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Blue Boat Company

Stadhouderskade 30, 1071 ZD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 679 1370
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USD 18.66*
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Amsterdam City Canal Cruise
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USD 34.20*
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Amsterdam Canal Cruise and Heineken Experience Entrance Ticket
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USD 23.01*
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Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise
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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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Stadhouderskade 30, 1071 ZD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
+31 20 679 1370
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Decided to take the 75minute tour. It was absolutely freezing outside so thought it would be nice to warm up and soak in the surroundings. It was nice and warm on the boat and not too busy. The major let down was the poor cheesy...More

Thank Vicki2506
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are a lot of bad reviews so I was hesitating to take the tour. But I like it, lots of information and things to see. It is something perfect to do in the winter and you want to sit down for 90 minutes.

Thank Ahmad H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Blue Boat Company Tour on the first day we arrived. It was a good way to see the layout of the city and get a unique view. They offer the tour in many languages on headphones and was very detailed with interesting...More

Thank Wylia S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We was forced to sit on table with couple who thought it was ok to block the window with camera selfie sticks etc and waving it around so it nearly hit me we did not get to enjoy at all we ended up going outside...More

Thank londondave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We was forced to sit next to the worst people on board. They was sat opposite each other next to the window and they had there heads and or phone in the way then if that wasn’t bad enough I was almost hit in the...More

1  Thank Clattatio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well organised cruise. Booked through viator. Boat warm & comfortable with nice touches such as snacks and candles on the table. Commentary was excellent

Thank Q8343SUsuet
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not planned a boat trip, having done them many times before, until we read about the 90 minute evening route through the Amsterdam Festival of Light. It was truly amazing, seeing not just the exhibits by artists from all over the world including...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to take a canal cruise, as it was recommended by everyone. We were told to go on an open roof tour, as it is better, but we were only able to find this boat with an open back. It was later at night,...More

Thank tykane01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sailed with the company for the usual cruise in the cannhels. In particular that dedicated to the light show. The ride in the channels is nice and the light shows pleasant. Curiosity, due to a technical failure the boat had a collision with the...More

Thank Baciccia_Riou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My teenage daughter and I took this 75-minute cruise for 17 euros each. We took this cruise for the experience but it allowed us to view architecture, get an up-close look at the house boats and to satisfy our curiosity. We learned many more things...More

Thank Jessica G
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part
of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh
Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed
museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you
need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the
Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark,
the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand
connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping
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17 February 2017|
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Response from Ewen C | Reviewed this property |
They seemed to be very frequent. Every half hour perhaps? Plus there are several companies offering tours. We only waited 15 minutes and you can buy tickets in advance. We also bought drinks and took them onboard whilst we... More
Marilyn B
23 January 2017|
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Response from golferlady7 | Reviewed this property |
We started on canal opposite the Hard Rock, but there are cruise books operating out of canals near the central station. We also stayed nearby the Central sration, I thought it would be a lovely evening walk back and forth... More
7 January 2017|
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Response from MamaSlo | Reviewed this property |
We didn't pre-book and just turned up at the booking office. The trip was reasonably full but no queues for the boat. I think that a lot will depend on the time of year/day that you want to travel. Even if you had to wait, I... More