Vikingtrip from Korbeek-Dyle to Heverlee
Go down the Dyle like a real Viking! The trip starts in Korbeek-Dijle and ends in Heverlee, just before the Arenberg Castle.
START LOCATION: The Shelter, Stationsstraat 13, 3060 Korbeek-Dijle
END LOCATION: Celestijnenlaan 100, 3001 Heverlee (at the bridge across the Dyle)
We will take you back in time, the time of the Vikings. Go down the Dyle dressed as a Viking in a 3-person canoe with a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 3 people. We'll start the trip by telling you tales about the Vikings and their legends on the Dyle. Afterwards you can enjoy Viking beer and snacks. The trip takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes for a trip of 6,5 kilometers. (minimum age 6 years old)
How do I return after the trip?
It is possible to return to The Shelter by Kickbike, on foot, your own transportation or public transportation. It is not obligatory to return to The Shelter. It is possible to return directly to your own destination after arrival at the endpoint with your own transport.
You can end your activity on an active note by returning by Kickbike. You follow the Dyle-trail, a unique trail that follows the Dyle. The trail starts at the end location in Heverlee and goes all the way to The Shelter. The trail is 4 kilometers and takes about 40 minutes by Kickbike. (minimum age 8 years old)
You can walk back to The Shelter following the Dyle-trail, a unique trail that follows the Dyle. The trail starts at the end location in Heverlee and goes all the way to The Shelter. The trail is 4 kilometers and takes about 1 hour on foot.
It is possible to take your own transportation back to The Shelter or to return directly to your own destination after arrival at the endpoint.
It is possible to return by public transportation to The Shelter after the trip. The return can be done by train.
Train Ottignies: From Heverlee station (15min by foot from the end location) to Oud-Heverlee station. The ride takes about 10 minutes. Afterwards you will have to walk 900m to The Shelter from Oud-Heverlee station. You can purchase your tickets beforehand or at the ticket booths in the station. More information on the website of NMBS.
When can I plan this activity?
Groups under 10 people:
During the season on Saturday and Sunday at 10am, 1pm, 4pm*.
If you would like to book an activity with a group smaller than 10 people during the week (monday - friday) it's only possible if there is already a group planned with more than 10 people.
In this case of a group with less than 10 people a fixed price will be counted for the organisation for this trip.
Groups over 10 people:
During the season on Saturday or Sunday at 10am, 1pm or 4pm* or during the week (monday - friday) with starting hour of your choosing.
*ATTENTION: this activity must be booked at least 24 hours in advance!
What does this activity cost?
Vikingtrip per canoe to Heverlee:
- Group with less than 10 people: € 270,00
- Price per person: € 27,00
- Group with more than 20 people: € 26,00 per person
Vikingtrip per canoe + Kickbike:
- Group with less than 10 people: € 350,00
- Price per person: € 35,00
- Group with more than 20 people: € 33,00 per person
- Maximum 30 participants for the return by Kickbike -
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.