Get to know Ghent, one of Belgium’s best kept secrets, in a new way by taking a tour with Ghent Active Guides.

Do you want to explore the medieval city centre by staying off the beaten track? Hop in a kayak with us or join us for a run for a guided tour!

You don’t need to be an athlete to take our tours: we adjust the pace and intensity to each individual group.


You can join our regular tour on Friday or Saturday, or you can request a custom-made tour.

We are fluent in Dutch and English.

Temporary COVID-19 offer

Due to corona measures, we currently only offer private tours. 

Take a tour with your bubble! We guide groups from 2 to 14 people. During the tour, we keep a safe distance.
Contact us for more details. 

We hope to hear from you soon!

Pieter & Maarten


Get on board and discover the canals of Ghent. From the water, you will get to know the city in a unique way.


Put on your running shoes and
jog with us along the past,
present and future of
wonderful Ghent.

What did others say?

'I enjoyed the guided kayaking tour! Being on the water helped me to get a new perspective on Ghent and its stories. The personal approach was great.'

Lana G. from Ghent

"The guided tour was a perfect blend of culture and active entertainment."

Jamie M. 
from Wondelgem

‘This was the perfect outdoor team building activity! While listening to the guide, we grasped each other’s boats, as to not drift away. After that, we raced each other to the next historical spot.’

Bart V. 
from Roeselare

"With a paddle in our hands, we rediscovered the city in a unique way."

Lu T. & Walter V.E.
from Sinaai