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The Hague Canal Tour

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The Hague Canal Tour, for English speaking people.

From July till September you can see The Hague from a different perspective in an open boat. The Hague Canal Tour takes you through old and new parts of The Hague, including under low bridges and through narrow tunnels.

From July till September Foundation De Ooievaart gives you the opportunity to buy one or more tickets for this Boat Trip.


The Hague Canal Tour.

Few people know that The Hague also has lovely canals and that a boat tour of these canals, De Ooievaart, is available. The canals on The Hague are almost 400 years old and were created for the city’s defenses around 1612.


You will see a variety of beautiful buildings and special places, among them the Royal Stables and the Royal Gardens.

You will also see the former houses of famous Dutch historical figures such as the 17th century artists Paulus Potter, Jan Steen and Jan van Goyen and the Jewish Pantheist Benedict (Baruch) Spinoza.

Information and Booking.

Price for The Hague Canal Tour for the duration of 90 minutes on an open Boat:

  • Adults (13 years and older)
    € 11,00 per persoon.
  • Children (from 4 to 12 years old)
    € 7,50 per persoon.
  • Little Children / babies (younger than 4 years)
    Free of charge, while seated on the lap of an Adult.




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