Canoe from Zichem to Betekom  (Demer)

Canoe from Zichem to Betekom (Demer)

General information

General information

Discover the Demer valley by canoe and enjoy the beautiful surroundings! The trip starts in Zichem and ends in Betekom. 

START LOCATION: Ernest Claesstraat 34, 3271 Zichem (De Hemmekes meetingcenter)

END LOCATION: Begijnendijksesteenweg 221, 3200 Betekom 

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 4 hours for a trip of 18 kilometers. (minimum age 6 years old but 10 years old is recommended)

How do I return after the trip?

Returning from Betekom to Zichem is possible with your own transportation. 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?

From 2 people:

During Summer holidays (1 July to 31 August 2021) on Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday at 12am*

We're closed on Mondays during Summer holidays.

During weekends on Sunday at 12am*

*ATTENTION: this activity must be booked at least 48 hours in advance! 


What does this activity cost?

Trip from Zichem to Betekom:

  • Price per person: € 34,00
  • Group with more than 20 people: € 32,00 per person
  • Group with more than 50 people: € 30,00 per person

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!

The Shelter offers a REFUND in the absence of participants on the day of the activity at no extra cost!

No-Show Guarantee: Refund up to 10% of the number of participants.

Ex. A group of 20 participants, with two of the participants unable to attend. In this case the paid amount for the activity of the absent participants will be refunded.

You can find more information about this guarantee in our General terms & conditions.

Practical information

What else do I need to know or bring for the activity?

Canoe from Zichem to Betekom  (Demer)

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