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From Amsterdam: Nature Reserve Kayak & Giethoorn Boat Ride

Product ID: 240392
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Kayak through Weerribben-Wieden National Park, the largest contiguous low peat bog area in Northwest Europe. Then head to the picturesque village of Giethoorn and boat along its peaceful canals.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Dutch

Pickup included

Please wait in your hotel lobby.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore National Park Weerribben-Wieden by kayak and discover beautiful Dutch nature
  • Boat through the picturesque village of Giethoorn and marvel at its car-free lifestyle
  • Enjoy the benefits of a small group tour: hotel pickup, personalized service, and crowd-free touring
Full description
Enjoy a small-group tour of some Overijssel province highlights with a maximum of seven participants. Leave the crowded city behind and experience some of Holland's most pristine nature and small-town charm.

Get picked up from your accommodation in Amsterdam and admire the scenery as you drive through the Netherlands’ newest province, Flevoland, which was built on reclaimed land. Listen to the interesting and entertaining anecdotes about the Netherlands that your friendly and professional guide shares with you during the ride.

Arrive at the Weerribben-Wieden National Park for a kayak sightseeing adventure. Once you're settled in your kayak, follow your guide along a leisurely 2.5 to 3.5-hour route through the park's labyrinth of ponds, lakes, ditches, mysterious-looking swamp forests, vast reed plots, and flowery meadows. Check out the nursing room for special plant and animal species.

Once you're back on land, get underway to nearby Giethoorn, a car-free village featuring centuries-old thatched roof houses. Take some free time to explore the town by foot and relax by the picturesque canals. Or use your free pass for a one-hour boat ride through the village canals, passing by beautiful farms and small footbridges.
Includes
  • Comfortable transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pickup within the city of Amsterdam
  • Friendly and professional guide with interesting and entertaining narration
  • Use of canoe or kayak (depending on availability) and life jacket
  • Ticket for a boat ride in Giethoorn
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Lunch pack
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• The kayaking route takes 2.5 - 3.5-hours so be prepared for plenty of paddling
• Please share your hotel address on purchase
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Tulip Day Tours

Product ID: 240392