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Mecklenburg West Houseboat Holiday (4-berth)

  • 8days
  • Germany

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Houseboat Holidays Europe

Mecklenburg West - Lubz

Boat for 4 x guests in 2 x double cabins with ensuites. (space for 2 x guests sleeping in living area)

Explore green countryside and beautiful waterways! A quiet region with numerous cruises across lakes surrounded by rich flora and fauna.

Lübz is a small town with its town centre dating back to the middle age. It’s also a great starting point for navigating the area from Mecklenburg to Brandenburg through 15,000 hectares of forests and across 33 lakes covering over 54 km2. The district of Lübz enjoys the most beautiful countryside in this region of Germany.

The river Elde is navigable for 180 km and has only 17 locks. In only five hours it is possible to reach Lake Plauer - one of the largest lakes in the region. On the northern banks there is a nature reserve of 300 hectares and a paradise for those who love nature and bird life.

Included in your houseboat holiday:

  • Your boat for 8 x days (Saturday to Saturday or any other day except Sunday, subject to availability) excellent well-crafted boat with a capacity of 4 guests. Departure is between 3-6pm Saturdays; return your boat between 8-9am the following Saturday. For other possibilities of extended days, shorter breaks and weekends - please contact our office: [email protected] 
  • Captain's handbook: preparation and advice for a trouble free cruise from start to finish
  • Navigation chart/waterways guide: vital for a well-organised cruise. In it you will find the location of locks, water fill-up points, places of interest etc. 
  • Base location map: instructions for locating your departure base easily
  • Navigation instruction: video giving advice for the navigation and security instructions to live aboard your cruiser.
  • Boat equipment, all equipment necessary for navigation
  • Boat insurance
  • Instructions on navigating the waterways and your temporary boat licence
  • Breakdown assistance available 7 days per week during base operating hours
  • Inventory: a list of all interior and exterior equipment
  • Crockery etc. enough for everybody on board
  • Bedding: sheets, blankets or duvets, pillows and pillow cases

Not included:

  • Boat fuel: you start with a full tank (All consumables such as oil, fuel, gas etc. used are included in your charge. All cruisers are fitted with a meter which is read on your departure and on your return. The number of hours of engine fuel used will be invoiced according to the rate displayed at the base. On average between 30-60 EUR per day.)
  • A bond of 1500 EUR (repaid to you at the end of your cruise if the boat and its equipment are brought back clean, in good condition and undamaged, at the time and place agreed on)
  • Barbecue rental: 40 EUR
  • Power converter rental 12/220v: 10 EUR
  • Wifi on board: 50 EUR
  • Deck mattress: 10 EUR each: comfortable and foldable mattress for relaxing on theroof or front deck of your boat 
  • A three hour navigation instruction is required in Germany at a cost of 50 EUR to be paid at the time
  • One-way cruise: from 150 EUR (not available in all regions, and charge is according to distance for recovery between the bases)
  • Final cleaning (required) internal and external at end of cruise: outside 70 EUR, inside 130 EUR (total clean 200 EUR)

Option 1 'all inclusive' package:

  • Fuel package + cleaning price
  • Waterways map
  • Set of towels for each passenger
  • Kitchen towels kit
  • 2 x bikes
  • May be collected and paid on arrival (from 430 EUR)

Option 2 'hotel' package:

  • Cleaning price
  • Set of towels for each passenger
  • Kitchen towels kit
  • May be collected and paid on arrival (275 EUR)

Please check with our office for availability of boats and for the dates you require: [email protected]

Price is calculated for 4 guests. Boat hire is 4 x individual price.

Slow Tours offers a number of other Houseboat Holidays in Europe

Ask us about your houseboat hire: departures any day except Sunday; boats available from 2-10 guests; boats available in many parts of France, Germany, Holland, Hungary and Portugal: find the right boat and location for you at [email protected]

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  • Day 1

    Day 1 is for getting familiar with your boat, stocking up with food and maybe doing a short drive before resting for the night

  • Day 2

    Hey! Day 2-7 is your choice! Make your own plan.... Begin your adventure now!

    Drive your holiday houseboat yourself, choose your destination for the day, enjoy the castles of Plau and Schwerin, the Muritz National Park and more - enjoy 7 relaxing, peaceful days on a boat, your pace, your choice of destination.

    Day 8: Your boat should be returned to the base where you picked it up between 8-9 am, unless arrangements have been made for a one-way trip.

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Tours marked with are special prices.

Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
Oct 09 2021 Oct 16 2021 4 Single rooms 880€
Double rooms 440€
Oct 16 2021 Oct 23 2021 4 Single rooms 880€
Double rooms 440€
Oct 23 2021 Oct 30 2021 4 Single rooms 880€
Double rooms 440€
Oct 30 2021 Nov 06 2021 4 Single rooms 880€
Double rooms 440€

Car rental in Germany

If you would like to drive yourself before or after your tour, ask us for a quote on any brand new Renault, Peugeot or Citroen vehicle for driving in Europe.

Pick up your vehicle from most capital cities in Europe and return it to your drop off destination. Top insurance cover. Email [email protected] for a competitive quote

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