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Leemstar, Amsterdam Canal Cruises

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Leemstar, Amsterdam Canal Cruises
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“beautiful boat”(26 reviews)
“canal cruise”(97 reviews)
“captain jack”(21 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 today via mobile

We were able to see much more than the people on the big boat tours, because this very comfortable small boat can get under lower bridges and into smaller canals too. It was raining & cool , but the boat was warm with great visibility....More

Thank Joan T
Reviewed today

Enjoyed the older classy boat. Small and intimate holding only about 12. Covered with a few spots outside at the back, but I believe he can open the windows inside if weather dictates. On our cooler day, we were happy to be inside warm and...More

Thank happy2trvl
Reviewed yesterday

Having spent a few weeks in Amsterdam seeing all the large tourist filled canal boats I wanted to find something smaller and more personal. Leemstar was just perfect! A gorgeous 90 year old timber boat with its own interesting history. Fitted now with an electric...More

Thank TaraSydney57
Reviewed yesterday

I decided to take a cruise about 45 minutes prior to sailing time. I sent a text message to the listed phone number and received an immediate reply with a link to book online or I was told that I could pay on the boat....More

Thank ModerationForMe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arnout runs a vintage wood boat that seats about 12. The boat is half enclosed in case of inclement weather,yet has enough outside seating if it is nice out. The atmosphere is very romantic- especially at night. He is very informative and very funny. We...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were advised by a friend who had visited Amsterdam to opt for a smaller, more intimate canal cruise (as opposed to those on larger boats where it is sometimes hard to hear the guide). Our travel agent suggested Leemstar, which was...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really liked the tour and the boat was beautiful. The guide was great. It felt more like a boat trip with a local friend then a guided tour.

Thank Brittanell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Leemstar are a fantastic operation. From easy booking to a good location, everything in the leadup was well organised. The product itself lives up to the reviews on here - a tremendous combination of canal cruise and guided tour in one. Do yourself a favour...More

2  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great advantage in that there is a covered portion of the boat so advanced bookers don't have to worry about what the weather will be like.

1  Thank wrherman
Reviewed 1 week ago

we could recommend this Cruises. the guide is really good and nice and although the tour in the dark is great. we appreciated the Services and the Little boat for small groups.

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Laura Lynne T
3 September 2018|
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Response from Richard S | 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.