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Canal Boat Tours

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Address: Bruges 8000, Belgium
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+32 50 33 32 93
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09:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 11:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes

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Little Venice

A good and informative way to see 'Little Venice' from the water. The guide was great and spoke good english. The trip took approximately 30 minutes leaving time to further... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
IRGNIUK
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A good and informative way to see 'Little Venice' from the water. The guide was great and spoke good english. The trip took approximately 30 minutes leaving time to further explore the city. Highly recommended not to miss.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pretty and informative way to see this beautiful city. Very reasonably priced at €8 each too. Boats run every half hour-ish, so never too long to wait.

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful way to see the city. The guide spoke Flemish, French and English so we all got to hear about this beautiful city. Highly recommended, the boat cuts its way through the underbelly of the beautiful architecture, back streets, and scenic routes through the city.

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1 Thank Qjay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seeing Bruges from the water and going underneath some of the bridges, adds another perspective to this beautiful city. The boat captain/guide was excellent, providing both French and English audio. It was a short trip, 30 minutes, but it is worth the €8. Hearing the history from the guide was very nice and made us want to go see some... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perhaps my expectations were too high, but I was unimpressed. While the canal is a nice way to get around the town quickly, and see many of the sights, the information was minimal, quickly translated, and nothing that I hadn't already heard in several other spots that day. The boat was completely packed, and with such a diverse mix of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wrap up warm if you're going in winter. This is worth doing, again, there isn't much to do here! We got on at 'Coudenys' - can't work out if these are all different companies or what, but they all charge the same. Very impersonal, uninterested staff and the information was difficult to understand, but the views were nice.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw a lot more of Bruge on this tour than we expected. The commentary was informative and the boat comfortable, despite being quite packed. We enjoyed the tour and heartily recommend it as a great way to experience the city. A tip is expected at the end for the tour boat driver/guide. We have 1 Euro and he seemed... More 

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Addlestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best tours in the city! Kids loved it and the guide was really funny. Boats in amazing condition and not bad at all for only €20 as under 4 goes free!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

well worth the 30 minute wait to board the boats. a good way to see the old city. The guide's english, however, was substandard and he was very difficult to understand

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Culemborg, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes a boat ride gives you a whole different perspective on the layout of a city, like in for example Amsterdam. Here it really does not. The boat takes you along the main walking route, so you probably have seen the sites. For €8 per adult one can expect a bit more. The skipper points out some of the sites,... More 

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