Surroudings

Explore varied Friesland and enjoy the surprises of its culture and nature. The heart of the Frisian lakes promises plenty of fun for water sports fanatics. Jump on your bicycle and head out together to enjoy the greenery of nature, or get a taste of culture in authentic and atmospheric towns such as Sneek, Joure and Leeuwarden.

A day out

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 Shipping Museum, the Planetarium or AquaZoo Friesland.

Don't have an own boat? Rent one!

Rent a boat at the park so you can explore every corner of the Frisian lakes. Choose from a sailing boat, canoe, motorboat or luxury sloop. Head out into the Terherne waterways from your accommodation and you have a direct connection to Sneekermeer lake. You can enjoy complete peace on the water...
Boat Rental Terherne

Fryslân Nature Museum

Leeuwarden
At the Fryslân Nature Museum you will have a chance to see, hear, smell and feel nature. Above and below water. In the air and on land. This is an interactive experience for all ages. Three stories packed with interesting nature displays and a covered courtyard with loads more fun activities. Come and enjoy the experience!
WebsiteApprox. 30 kilometre of the park

Sneek

Sneek
Sneek is located close to the Sneekermeer lake and is known for its historic city centre, amongst other things, with the Waterpoort [water gate] and Sneekweek, as well as other attractions.
WebsiteApprox. 20.5 kilometres of the park

Museum Joure

Joure
From coffee to clocks! A family museum with displays on workmanship, technology and entrepreneurship. Here in historic Joure Douwe Egberts built his first factory. You can still smell the coffee. Especially if you make it yourself!
WebsiteApprox. 10 kilometres of the park

Friesland AquaZoo

Leeuwarden
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 kilometres of the park

Sneekweek

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

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.