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Boat tour on the canals of Breda

Book a canal tour to discover the beautiful city of Breda from the water.

Experiencing that Breda is a green city is best done during a boat trip along the canals. Although you sail right next to the city centre, the city's hustle and bustle seems far away. A boat trip in Breda is an experience for young and old.

The captain will tell you about various interesting sights along the route, such as the Spanjaardsgat, the Kasteel van Breda, the Koepel (former prison) and the Chassé Park. Boat company De Nieuwe Mark sails daily from the end of March to the end of October with electrically powered boats, so you sail quietly, sustainably and environmentally friendly.

Boat trips in 2024 are daily from 29 March to 31 October from 10:00 to 18:00, on the hour. The last departure is at 17:00. Departure from ticket boat 'De Thor' at the Haven. The boat trip lasts 60 minutes. Even in less nice weather, the boat trip will continue. The captain has umbrellas on board.

Ticket Sales
You can book your boat trip via the red button at the top of this page. You pay by iDeal. After payment, you will receive your ticket by email. You are guaranteed your spot on the boat. You do not need to print your ticket. On the day of your reservation, show your e-ticket at ticket boat 'De Thor'. Of course, you can also buy a ticket directly at the ticket office if there is still availability. Payment is possible with a debit card or contactless, but not cash.

Wheelchair Lift
One of the boats has a wheelchair lift. If you want to make sure you can use it, call 0031 6 20015533 in advance.

Bringing a Drink?
Before departure, you can buy a non-alcoholic drink at ticket boat 'De Thor'. Payment is possible with a debit card or contactless.

For groups, it is possible to rent a whole boat with a captain. Call 06-20015533 to discuss the options.

Opening hours

Each monday10:00 - 18:00 hour
Each tuesday10:00 - 18:00 hour
Each wednesday10:00 - 18:00 hour
Each thursday10:00 - 18:00 hour
Each friday10:00 - 18:00 hour
Each saturday10:00 - 18:00 hour
Each sunday10:00 - 18:00 hour

Visit the website of the location for the most up-to-date opening hours.

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