Canoe from Aarschot to Werchter (Demer) - EY

Canoe from Aarschot to Werchter (Demer) - EY

General information

General information

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

START LOCATION: Demerstraat 19, 3200 Aarschot (at the intersection of Statieplein and Demerstraat) 

END LOCATION: Haachtsesteenweg, 3118 Werchter (where the Demer flows into the Dijle / at the biking trail next to the Demer) 

Go down the Demer with a 3-person canoe with a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 3 people. The trip takes about 2 hours and 30 minutes for a trip of 14 kilometers. (minimum age 6 years old but 10 years old is recommended with groups)

How do I return after the trip?

Returning from Werchter to Aarschot is possible with your own transport. It is not obligatory to return to the start location. It is possible to return directly to your own destination after arrival at the endpoint with your own transport.  

Own transporation:

It is possible to take your own transportation back to the start location or to return directly to your own destination after arrival at the endpoint.

When can I plan this activity?

Groups under 12 people:

If you would like to book this activity with a group smaller than 12 people, it's only possible if there is already a group planned with more than 12 people.

Groups over 12 people:

During weekends or weekdays (monday - friday) with starting hour of your choosing.*

*ATTENTION: This activity must be booked at least 48h in advance! 


What does this activity cost?

Trip by canoe from Aarschot to Werchter: 

  • Group with more than 12 people: € 20,00 per person
  • Group with more than 20 people: € 18,00 per person
  • Group with more than 50 people: € 17,00 per person

Per 10 participating children/adolescents (-18 years old) one accompanying adult can participate for free (ex. 30 children = 3 accompanying adults for free).

Practical information

What else do I have to know or bring for this activity?

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