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Perfect morning on the canals of Leiden

We did a morning tour on August 17. Maarten was an excellent guide and like most Dutch spoke... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
VictoriaFamilyFive
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Victoria, Canada
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Why did I wait so long to try this?

I have lived in Leiden for 4 years as an expat, and I have seen Maarten and his tours go by. Each... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WorldAdventurer11
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Get into one of our kayaks and experience the wonderful city of Leiden from the water. Zeebaard organises special kayak tours with instruction. We paddle in small groups up to 7 people. Suitable for everyone. Max. 8 km / 2 hours. Every Tuesday...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Huigpark, Leiden, The Netherlands
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+31 6 37174130
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did a morning tour on August 17. Maarten was an excellent guide and like most Dutch spoke English very well. Maarten was very knowledgeable and we learned interesting facts about the canals in Leiden. The scenery was spectacular and we did not have to...More

Thank VictoriaFamilyFive
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived in Leiden for 4 years as an expat, and I have seen Maarten and his tours go by. Each time I thought "I really want to do that." On whim I signed up this week, and I loved every minute of it....More

Thank WorldAdventurer11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of 5 with very little kayaking experience. Yesterday’s afternoon with Maarten was wonderful. It was very well paced and very organized. The meeting location was easy to find and being a dead end canal, it was great to get comfortable in...More

Thank MtMan13
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our guide Maarten was very nice. We arrived at this beautiful park in Leiden to start with our tour. Maarten patiently explained to us all about the tour, paddling technics and safety instructions. The tour was amazing. It gives you the chance to see a...More

Thank Adriano F
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Thanks Marteen for an excellent tour. A group of novice paddlers quickly made comfortable on the water and guided safely through yhe maxe of canals. Highly recommended way to see the town

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

great way to enjoy Leiden, very good instructor, no problem to join the tour as an english speaker:)

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

What a great day touring the canals on a Kayak. Our guide was awesome. The pictures that he took were awesome and we will cherish forever. I would recommend choosing this tour!

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Thank Dave S
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Great tour. Martin was so nice. Very safety conscious. Highly recommend this excursion. Kayaking through Leiden was magical.

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Thank nancywheeler2015
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I had a wonderful time kayaking through the canals in Leiden. It was my first time kayaking and Maarten was very helpful and informative in not only teaching how to kayak but also in informing me about all the beautiful buildings and landscapes in Leiden....More

Thank IchaRahadi
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I really had a wonderful time with Maarten, kayaking through the canals of charming Leiden. At first, I was stressed that would be too difficult for me, being an absolute beginner, plus with all the traffic on the canals, but it turned out to be...More

Thank MichelleBrB
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twittwoo
24 May 2018|
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Response from Maarten M | Property representative |
Hello, I start organizing tours June 1st. I cannot offer tours this weekend in May, sorry about that. Prices for all the tours can be found on the tour-pages. For Leiden it is € 27,50 for a 2 hour activity in 2018. Best... More
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Catherine M
10 May 2018|
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Response from Maarten M | Property representative |
Hello! Zeebaard kayak tours operates only during summer months. There are no regular tours available in October. You can always contact me for a private tour, but availability is limited in October. Thanks! Maarten... More
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6 May 2018|
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Response from Maarten M | Property representative |
Yes, you can use your own kayaks. Price will be a bit lower then regular tour with Zeebaard equipment Use of life jackets is however mandatory, you can use mine if needed. When using your own kayaks: Be on time and I... More
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