RAFT from Korbeek-Dijle to Heverlee - S
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Dyle valley by raft. The trip down river/trip starts in Korbeek-Dijle and ends in Heverlee just in front of the Arenberg Castle.
Starting point: The Shelter, stationstraat 13, 3060 Korbeek-Dijle
End point: Celestijnenlaan 100, 3001 Heverlee (at the bridge across the Dyle)
You go down river by raft with a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 6 people.(8 in case of children) The trip takes about 2 hour and 30 minutes and runs over a 6.5 km route.(minimum age of 6 years but 8 is recommended)
How do I return after de trip down river?
It is possible to return to The Shelter by Kickbike, on foot, your own transportation or public transportation. It is not obliged to return to The Shelter afterwards. You can go your own way from the end point.
You can finish your activity on an active note by returning by Kickbbike. You follow the Dyletrail, a unique trail that follow the river Dyle. The trail starts at the end point, where you get out of the canoe, and goes all the way to the shelter. It is 4 kilometers long. It takes about 40minutes by Kickbike. (Minimum age is 8 years)
You can walk back to The Shelter following the Dyle trail, a unique trail that follow the river Dyle. The trail starts at the end point, where you get out of the canoe, and goes all the way to the shelter. It is 4 kilometers long. It takes about 1 hour on foot.
It is possible to take your own transportation back to The Shelter or go to your next destination straight away. You can park you transport in the vicinity of the end point.
It is possible to take public transportation back to The Shelter after the trip down river/trip down river. By train.
Train Ottignies: Heverlee Station(15min by foot from the end point of the trip down river) to Oud- Heverlee station. About 10minutes on the train. Afterwards you will have to walk 900m towards The Shelter from Oud-Heverlee station. You can purchase your tickets beforehand or at the ticket booths in the station. More information at the website of NMBS.
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 in groups smaller than 10 people.
If you would like to book an activity with a group smaller than 10 people during the week(mo-fri) this is only possible if there is already a group planned with more than 10 people.
Groups bigger than 10 people
It is possible to book this activity during the week(mo-fri) with starting hour of your choosing.
Attention: this activity must be booked 48 hours in advance.
Trip down river per canoe to Heverlee
- Price per person: € 12,00
Trip down river + Kickbike
- Price per person: € 17,00
-Maximum 30 participant for the return by Kickbike-
A supervisor (or teacher) can participate in the activity for free per 10 participating students! (eg 30 students = 3 supervisors for free)
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