Various experiences on land and on the water



Conquer the Finow canal by canoe, on an active form of transportation that brings you closer to nature. Paddle in pairs or in a group on the water and take a few breaks to go on shore - there's lots to see here!


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TriangelTour canoe hire

Eberswalde You can explore the city and its surroundings by canoe and off your own bat! Triangel canoe hire in... 

Finowfurt canoe hire station at WWR Schleuse Schöpfurt

Opening times (17/04 - 12/10/2014): Wednesday to Friday: 10:30 am - 5:30 pm Saturdays, Sundays and... 

Oderberg canoe rental

Oderberg is located in pretty countryside on the edge of Oderbruch, approx. 70 km northeast of... 

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Important information

  • Finow canal: max. speed without a licence 6 km/h
  • Oder-Havel waterway max. speed 9 km/h
  • The twelve hand-operated Finow canal locks are staffed in the season from 29 April until 16 October 2016 daily from 9 am - 5 pm.
  • The lift bridge in Eberswalde opens in the season when needed in 2 hour cycles, daily between 8 am - 6 pm.
  • Paddlers have priority when mooring at the green landing stage in the Finow canal locks' lower and upper approach.
  • No commercial shipping on the Finow canal

Facts about the Finow canal

  • Max. depth: 1.20 m
  • Min. clearance height: 3.85 m
  • Number of locks: 12 (overcoming a gradient of almost 36 m)
  • Max. vessel size: 41.50 m x 5.10 m
  • Length: 31.9 km