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Boat rental Utrecht

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, 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
  • € 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 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

Not a member
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 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

Amsterdam Light Festival

It’s almost time! During the eleventh edition, the ALF takes you into the world of the imagination. Be inspired by the twenty light artworks against the wintry backdrop of Amsterdam and Imagine Beyond. The 20 works of art are placed in and around the canals of Amsterdam Center East. From December 1 to January 22, the lights go on every evening at 5 p.m. Experience Amsterdam Light Festival sailing on the Amsterdam canals in one of our sloops. And if…
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Winter Sale at the Elandsgracht dock!

From 1 November you can sail with a discount! Yes, the winter season is about to begin! From 1 November, almost all locations will close, except for our dock at the Elandsgracht. Sometimes people forget how nice it can be to sail in this season, but don’t be fooled: sailing through Amsterdam in the twilight with a blanket, looking at all the glittering splendor along the side is perhaps even more fun than sailing in the summer! Let alone when…
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Hibernating locations

Don’t worry, Amsterdam will remain open! From November 1, our sloops will be back in their winter storage to get ready for a great new high season in 2023! Huizen and Loosdrecht are already in hibernation. In Utrecht, Leiden and Haarlem you can enjoy the autumn scenes on the water until 1 November. So book your trip quickly at one of these locations! Sailing in the festive month of December or usher in the new year in January? Don’t worry,…
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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.

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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, Weesp, Huizen and Leiden.

Frequently Asked Questions