Canoe from Aarschot to Werchter (Demer)

Canoe from Aarschot to Werchter (Demer)

General information

General information

Enjoy a day trip on the water in the beautiful surroundings of the Demervallei. The departure starts in Aarschot and ends in Werchter.

DEPARTURE POINT: Demerstraat 19, 3200 Aarschot (at the intersection of Statieplein and Demerstraat)

END POINT: Haachtsesteenweg, 3118 Werchter (where the Demer flows into the Dyle / on the cycle path along the Demer)

You can trip down river per three-seat canoe for a minimum of 2 participants and a maximum of 3 participants. The trip takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes and runs over a route of approximately 14 kilometers. (minimum age 6 years)

How do I return afterwards?

Returning from Werchter to Aarschot is possible with your own transport. It is certainly not mandatory to return, you can go your own way from the end point.

With own transport:

After departure, it is possible to return to Aarschot with your own transport or to go directly to your own destination. You can park your vehicle near the end point.

When can I plan this activity?

Attention: During our closing for winter it is possible to book an activity if you would like to make a reservation for  the 2019 season!

Individual or groups of 20 participants:

Join a group with more than 20 participants.


DEMER DAY: every 1st Saturday of the month it is possible to trip down river the Demer individually or with a small group. Every route is possible!

Scheduled Demer days in 2019: 04/05 - 01/06 - 06/07 - 03/08 - 07/09


Departure 11 am: Zichem - Aarschot (+/- 2h30) or Zichem - Werchter (+/- 5h)

Departure 2 pm: Aarschot - Werchter (+/- 2:30 am)

Groups with more than 20 participants:

During the weekend or during the week with free choice for the starting time. *

* ATTENTION: This activity must be reserved at least 48 hours in advance!



Price per participant starting at 20 participants € 17,00
groups of 50 people and more: € 16,00

No-show guarantee

Are you, one of your friends or family members unable to attend the activity because of illness or

unforeseen circumstances? It can happen to anybody!

Starting from this season The Shelter offers REIMBURSEMENT in the absence of participants on the day of the activity at no extra cost!

No-Show guarantee: Reimbursement up to 10% of the amount of participants.

Ex. A group of 10 participants, where one of the participants is unable to attend. In this case the paid amount for the participant will be reimbursed.

You can find more information about this guarantee in our Terms and Conditions.

Practical information

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