There’s more to Giethoorn than sailing its canals (although most of the things you can do here involve the water!) Here, we have prepared the best Giethoorn tour packages for you that will allow you to make the most out of your stay in the village. 

With so many activities to do in the village, there’s something for everyone—whether you’re looking for a relaxed day out or something more adventurous, you’ll have many things to do here. 

Cruise With Illy Coffee and Cake

Hop on a tour boat and learn more about Netherlands’ little Venice. While you listen to the skipper’s stories, enjoy a cup of fresh Illy coffee with some cake. 

Feast On & Off the Cruise

If you want a longer cruise, you can join a two-hour boat ride with culinary delights you can enjoy. You also get to explore Edel and De Oude Aarde, a museum. After the cruise, enjoy a four-course culinary menu. 

Mini Golf & Cruise for The Whole Fam

Go on a cruise with your family with a delicious lunch already included in the package. After the cruise, play mini-golf on an 18-hole golf course and finish your day off with a punt puzzle ride. 


Experience a minigolf competition at Giethoorn. Minigolf is a sport where you have to complete an 18-hole course with as few strokes as possible. 

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Bootdropping and BBQ

When you arrive here, you will be given a delicious cup of coffee and apple cakes. Consider it the calm before the adventure! Once done, you will be dropped with your group at the punters, and you’re on your own. It’s all up to you to find your way through the village—so good luck! This is going to be an exciting time, especially if you’re looking for an adventure. When you’re done, you can enjoy a delicious BBQ. 

VR Bombsquad Dinner

Whether you’re with your friends or family, this is a great activity to enjoy in Giethoorn. Here you need to diffuse a number of explosives with your team. You’re here for three rounds. For each round, it will be followed by a course of the three-course menu that will keep you fueled up to finish your mission. 

Klootschieten in Water

If you’re an active person, then you might have just found the perfect activity for you in Giethoorn. After your coffee or tea, you will begin a punt puzzle ride while you learn about the village. Catch your breath on the island to do some water shooting. When you’re done, you will be taken to the starting point of the tour where archery awaits. Can you manage all of them in a few hours? 

Don’t Miss High Tea 

If you are looking for a relaxing way to enjoy the village, then a high tea shouldn’t be skipped. Enjoy delicious tea along with English delicacies. 

GPS Treasure Hunt

Hop in the boat with a GPS device and start looking for treasures. Don’t worry; you’ll be off to a good start as you will be served good coffee and apple cakes first. The treasures you need to find are hidden in various locations which you can discover through your GPS receiver. When you’re done, you can enjoy a snack and drink. 

Have A Mediterranean Experience 

Enjoy a Mediterranean picnic and a delicious tapas buffet in the village. You will also have the chance to ride a punt or a whisper boat to sail through the canals of Giethoorn. 

Ride a Solex

The Solex is something that you should try when you’re in this part of the world. Explore the village on a Solex and have fun. It’s suitable for all ages. 

Enjoy A Cruise & Fluffy Pancakes

Start your day in the village with unlimited coffee or tea with cake. When you’re full, go on a puzzle trip by whisper boat around the village. Once done, fluffy pancakes await you! 

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