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Canoe, Rafting and cycling tours Bohemian Switzerland

If you want to enjoy a combination of nature discovering and sporty adventure, this is the right tour for you. The Elbe River is calm and even small children can enjoy the tour. This special, combined boat-and-bike tour takes you through Europe’s deepest sandstone canyon that straddles the Czech-German border.

The stream will take you to the magical landscape of the National park area. The Elbe valley is just behind the town Děčín dominated by the rock formations whose towers can be admired from the water. Each Elbe meander conjures up a new fabulous scenery. There are many opportunities to anchor and bathe in the Elbe, have a regional beer, take pictures of nature and if you are lucky enough to see a black stork, falcons or beavers playing ashore. On the Elbe you cross the border to Saxony and even reach Bad Schandau, a spa town with typical folk architecture and a café atmosphere.Whatever tour length you choose we’ll meet you at your destination with comfortable bikes for the ride back to your starting destination where your round trip will end.

At our meeting point, you will get a raft or a canoe, paddles, a life jacket, and a dry-bag. Then it’s time to set out on the water. Our skilled and friendly staff will give you an understanding of the basics of boat manoeuvring. You won’t have to worry about arranging boat or bike transport… we’ve got it all under control. So your trip is smooth and hassle-free.

Canoe tours are very suitable as a day trip from Prague or Dresden to the Bohemian Saxon Switzerland. A great, comfortable and cheap train connection makes these tours a popular budget day tours. Want a door to door pickup at your hotel? No problem, we´ll arange it. Just choose this option in your booking. You can also combine the canoe tour with the visit of Pravcicka Gate monument. The starting point of the hike is not far from our landing stage in Schmilka.

Our boats: 2-4 seater canoes & 4 – 6 seater inflatable rafts

Basic cycling skills necessary

OUR TOUR DISTANCES INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

  • Děčín - Dolní Žleb 10km / 1,5 - 2 hrs on water + 1 hr cycling
  • Děčín - Schmilka 15 km / 2 - 3 hrs on water + 1,5 hrs cycling
  • Děčín - Bad Schandau 22 km / 4 - 5 hrs on water + 2 hrs cycling
  • Bad Schandau - Děčín 22 km / 2 hrs cycling + 4 - 5 hrs on water

TO BRING:

  • Sunglasses
  • Wind breaker
  • A pair of trainers
  • Cap / Hat
  • Passport for the trip to Germany

Tour options:

1.) BOAT TOUR BOHEMIAN SWITZERLAND FROM DĚČÍN SELFGUIDED - EASY

This tour starts at our urban Campsite in Děčín, where you´ll get all the equipment and tour instructions and of course our genuine tour map with all the distances and landing stages. Then you´ll depart. From the end of the boat tour you get easily back to Děčín by train which goes every 2 hrs and is very cheap. In Dolní Žleb and Schmilka you have to take a ferry to get to the train station. Or you can cycle back with you own bike, we will care for its transportation.

INCLUDED:

  • A kanoe or inflatable raft, paddle, life jacket, dry bag rental
  • Instruction for using the equipment
  • Instruction in boat manouvring basic
  • Sall transfers of the equipment

EXCLUDED:

  • Personal transportation back
  • Ferry
  • Bike rental

PRICE per PERSON:

From 2 persons 10 €
Kids 8 years 8 €
Transport of own bike 2 €

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2.) BOAT & BIKE TOUR BOHEMIAN SWITZERLAND FROM DĚČÍN SELFGUIDED - EASY

This tour starts at our urban Campsite in Děčín, where you´ll get all the equipment and tour instructions for the boating part of the tour and of course our genuine tour map with all the distances and landing stages. Later we bring the bikes to a destination of your choice (Dolní Žleb, Schmilka or Bad Schandau) so that you can enjoy cycling back to Děčín on the popular Elbe Cycle Trail. Join with your family and friends!

INCLUDED:

  • A kanoe or inflatable raft, paddle, life jacket, dry bag rental
  • Instruction for using the equipment
  • Instruction in boat manouvring basics
  • A touring bike, bikes for kids or bike child seat
  • A bottled water
  • All transfers of the equipment

EXCLUDED:

  • Ferry

PRICE per PERSON:

From 2 persons 24 €
Kids 12 years 22 €
E - bike surcharge 20 €

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3.) BIKE & BOAT TOUR BOHEMIAN SWITZERLAND FROM BAD SCHANDAU SELFGUIDED - EASY

This tour starts at the market place in Bad Schandau with a bike handover. From there you´ll cycle to Děčín to our urban Campsite, where you´ll get complete equipment and tour instructions for the boating part of the tour and of course our genuine tour map with all the distances and landing stages. Then you depart into the Elbe valley sandstones. In Bad Schandau we meet you and care of the boat transportation. Easy cycling and boat tour from Saxon Switzerland, join with your family and friends!

INCLUDED:

  • A kanoe or inflatable raft, paddle, life jacket, dry bag rental
  • Instruction for using the equipment
  • Instruction in boat manouvring basics
  • A touring bike, bikes for kids or bike child seat rental
  • A bottled water
  • All transfers of the equipment

PRICE per PERSON:

From 2 persons 34 €
kids 14 years 30 €
E - bike surcharge 20 €

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4.) BIKE & BOAT TOUR BOHEMIAN SWITZERLAND TO SCHMILKA GUIDED - EASY

Enjoy a fun-packed outdoor experience on a half-day canoe & bike combined tour on the Elbe River. This is a private tour with max 8 participants. Start from Děčín and paddle between bizarre rock formations of the deepest sandstone canyon in Europe. Our friendly English speaking guide will tell you stories about hidden beauties of the national park, local people and peculiarities. Cross the border to Germany and finish the tour in Schmilka,. We can make there a stop at a waterside café or visit an organic local bakery with a brewery, leaving you with a day’s worth of new experiences and pleasure. We´ll bring you the bikes for the cycling part of the trip. The ferry in Schmilka brings you over the river to a very comfortable and famous Elbe cycling trail. Don´t wait and join with your friends, family and kids.

Suitable for kids from 10 years with good cycling abilities or kids in a child seat on a bike

Děčín - Schmilka 15 km / 2 - 3 hrs on water + 1,5 hrs cycling

INCLUDED:

  • A kanoe or inflatable raft, paddle, life jacket, dry bag rental
  • Instruction for using the equipment
  • Instruction in boat manouvring basics
  • A touring bike, bikes for kids or bike child seat rental
  • A bottled water
  • All transfers of the equipment
  • Guide

EXCLUDED:

  • Meals and drinks
  • Ferry in Schmilka

PRICE per PERSON:

From 2 persons 78 €

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