Germany » Küstenkanal and Untere Hunte River | Germany

The main waterway from Dortmund-Ems-Kanal to the Weser


Küstenkanal and Untere Hunte River | Germany: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Length of waterway: 70 km
Number of locks: 2
Lock dimensions: 80.00 x 9.50
Max. depth: 2.50
Max. headroom: 4.50
Degree of difficulty: Demanding
Requirements: Boating license essential
Character of waterway: no rating
Profile of waterway: Main waterway
Facilities groundside: Not sufficiant

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Waterway has access to:

Dortmund-Ems-Kanal | Germany
Leda River und Elisabethfahnkanal | Germany
Weser River | Germany
North Sea

Küstenkanal and lower  Hunte River
Since big vessels are no longer navigating on this waterway. It has become a very popular holiday destination, this also, because of the town of Oldenburg. Enthusiasts of horses may stay a bit longer and visit one of the studs for the wonderful, very proud old horse race; the Oldenburg horses!
The seamen’s town of Elsfleth, with about 9000 citizens, is one of the oldest places along the lower Weser, it offers good infrastructure.

Wine and Dine
North German and east Frisian food is served. The cellar has a part of ales and fruit juices no local drinks to offer. Find here some recipes for game specialties served in the Weser marsh.