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I have been visiting Ghent for 2 years now but hands down this was the best thing that has... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
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A highlight of our Ghent visit

The four of us rented a boat for two hours and did a leisurely tour of a not-so-explored part of... read more

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RENT A BOAT AND STAND AT THE HELM YOURSELF. DISCOVER THE HISTORIC CENTER OF GHENT AND THE BEAUTIFUL LEIE. Go boating on the touristic Leie with your friends, colleagues or relatives for just a couple of hours or maybe all day long. You’ll peacefully...more
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Minerva Haven | Coupure Rechts 2a, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

I have been visiting Ghent for 2 years now but hands down this was the best thing that has transformed my life. The rush of energy us better than a fare ground ride. The experience is what you make of it . Set as a...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2017

The four of us rented a boat for two hours and did a leisurely tour of a not-so-explored part of the Leie River that the guy at the desk recommended. So glad we listened, as it was a gorgeous section lined with beautiful historic homes,...More

Thank Peru77
Reviewed July 18, 2017

My wife and I wanted to do a tour of the Leie river, Minerva had the perfect boat! We brought our own snacks and drinks, there was a vending machine in case you forget. After a complete instruction, we took to the river. Our two...More

Thank SkipperPaap
Reviewed July 5, 2017

The lady on reception was charming and helpful....however, the boat trip is not the most interesting we have experienced. We bought a bottle of Cava there for 20 euros (as all the shops were shut) which was quite expensive. We were then charged 5 euros...More

Thank JennyBetteridge
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

When we were double booked by the place across the water, the friendly folks at Minerva helped us out without us having a reservation. Very nice 3 hr boat trip on the Leie, and you get to drive the boat yourself. :)

Thank Joachim C
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Attracted by the idea of seeing Ghent by boat and tempted to take a boat tour? Sure, go ahead but you’ll enjoy it more by hiring one of Minerva’s little boats even if you don’t have a tour guide to explain the history of the...More

Thank maxixe
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Good place to rent a boat to cruise the canals. Important to book. Take a picnic or travel to an out of town restaurant by the river. Bit disorganised at pick up and drop off. Too many customers and not enough staff

Thank James C
Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

To every person and belgium and tourist, i would like to recommend this attraction. It is such a Nice trip! Cool to drive the boat yourself, beautiful nature, funny,... Friendly staff, clean boats,... Only positif words!

1  Thank TaraBxl
Reviewed April 25, 2016

We had an amazing time on the minerva boat ! We rent a "cabrio" boat and we were just the two of us (my boyfriend and I), we loved to navigate on the Lys and see the beautiful landscapes. Our ride last 3 hours and...More

1  Thank fyl0u
Reviewed October 9, 2014

Just loved this and highly recommend if visiting Gent, we were especially impressed as we could buy some sparkling wine and rent a cooler, ice and glasses for our trip. We went into the old town and did loads of people watching, great fun. The...More

3  Thank Sanyati
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