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Stromma - The Paddan Tour

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Address: 13 Pusterviksgatan | Kungsportsplatsen, Gothenburg 413 01, Sweden
Phone Number: +46 31 60 96 70
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The classic city tour on the Paddan boats shows you the beauty of...

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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A great way to travel around Gothenburg

The hop on hop off boat tour of Gothenburg was a great way to see the city and harbour. As a bonus we had a tour guide with a comic spiel that kept everyone happy.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
CaseyandSue
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Brisbane, Australia

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hop on hop off boat tour of Gothenburg was a great way to see the city and harbour. As a bonus we had a tour guide with a comic spiel that kept everyone happy.

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Europe
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had never tried these boats and went on a shorter trip (20-30minutes) through the canal and to the other side bank (Eriksberg). This was a trip that was a collaboration between a festival/fair held there and Stromma-Paddan compnay during this event. It seemed like a publicity opportunity for the boats. First of all - we were all nicely greeted... More 

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Strommagroup, Event Sales Coordinator at Stromma - The Paddan Tour, responded to this review

Hello, I'm sorry to read this and hear that our safety standards weren't up to date on this special tour! We are very safety orientated on our cruises and life jackets are a requirement for all kids whom cannot swim. There should also be some extra children's life jackets in the front of the boat. On tours where we make... More 

Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this boat trip around the city waterways and harbour. You get to see the city from a different angle with some interesting commentary. Great for first time visitors to get their bearings.

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Thank DERWYN
Strommagroup, Event Sales Coordinator at Stromma - The Paddan Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on our tour! I'm happy to hear it helped you get to know our beautiful city! Have a great day, Malin Paddan Sightseeing More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I've taken this tour more times than I can count, mainly as a kid but now also several times as an adult. It's the perfect way to show Gothenburg to visiting friends and family. Even though you can easily walk throughout all of Gothenburg, or take one of their trolleys, the best way to explore this coastal city is by... More 

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Strommagroup, Event Sales Coordinator at Stromma - The Paddan Tour, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for this positive feedback on our tour and its so great to hear that you are returning again and again! Since all the guides are free to arrange their guiding myself i find that you always learn something new about the city! You are more then welcome back again! Have a great day, Malin, Paddan... More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is probably the best way to see the heart of Goteborg. The canal boats are safe and well equipped, and the skipper and commentator offer a very interesting and amusing service in looking after and educating the tourists. Because Goteborg has so much history, there is a lot to see and take in. Highly recommended, enjoy!

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Strommagroup, Event Sales Coordinator at Stromma - The Paddan Tour, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words on our tour! There is a lot to take in during the short tour and all guides can pick what they find most interesting so no tour is the same. I wish you a great day! //Malin, Paddan Sightseeing More 

Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a walkable city but is best seen from the water. You tour in a big loop from near the King Charles equestrian statue, through the canal, around the harbor and back through another canal to where you started. It takes an hour and comes with very good commentary. You see an awful lot of the city for the... More 

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Strommagroup, Event Sales Coordinator at Stromma - The Paddan Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback on our tour. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed it and that it showed you a big part of our city! Have a great day, //Malin, Paddan Sightseeing More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We took the canal boat tour of Gothenburg and really enjoyed the scenic canals an the harbor tour. The narration was first rate. Went under many low bridges so keep you wits about you and remember to duck!

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Strommagroup, Event sales coordinator at Stromma - The Paddan Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of our sightseeing tour! I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed it and our guide. The bridges keep it a bit interesting for sure, especially on a high tide. Again thank you and i wish you a great day! //Malin, Paddan sightseeing More 

New Milton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Free when you buy a Gotenburg City Card, the Paddan tour is an open top boat that goes along the city's old moat (canal) with a great talk from the commentator. Lasts about 50 minutes. Would recommend it.

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Strommagroup, Event Sales Coordinator at Stromma - The Paddan Tour, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive feedback on our tour! Have a great day, Malin, Paddan Sightseeing More 

Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The tour is friendly multilingual and goes from the canals into the harbour, past the maritime museum and the "Viking" ship. You'll see the cranes which reflect the ship building past. The Dutch style architecture, various statues and many of the sights of Gothenburg. It's "Hop On, Hop Off in high season and a 50 minute tour otherwise. Included in... More 

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Strommagroup, Event Sales Coordinator at Stromma - The Paddan Tour, responded to this review

I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed our tour of Göteborg. It does take you along a lot of the big sights and lets you see it from a different perspective. Thank you for giving us your opinion! Have a great day, Malin, Paddan Sightseeing More 

Almaty, Kazakhstan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I really suggest to take this boat trip when u are in Gothenburg. It last around 50min and in my opinion is also quite cheap. You will see all the city center trough the open boat and you will also go out in the bay area for a quick excursion. Just bring a jacket cause it can be windy

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Strommagroup, Event Sales Coordinator at Stromma - The Paddan Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on our tour! Its' great to hear that you enjoyed it and that it gave you great value for your money! Have a great day, Malin, Paddan Sightseeing More 

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