Hire electric boats

Pilot our boats without a licence!

The electric boats are back from Saturday 29 April!

Whether you're alone, as a couple, with family or friends, take the controls of one of our electric boats and sail along the oldest section of the Canal in the Historic Centre to meet Belgium's oldest boat lift, hydraulic lift no. 1 (1888)!

Boat trip / Duration: 1h

NEW ! We have a new 9-seater boat that can accommodate a PRM person.
More info to come...

  • There is no PRM access to our 5 and 7-seater boats. Bateaux électriques sur le Canal du Centre historique
  • Dogs are not allowed on board our boats. Bateaux électriques sur le Canal du Centre historique


To book : 


For all practical information :

Please contact our reservation department on 0032 78/ 059 059 or by e-mail at  info@voiesdeau.hainaut.be - accessible from Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm.

 From 29 April to 1 October from 10 am to 6 pm, except Mondays. (last departure at 5 pm).*
* Attendance required 15 minutes before departure, to complete administrative formalities and schooling.

Our boats are not accessible for babies and people who are unable to walk.

Driving the boat is possible from 16 years old, under adult supervision.

Bring your identity card.

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Prices/ 1 hour

  • 5-seater boat
  • 7-seater boat
  • 9-seater boat

Extra confort /cushions 

  • 5-seater boat
  • 7-seater boat
  • 9-seater boat

To access the Cantine des Italiens :

accès Cantine

Cantine des Italiens, Rue Tout-y-Faut 90, 7110 Houdeng-Goegnies

Our other activities

Bicycle renting

Museum of Italian Immigration

Domaine de Claire-Fontaine

Franchissement de l'ascenseur funiculaire de Strépy-Thieu


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