Would you like to get away? We’ve put together some super fun packages where you’ll have an all-in-one package with an activity, boat hour and one or more meals included. So take a quick look at the packages and enjoy your stay in Giethoorn.

Family arrangement in Giethoorn

A day in full care in one of The Netherlands most beautiful water villages. A carefree day discovering Giethoorn with the whisper boat or cruise interspersed with free time to visit the village and have good food & drink, what more do you want? This package can be started in the morning,noon or in the afternoon/evening.


10am – Reception with 2 cups of coffee or tea
and artisan farm chunk with whipped cream.

10:30 a.m. – A 2-hour whisper boat ride
Instead of the whisper boat ride, you can also opt for a 2-hour canoe trip through Giethoorn and its surroundings. You should indicate this with the option ‘more information’ on booking or request

12:30 pm – Build Your own burger menu
On your return you can enjoy a Burger Menu – Build Your Own Burger with side dish of your choice. You can also opt for a barbecue or buffet instead of build your own burger.

14.00 – Village tour
You can visit the village on your own or you can make free use of:
– Playing attic with ball pit, megablocks, air hockey and billiards and bowling alley
– Giethoorn bowlers – Bowling outdoors on his ‘Gieters’
– Tower of Giethoorn – Mega Tower of Pisa based on Giethoorn
– Brainteasers – Miscellaneous thinking and doing assignments
– Fenced playground


BBQ package in Giethoorn

Playout arrangement in Giethoorn

– Times are adaptable in consultation
– This package is possible all year.
– From November to March, only sailing by heated tour boat is possible.
– Drinks unless named, are not included

You can freely use:
– Playing attic with ball pit, megablocks, air hockey and billiards
– Punter golf – Playful variation on the well-known golf game
– Giethoorn bowlers – Bowling outdoors on his ‘Gieters’
– Tower of Giethoorn – Mega Tower of Pisa based on Giethoorn
– Brainteasers – Miscellaneous thinking and doing assignments
– Playground and Panna soccer cage

Arrangement ‘Goed van Start in Giethoorn’

Start with the ‘goed van start’ package with coffee/tea and apple cakes. After this you will step in the canal drill under the guidance of an experienced skipper and you will be taken by our picturesque village. On your return you can go straight to the table for lunch. After lunch you can visit the village at your own pace and enjoy our beautiful surroundings.

+ Coffee or Tea with apple cake
+ Giethoorn boat cruise
+ Lunch 12 hours
+ Village viewing


10.30 am – Welcome with coffee
We welcome you with 1 cup of coffee or tea with apple pastry

11.00 am – Giethoorn Boat Cruise (1 hour)
Under the guidance of an experienced skipper, you will sail through the village of Giethoorn and across the lake “Het Bovenwijde”.

12.30 pm – Lunch 12 hours with soup
The twelve hours lunch consists of an egg sandwich with ham, cheese sandwich, croquette & a scoop of salad. A cup of (day) soup is served.

13.30 – Village viewing with map
After lunch you can visit the village on foot. With a map you will find the road along the thatched farmhouse, canals and bridges.


Sailing and Cycling by Giethoorn

Discover a unique piece of the Netherlands. The houses are connected to bridges and between the houses you can sail. An experience in itself! Also in the old village centre is a car-free street. Perfect, because after the cruise the rental bike is already waiting for you! All this you are going to do while sailing and cycling package.


11.00 am – Reception with coffee or tea and speculaas

Reception with coffee or tea and speculaas

11.45 am – Giethoorn boat cruise

After you’ve had your cup of coffee/tea, hop on the tour boat to enjoy a relaxing cruise. During this cruise you will sail through the village of Giethoorn, but also through the nature reserve “de Wieden”. Along the way, you’ll be accompanied by an expert guide who will tell you about the village and its flora and fauna.

12.45pm – Bike (inclusive) + Bike ride with a picnic

After sailing, the bike is ready for you. Together with the picnic that sits in a peasant’s handkerchief and a nice cycling route you will set off. After you have cycled a piece, you choose a nice spot and you will enjoy the extensive picnic. Everything has been thought of; ham and cheese sandwich, currant ball, drink, hussar salad, fruit and a candy bar.

17.00 – 3-Course dinner (children get a children’s menu)

Once back from the bike ride you can enjoy a delicious 3 course dinner. What about a soup beforehand, followed by a schnitzel or whiting fillet and a vanilla ice cream with fruit and whipped cream for dessert?


cycling in Giethoorn

Arrangement ‘Discover Giethoorn’

In the ‘discover Giethoorn’ package you alternate the boat with a wonderful walk through the village. On arrival you will be welcomed with drinks and a delicious Gieterse Soes. After this you will board the cruise and you will be taken through the village and its beautiful surroundings. After you’re back on ashore you’ll have the time to yourself and you can walk through the beautiful village at your own pace. After the walk, return and finish the package with a drink and garnish.


12.30 pm (July & August 12.00)
Reception with coffee/tea and a delicious Gieterse Soes

1pm (July & August 12.30pm)
Cruise through the village and the beautiful surroundings

2pm (July & August 1.30pm)
Time for a walk through the village

Time to fill in yourself
On return a delicious drink with a garnish


explore Giethoorn bridge

High Tea package

This package is all about relaxing and enjoying the goodies but above all of each other. Do you provide nice company? We take care of the rest!!

In the High Tea package you will be warmly welcomed by the host woman with a cup of coffee/tea and speculaas. After this you will get in the boat and you will be sailed around our beautiful village under the guidance of a skipper. On your return, the goodies are ready and you can enjoy a delicious High Tea. The High Tea includes sweet and savoury sandwiches, Quiches and sweet cakes.


12.30 pm – Reception with coffee
You will be greeted with coffee or tea with speculaas

1pm – Cruise
Then you make a one-hour cruise under the guidance of an expert skipper

2pm – High Tea
Upon return, an extensive High tea is waiting for you consisting of:

Various English blends, Muffins, Scones, Sweet and Savoury Sandwiches, Cake, Quiches, Tartelettes, Luxury Cookies, Sweet Cakes, Toast with Cheddar Artisan Bread, Marmalade, Clotted Cream.


Other arrangements

Click here for more packages. If you are looking for a little bit more adventure in or around Giethoorn then we also have a solution. On this page they have compares three companies who offers several adventure tour activities.

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