Neckar Canal and River Tour


This special tour will include:

  • Meet and greet by Tom Hale - official city guide.

  • A brief tour through Esslingen on route to the canoe boarding area.  There will be brief stops at the Old City Hall, "Little Venice" and the "Maille" Island

  • Board the canoes (2 canoes each holding 10 people)  Life Jackets, paddles and safety instruction will be provided

  • Touring Esslingen from your canoe including the main canal (Rossneckar), the Neckar river and locks.  You will enjoy beautiful views of the town of Esslingen and also see river wildlife during the trip.  Tom, an experienced, English-speaking guide and a skipper will guide you on this boat tour. 

  • Return you to the loading dock starting point - duration is about 3.5 hours

  • Cost:  36 Euros per person - payment in advance required with the reservation.  Children between 4 and 12 - 28 Euros per child (each child must be accompanied by an adult)

  • one remaining date - August 20th at 12:15 pm


1)  Paddling is required on this tour and guests must be in good condition.  We will board and de-board the canoe in several places so sure footing and balance is required.

2)  This tour is not recommended for children under 6