Electric Shared Bicycle

Come to one of the boarding points in the north of Overijssel and pick up an e-bike at a hub. From the hub you cycle through Weerribben-Wieden National Park, discover Giethoorn, the fortified town of Steenwijk and all other places in this unique part of the Netherlands. (The hubs in Blokzijl, Belt-Schutsloot, Oldemarkt, Steenwijk and Giethoorn can be reached by car and public transport.)

This is how the bike share works

Where can I find the hubs?

  • Hub Steenwijk, Stationsplein 4
  • Hub Oldemark, Frieseweg 39
  • Hub Blokzijl, Kanaalweg 1
  • Hub Giethoorn, Bartus Warnersweg 1
  • Hub Belt-Schutsloot, Belterweg 15

Ecowater bus
The best way to explore Weerribben-Wieden is by bike, on foot or by boat. With the EcoWaterBus you can combine your cycling or walking tour with a boat trip through the Weerribben-Wieden National Park. The boarding points are located on the routes of the cycling junction network and the walking network in Weerribben-Wieden. Your bicycle goes on board. The EcoWaterBuses start in St. Jansklooster and Giethoorn. The Blokzijl boat sails straight through the Beulakerwijde to Blokzijl and back to the De Wieden visitor center in St. Jansklooster. The Giethoorn boat sails from Giethoorn to the De Wieden visitor center and back to Giethoorn. Click here For more information.

Zwembad Blokzijl

The pool itself is divided into two pools, so there is something for everyone. The children's pool is suitable for children who have more experience and offers plenty of space to play and swim. The family pool is ideal for families and groups of friends and offers plenty of space for swimming and relaxing. Whether you are an avid swimmer or just want to relax and enjoy the sun, our pool is the perfect place to spend your day. Click here For more information.

Swimming pool Vollenhove

The swimming pool in Vollenhove is an indoor swimming pool with an outdoor pool with sunbathing lawn, play equipment and an outdoor terrace. Inside you will find a recreational pool with a slide, outdoor pool and catering facilities. There is also room for a nice swim indoors on bad days. Click here for more information such as opening hours.

Swimming pool Steenwijk – De Waterwijck.

In De Waterwyck you can enjoy a nice warm swim and swim freely. The Recreational Pool is nice and warm at 31 degrees and also has an outdoor area with a bubble bench, which you will also find inside. There is also a whirlpool, water mushroom, jet stream and 40 meter slide. For the sporty swimmer there is a 25 meter pool where the water is 29 degrees. Click here For more information.

The Orchid Farm

The Orchid Farm has grown into the largest tropical attraction in Europe. By placing the ingenuity of nature in the spotlight in a thematic way, more than 285,000 visitors every year experience how plants and animals survive, seduce and work together. The family business existed no less than 2019 100 years.  Click here For more information.


Especially in the Netherlands, it often happens that the weather does not cooperate with your plans to go fishing. Fortunately, at Troelwereld in Luttelgeest we have the perfect solution: indoor fishing! So it is no problem to fish in bad weather or even in the evenings. We have a wide selection of species for you to fish in our indoor adventure ponds. Curious about what you can expect? Then click here For more information.

Rent a boat/canoe / Weerribben cruise

“Wonderful under the trees on a terrace on the water, you can watch the boats sail past you while you enjoy a fresh cup of coffee.” It is one of the many uncomplicated options that Recreation and Tour Company Jongschaap is happy to offer you during your visit to 't Lokaal, as we have called our church. For a stopover during your stay in Weerribben-Wieden National Park or after sailing in one of our boats, you can enjoy a delicious lunch and ice cream on our terrace. Click here For more information.

Rent a boat in Wieden/Giethoorn

Rent a boat in GiethoornOur village is known worldwide for its canals and bridges. To explore these waterways, you need a boat. Here you will find everything about the boats that are available for rent in Giethoorn. No boating license is required for all these boats. Let the sailing in Giethoorn begin now. Renting a boat with a skipper is optional. Click here For more information.