Canoe rental De Rijnstroom

De Rijnstroom canoe rental, which has become a household name in Utrecht, canoe rental since 1986.

Rental of many different canoes, Canadians, rowing boats, electric boats, sups and scooters. Due to our favorable location, you can canoe through the city, or if you prefer the peace and quiet, you choose nature. For the hungry stomachs on the way, we also provide a picnic or lunch. Or choose to join the barbecue on your return. Ideal for, for example, team building, family day, meetings, school outings, children's parties and company outings.

With more than thirty years of experience, we can make it an unforgettable day!

Even the king chooses the Rijnstroom for our canoe rental, why not you!

  • The Rijnstroom is closed and will reopen on March 1, 2023.

  • Online reservation is required, reservation can be made via this link.

  • You can cancel or change your reservation free of charge 24 hours in advance. this is not possible on the day itself.

  • 250 canoes in stock.

  • When you make a reservation, look for the possibilities and the sailing routes on our site.

  • Parking after 11:00 in the morning and on Saturdays and Sundays is free.

  • Canoeing through nature, or the city center of Utrecht.

  • You must also be present at the time you book.

  • Fresh fries, and different sandwiches

  • Saturday 8 April, sloop rowing competition around Dom, routes canals, and the old canal, between 11:00 am and 3:30 pm. keep this in mind if you sail towards Utrecht.

  • Saturday, June 3, 2023 it will be Utrecht Pride again, after 12:00 p.m. you can no longer sail in the direction of Utrecht. the nature route will remain accessible.

  • Please note work in the following places, there is a blockage here, you CANNOT sail through it, you have to get out of the canoe and walk a bit with the canoe to be able to enter the water again further on.

  • Bunnik: Monday 12 June to Saturday 1 July 12:00, Monday 18 September to Saturday 30 September 12:00. for the sake of Rumpsterweg 4.

  • Werkhoven: Monday 28 August to Saturday 16 September 12:00. for the sake of Beverweertseweg 36.

  • Utrecht: Monday 3 July to Saturday 8 July 12:00, October 2 to Saturday 14 October 12:00. for the sake of Kranenburgerweg. You can NOT go to Utrecht these days, but you can sail the nature route.

Night canoe 2023

Experience this unique experience, night canoeing through Utrecht, this year for the 28th year! see the date's

Thursday April 6th

Full moon


3 hrs   

Whensday April 26th

King's tour


3 hrs    

Friday May 5th

Liberation tour


3 hrs

Thursday May 18th

Ascension tour


3 hrs    



For more dates and information, click on this link, if you are with 10 people or more, it is possible every day by appointment.

For scooter rental, click on the link below.

This route is number 1 in the Netherlands! See the image or click on this link: by nature

From the canoe rental, turn left at the T-junction, this will take you straight into nature. You sail through the forest of Amelisweerd and Rhijnauwen and past the estate Nieuw and Oud Amelisweerd. Along the way you can choose from one of the three picnic fields along the water or you can have lunch at the Veldkeuken or eat delicious pancakes at teahouse Rhijnauwen. You can also go to restaurant Vroeg for lunch or dinner, this is all within one hour by boat, with an electric boat it goes faster.

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Botenverhuur de Rijnstroom V.O.F. - Weg naar Rhijnauwen 2 - 3584 AD Utrecht
Tel:030-2521311 of 06-31003835 Mail: K.v.K. Utrecht: 54421926 - Bankrekening:NL 08 INGB 00038581 48  BTW nr: NL 8512.98.771.B.01