From Amsterdam: Giethoorn Day Trip with Small Electric Boat

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Discover the village of Giethoorn which is only accessible by boat or on foot. Embark on a guided trip on a small electric boat and explore the canals and admire charming thatched-roof cottages.


  • Cruise along small canals of Giethoorn on a guided small electric boat trip
  • Soak up the peaceful atmosphere of a village of only 2,600 inhabitants
  • Stroll around and take photos at the unique thatched-roof houses.
  • Experience the natural lifestyle in Giethoorn like a local.


Explore Giethoorn on a guided day tour from Amsterdam by bus/minivan and electric boat. Admire the charming canals and traditional homes as you cruise along the water. Wander along the narrow footpaths and bridges and get a sense of local life as you explore. Depart Amsterdam and travel to the enchanting village of Giethoorn in the north of the Netherlands. Explore a village notable for its many canals and complete lack of roads. Upon arrival, explore the fairy-tale village, where only 2,700 people live, with the highlight on a 1-hour guided boat trip on a small electric boat. You get a chance to navigate the private boat reserved for the group. Experience the idyllic scenery from a unique perspective on a leisurely trip through the canals. Watch people punt the traditional flat-bottom boats over the canals as you go. Although most transport in the village is by water, there is also now a cycling path. So, after your boat tour, explore the beautifully preserved village by bike or on foot. See how each farmhouse is built on a small man-made island. Wander the narrow footpaths to discover more than 180 bridges, and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the village. Return to Amsterdam Central Station.


Electric boat trip and experience driving your own boat Tour by coach or minivan Live guide

Important Information

  • Children younger than 12 years need car seats, infants need baby chair provided by travellers. Cancellations within 24 hours due to failure to inform tour operator for special arrangement will not get refund. Infant with less than 6 years old, we do not recommend this tour. Cancellation due to any of the above unfulfilled conditions, will not be refunded. Not wheelchair accessible.

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