists of luxurious party boats; six of our boats are fitted with wheelchair access en two are powered by electricity, using “green electricity” to make our contribution to cleaner air. All our boats have a glass roof that can be opened, an outside deck on the back (ideal for picture taking!)and in winter, we turn on our central heating!In summer, take our unique small open boat, the Blue Sky Boat, for a more intimate tour.And don't forget our unique 4 course a la carte dinner cruise, which combines a lovely meal, specially selected wines and the best views in one evening!

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US$ 16.56*
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Amsterdam City Canal Cruise
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US$ 30.92*
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Skip-The-Line Amsterdam Canal Cruise and Heineken Experience
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Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise

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Great way to see the city

Great way to see the city, especially when enjoying the sunshine and a bit of a comedown. Upgrade to the hop on hop off to make the most of it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went on the 75 minute canal boat trip on a drizzly day and had a fabulous time! The audio track in English is quite corny but very informative. The tour of the canals takes you all over Amsterdam and is a great way to explore the city. The boat is fully covered so you can stay inside if it's... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great way to see the city, especially when enjoying the sunshine and a bit of a comedown. Upgrade to the hop on hop off to make the most of it.

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The boat trip down the canal was lovely the ladies in the shop were really nice however the boat driver didn't even acknowledge anyone which made us feel abit uncomfortable

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Seeing Amsterdam via the canals was something I had to do. We had the iAmsterdam city card so entrance was paid for. The host himself didn't speak but you were given complementary new earphones to listen to a tour that was synced with your location. This could be listened to in many many languages with volume control. Must do for... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this trip prior to flying to Amsterdam, recommended by a friend. I would definitely recommend it also now. An interesting, informative trip. The driver also added more information where possible. A great view of lots of the many streets of Amsterdam. Our grandaughter was also pleased with the package supplied by them with lots of goodies inside.

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended a night trip by Blue Boats by our hotel. It was the highlight of our trip. We accidentally booked it for Valentines Day which was amazing! Lots of free drinks, sweets and snacks with an informative tour on the canals in this beautiful city. It's a must

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Evening cruise with the canals lit up. Free drink with the tour, the commentary was a bit cheesy but ok, a couple of tables were a bit raucous but ok. It was a nice way to spend the evening. Didn't think the boat was blue although it was dark.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the boat ride! It wasn't that crowded when we came, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the view! We did it on our last day in the city so it was nice see by boat all the places we walked by.. If you booked your hotel through booking.com you can get a coupon and then the ride... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a mid-day cruise. I guess we enjoyed it more because the captain is quite chatty. He tries to fill in when there's gap during the audio programme. Free earphones are available and there's many languages to choose from.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here for an evening cruise in January 2017, it was enjoyable and a different way to see the city. The tour guide was knowledgeable and it was nice to learn more about the city. They come round with a menu so that you can buy drinks, the hot chocolate was a nice touch.

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