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Nieuwkoopse Plassen

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Watersafari - really worth doing it!!!

With my 5 years old son, we joined the boat ride and we both really enjoyed it. Anton and Kars (the... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Gouda, The Netherlands
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Beautiful wetlands

As a last minute decision we decided to do a 2 hour boat, organised by 'Natuurmonumenten'. It was... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Jeroen B
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Dorpsstraat 116, 2421 BC Nieuwkoop, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

With my 5 years old son, we joined the boat ride and we both really enjoyed it. Anton and Kars (the guides) were really nice and clear when they explained about the different animals and plants we came across. Very educative activity for children and...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

As a last minute decision we decided to do a 2 hour boat, organised by 'Natuurmonumenten'. It was well worth it. The weather was nice, the wetlands beautiful and relatively quiet. The guides were very friendly and told us a lot about the rare plants...More

1  Thank Jeroen B
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Nieuwkoopse plassen are a must see when you visit Holland. The wetlands are great, very nice to hire a "sloep" and spend the day on the water. Take a basket of food with you or go to one of the many restaurants in the surroundings.

1  Thank Barbet K
Reviewed 28 June 2015

On one off the first really sunny weekend day we booked a 2 hour boat tour on the Nieuwkoopse plas starting at the bezoekerscentrum from natuurmonumenten. In a open 32 passenger barge with a guide an skipper hte tour started on the Nieuwkoopse plassen along...More

1  Thank Bocaj47
Reviewed 19 May 2015

some 45 minutes by car south/SE of Amsterdam, you find the wetlands around Nieuwkoop/Noorden. This area formed high moorland till the middle-ages and has been transformed through the ages into a landscape of meadows, lakes and again reclaimed land ( the socalled "'droogmakerijen"' and polders)....More

Thank hightrav2013
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Two ladies and one dog in a "whisper boat" - beautiful! Easy to follow the signs and well worth the time. Quiet, beautiful - a little get away to this beautiful bird paradise. We rented our boat in Noorden, but went to the lovely little...More

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April R
18 April 2017|
Response from travellertim1984 |
Er zijn diverse vrije aanlegplaatsen in de Nieuwkoopse Plassen. Vanaf daar kan er goed gezwommen worden. Eén daarvan is eilandje De Geitenkamp, gelegen op 10 tot 15 vaarminuten afstand van het bezoekerscentrum van... More
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