Downriver canoe tours

Downriver canoe tours

What could be more fun than discovering the beautiful river landscape around Dalfsen by canoe? We offer several downriver tours on the Overijsselse Vecht. You will be brought to the starting point and will make your way back downstream by canoe. Choose the distance that suits you:

  • 1,5 hours Dalfsen-Vechterweerd (includes pick-up)
  • 2 hours Vilsteren-Dalfsen (includes drop-off)
  • 3,5 hours Ommerkanaal-Dalfsen (includes drop-off)
  • 3,5 hours Dalfsen-Zwolle (includes pick-up)
  • 4,5 hours Ommen-Dalfsen (includes drop-off)


  • € 12,00 per person for 3 people in a Canadian canoe
  • € 16,00 per person for 2 people in a Canadian canoe
  • € 19,75 per 1-person kayak

The Canadian canoes are extra stable. Life jackets and dry bags are included. You can take as long as you want, the price will stay the same.


The best downriver canoe trip of Vechtdal!

The downriver canoe trip from Vilsteren to Dalfsen is our most popular canoe trip for a reason. The distance is suitable for everyone and there are a few fun spots to moor and go on land.

Hessum beach is a quiet beach that can only be reached by foot or water. It’s a great place for picnicking, swimming, and there’s a water-based play area with pump for the children.

A little bit further on, you’ll get to reststop ‘Pleisterplaats De Stokte’, where you can climb up for a beautiful view over the river Vecht. There is a ferry for the children to play with.


Practical information

Pricing: € 12 per person
Minimum participants: 3 people
Duration: 1,5 - 4 hours