Canoe from Diest to Zichem (Demer) - EY

Canoe from Diest to Zichem (Demer) - EY

General information

General information

Enjoy a trip on the water in the beautiful surroundings of the Demer valley. The trip starts in Diest and ends in Zichem.

START LOCATION: Zwartebeekplein, 3290 Diest (near the parking) 

END LOCATION: Ernest Claesstraat 34, 3271 Zichem (Meetingcentre De Hemmekes) 

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 1 hours and 30 minutes for a trip of 8 kilometers. (minimum age 6 years old but 10 years old is recommended with groups)

How do I return after the trip?

Returning from Zichem to Diest is possible with your own transport or public 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.

Public transportation: 

It is possible to return by train to Diest after the trip. 

Train Hasselt: Zichem Station (5 minutes on foot) to Diest Station takes about 4 minutes. After the trainride you'll have to walk about 2 minutes to the startpoint. 

When can I plan this activity?

Groups under 20 people:

During weekdays (Mon - Fri) or on Saturday with starting hour of your choosing.*

In this case a fixed price will be counted for the organisation for this trip.

Groups over 20 people:

On weekdays (Mon - Fri) or on Saturday with starting hour of your choosing.*

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

Price

What does this activity cost?

Trip by canoe from Diest to Zichem: 

  • Price per group (< 20 people): € 340,00
  • Group with more than 20 people: € 17,00 per person
  • Group with more than 50 people: € 16,00 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 need to know or bring for this activity?

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