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Leemstar, Amsterdam Canal Cruises

Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Leemstar, Amsterdam Canal Cruises
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“captain jack”(32 reviews)
“canal cruise”(122 reviews)
Stylish open and closed boat tours, live guided by the local captain. Leemstar Amsterdam provides in 100% electric canal tours with personal atmosphere and local knowledge! All this on our luxurious 100% electric closed and open boats. Tesla’s on...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Prinsengracht, 1016 HW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
+31 6 16616690
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a fantastic 1.5 hours yesterday touring Amsterdam's canals. This was my second visit to Amsterdam and have done a canal tour both times. Definately the best way to enjoy the city sights. This tour is much more relaxed and personal than the larger boats....More

2  Thank dublin2011_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have nothing but good to say about Leemstar canal tours. From the initial email exchanges to insure they were still running, to the end of the actual tour everything was professional. We were on a semiprivate tour, total 10 people, and our guide was...More

3  Thank Geoff T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to have the boat to ourselves (just two of us) for an exclusive, private tour through the canals of Amsterdam. It was windy and cold in November, but the inside of the boat was warm and cozy. Our skipper lives right in...More

3  Thank Susan N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I heard about Leemstar from another friend who had recently visited Amsterdam and had a great experience. We were the only two on the ride which made for an intimate and interactive learning experience in a relaxed manner. Arnout had answers to...More

3  Thank LaLadyLT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We so enjoyed our canal cruise! Very informative; beautiful boat. Arnout was gracious and provided a quick history of Amsterdam.

2  Thank BuffaloTraveler23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's difficult to find canal cruises in Amsterdam that aren't run by the big tour lines. This is a single owner, local boat that is charming and gives you a unique tour of the city. Our guide and owner of this 1920's era boat, Arnout,...More

2  Thank CoolNerdGirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you would like a small canal tour then this is the company. Our great guide Ivo was very informative and interesting. Wine available and the cabin was lovely and warm. Would thoroughly recommend xx

2  Thank Taniaj777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had to wait ti get into my lodging so I booked the cruise to also get acquainted with the canals. The guide, I think it was Arnold...it started with an A.....he showed us where he lived and gave a great narration to the canals....More

2  Thank Laura Lynne T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While on a recent visit to Amsterdam, we decided rather last-minute to do a canal cruise and another member of our group Leemstar and emailed Arnold the evening prior to the day we'd wanted a slot. Low and behold a response hours later at 4am...More

2  Thank David P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked a last minute semi-private evening cruise with Leemstar, and it ended up being just my girlfriend and I! Arnold is the owner, captain, deckhand, and tour guide...all in one. He led a great tour--knowledgable and entertaining. This is a far better experience than those...More

2  Thank gregtakayama
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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast,
shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the
Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
lost in a moody meander and a key component to any
sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
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Laura Lynne T
3 September 2018|
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Response from richardsZ2583SB | Reviewed this property |
If you sit in the back which I recommend there are no windows. The back may only hold 4-5 people max. If on the inside of the boat I would answer taking pics is gonna be an issue. Fortunately we arrived before others... More
Chanel J
18 June 2018|
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Response from Beth W | Reviewed this property |
Email Arnout, the boat’s owner. You can find his contact info on Leemstar website. Tell him preferred days and times and he will work with you. You do not pay til cruise is over. Enjoy!
5 June 2018|
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Response from Walrus05 | Reviewed this property |
you can email or call them for the reservation, pay on arrival.