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Explore the waterways of Hindeloopen, Holland on a beautiful canal boat

Canal Boat
43 ft
8 Guests

About This Boat

Spend time cruising the waterways of Hindeloopen, Holland on a canal boat! Book this amazing 43 feet "Mystique" Canal Boat for up to 8 people. Rate starts at $731 USD per night and a min booking of 7 nights.

Rate:

• $731 USD per night (7 nights minimum)

What is included in the rates?

• Rental of the boat and its onboard equipment
• A fully equipped kitchen
• Towels and linen for all passengers
• A boat handling demonstration prior to departure
• Technical support
• On-board maps and visitor information
• Passage through locks

What is not included in the rates?

• Optional vacation extras
• Boat damage waiver
• Running costs (diesel, gas, engine wear and tear) - charged by the engine hour
• Travel to and from the base(s)
• Waterside services if you use them (i.e. moorings where a charge is applicable, pump-out if needed, water, etc)
• Cancellation plan & any travel/personal insurance
• Food and drink

What You Can Expect:

About Holland, Amsterdam and Friesland. Enter a world of beauty by the sea in
Friesland-Amsterdam

The water is a way of life in Holland, a nation born of the sea and the rivers that flow across its pastoral flat lands. An Amsterdam canal cruise past slowly turning windmills, fields of colorful tulips, quaint villages and cosmopolitan cities ushers you into a realm unique in boating. It’s a place to explore at your leisure, inviting you to ease into an unhurried journey like no other.

History & Heritage

The Friesland-Amsterdam region is replete with history and heritage, especially in Amsterdam and Utrecht! Check out Amsterdam's Anne Frank House, the Royal Palace and Dom Square! In historic Utrecht, don't miss the tour of Stadskasteel Oudaen, a fortified house turned into a brewery!

Watersports

The Lakeland district is famous for watersports vacations throughout Europe! Boating is not just a pastime in Friesland-Amsterdam, it's a way of life! Check out the watersports rents in Sneek and Grouw! Canoe, kayak, jet ski and sail!

Cycling

Holland isn't known for its hills, making it ideal for bicycle tours in Friesland-Amsterdam! Cruise past fields of tulips and rustic-looking restored windmills. Stop in a waterside village for steamed mussels or oysters on the half-shell! Lift a pint and watch the world go by!

Route suggestions

To help you get an idea of how far you can travel in the time you have, here's a selection of routes to and from our bases in this region. You dont have to stop at all the places listed or follow the route exactly. So long as you return your boat to your end base by the date you've booked - you're free to enjoy your cruise however you like. For a comfortable pace, allowing you time to regularly stop and explore, we'd recommend an average of 2 - 4 hours cruising each day.

Vinkeveen Redturn via Amsterdam & Utrecht

Start your Holland river cruise with a bit of pampering at the resort amenities of Vinkeveen, and then it’s off on the River Vecht to cosmopolitan Amsterdam and historic Utrecht! You glide past the palatial riverfront homes and find yourself in more rural locales with traditional windmills and fields of colorful flowers.Vinkeveen area: Some navigation restrictions applies between Oct 16th & 31st, 2017: Locks & bridges closed on Sundays - 24hrs advanced notice needed on all other days - special arrangements for getting in/out of Vinkeveen. Please contact our sales team so we can assist you further.

• 18hr(s) of cruising
• 90.00km
• 19 locks
• 7 nights

Waterways

• Vinkeveen
• Maarsen
• Utrecht
• Amsterdam
• Vinkeveen

Must See in Holland, Amsterdam and Friesland

Toulouse

Toulouse, also known as the "Ville rose" due to its pink bricks, is one of the biggest cities in France. Discover its culture and visit the Place du Capitole, the symbol of the city. Take time to explore the city, see Alsace-Lorraine street, and check out the beautiful Place de la Trinité. Chill out along the Garonne. Do not forget your camera.

Montgiscard

Montgiscard is a pretty town where you will enjoy taking a peaceful walk downtown and viewing the old houses. Discover the old church with its wall bell, which is characteristic of the area.

Gardouch

Gardouch is an typical village of the area. Moor here to enjoy a peaceful walk downtown. Visit the village's beautiful church and eat in one of the excellent restaurants.

Avignonet-Lauragais

Avignonet-Lauragais, with its imposing tower, is a town with history. Come here and discover the church Notre Dame, where an old picture of the 17th century explains what happened here during the difficult period of the Inquisition.

Port-Lauragais

Although it is near the freeway, Port-Lauragais is a nice place to rest. There are cycle paths all around, leading to Toulouse. You can also moor here if you need something.

Castelnaudary

Castelnaudary is known as the Capital of the Cassoulet (a local specialty). Discover the beautiful Grand Bassin, built in the 17th century and have a walk around it, seeing ducks, swans, and the beautiful Church on the horizon. Downtown, there are also some really good restaurants to enjoy.

Villepinte

Villepinte is a small charming village. Visit the church built in the 14th century, or just hang out downtown in one of the good restaurants. You can use your bike to ride along the banks of the canal.

Bram

Bram is an attractive town in the countryside, surrounded by a vineyard. Built in a circular style, with the houses arranged in a concentric circle around the church, Bram is in the heart of Cathar country, and the ruins of many castles can be spotted on the hilltops close to the town.

Villesèquelande

Although the parish abbey is classified as a historic monument and deserves to be seen, what is symbolic and unique in Villesèquelande is the tree planted in front of the church. The big, old elm is one of the last in France.

Carcassonne

Discover the biggest and most beautiful medieval construction in all of Europe: the huge stronghold of Carcassonne, built in the 13th century. Explore it and learn its history. Stand on the huge fortified walls to admire the gorgeous views over the valley.

Trèbes

Along the Canal du Midi, there is a pretty and welcoming town called Trèbes. Moor here to eat downtown in one of the good restaurants, or visit the church Saint-Etienne, built in the 14th century.

Marseillette

Marseillette is a welcoming and peaceful village surrounded by lush, green countryside. Walk among the vineyards and discover the beautiful scenery.

Puicheric

Surrounded by verdant vegetation, Puicheric is a charming village with a beautiful historic church to visit.

La Redorte

La Redorte is a beautiful and leafy town along the canal. Moor here and take a walk on one of the numerous walking trails around town, or maybe you will prefer sampling the local cuisine in one of the good restaurants.

Homps

Homps is a verdant and often sunny town. Moor here and take a walk downtown to discover the flower-lined streets and the old romanesque chapel built in the 11th century.

Argens-Minervois

Argens-Minervois is a beautiful little town, typical to the Minervois region. The village is clustered around a 14th century château and overlooks the canal and the river Aude.

Roubia

Roubia is a charming little village with a beautiful parish church that is worth a visit. If you moor here, you might enjoy getting close to nature with a walk in the woods.

Paraza

Paraza is a wonderful and typical town with colorful houses along the bank. If you walk around the village, you will most likely encounter the old abandoned windmill of Cantaranne.

Le Somail

Le Somail is a beautiful hamlet where you'll appreciate the beautiful old houses covered in ivy. It's a wonderful place to relax and take it all in.

Capestang

A lovely village full of resplendent medieval architecture, built around the imposing 14th Century Collegiale Church and around the Castle, which was once the second residence of the Archbishop of Narbonne.

Colombiers

In Colombiers, visit the Saint-Sylvestre church, which is full of history. At night, the rectory's gardens are lit up and are perfect for a charming walk.

Ventenac

As you approach Ventenac, you will be struck by the site of the city's majestic Castle. Along the banks of the canal, you can taste wine, or even buy some. Ventenac is a picture-perfect canalside city to visit.

Fonsérannes

Built with all the genius of Pierre-Paul Riquet in the 17th century, Fonsérannes has the greatest staircase of locks on the Canal du Midi. Here you'll ascend or descend the canal by an amazing 25 meters.

Béziers

Béziers is an enchanting city, and the second most important on the Canal du Midi. Here, you will have the chance to discover the beautiful architecture, in particular the stunning Saint-Nazaire cathedral which is just splendid. Downtown, there are magical places to take a walk, like the Plateau des Poëtes.

Port-Cassafières

Port-Cassafières is a pleasant and peaceful harbor to stop, complete with cycling paths. Its proximity to Spain gives it some interesting flourishes in cuisine, architecture and culture and as a result it is a truly cosmopolitan spot to explore.

The City of a Thousand Wonders', Agde is a very famous place in France, known for its sunshine and for its numerous activities and treasures to discover. Take time to discover this little paradise

Agde

The City of a Thousand Wonders', Agde is a very famous place in France, known for its sunshine and for its numerous activities and treasures to discover. Take time to discover this little paradise.

Salleles d'Aude

Surrounded by a verdant forest, Salleles d'Aude is a charming and welcoming town where you will have the occasion to cycle or walk along the numerous paths. Enjoy the green forested landscapes in a quiet atmosphere on the outskirts, or try a meal in one of the good restaurants downtown.

Narbonne

Once the most important city of Roman Gaul, Narbonne hosts many vestiges of the past and keeps them like treasures. Come here and visit the basilica Saint-Paul, the wonderful cathedral Saint-Just-et-Saint-Pasteur, and many others. Downtown, the old winding streets are just charming.

Port-la-Nouvelle

Port-la-Nouvelle, the last town on the Embranchment de la Nouvelle, is a bustling fishing port. On the seafront you'll find many restaurants and bars, and the beach is wide and sandy - perfect for sunbathing or a day of family fun. Don't forget to try the seafood, it is as fresh as it gets!

What To Expect Onboard

About Mystique

Ideal for parties of eight, Mystique boat rentals have heating and air-conditioning, radio/CD system and 17-inch flat-screen TV/DVD player, en-suite luxury bathrooms in the three private cabins, and a sundeck with dining table and moulded seating. Lavishly appointed with designer fabrics and upholstery, these boats are superior!

Interior and Saloon

• The magnificently appointed grand saloon is large enough to easily accommodate your party of eight at the lavishly upholstered U-shaped love seat and dining table
• The love seat converts to a large double bed. Enjoy your favorite music on the boat's radio/CD player with MP3/USB connectivity
• A 17-inch LCD flat-screen TV/DVD player rounds out the onboard media center
• An inside steering station provides plenty of visibility
• Heating and air-conditioning make climate control easy
• A stroll up the stairs brings you to the sundeck
• All interior spaces have been tastefully appointed with designer fabrics and upholstery
• The full kitchen/galley is done in beautiful black granite-effect counters and wood-finish cabinets
• A large oven, stove, microwave, big refrigerator, and sink make preparing gourmet meals easy

Sundeck & Exterior

• The sundeck is a main feature of this stylish cruiser with molded and cushioned love seats capable of seating everyone comfortably
• The fixed central table is marvelous for alfresco dining, and the barbecue hot plate is convenient for heating gourmet appetizers
• The portable cooler keeps drinks cold, and the large umbrella keeps you comfortable in the shade
• Visibility is superb at the second steering station
• Gentle under-lighting and security lighting provide a touch of class during relaxing evenings
• After a swim, you'll love the deck shower with hot water!
• The sundeck is easily accessed via the saloon, creating two connected common areas
• There's room to store six bicycles
• Bow thrusters are a major attraction of this boat!
• The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power
• The system allows you to run all 220-volt appliances whenever the engine is on
• The 220-volt shore power connection is great at the dock
• The Mystique is equipped with an efficient, quiet, and reliable diesel engine.

Cabins & Bathrooms

• A large double bed, loads of storage, and an en-suite bathroom with electric-flush toilet, sink, and shower are among the amenities of the forward cabin
• The two aft (rear) staterooms are very large. The beds can be configured as singles or converted to doubles. The en-suite bathrooms have the same level of luxury as the one in the forward cabin.

Technical

• Water Tank: 1200 L
• Draft: 1.94 m
• Max. Headroom: 13.25 m
• Length: 14.63 m
• Fuel Tank: 272 L
• Engine Type: Diesel
• Width: 4.10 m
• Height above waterline: 3.10 m

Features

• Microwave
• Oven / Grill
• Burner
• MP3/USB features
• Flat Screen DVD Player
• CD / Radio player
• Heater
• Air Conditioning
• Cigar Lighter Plug (12V)
• 12/220V Converter
• 220V on cruise
• Shore Power (220V on dock)
• Internal Steering Position
• Bow Thrusters
• External Steering Position
• Alfresco dining
• Ambient light
• Sonnensegel (Bimini)
• Deck Shower
• Fest installierter Gasgrill auf dem • Sonnendeck
• Portable cool box
• Sundeck
• Safety Box

Vacation Extras

We offer a range of optional extras to make you holiday more relaxing, comfortable and fun. You can add them to your initial booking, or you can add them on any time afterwards. You can even purchase them at the base when you arrive.

Extras Package - a bundle of our top extras

• Engine hours charge - which covers diesel to power the engine and onboard heating, gas for cooking and engine wear and tear. This is otherwise charged locally at the end of your vacation.
• Non-refundable Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) - to significantly reduce the refundable damage deposit (and thus your liability) which is collected locally before your start your vacation.
• Boat cleaning - so you don't have to spend your evening cleaning the boat. Just bag up your trash and wash the dishes.
• Rental of one bike - ideal to collect your morning bread or for exploring the coutryside to discover the countryside

Please contact us for more details

Barbecues

• Available in one size only and is suitable for up to 8 people.

Groceries

• Sundowner Pack
• Starter Pack

Please note: Grocery Packs must be ordered at least 7 days in advance of your departure date, otherwise availability cannot be guaranteed.

Bike Rental

Please note: Bikes are not available to rent in Scotland, but our base team can put you in touch with local rental companies should you wish to explore the Highlands on two wheels.

Early Boarding and Late Check Out

Early Boarding enables you to collect your boat between 11am - 12pm, or from 2pm on the first day (instead of 4pm). Late Check-out means you can return your boat by 12pm on the last day (instead of 9am).

Please note: Owing to operational constraints, it sometimes may not be possible to offer this service.

WIFI

A 3G Mini router, which uses SFR Mobile Broadband, provides internet access wherever there is a mobile phone signal. Each unit can have a maximum of five devices connected at any one time. Signal speeds can vary depending on location and local coverage. Download limit of 5GB (4000mb) per week.

Deck Cushions

Why not rent a pack of deck cushions for extra comfort while you cruise? They also double up as sunbathing matresses!

Ecological Cleaning Pack

Help us preserve the waterways for future enjoyment by purchasing a pack of eco-friendly cleaning products which come in a ecological cotton bag. The pack includes: Ecological disinfectant spray, ecological kitchen spray, washing-up liquid, sponge, box of matches.

Cleaning Service

After a relaxing vacation, you probably don’t want to spend your last evening cleaning the boat. So why not pre-book our cleaning service and let us take care of the final clean of your boat. Then all you have to do is wash the dishes and bag up your trash. For details about the condition your boat should be returned in,

Special Occasion Gift Basket

If you are celebrating a special birthday or occasion, you can pre-order one of our beautifully presented gift baskets, full of local delicacies and regional specialities. It will be waiting for you on board when you arrive

Bring your Dog!

A boating adventure is the perfect kind of vacation to take your four-legged friend on. A maximum of two dogs are welcome on board each boat. A pet cleaning supplement applies.

Parking

If you are traveling to your start base by car, you can add parking onto your booking as an optional extra. Most bases have on-site parking. Some offer parking in a secure compound and a few of our bases offer undercover parking too.

Car Transfers

If you are doing a one-way cruise (i.e. returning your boat to a different base), we can transfer your car from your departure base to your end base.

Please note: Car transfers are available for a charge, must be pre-booked before departure and are subject to availability

Compulsory Costs

• Engine Hours
• Boat Damage Protection
• Lock Fees
• One-way supplement
• Mooring fees

 

Details

  • Type: Canal Boat
  • Capacity: 8 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 day
  • Length: 43 ft

Specs

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Inboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Center Cockpit
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Berth
  • Head

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Member Since Jun 2018

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