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  1. Germany
  2. Ruhr Area
  3. Essen

2-Hour Segway Tour of Essen & Baldeneysee or VIP Segway Tour

Product ID: 25789
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With a Segway tour you can enjoy the landscape free from crowds and traffic: roll along the banks of the idyllic Baldeneysee Lake, through the surrounding woods on the well-paved cycle paths of this natural paradise.
About this activity
Duration 120 minutes
Printed voucher required
Instant confirmation
Instructor
German, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the landscape free of crowds and traffic
  • Roll along the banks of the Baldeneysee, a leisure paradise
  • Discover the Baldeneysee dam, the 13th-century Haus Scheppen, and the Villa Hügel
  • Watch the water sportsmen from your Segway, and see the boats of the Weiße Flotte
Full description
The Baldeneysee, a reservoir created between 1931 and 1933, is today by far the largest of the 6 reservoirs in the Ruhr and lies to the south of the city of Essen.

Your tour will start at the Südtiroler Stuben and go past the Weiße Flotte jetty towards the dam wall. After a short detour through the old borough of Werden the tour will continue along the idyllic banks of the lake, parallel to the historic Hespertal Railway, towards the Haus Scheppen.

On the way back to the start point, you will pass the world-famous Villa Hügel, the ruins of the Neue Isenburg castle, and the viewpoint at Korte-Klippe. The segway lets you experience the landscape in a completely new way!
Includes
  • Intensive safety and Segway training before the start of the tour
  • Rental fees for the Segway during the training and tour
  • Professional tour guide
  • The tour, including training, lasts 2 hours
What’s Not Included
  • Recommended:
  • Bicycle helmet (can be rented)
  • Suitable clothing for the weather and season, e.g. raincoats, scarves, (cycling) gloves, sunglasses, suncream
  • Sturdy, flat shoes (no sandals, flip-flops, high-heels, MBT shoes)
  • Camera, or camera-phone

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Car and bus park directly at the rowing and regatta course at 206e Freiherr-vom-Stein-Straße, 45133, Essen. The meeting point and starting time can be altered according to your wishes, as far as this is possible.

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Important information
Know before you go
Conditions for participants:
● Minimum height: 1.40m
● Maximum height: 2.00m
● Minimum weight: 45kg
● Maximum weight: 118kg
● A valid driver's license (at least motorcycle class, to be brought with you on the tour)
● Minimum age: 15 (under-18s should have a letter of permission from a parent or guardian)
● Participants must be able to stand and climb stairs unaided
● A liability agreement must be signed before the start of the tour (participation is at your own risk)

The following may not take part:
● Pregnant women
● Those under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medication
● Those with illnesses affecting their proper control of the Segway (e.g. serious heart and circulation problems, vertigo, high blood pressure, balance and coordination issues_)
● Those who have been under anesthetics in the 24 hours before the tour
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 14 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.9/5

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Segway-Rheinland

Product ID: 25789