The 4-Locks Voyage
An approximately 4 hour trip, which takes you over the Maas, Zuid-Willemsvaart and the large Albert Canal. During this tour you will pass 4 locks, including the Bosscherveld lock, which connects the Maas with the Zuid-Willemsvaart. Via the Zuid-Willemsvaart, the boat enters Belgian territory and passes the locks of Neerharen and Lanaken; both with a drop of 9 meters. By passing the large lock of Ternaaien, with a drop of no less than 15 metres, the boat returns to the Maas. You will be back in the heart of Maastricht around 3:30 PM.
- Explanation by the captain
The captain gives an explanation in Dutch. A paper explanation is also available in English and German
- Comfortable seats on board
Our ships are comfortably furnished and you are therefore always assured of a good seat
- Including passage of 4 locks
During this trip, the boat passes 4 locks, including the famous Ternaaien lock with a drop of 15 meters.
- Experience how the canal diggers made their way through the Sint Pieters hill
During this tour you will see with admiration how the canal diggers have carved their way through hills and marl. On both sides of the ship, the walls sometimes rise 60 meters high from the water.
Extras with your boat trip?
Extras can be added in the next step of the reservation proces.
Are you or someone in your party in a wheelchair? We only know 2 weeks in advance which ship will make the trip to Liège. Request your tickets through our reservations department.
By arrival coffee (soft drink for the kids) and Limburg fruit pie and during the tour an extensive lunch (also as a vegetarian variant) consisting of:
* Soup of the day * croquette with bread * rustic baguette healthy
For the kids * Frikandel sandwich * Soda * bag of chips or rocket ice cream
Extensive Tapas board for 2 people with various snacks
For groups of 20 or more people, it is possible to combine the cruise on the Maas with a Captain's lunch consisting of an assortment of sandwiches and breads, cheese, various meats, yoghurt and jam. Coffee, tea and milk are served on request. Reservations can only be made through our reservations department.
Frequently asked questions
2 of our 5 passenger ships are fully adapted for wheelchair users, so there is also a disabled toilet. Due to our extensive sailing program, it is not always possible to use an adapted ship. If you want to book a boat trip and you or someone in your party is in a wheelchair, this can only be done via our reservation department
After you have made the payment you will receive the tickets in your mailbox. If you do not receive tickets, we advise you to check your spam box first. If you don't find any tickets there either, please contact us with our reservations department
After purchasing your ticket, you can no longer cancel and there is no refund for tickets that you will not use. You can convert your ticket to another date free of charge up to 48 hours in advance. For this, please contact us at our reservations department.
The jetties and ticket office are located at Maaspromenade 58, right in the center of Maastricht, between the Sint Servaasbrug and the Wilhelminabrug. The City-Tour through Maastricht, which is provided by our American school bus, also departs from this location. The Maaspromenade is a walking area and is not accessible to cars for large parts of the day (11am-6pm). We advise you to park your car in one of the parking garages nearby the Rederij. See Maastricht Bereikbaar to plan your trip to our location at Maaspromenade 58.
The Maaspromenade is a pedestrian area and therefore not accessible by car. The nearest parking garage is the Mosae Forum parking garage at Maasboulevard 40. Coaches do have the option to drop off and pick up guests all day long. They can use the route via Het Bat and Kesselskade. For parking of coaches, we refer to the website of Maastricht Bereikbaar
You can take your dog with you, provided it is on a leash.
Our ships all have indoor seating as well as an outdoor deck. We do not reserve a specific place inside or outside for our passengers. If you would like to sit outside in good weather, you should therefore embark early.
There is also a lunch menu on board during the 4-locks tour. You can already view the map here.
Also on the Maaspromenade is the trendy restaurant "Riverside Lounge" where you can enjoy delicious coffee with Limburg pie, a tasty lunch or an atmospheric dinner.