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Address: Kattendijkdok | Visestraat 2, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 488 77 36 51
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badboot went bad and sonk, no longer available, boot removed

badboot went bad and sonk, no longer available, boot removed no more fun any longerbadboot went bad and sonk, no longer available, boot removed no more fun any longer

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 February 2016
euronald
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Antwerp, Belgium
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108 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

It was a good idea to start the Badboot, a floating swimmingpool in the docks of the harbour of Antwerp and to transfer it in winter to a ice-skating arena. Unfortunately it sunk down to the bottom of that dock last year and will not be restored any more.

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Thank Stan S
Antwerp, Belgium
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61 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Really! It actually sunk in the dock and has been salvaged two months ago. I hope however, they will make a new one, because the idea was excellent and swimming there with a cocktailbar at hand was great

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Thank Brunski1
Antwerp, Belgium
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38 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The boat sunk into the river and so there's no more badboot. So don't go there :-) It will be quite dissapointing.

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Thank Annemie A
Antwerp, Belgium
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

The boot has sunk and its forbidden to dive, so you cannot visit him anymore, even the acces of the dock is forbidden.

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Thank marc v
Antwerp, Belgium
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95 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

badboot went bad and sonk, no longer available, boot removed no more fun any longerbadboot went bad and sonk, no longer available, boot removed no more fun any longer

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1 Thank euronald
Antwerp
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114 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Unfortunatly the 'badboot' - one of the largest floating pools in the world does not float any more... It sunk some months ago, so don't bother looking for it

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Thank Fly_Peter
Antwerp, Belgium
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181 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

so much fun, on a hot day! swimmling in a floating pool. They have a space for lane-swimmers now too. The nsupervision is friendly and coreect. Nice bar on the boat too. You reserve a time slot online and then you have an hour (or more if there's not too many people). Do try bar Panique in the hangar next... More 

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Thank JoeldeGraaf
Surrey, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Super clean barge pool in Antwerp Harbour with lovely warm showers after your swim. A great experience. One thing though - the boys could not wear their board shorts and had to BUY fluorescent blue lycra boxer shorts to wear in the pool. Cringe!

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Thank ML P
Ripon, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

A really fun place to swim. Great to be in a warm clean pool in the middle of the docks! Reasonably priced at €12 for 4 of us - but you only get an hour. The astro turf sun deck was a nice touch. No Bermuda shorts allowed though. ..

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2 Thank Julie393
Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

We had a great early-evening swim at this barge pool in Antwerp Harbour. The water was warm, the pool and dressing rooms tidy, and at 4euro per person it was entirely reasonable. We had trouble finding it (more signage would help) but were so happy we did.

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