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Canal Boat Tours

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Address: Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number:
+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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Bruges canal boat ride

I am glad I made time for the canal boat ride in Bruges. It took about a half hour and we went at a good time (about 11:30AM) so the line wasn't too long...we waited in line about... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I am glad I made time for the canal boat ride in Bruges. It took about a half hour and we went at a good time (about 11:30AM) so the line wasn't too long...we waited in line about 5 minutes. The ride was smooth however we did need to switch people around for even weight. 😊The captain of the boat... More 

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Wells-next-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The boats were designed to pack up to 40 people in which must have made it a bit tight for those in the middle seats. However, our skipper was informative; unlike man brugeoises he admitted to speaking French as well as Dutch and English; we saw a lot of houses and churches and were told about them. The trip took... More 

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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A little expensive at 8 euro per adult but a nice way to see around brugge. The wait was approx 30mins as it was a busy day and boats are a bit crowded. The boat driver gave French and English explanations of what we were seeing as we cruised around. It was about 30mins on the water in total.

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

We took a canal boat trip around Brugge, it was cold but sunny when we bought our tickets which were €8 each the tour took approx 30 mins and although I thought it was expensive for a boat tour that takes 30+ people in one go with two boats going non stop during winter season it was worth every penny... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Bruges everyone should do this tour. It takes in all the beautiful buildings and scenery. Very good guides.

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Jaipur, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

When Visiting Bruges besides taking a walking tour of the city, one should also take a boat ride as it is one of the best ways to see this quaint old town

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Thought my tour couldn't be topped from previous year, but along with the views and my amazing tour guide, all we did was laugh, definitely worth a go

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Livermore, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Beautiful scenic view of the city via the waterway. Tour guide very informative. A must do to get an overview of what is there, then one can proceed to other attractions by guide or on foot.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

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 8 January 2017 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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