Itis a whiff of adventure and wildlife that goes through Hall 13! In-between towering rocks and trees, a90-meter long creek meanders through the hall. Three meters wide, 40 centimeters deepand flow into two large lakes. Here you can extensively test canoes and kayaks or undertake a first short tour with the whole family.
Canoeing holds many possibilities Touring lakes and rivers by canoe or kayak is synonymous with pure nature and active relaxation. It attracts indivualists who enjoy solitude as well as sociable groups or families with kids. It is affordable and easy to organize whether you own your own canoe or use rented equipment, which is readily available everywhere. And if you look for competition, there is canoe slalom or racing and canoe polo to choose from.
From a paddle to a complete folding canoe Discover everything you need for the various canoeing activities in the World of Paddling at the boot Düsseldorf: The exhibitors will happily show and explain the different types of canoeing and the equipment that matches your needs for any purpose and in any terrain. You will quickly recognize the openness and friendlyness of the canoeing family. Information about canoeing as a competitive sport and canoeing clubs are available at the "Canoe Café" of the German Canoeing Association right next to the indoor creek.
Experience paddling for yourself The canoe route at the boot Düsseldorf is open all day long on every fair day for adults and children. The exhibitors are eager to provide you with their boats for test tours. Here in the World of Paddling you can truly experience canoeing up close and test the boats under realistic conditions. Nowhere it is easier to get on the water as at the boot Dusseldorf!
Adventure parcours for climbing fans Right next to our indoor creek a high ropes course and a climbing wall offer further options to get active. Well secured with helmet and belt you will climb a rope ladder almost up to the ceiling of the hall. Experienced instructors wait for you up there and guide you on your course along the high ropes across the rope bridge, the "Canyon" and the cable routes. Take a brief break on the course and enjoy a spectacular view of what is going on in the indoor creek or the fairground beyond. The rock walls in the World of Paddling can alo be climed under supervision, they are not just decorative. And do not worry, if you fall, you are well secured by ropes and soft mats underneath.
Kids' World at boot Düsseldorf Lots of attractions in Hall 13 of the boot Düsseldorf for our small and smallest visitors. The Kids' World is a world of various games and activities. Even a kindergarten opens up for the nine days of the show. The kids can romp in the ball pool, have their faces painted, paint pictures and take their own baloon animal back home as a souvenir.
Start the new watersports season with us! Begin your season at the world’s largest watersports trade fair: Test the current equipment and the latest accessories, meet the stars of the scene or book your next holiday at, on, or under water. Whether sailing in a large pool, diving in the diving tower or wake-boarding on water with a surface area of 1,000 m2: Here, you can try almost everything that has to do with watersports. Let yourself be entertained and gather information at ten different theme world stages; dive into a world of action cams or learn how to keep your boat in good condition. And above all: Look forward to the world’s largest marketplace for sail boats and motor boats of the 2016 season!
We wish you an exciting day “at sea” in Düsseldorf and a great watersports season!