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Amsterdam Boat Center

Singel 315, 1012 WJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 428 2725
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The Amsterdam Boat Center is located in the center of Amsterdam and provides free information about all the possible canal cruises available. These range from short canal tours, open boat tours, hop on hop off tours, cocktail cruises and dinner cruises. In addition we provide private boat tours in historic "salon" boats in Amsterdam. Feel free to drop in or send us an email, we'd be happy to explain the different options for canal tours in Amsterdam. And although boat tours are our business we 've been known to reccomend a good local restaurant or sightseeing tip as well!
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Singel 315, 1012 WJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We were advised by the very helpful staff of the Hotel Estheria to try the Amsterdam Boat Center tour just a couple of minutes down the street. It was an old wooden ship complete with a wooden control panel and steering wheel. The Captain, Jan,...More

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Iris O, Manager at Amsterdam Boat Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your positive review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the cruise en that you recommend our tour. Captain Jan was pleased to hear your compliments as well!

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

We took our 1 1/2 hour canal cruise later in the morning on the "Iris", a mid-size classic boat arranged through our hotel. We were picked up close to our hotel on Herengracht. There were about 10 people on the boat so there was ample...More

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Iris O, Manager at Amsterdam Boat Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Dear Walter, Thank you very much for sharing your positive review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your cruise and that you've had a good view of Amsterdam. Hope to see you again some day! Kind regards, Iris Oomen

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This tour felt more intimate and cosy than the other big canal boats. Which it was, with only 12 passengers. Our captain Jan was informative, pleasant and with a nice sense of humor. We enjoyed the trip.

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We wanted a small group tour with a guide that could tell us about the city and that's exactly what we got Our captain Jan was a terrific guide. Very knowledgeable about Amsterdam s rich history and social scenes. We thoroughly enjoyed it and would...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Being citizen and living in Amsterdam boat center is one of the best city sight view places in my city. I recommend to all visitors to see city architecture and locations just go to boat center and have look.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Our hotel arranged for us to take the Heated Luxury Salon Boat tour. The cost was 22.50E per person and lasted 90 minutes. We had an informative guide/pilot who gave us a historical view of the city and the canals. It is a great overview...More

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Carmenchu M
19 June 2018|
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Response from Henk Jan B | Property representative |
The cruise ships are usually at the PTA terminal. This is about 15 minutes by taxi, 20 minutes by public transport or 30 minutes walk to our office at Singel 315, in the city centre. If you have any other questions, please... More
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214will
18 February 2018|
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Response from Henk Jan B | Property representative |
Dear Will, Yes, our boats are closed in the winter and we heaters onboard. It will be warm insight. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Kind regards, Amsterdam Boat Center
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Alex P
21 January 2017|
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Response from Henk Jan B | Property representative |
Dear Alex, Thank you for your interest in our Classic Canal Cruise! As Paulien already said, we will start and end the cruise at Singel 315, right in front of our office. Please let us know if you have any questions left... More
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