WHERE?

At the historic center of Ghent, where the Medieval harbor used to be.

 

Start and arrival at Hostel Uppelink, on the corner of the St Michael’s Bridge and the Korenlei.

Find directions here.

WHAT?

Rent a kayak for a 3-hour trip and discover Ghent in a surprising way.

We mainly rent out twin kayaks. We only provide single kayaks for single indivuduals or odd groups.

WHEN?

Open every day of the year (except with extreme weather conditions).

Departure times: every 30 minutes.

 

First departure time: at 8:30.

Last departure time: at 19:00.

Please make a reservation in advance. You can make an online reservation here.

FOR WHOM?

We welcome everyone!

Children under the age of 16 must at all times be accompanied by an adult.

 

Children up to 8 years old are allowed to sit as a third person in a twin kayak for free.

BRING ALONG

  • your ID

  • suitable clothing

  • something to drink

  • cell phone and/or camera

PRICES

Twin kayak

€ 36 for 3 hours

Single kajak

€ 23 for 3 hours

 Group offer for schools:

50% discount! 

We offer a 10% discount for

  • guests staying at Hostel Uppelink

  • members of the Erasmus Student Network (ESN)

  • people with a discount card of the GGG (Gilde der Gentse Gastenkamers) 

YOU GET

  • life jackets and paddles

  • a word of explanation before departure​


Not available this year: due to the pandemic:

  • drybag for valuables

  • a printed city map 

AVAILABLE

  • vending machine with snacks & drinks​

  • shower and change (€6 pp)

  • a bar where you can have a drink afterwards

  • personal guide (price on request)

 
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4.5
" I never Kayaked before getting to this place. It's not very easy for the first timer but the views along the river will make your try well worth the effort."
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4.6
"Friendly staff. Clear rules. Cheap prices. Just great all round, would recommend! "
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5
" Hostel Uppelink also rents kayaks. Great experience, I got a little lost in the canals but I enjoyed every bit of it. It's a great way to experience Ghent! "
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5
" Great views along the trip! Also friendly staff, clear rules and fair prices for a 3 hr rental! "

FRIENDS & PARTNERS

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Contact Us

Groups of more than 11 people can make a reservation only by filling in the form below. If our response is taking too long, be sure to check your spam folder.

 

Attention! If you would like to use a child seat in a kayak, please specify the number of people in the comments section below.


Individuals and small groups up to 11 people can make a reservation here.

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us using the form below, or give us a call during the day.

Hope to see you soon!

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