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Amsterdam Light Festival Water Colors Cruise by Electric Boat

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    Make your own way to the departure pier in central Amsterdam, and board your electric sightseeing boat.
    Find a comfortable spot in either the heated open or semi-indoor seating areas, and if you wish, make use of the pillows and blankets. Then, enjoy the views of Amsterdam by night from the water as you set sail along the city's 16th-century canals. Your cruise follows the ‘Water Colors’ boat route of the Amsterdam Lights Festival, passing spectacular light sculptures that celebrate the city, and its history and culture.
    Drink in the views of the illuminated installations and projections, all of them shining out from the canal sides, bridges, and monuments. Sip on warming hot chocolate or mulled wine (glühwein) from the bar, and take photos of the beautiful artworks as they pass.
    While you sail, listen to the informative onboard commentary, learning about the creative thinking behind the artworks and the international contemporary artists who have created them. Your solar- and eco-powered electric boat runs at near-silent levels, so you can comfortably hear every word of the commentary.
    After approximately 75 minutes on the water, moor back at the original departure pier, bringing your cruise experience to a close.
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    Reviewed 23 January 2019

    Hans and Marc provided a great canal boat experience! It was chilly, but they had blankets, hot chocolate, and warm red wine. We had a lot of fun with songs, jokes, and a great experience to float under the lights. Would highly recommend!

    Date of experience: December 2018
    1  Thank ATLmags
    Info K, Front Office Manager at KINboat, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2019

    Hi ATLmags, Nice to read your review, thanks ! Kind regards, KINboat team

    Reviewed 21 January 2019

    The tour is really good. We live in Amsterdam for 7 years and it was both a great way to see the light festival and to learn new things. Our skipper & guide was Mark, and he is a great story teller and knows how...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank dbcarvalho
    Info K, Front Office Manager at KINboat, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2019

    Hi dbcarvalho, Nice to read your review, thanks ! We do apologize for the experience with the organisation so glad that our staff helped you out. Kind regards, KINboat team

    Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

    Great time! Great singing! 5 stars for Skipper Marc and Skipper Hans! Great view of the light festival, cheery atmosphere and warm blankets - nice hot chocolate for the children and gluhwein for the adults!

    Thank jonathancT8642AK
    Info K, Front Office Manager at KINboat, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2019

    Hi jonathancT8642AK, Always nice to receive such a great review. We do appreciate it a lot! Kind regards, KINboat team

    Reviewed 10 January 2019

    I was lucky enough to get the boat to myself. My guide, Stein, was very knowledgeable about the art and we discussed each installation along the way. He stopped the boat for me to take pictures and we had a nice cruise.

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank Pierre L
    Info K, Front Office Manager at KINboat, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2019

    Hi Pierre, Nice to read your review, thanks ! Kind regards, KINboat team

    Reviewed 7 January 2019

    We enjoyed a brilliant cruise on this small boat. Hans and Marc were brilliant tour guides. They were funny and well-informed. Great guys! The complimentary hot red wine and blankets to stay warm were a great touch.

    Date of experience: December 2018
    1  Thank scrabopower
    Info K, Front Office Manager at KINboat, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2019

    Hi scrabopower Always nice to receive such a great review. We do appreciate it a lot! Kind regards, KINboat team

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    Some of them have full cover, some of them have partial cover. It depends on which boat you choose.
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