Day trip Bunnik

Take a day trip on the beautiful river Kromme Rijn and enjoy the various castles and estates you will encounter. For example, the Amelisweerd, Ridderhofstad Rhijnauwen and Beverweerd. You will be taken upstream by van and then canoe back upstream. A nice addition is to go to the pick-up point by scooter or bicycle. Naturally, the Rijnstroom has route maps to the various boarding points. Would you like to interrupt or end the day with your company? De Rijnstroom organizes a picnic or barbecue for fifteen people or more.

Departure from: Bunnik
Distance: 6.3 km
Sailing time: 2 hours
Price per person: € 25.25 P.P.


  • You can cancel or change to another date free of charge 24 hours in advance.

  • These prices include transport to the boarding point, then you must report to De Rijnstroom, Weg naar Rhijnauwen nr 2 in Utrecht.

  • We expect you to register 15 minutes in advance.

  • The canoes will be brought tot this location, by appointment, there are no canoes here by defaukt, if you get on here, you return the canoe to our office in Utrecht, and not at the location where yoy got on.

  • We work closely with a bus company, which means that we can easily bring large groups to these locations, we would like to expect you at the rijnstroom 15 minutes earlier.

  • You can choose with which canoe you want to make a day trip.

  • You can take the whole day on a day trip.

  • A day trip is unfortunately not possible by rowing boat or electric boat.

  • You can also go to the pick-up point by scooter or bicycle. In that case, € 3.50 will be added, € 28.75 p.p.

  • From Monday to Friday you can depart at 10:00 am 11:30 am 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm on weekends at 10:00 am or 11:30 am.

  • The day trip must be paid before departure on the day itself at the ticket office, you can pin the amount.

  • Attention! You must always book day trips at least 2 days in advance


Canoe route from Bunnik, only through the nature of Rhijnauwen and Amelisweerd 6,3 km. 
Click for the route through nature along the pancake house, field kitchen and picnic areas here

Canoe route from Bunnik, through nature and the city of Utrecht.                                                                        
For the route through nature, pancake house, field kitchen and a piece of Utrecht, via the Minstroom back to De Rijnstroom 11.3 km click ​​here

Canoe route from Bunnik, through nature and the city center of Utrecht.                                                                
For the route through nature pancake house, field kitchen, Oude Gracht and Biltse Grift 14.9 km click here

Canoe route from Bunnik, through nature and the city center of Utrecht.                                                      
For the route through nature, pancake house, field kitchen, Oude Gracht and then to the Rijnstroom 16.2 km click here


What can you do along the way?

Fort Rijnauwen.
The largest Water Line fort in the Netherlands, Fort Rijnauwen, is part of the New Dutch Water Line. This defense line was constructed to defend Utrecht, North and South Holland against attacks from the east. Together with a few other forts, it, as the second fortress ring around Utrecht, protected the city against long-range cannon fire. In order to give nature as much peace as possible, Fort Rijnauwen is only accessible under the guidance of a guide. Sunday 10.30 a.m. and 1.30 p.m. For a private tour, from 15 people, you can register via Tourism Utrecht, tel: 0900-1288732 or

De Fruittuin
Along the Kromme Rijn there are many beautiful orchards to see, while paddling, especially in spring when they are in bloom, just before Oud Amelisweerd is the fruit garden, where they can buy fresh cherries, blackberries, berries, raspberries, plums, etc. they are open from June 1 to September 1.

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