Day trip

Giethoorn: Sightseeing Boat Tour

Giethoorn: Sightseeing Boat Tour

From US$ 123.19 per person

Visit picturesque Giethoorn, where many houses are built on small islands and can be reached only by bridge or boat. Experience this charming place from the water, passing by gorgeous farmhouses with flowers in all colors in spring and summer.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 6.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup optional
If you're staying a bit too far out of the station, you can also opt to add hotel pick-up & drop-off in Amsterdam to your booking. Pick-up and drop-off is offered anywhere in the city of Amsterdam, including all river docks. This way you can start your day comfortable and you don't need to worry about getting to the station. Pick-up, if booked, starts 15 minutes before the booked time. The exact time depends on your pick-up address and is communicated as soon as possible, but no later than 6 pm the (evening before the experience) by email, SMS or WhatsApp. You don't need to do anything.
Private or small groups available


  • Take in amazing views of the farmhouses along the canals of Giethoorn
  • Enjoy convenient pick-up and drop off in the region
  • Explore the picturesque village of Giethoorn
Full description
Check out the roadless village of Giethorn and its beautiful farm houses from the water. Start your tour watching the landscape of Flevoland, the newest province in the Netherlands, passing by. Learn interesting facts about the country as you sail past this land reclaimed from the sea. See Giethoorn and its 176 bridges. Sail past charming farmhouses perched on small islands only accessible from the water. The only continuous connection through the old village by land is a bicycle and walking path running north to south. Enjoy some personal time to explore the area after your cruise. Wander around, visit the cheese shop or the gemstone museum. Snack on some herring.
  • Transportation
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off in Amsterdam
  • Hotel pick-up & drop off in the region (if private option chosen)
  • Guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • 1hr canal cruise
  • Personal time to wander around
  • Water and apples
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

The meeting point for this experience is Amsterdam Central Station, IJ-zijde, K+R West (the taxi stand on the water-facing side of the station). Your guide will be carrying a white flag with 'Tulip Day Tours' in blue. Arrive 5 minutes before the activity starts.

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