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 odd groups. For example: a group of 5 people can rent 1 single and 2 twin kayaks.
Open every day of the year (except with extreme weather conditions).
Departure times every half hour.
First departure time: at 8:00.
Last departure time: at 19:00.
Please make a reservation in advance. You can do this by using the contact form at the bottom of this page.
We welcome everyone!
Children under the age of 16 must at all times be accompanied by an adult.
Children up to 12 years old are allowed to sit as a third person in a twin kayak for free.
something to drink
cell phone and/or camera
€ 32 / 3 hours / twin kayak
€ 21 / 3 hours / single kayak
Departures from 13:00 onwards:
€ 36 / 3 hours / twin kayak
€ 23 / 3 hours / single kayak
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)
a city map in your confirmation email
life jackets and paddles
a word of explanation before departure
Not available this year:
luggage storage room
drybag for valuables
a printed city map
vending machine with snacks & drinks
shower and change (€6 pp)
a bar where you can have a drink afterwards
personal guide (price on request)
" 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."
"Friendly staff. Clear rules. Cheap prices. Just great all round, would recommend! "
" 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! "
" Great views along the trip! Also friendly staff, clear rules and fair prices for a 3 hr rental! "
FRIENDS & PARTNERS
Attention. Until the end of the year we only rent out kayaks to groups of at least 6 people. It goes without saying that only groups that meet the applicable corona guidelines are eligible.
You can make a reservation request using the form below. Please note that filling out this form doesn't mean you made a reservation. We need to contact you first, which we'll do as soon as possible.
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.
We hope to see you soon!