Canoe from Korbeek-Dyle to Heverlee - C
Descending the river to the centre of Leuven, a unique chance to see the city in a different way. The departure starts in Korbeek-Dijle and ends in Leuven, near the Dijle terraces.
You can trip down river per 2-seater canoe for a minimum of 2 participants (with children it is possible for 3 participants). The trip takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes and runs over a 10 kilometer route. The departure is always accompanied by a guide for the route from Arenberg (Heverlee) to the Dijleterrassen in Leuven. (minimum age 6 years but 8 years is recommended)
How do I return after departure?
Returning from Leuven to The Shelter is possible with your own transport or public 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 The Shelter with your own provided transportation or to go directly to your own destination. You can park your vehicle on paying / free above ground or underground parking in the centre of Leuven.
With public transport:
After departure, it is possible to return to The Shelter by public transport.
Train towards Ottignies: Leuven Station (20 minutes on foot or by bus to the station) to Oud-Heverlee Station takes about 15 minutes. Then walk another 900 meters to The Shelter from the station of Oud-Heverlee. Tickets for the train can be purchased in advance or at ticket machines or counters in the station. More information on the NMBS website.
Bus 395 towards Hoeilaart: At the Dirk Boutslaan stop (50 meters from the finish) until the Kosterberg stop in Korbeek-Dijle takes approximately 25 minutes. Then walk another 500 meters to The Shelter from the stop. Tickets can be purchased in advance or on the spot. More information on the De Lijn website.
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 10 participants:
During the weekend at 10 am, 1 pm or 4 pm or during the week with free choice for the starting time. *
In this case a fixed amount is requested for the organization of the departure.
Groups with more than 10 participants:
During the weekend at 10 am, 1 pm or 4 pm. or during the week with free choice for the starting time. *
* ATTENTION: This activity must always be reserved at least 48 hours in advance!
Trip down river by canoe from Kobeek-Dyle to Leuven:
- Price per group (< 10 participants): € 239,67 excl.VAT
- Groups with more then 10 participants: € 23,97 excl. Vat per person
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