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De Bootjes Van Gent - Rederij Dewaele

Korenlei 4A, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 229 17 16
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Ok-ish boat trip, but not rich in information

The views were amazing, but the guide was not very informative or at least not in English. She did... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Adina Ioana U
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London, England, United Kingdom
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A nice and sunny afternoon on the canal...

Had two beautiful, picture perfect days during our three in Ghent. As the the De booties Van Ghent... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
James W
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Irvine, California
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Discover Ghent by boat! Boat tours start from the green boathouse at Korenlei. Departure: every 20 minutes. An enthralling tour along the waterways of the medieval centre of Ghent admiring its monuments.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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Korenlei 4A, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The views were amazing, but the guide was not very informative or at least not in English. She did the tour in 4-5 languages and spent a lot of time speaking in German but very little in English. The only reason why we chose boat...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Had two beautiful, picture perfect days during our three in Ghent. As the the De booties Van Ghent ticket kiosk is about 100 meters from the Marriott Hotels door from the Mid Town Grill leading onto wharf side walk, we went there. At 7€ senior...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

So if you don't want to walk or want to see things differently, for 7 euros you can and it is very well worth it. You will be shown and told things you wont get on any walking tour and see things from a different...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

This was my first visit to Gent although I've lived in Belgium for many years. In the morning we took the FREE walking tour which was wonderful and extremely informative. In the afternoon we decided to take a boat trip. For starters we were told...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This boat trip takes 40min and it costs €7pp. It is very informative about the history. The weather was amazing and so we also managed to get some great picture as well.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Visited the Gent canals by boat with a group of 140 people. We went in two rotating groups of 140 people on the water and our people really enjoyed it. We had one big boat and a small boat. The smaller boat was a bit...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

It was a very short, crowded tour but still well done. There aren't many canals, but what you see is all very pretty - it's Ghent after all. Our guide was very funny and spoke many different languages. I had chosen this tour company because...More

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is a good way to learn more about Ghent. Also the houses look different from the water. I like the explanations of the tour guide.

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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Boat fine, guides all multi lingual, Friendly and helpful, 40 mins, sights ok but nothing you could not see by walking

Thank Trevor K
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Have always been sceptical of these types of tourist rides but thoroughly enjoyed this one in Ghent. The guides commentary proved to be entertaining and informative and it provides you with another perspective of the historical centre of Ghent. Probably does not matter which company...More

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