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Small-Group Classic Canal Cruise on Salonboat in Amsterdam

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In this 1.5 hour canal cruise, you will enjoy a pleasant journey along the canals of Amsterdam. While observing the various canals on a typical classic salon-boat, you will see some highlights of the city including monuments of the golden era, the Ann Frank house and many other beautiful sights along the way and learn all about the history and culture with your guide.
  • Cruise at a time that suits you, with a choice of departures available
  • View highlights including the Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank House, and Stopera
  • Avoid the tourist crowds with a small-group boat tour
  • Learn more about the city’s history from your guide
What to Expect
Board your salon boat at a central Amsterdam location, at the departure time chosen at checkout. Take your seat and set sail through the city’s UNESCO-listed canals to explore the Amsterdam’s riverside sights.
Pass landmarks including the Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis), Stopera, and Rijksmuseum, gaining insight into their significance with a commentary provided by your guide. Take in views of Holland’s capital as you enjoy a complimentary cup of tea or coffee, with other beverages available for purchase from the on-board bar.
At the end of your cruise, dock back in central Amsterdam, bid your small group farewell and continue your exploration of the city.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We opted for this cruise as it was an actual person giving us the narration throughout the tour, rather than a recorded spiel through head phones (as the majority of them are). Although it was a little more expensive than others, we were not disappointed...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Suzanne H
Amsterdam B, Owner at Amsterdam Boat Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you, yes we too are very happy with Arthur. And we agree, its much nicer to meet a real person when you're traveling!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice informative tour with knowledgeable skipper. Tour could be improved by providing passengers with a map of where the tour goes so when on the boat they can understand better where they are in town. More importantly, have someone besides the skipper doing the narration....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kenwell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think there are a million choices on how to cruise the canals of Amsterdam. We picked this one because it was a small, open air but covered older wooden boat. Felt it would me a more authentic experience and we were not disappointed. The...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank SharonWS1982
Amsterdam B, Owner at Amsterdam Boat Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks, Sharon we appreciate your comments, will pass it onto the crew!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was very relaxing and our captain, Jan, was very knowledgeable. He knew all the history and delivered it with a touch of humour. Thank you Jan. :)

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank CKTA
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A relaxing tour of the canals with a bit of information about the area. A nice way to start the trip while still recovering from jet lag.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Amy S
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5 August 2019|
Response from julesten2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are all covered but do have the option to open windows. Sit near the glass window if you like taking photos as the is a plastic flap that can open up but you are protected from the breeze Have fun
2 August 2019|
Response from CKTA | Reviewed this property |
Hi; I think it was about an hour, very comfortable boat and a very knowledgeable captain. There is free tea and coffee on board and you can purchase other drinks, if you want. If you have any other questions, just ask.
Emma S
29 June 2019|
Response from julesten2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Emma S yes there is a toilet on board
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