• Lake Markkleeberg Canoe Park
    • Lake Markkleeberg Canoe Park
    • Lake Markkleeberg Canoe Park

    Lake Markkleeberg Canoe Park

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    The white-water canoe park was built in 2006 as part of Leipzig's bid to host the 2012 summer Olympics. It is the second of two artificial white water canoe slalom courses in Germany, and the only one powered by pumps. It was completed in time to serve as a training facility for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

    Today you can do white-water rafting, power rafting where the water is increased and the channels are made narrower and wilder, or tubing which is the latest craze. The park is open from May to October and hosts a number of top competitions during the year.

    Most courses take 2.5 hours in any weather. The first hour is outfitting and taking instructions on land and basic paddling exercises in the training pool. The second hour is on the course with at least 10 runs. This is nonstop action due to a modern conveyor belt system which means that you do not have to leave the dingy.

    White Water Rafting
    Price 41.50 euro
    The minimum age is 12 years.
    Power Rafting
    Price 47.00 euro
    The 2015 season is from June to September on Saturdays and Sundays at 13.00 and if high demands on Saturday at 17.00
    The minimum age is 16 years.

    Address
    Lake Markkleeberg Canoe Park
    Wildwasserkehre 1
    04416 Markkleeberg / OT Auenhain
    Tel: 034297 141291
    Web: www.kanupark-markkleeberg.com
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    Lake Markkleeberg Canoe Park

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