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.