Welcome aboard our Vechtezomp!

The Vechtezomp offers unique cross-border cruises on the Vecht for the public and for groups. Our Vechtezomp, a so-called whisper boat, takes you to quiet, inaccessible spots along the Vecht that cannot be reached on foot. Guaranteed to be unique! And with sociable skippers who tell you all about the illustrious history of the Vecht.

Are you looking for a fun and unique day out in the Vecht valley? The Vechtezomp offers a unique day out for any occasion. You can design your own cruise! Our cruises to Laar (Germany) are open to the public and we offer group excursions to Hardenberg, Coevorden, Vroomshoop or Zwieseborg. Looking for more than sailing? We also have packages available to make your day complete. For example, you can participate in a tasty beer sampling session after your cruise!

We offer cruises that are open to the public as well as groups. We offer daily periodic cruises to Laar in Germany that are open to the public: a beautiful cruise across the Vecht! We offer group excursions to Laar (Germany), Coevorden (Drenthe), Hardenberg (Overijssel), Vroomshoop and all stops along the way.

Want to experience more around the Vecht and Gramsbergen? View our packages! You are guaranteed an enjoyable day.

Cruises open to the public

Gramsbergen – Laar – Gramsbergen

We do not sail in inclement weather. This is indicated on our website, so keep a close eye on it.

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Adults € 14,-
Children aged 17 and under € 8,-
Children aged 3 and under free
Family(2 adults en 2 children) € 38,-


Practical information:

Our electrically powered whisper boat can carry 30 passengers, 55 if we deploy our German whisper boat. There is a lift onboard with space for 2 wheelchair passengers or a maximum of 1 motorised chair. Our whisper boat’s battery is charged by solar power. So we’re environmentally friendly!
You can check availability of our cruises under “make a reservation”. There are plenty of options, from a cruise only to a comprehensive one-day historical and cultural programme. Discuss your wishes with us! Will we see you aboard? Great! Let us know when?

Cruises for groups (max. 30 persons)


Gramsbergen – Laar 2 uur
Gramsbergen – Coevorden 4 uur
Gramsbergen – Hardenberg 4 uur
Gramsbergen – De Zwiese 3 uur

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  • Cruise + beer tasting
    Highly recommended! A cruise that ends with an informative explanation about brewing & beers and personal tasting of these of course. (mommeriete.nl)
  • Cruise + visit to the Streekmuseum
    An interesting visit to the Info Centrum Gramsbergen and the Streekmuseum, which will leave you with many fond memories!  (beleefhetvechtdal.nl)
  • Cruise + a walk through Gramsbergen’s historical city centre
    You can also combine a cruise with a pleasant walk through Gramsbergen’s historical city centre. Go explore (beleefhetvechtdal.nl)


ROUTE Return
Gramsbergen – Laar € 230,-
Gramsbergen – Coevorden € 320,-
Gramsbergen – Hardenberg € 320,-
Gramsbergen – De Zwiese € 230,-
Gramsbergen – Vroomshoop Call us