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Giethoorn Day Trip

Allow yourself to be seduced by "The Dutch Venice" with this excursion to the pastoral region of Giethoorn, where you will pass through its famous canals in a delightful boat trip.

Giethoorn Day Trip

At the arranged time the tour leaves the centre of Amsterdam, travelling northwards for an hour and a half across Holland. There we arrive at the picturesque town of Giethoorn: a municipality which finds on its border the Weerribben-Wieden National Park, one of Holland's most beautiful natural spaces.

Having arrived at the outskirts of the town, the tour leaves the bus to enjoy a trip by boat through the canals of Giethoorn. This means of transport is the only way to access the centre of the town, and during the crossing you will have the opportunity to contemplate typical Dutch houses and the wooden bridges which allow you to cross from one canal bank to the other. 

The tour will also teach you about the history of Giethoorn, where the absence of motor vehicles is what gives this beautiful town its nickname: "The Dutch Venice." Having concluded the boat trip, you will have time to have lunch in the town, a perfect opportunity to discover the gastronomy of the Netherlands. 

Having eaten, the tour returns to the bus to return to Amsterdam.

Important Information

  • Adverse weather conditions may mean the boat trip is affected.


Adults Children between 4 and 12 Children younger than 12
US$ 98.10
US$ 49
  • Adults

    US$ 98.1
  • Children between 4 and 12

    US$ 49
  • Children younger than 12


More Information


7.5 hours.

Language English

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.


Bus transfer.

English speaking guide.

Boat trip through the canals of Giethoorn.

Not included

Food and drinks.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Is it better to take the excurson during the week or on the weekend?

    A - It makes little difference, as it tends to be just as busy at the weekend and on weekdays.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

US$ 98.10
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

34 De Ruijterkade, in Amsterdam Central Station.


Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

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