Let yourself be surprised by the perfect combination of culture and nature. At the heart of Friesland's lakes, a paradise for water sports enthusiasts. But you can also explore on dry land and discover the countryside. Hop on a bicycle and visit the authentic and atmospheric towns of Sneek, Stavoren or Leeuwarden.

Out and about for a day

There's also so much to do in the surrounding area. Visit Wellness & Beauty De Woudfennen in Joure for a relaxing day, or discover welcoming Heerenveen and Leeuwarden. For an educational trip with the whole family, head for the Friesland Scheepvaart Museum, the Planetarium or AquaZoo Friesland.

Tip: rent a boat

From Terherne you can explore Friesland's lakes in all directions. In the middle of the lakes area, it's all about water sport. Choose from a sailing boat, canoe, motorboat or luxury sloop. Clear your mind on the water and relax. Don't hesitate for a minute and rent a boat while you're on holiday.
Boat rental Terherne

Kameleon village Terherne

Go on a day adventure and step into the world of Hielke and Sietse and experience the Kameleon adventure for yourself.
WebsiteApprox. 1 kilometre of the park


Sneek is located close to the Sneekermeer and is known for its historic city centre, amongst other things, with the Waterpoort [water gate] and Sneekweek, as well as other attractions.
WebsiteApprox. 21.5 kilometres of the park

Sub-tropical swimming pool Swimfun

The perfect location for a fabulous day filled with water fun! Enjoy the warmth and the exciting as well as relaxing attractions. The swimming pool is fun for all ages; come and swim laps or glide down the slide for a splashing good time.
WebsiteApprox. 13 kilometres of the park

AquaZoo Friesland

At this zoo, you will be taken on an amazing journey through a large number of unusual animal species, such as sea lions, penguins, flamingos, small-clawed otters, coatis and raccoons.
WebsiteApprox. 35.5 kilometres from the park


Anything to do with water sports, you will find in the Sneekweek.

Exploring the surrounding area

Explore the surrounding area and discover everything that is on offer. A day full of action and excitement in an amusement park, a trip to the zoo or a visit to an event in the region. There is plenty to do at the parks, but the surrounding area has much to offer too. Plenty of entertainment, something for everyone.