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Boat rental Utrecht

Named the most beautiful canal city of Europe in 2015. This is due especially to the authentic wharves and cellars at Oudegracht. Magnificent waters to explore, like in Venice, but without the hordes of tourists.

  • Easy online reservation
  • 12 persons per boat
  • Boating license is not needed
  • Boat runs on electricity
  • Boat can sail for 14 hours non-stop
  • From € 5,- per person per hour
  • Central location of the dock
  • Experience is not required
  • Use your phone to activate the boat

Renting a boat from Sloepdelen is easy

You can rent a boat within minutes by using our online reservation system. Book your boat and go directly to the dock for a great experience in Utrecht.

Reserve online

Easily reserve your boat through our online reservation system. You will immediately receive the instruction how to start your boat.

Start the boat

Before departure you will receive an activation link through SMS, which gives you the possibility to start the boat.

Go out on the water!

Explore the canals of Utrecht yourself, 100% electric. The boats are very easy to drive and no license is required.

Our rates in Utrecht

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€ 60.00 + € 150.00 deposit
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Off-peak hours
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€ 30.00
€ 40.00
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Discover the boat

Map with tips for your trip in Utrecht

Highlights

Dom Tower

The symbol of Utrecht is naturally the 600-year-old Dom Tower. No matter where you go by boat in Utrecht, you can always see the tower!

Oudegracht

The characteristic Oudegracht which runs through the heart of Utrecht was constructed in the 12th century. In the 13th century the lovely wharves were built as a second street on…

Stadskasteel Oudaen

This city castle is one of the so-called defensive tower houses, and several of these were built along the Oudegracht in the same period. The Lichtenberg, Drakenburg and Fresenburg houses…

Winkel van Sinkel

The Winkel van Sinkel was built between 1837 and 1839. The Winkel van Sinkel company started as a textile store in Amsterdam, and the first department store started following expansions.

Ledig Erf

Ledig Erf is a characteristic part of Utrecht, located between Singel and Oudegracht. This charming little square is surrounded with terraces and is very popular.

Sterrenwacht Sonnenborgh (observatory)

The Sonnenborgh bastion was built in the 16th century, by order of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, and is currently a public astronomical observatory and museum.

Lepelenburg

This is a lively park at the edge of the old city centre of Utrecht. On warm and sunny days this is a popular place for picnics and for making…

Gevangenis Wolvenplein

‘Penitentiaire Inrichting Wolvenplein’ is a prison which dates from 1856, located in the centre of Utrecht. Until it was closed in 2014, it was the oldest prison with cells in the…

Kromme Rijn

Leave the busy city behind, and navigate along the Kromme Rijn. Enjoy the natural scenery at Amelisweerd or Rhijnauwen. You can moor at beautiful picnic spots along the way.

Latest news

Autumn begins

Boat trip with Sloepdelen in Autumn? Autumn has begun, which means a completely new environment to sail through! With the now quiet waterways and the leaves on the trees changing colour, there’s plenty to explore. Looking for a way to get out of the house for some fresh air in a safe environment? Our boats offer the perfect sail during these autumn days. Our location at the Mauritiskade will remain open during the entire year, which in turn means you’ll…
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Boat trip Amsterdam

The best day on the water with a Boat trip in Amsterdam with Sloepdelen! Looking for the perfect things to do in Amsterdam? A boat trip through the unique canals is definitely what your looking for. The world famous capital of the Netherlands is known for it’s network of canals which can all be sailed on one of our boats (no boating license needed)! To make sure you find the best spots in the city and that you won’t get…
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Opening new canal Utrecht

A new way to experience the canals of Utrecht! After almost 50 years, the Catharijnesingel is once again filled with water and the outer waterways of Utrecht are connected. Sail the canals of Utrecht with your own Whisper boat from Sloepdelen and experience the unique canals of Utrecht. With the expantion of the Zocherpark, which goes all around the outside of Utrecht, the new waterway offers a green surrounding with a very relaxed vibe. Rent your very own boat for…
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Rent a boat and experience a day in Utrecht you will not forget

Cruising through Utrecht by yourself or with friends, colleagues or family is a unique experience. Enjoy the city views from the water and experience how great it is to navigate through the canals of Utrecht yourself. The boarding spot at the Hooghiemstraplein 1 is very easy to reach. You can explore the waters all year round, so reserve your own boat now.

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Questions

Do you have questions? Please check our Frequently Asked Questions page, or Mail us! You can also rent a boat with us in Amsterdam, LoosdrechtHaarlem and Leiden.

Frequently Asked Questions
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