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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
  • € 65,- 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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€ 65.00 + € 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

This was Pride Utrecht 2022!

Reminiscing about the Utrecht Canal Pride 2022 Last Saturday, June 4th, the Pride Month was appropriately kicked off with the Utrecht Canal Pride! And what a great day it was! Tens of thousands of visitors lined the Utrecht canals in the most colorful setting to encourage the more than 50 organizations that are committed to the LGBTQI+ community. This year we proudly sailed along with one of our boats for the first time. We enjoyed it and it was worth…
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The Utrecht fleet is complete again!

There are 7 boats ready for you in Utrecht! Yes, the fleet is complete again! Just in time for the beautiful weather, there are 7 beautiful electro sloops ready at the Oosterkade every day. Sailing through the canals of Utrecht is a wonderful way to discover Utrecht. You can sail right through the heart of the city on your own whisper boat, or you can go into the tranquility of the nature reserve around Amelisweerd. The choice is yours! Would…
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King’s Day 2022

Sailing on King’s Day! Rent a sloop during King’s Day at our normal rate! On Wednesday 27 April, the whole country will turn orange again! Traditionally, this day is best experienced from the water. Gather your orange T-shirt, hat, dress or whatever else you can find, stuff your cooler bag, gather your 12 friends and walk to your boat for the day. Amsterdam is completely full, but there are still some spots available in Utrecht, Leiden and Haarlem. You can…
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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