Follow the beaver trails along the Ourthe

If you’re looking for a unique outdoor activity to do as a family then you’ve come to the right place! Explore the region by taking a long walk along its rivers and learning about the beaver’s way of life! 

Beavers are amazing animals that are known for the dams and lodges they build across waterways. Have you always dreamed of getting up close and personal with them? Or maybe you’re simply interested in learning more about the life of a wild animal? Come and discover this friendly mammal in a unique activity in Hotton! Take part in a life-size treasure hunt and search for signs of beaver activity. Become explorer-detectives for an exciting half-day! 

Go on a real adventure in the great outdoors 

Walks are led by a nature guide from the river discovery centre, RIVEO. Guides will also take the opportunity to tell you about the beaver's habits and way of life. Throughfun activities you will learn about the beaver’s habits while observing its dams, lodges and burrows or even the trees it has chewed. We’re sure you’ll have a great time! An educational activity perfect for the whole family that takes place along the river Ourthe and one of its small tributaries flowing through the forest. And as true adventurers, don't forget to wear your best boots or walking shoes! 

As a bonus, Ardennes-étape customers will receive one entry per person to the "Par Toutéthys!" exhibition, taking you on a journey of discovery of five of the world's great rivers OR one entry per person for mini-golf.  

Practical information:

- Parking for cars and bicycles in front of RIVEO 

- Not suitable for people with reduced mobility 

- Activity languages: FR - NL 

- Times: 10 am to 1 pm (valid all year round - best time: low-season) 

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A small gift or other exclusive benefit when purchasing your entry ticket(s).

Ardennes-étape customers will receive one entry per person to the "Par Toutéthys!" exhibition, taking you on a journey of discovery of five of the world's great rivers OR one entry per person for mini-golf.  


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Practical informations

Range price Prix par adulte : 6€/adulte Prix par enfant : 4€/enfant Remarque: si moins de 20 personnes : un forfait de 100€ sera demandé.
Opening hours
  • From 10 am to 1 pm (valid all year round)
  • Booking required at least five days in advance
  • Minimum group size: 1 person Maximum group size: 25 people 
Phone +32.(0)84/41 35 71
E-mail info@riveo.be
Website https://www.riveo.be
Address Rue Haute 4, 6990 Hotton, Belgique