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Amsterdam Canal boat tour

Old Feb 9, 19, 1:36 pm
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Amsterdam Canal boat tour

Will be in Amsterdam in a couple of weeks and wanted to take a boat cruise/tour on the canals. Any suggestions?
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Old Feb 9, 19, 7:32 pm
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I took it because I was staying there, but the Pulitzer's boat tour was very enjoyable. It's also a smaller boat, so you're not going to have to be hoarded onto a large boat with a giant group of tourists.

https://www.pulitzeramsterdam.com/concierge/boat/
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Old Feb 10, 19, 12:00 pm
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I think any of the boats outside of Centraal Station are fine. It's a good way to get a layout of the city, and your bearings, when you first arrive.
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Old Feb 11, 19, 4:07 am
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What JBord says - do one when you first arrive to get an idea of the city. There are departures near Centraal Station, Spui, but also behind the hotel Americain at Leidscheplein. Pick one that is convenient and look for a discount voucher online or at your hotel.
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Old Feb 12, 19, 12:24 pm
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The large commercial boats are fine and several are included in the iamsterdam card. But if there are a few of you and you want a special experience -- take a look at https://amsterdamprivateboattour.com/. A new all electric boat, solar battery powered, very quiet. Comfortable, nice amenities. The www site lists a pretty high price -- it was much much cheaper booking through airbnb experiences -- https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/390102.
Highly recommend the iamsterdam card (iamsterdam.com). Multiple museum admissions (and AMS museums are not cheap) and public transport all included. You can buy at the airport or rail station.
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