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Boat rental Utrecht

Utrecht was named the most beautiful canal city of Europe in 2015. This is especially due to the authentic wharves and cellars at Oudegracht. Magnificent waters to explore, 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
  • € 70,- per hour, members enjoy up to 50% discount
  • 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 book your boat through our online reservation system. You will immediately receive the instructions on 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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Rate per hour
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€ 70.00 + € 150.00 deposit
Sloepdelen member
Off-peak hours
Peak hours
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€ 32.50
€ 42.50

Discover the boat

Map with tips for your trip in Utrecht

Highlights

Dom Tower

The symbol of Utrecht is ofcourse 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 with the locals.

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

New locations!

Sloepdelen now also in Zwolle and The Hague! It is March! And that means all our docks are open again. You already know our docks in Amsterdam, Utrecht, Leiden, Haarlem and Loosdrecht, but this summer we can also be found at two new locations: Zwolle and The Hague! Check out location Zwolle here. Sailing through Zwolle’s ring of canals is a wonderful way to discover the Hanseatic city. On your own boat, you sail right through the heart of the…
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Sailing during King’s Day!

Celebrate King’s Day from the water with Sloepdelen Yes, Wednesday, April 27 is the day, Kings Day 2023! The day everyone flips their closets until the orange garment is found and the day we go to the streets to celebrate the most important birthday of our country! Every year the streets, canals and canals turn orange in every city. The best way to celebrate King’s Day is on the water. That’s why you can reserve our boats for this day.…
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New vacancies

Is working at Sloepdelen something for you? Are you looking for a social job with responsibility? Working in a cozy team and getting all the space for your talents? At Sloepdelen we don’t look at education, but at knowledge, talent and character: are you not sure yet what you want in terms of work, but do you know what you are good at? Let us know what you are looking for and what you are absolutely good at. Apply directly…
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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 Oosterkade 18 is very easy to reach by car and public transport.

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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, de Vecht, Huizen and Leiden.

Frequently Asked Questions