Amsterdam Canal Ring Reviews
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Review by pradeepgn, May 2013
This is a must-do tour if you have a short time in Amsterdam. Keukenhof is just amazing and too beautiful to describe in words. Amsterdam city tour gives you a good perspective of the city overall covering major neighbourhoods.
Depending on the crowd, the tour operator may do Keukenhof in the morning followed by city tour, or vice versa. Our tour back from Keukenhof came back late in the evening and hence we did the canal cruise the following day. Be sure to check with operator if canal cruise can be done on the next day.
Wasn't sure what to expect while cruising "in the dark". Little did I know, the canals seem to come alive with their countless illuminated bridges that it makes for a totally new experience. Very nicely narrated as we go through special bridges, buildings or neighborhoods. The cheese selection is delightful and what can I say about the wine...they just kept on coming and refilling our glasses. It is a wonderful way to spend an evening in this lovely city.
This was a great trip by canal, we hopped on and off frequently during the day
very nice way to get around
Review by Roger W M, May 2013
The logistics regarding where to get the tours were very confusing, especially the canal tour. The return bus from the gardens was quite late due to heavy traffic. Guides were wonderful.
Van Gogh Museum was awesome, but canals line were confusing as boats change lines with out warning
My mom and I had a great time on this tour! It was very memorable for the both of us. The dock was easy to find and the staff was very helpful. We started out choosing our pizza and ice cream in their office on the dock and then made our way to the boat. We had appetizers on our table and enjoyed the canals for about 45 pizza before we picked up the pizza. The pizza was delicious and the ice cream finished off a delightful evening. The only thing that would have made it better was a little bit more commentary about what we were driving past.
the dinner cruise to be honest my wife and i did not expect this to be any way different from anything that we have done in the past but boy was i wrong right from the start to th finish the whole experence was fantastic the reception we received was superb right from the chef and her staff to the chap who was manning the boat to see Amsterdam at night from the cruise was fantastic the lovely house boats to the appartments and the wonderful chandellers they have and the churches all lit up and to see the red light district in a different light thanks for a fantastic trip around the canals of Amsterdam
Great tour. The boat was warm even though the evening was pretty cold. Our glasses were never empty and the cheese was delicious. The salted peanuts were outstanding! Amsterdam is beautifully lit at night and the tour was an unhurried cruise through delightful canals.
Found this to be great value very romantic and intresting cruise around the canal's and the port area. Concidering the restraints of cooking on a barge the food was excellant and the service second to none.
Unfortuneately when we went to Amsterdam it was really bad weather so the tour was like a break away from the terrible weather! However we couldn't see much out the windows because of the rain and snow! The location was fairly easy to find however the main office was shut, it was only when you went down to the canal there was a little booth where you could give someone your ticket.. Not sure what we would have done if we had not bought our ticket in advance! The boat itself was lovely and heated with plenty of seats and windows. It was an interesting tour and good value for money.
It was wonderful. What a great way to see and get around Amsterdam ! We didn't visit any of the tourist attractions but went on all 3 canal bus routes making it a very enjoyable day. My back problem made it difficult for me to walk very far so the canal bus was an ideal way of getting about.
Excellent ! This dinner cruise was a highlight of our trip. Even with icy canals the crew and cruise was very enjoyable. I definitely would do this again! Food was great!
Great value for money! And we met some great people on board! What a beautiful sight, the city from the canals at night :)
What a gorgeous city! We enjoyed seeing the canals from the waterside level. The houseboats up and down the canals are beautiful.
A lovely evening tour which takes you around the most interesting canals. Expect to be seated on a table of four and eat first as the portions of cheese etc are very small. Wine was topped up frequently though.