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Address: starting point is the opposite Rigakaai Weba, Ghent, Belgium
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+32 9 251 05 50
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Tours held every 3rd Saturday

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Great fun and strangley soothing. funny driver/guide

This is a good way to see some of the port and learn some of the history of the city. The guide was knowledgeable and quite amusing. he also spoke several languages. I love... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2016
AG1BSON
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is a good way to see some of the port and learn some of the history of the city. The guide was knowledgeable and quite amusing. he also spoke several languages. I love boats so i was always going to enjoy this but i highly recommend it

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Prague, Czech Republic
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671 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2014

When i was invited to the Ghent Port Tours i was a little bit apprehensive, i thought it is going to be a very boring tour that will ruin my weekend. But to my suprise it is 5 star and highly recommended-fascinating, informative and educational. I will do it again and next time i will concentrate more.

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Timmins, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2014

A nice way to spend a warm sunny afternoon. Comfortable boat with comfortable indoor & outdoor seating. Narration was not in English.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 12 June 2014

I personally found this tour to be the most romantic of all my travels. The peaceful boat moves along the beautiful buildings and old castles. Some of the stories of the castles are sad about torture. yet, together with the riverside performances and great people it is a lovely treat.

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2013

the canal trips are 40 mins and leave about every 10 mins. fascinating view of houses etc that wouldn't be seen from the road. Ghent itself is beautiful, very tranquil and easy to navigate. We found it to be nicer than Bruges, mainly because there are less crowds. The castle is worth a visit

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Tonbridge
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161 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Ghent is similar, although larger than Bruges. The various churches are beautiful and the views along the river at the centre outstanding. One needs to stay for several days in order to enjoy what it has to offer but even a short visit leaves one impressed by its attractions.

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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 28 March 2012

There's no such thing as a free lunch. Well in Ghent we found one. A free boat trip through the Ghent harbour. Actually it's a sea harbour, because really huge ships can enter the port. Our local friends told us to make our reservation in time, and that was really necessary. The boat trip took two hours and we sat... More 

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