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Paddle through the beautiful canals with this Utrecht Kayak Tour. While paddling, you'll get to know one of the most beautiful city in the Netherlands from a different point of view.

Paddle through the beautiful canals with this Utrecht Kayak Tour. While paddling, you'll get to know one of the most beautiful city in the Netherlands from a different point of view.

Utrecht Kayak Tour

We'll meet at 2 pm at the statue of Count Jan Van Nassau in front of the Utrecht Cathedral. From there we'll take a short walk to the pier where the kayaks are waiting for us. Are you ready to paddle?

After some simple instructions, we'll start the kayak tour through the canals of Utrecht. First, we'll paddle through the green canal, named because of the vegetation that surrounds it. In between the strokes, we'll also learn about the history of the city, which for centuries held the economic and religious power of the Netherlands.

Halfway through the tour, we'll stop for 20 minutes at a bar on the banks of the canals, where you'll have a drink included. After this break, we'll return to the kayaks to continue paddling. This time we'll head for the Oudegracht, also called the old canal of Utrecht. This waterway runs through the historic centre of the city, so from the boats, we'll see the tallest bell towers.

While sailing we'll also learn some interesting facts about Utrecht: did you know that Alexander VI, the only Dutch pope, was born in Utrecht? We'll also discover what historical events took place in the city. The most important of these took place at the beginning of the 18th century with the signing of the Treaty of Utrecht, signed by the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom.

Finally, at 5:30 pm we'll return to the departure pier.

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Price

Adults Children between 5 and 17 years old Children under 5
Kayak tour
US$ 36.50
US$ 31.20
not permitted

Kayak tour

  • Adults

    US$ 36.50
  • Children between 5 and 17 years old

    US$ 31.20
  • Children under 5

    not permitted

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Covid-19 Measures

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Duration

3 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

Kayak rental.

Life jacket.

One drink.

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 36.50

Meeting point

Count Jan Van Nassau statue on the Domplein (Utrecht Cathedral Square).

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