About Odense Aafart

Odense Aafart has on Odense’s beautiful and adventurous river since 1882. We offer many idyllic experiences at Odense River to create unforgettable memories. We have gone from transporting “the richest and finest” people from Munke Mose to Fruens Bøge to a public property. Today, we embrace everything from wine tasting, and music events to adventurous sailing tours with H.C. Andersen as narrator. You can enjoy the beautiful nature and the pleasant company, while sailing the tour boat, a canoe, or pedal boats.

Our mission is to create unforgettable experiences and events on and around Odense Å. It is important for us to renew ourselves and organize events together with our business partners that benefit you. We will do our best to ensure that you have a nice and unforgettable experience.

The History of Odense Aafart

Since 1882, Odense Aafart has been sailing on Odense’s beautiful river. Aafarten has gone from transporting ‘the rich and finer’ people from Munke Mose to Fruens Bøge to a public property. Today, Odense Aafart embraces everything from wine tasting and music events to adventurous sailing tours with H.C. Andersen as narrator. Hop on board and sail with us through the history of Aafarten.

Take the Tour Boat On a Beautiful Sailing Trip

Hop on board and experience a scenic sailing that takes you along the gardens of Odense’s fine, old quarters.

Sail from Munke Mose in the center of Odense, past Odense Zoo and to Bøgeskoven in Fruens Bøge. You can on board and get off at all three stops.

The ticket for Odense Aafart is valid for the whole day so you can safely hop off along the way. A trip with Odense Aafart can therefore benefit from a visit to Den Fynske Landsby or Odense Zoo.

The trip takes 1 hour in total, and along the way we stop at Odense Zoo and Fruens Bøge. See the map of the sailing trip.

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Sail and Experience the Beautiful Nature on Your Own

Rent Pedal Boats or Canoes

You can also sail and experience the beautiful nature on your own in one of our pedal boats or canoes. Both can be rented in our kiosk at Filosofgangen 30. The pedal boats are rented out on an hourly basis and canoes on a daily basis.

Book a Tour Boat

In the period 1st of April to 1st of November, you can book a boat for events such as weddings or birthdays. There are many options e.g., music, lecture, tasting, guided tour, snacks, drinks, coffee, and cake. The capacity is a maximum of 90 people.

Experiences for Children

Theodor’s Secret Gold Treasure
At Odense Aafart, you can g on a treasure hunt, solve the riddles and save Odense from Greedy Gorm. The tour boat will sail you from Munke Mose to Fruens Bøge. In Fruens Bøge you have 1 hour to solve the tasks before the tour boats sails you back to Munkemose. The treasure hunt takes 2 hours in total.
Mad og Drikke

Our Other Events

We have many ​​events both on the tour boats and on the pedal boats. Examples of events at the tour boats are port wine tasting, beer tasting and music on the river. Examples of events on the pedal boats could be rosé cruise and late-night pub quiz.

Many of our events are made in collaboration with our partners where we each season prioritize creating new and exciting events.

You can read more about all our various events under “events” at the top of the page.