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Beer Boat Tour in Ghent’s Historical Center

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Boat Tour
From€47.00
Boat Tour
From€47.00
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Why Book With Us?

  • Quality Before Quantity!
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  • Small Group Tours
  • It’s Beers & Beyond
  • 1.5 hour - 5 beers - € 47 pp
  • 2 hours - 6 beers - € 54 pp
  • Min 15 people
  • Min 15 people
  • City center Ghent
  • City center Ghent
  • Dutch, English & French
  • Dutch, English & French
Tour Summary

Learn about Belgian beer culture, savour a surprising beer selection and enjoy the city’s view from a boat.* This exclusive Sun, Water & Beer experience is the satisfaction you can’t find elsewhere. Find out who’s the true Zythologist of the group with a challenging beer game.

This is exclusive for private groups starting from 15 people!

*For the 2h formula, we also take you to Ghent’s hidden gem.

Price includes

  • 1.5 hour: 90 min boat trip: 5 beers which represent Ghent's unique portfolio
  • 2 hours: 30 min hidden gem + 90 min boat trip: 6 beers which represent Ghent's unique portfolio
  • Hosted by local passionate guides who know about beer and Ghent
  • Multiple boats for extra large groups
  • A little gift for the winners of the beer game
  • Covered boat for rainy days

Highlights

  • Discover beer related stories about Ghent’s picturesque historic buildings while sailing
  • Taste different (only!) local beer styles
  • Challenge your friends during our beer game full of fun and laughs
  • Be surprised by our original food pairing with a local sweet

Type of visitor

For groups that like to explore the beautiful city view in a fun and interactive way, while sipping a beer. And who isn’t afraid of participating in a Beer Quiz?

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Size of groups

Are you a group of less than 15 people?
Of course, you’re more than welcome to book this beer boat!
To cover the fixed costs, we are required to offer this experience at the min. price of (€43 x 15): € 645 (incl. 21% VAT) for the 60-min formula and (€54 x 15): € 810 (incl. 21% VAT) for the 90-min formula.

Share with us the exact number of people as a booking note, and we will replace the extra liters of beers for some local snack portions (croquette meatballs and/or cheese) with our amazing mustard! 🍻😯🧀

Private Tours

All our beer boats are offered for only private groups. For groups of 15+ people up to 35 people. For bigger groups, we provide several boats. Select the day of choice to reserve your group boat experience.

Optional Extras

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Visit a brewery and/or chocolate store
  • Get personalised beer selection e.g. depending on your own Untappd selection (although if applicable, a non-alcoholic offer is included in the price! Leave this remark when booking!)
  • Taste more local food
  • Custom timeslot

Still have questions?
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What we'll do

Only for 2 hours formula:
Let’s meet at Ghent’s hidden gem: a medieval cellar which is converted into a gorgeous beer & whiskey bar. The most authentic place to taste an exclusive local brew you can only find in Ghent. Let’s discuss the special flavours and start to share your Belgian beer tasting experience with your guide.
Wandering around in this special beer spot is a beer experience on its own thanks to the fully decorated beer wall. After 30 min, it’s time to move to our boat where more tasty beers are waiting for you. 🍻

For 1 hour & 2 hours formula:

Arriving at the boat, you’ll be served right away with a super fresh beer. Your guide is as excited as you to start this beer, sun and water experience. 🌊 🌝

The beautiful view inspires lots of stories thanks to historic buildings such as the Graslei tax building or one of Ghent’s 300 medieval breweries. Let’s stop sailing for a second to introduce you to the legendary Belfry’s dragon. Maybe we even have a beer with us that is related to that! Over the course of the tour we’ll have the chance to discover more local legends since lots of buildings have their own beer related stories.

When we see the first empty glasses on our table, a new local beer with surprising flavours will be served. We promised a large selection of different tastes, and one is even paired with a local delicacy. Want to know more about that exclusive new beer that’s already become an international wonder, or rather about that re-discovered recipe from the Middle Ages?🏰 This is the right time to ask! 

Oh boy, time does fly when having a good time! The clock is ticking as we need to start off with our 30-min beer game, so choose your team and prove that you are a true zythologist. Of course, we’ll be sipping some exclusive local beers in the meantime! After learning lots about Belgian beer culture over the 5 chapters of our challenging beer game, it’s time to wrap up. 

Of course, we won’t say goodbye before we know which team got the award of the true zythologist. The winning team deserves an extra takeaway beer treat. 🎉

Any other question that’s not answered? Share your doubts with us so the host will only leave you once you’re fully satisfied.

Please note: You are allowed to bring extra snacks
If needed, we can also offer non-alcoholic drinks or beers. Add this request to your booking.

Pick up point: 1 hour tour

Pick up point: 2 hour tour

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Your Guide

Liselot

In a fun and entertaining way, there’s nothing I love more than talking about the city, our culture and history of Belgian beers, so much so that it’s my full-time life’s work! Join me and together let’s discover your favourite Belgian beer!