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This was way more fun than expected, mainly because of our very funny tourguide. You miss some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
il0vethew0rld
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Hall in Tirol, Austria
So glad I did it.

The weather when i visit qas a bit of a hit and miss. This tour was really good. Booked my tickets... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
yeohj_7
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Canberra, Australia
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The classic city tour on the Paddan boats shows you the beauty of Gothenburg from a waterside perspective. The tour takes you under 20 bridges and out to the harbour.
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13 Pusterviksgatan | Kungsportsplatsen, Gothenburg 413 01, Sweden
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+46 31 60 96 70
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was way more fun than expected, mainly because of our very funny tourguide. You miss some jokes if you don't speak swedish I think, but there are enough left anyway. Also very informative. Definately a fun thing to do!

Thank il0vethew0rld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The weather when i visit qas a bit of a hit and miss. This tour was really good. Booked my tickets 30 mins before as the weather was still holding up. They are cash free. learnt quite a lot on the tour. The person commentating...More

Thank yeohj_7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had just arrived in town this afternoon and went straight to have the canal tour. They are very unusual boats, very low as they have to get under the low canal bridges. The tour was very interesting, we got to see some great sites...More

Thank roy v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in Europe for business and had a free Sunday in Gothenburg. The city is actually fairly easy to navigate on foot. While walking around, I saw the boat dock and asked about the tour. It’s a 50 minute ride through the “mote” or...More

Thank Frank A
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This came as a surprise - a one hour boat trip through the channels and seaport of Gothenburg. Very nice and informative but also.... Fantastic fun and joy - everything thanks to our guide (Liza) - she not only told interesting stories but also made...More

Thank Sulami79
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We only had one afternoon to enjoy the city thus we decided to do a boat tour and did not disappoint. This was the funniest boat tour we ever had! Our guide and captain were so funny not like the boring recorded audio. Thus highly...More

Thank Dwight A
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I decided to take the Padden tour of Goteborg one afternoon and it was a lot of fun. The round trip is about an hour long. We were roughly half and half Swede and English speaking, so our guide gave the tour in both languages,...More

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

yesterday, I booked on site a boat tour with my sister, mom & dad. it was full of jokes and information. weather was beautiful, and sightseeing were great. thanks to our tour guide Lisa and Captin Elen

Thank RandaBj
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting Gothenburg for the first time its very nice to do this round trip with a Canal boat. This way you could learn the history of the city at the same time that You have a look around of the down town...More

Thank skytteviken
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The Padden Boat tour was a fab way to see a different perspective of Gothenburg. Our guide Carl (aka Oliver) and captain Marcus were very entertaining. The tour takes you along canals, into the main Harbour and under some very low bridges!

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cando101
20 July 2016|
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Response from victoria71Berkshire |
You can just head straight there and buy a ticket. If the weather is good I would say the canal is better as a starting point. You can easily walk there from the ferry terminal in five minutes.
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cando101
17 July 2016|
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Response from genibre69 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure why you're asking me about a walking tour as I give no indication of any such tour. I looked for free walking tours myself but couldn't find any in the city just paid tours.
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