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Guided Canoe Adventure with Picnic Lunch in Waterland from Amsterdam provided by Wetlands Safari

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Guided Canoe Adventure with Picnic Lunch in Waterland from Amsterdam

Guided Canoe Adventure with Picnic Lunch in Waterland from Amsterdam
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
5h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
10
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
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Call the number below and use the product code: 7808P1
Important information
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Picnic lunch (also oke for vegetarians/vegan or gluten free diets)
  • 2 beverages
  • Round-trip transfer to Waterland (public transportation)
  • Use of canoe
  • Donation
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Duration
5h
Departure details
  • Termini 25, 1022 LB Amsterdam, Netherlands The meetingpoint is at Metro Station Amsterdam NOORD, exit Termini Bushaltes A. Guide is waiting inside the terminal between AHtoGO and GVBservice ceneter, with the sign Wetlands Safari in her hand
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems or participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • Life jackets will be provided. It is recommended that participants be able to swim
  • Dress accordingly. It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing and bring additional change of clothes. Also, rain coats/swim gear (depending on weather conditions
  • It is recommended to bring bottled water on warm days
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • shoes can get wet and dirty
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Picnic lunch (also oke for vegetarians/vegan or gluten free diets)
  • 2 beverages
  • Round-trip transfer to Waterland (public transportation)
  • Use of canoe
  • Donation
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Termini 25, 1022 LB Amsterdam, Netherlands The meetingpoint is at Metro Station Amsterdam NOORD, exit Termini Bushaltes A. Guide is waiting inside the terminal between AHtoGO and GVBservice ceneter, with the sign Wetlands Safari in her hand
Duration
5h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems or participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • Life jackets will be provided. It is recommended that participants be able to swim
  • Dress accordingly. It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing and bring additional change of clothes. Also, rain coats/swim gear (depending on weather conditions
  • It is recommended to bring bottled water on warm days
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • shoes can get wet and dirty
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: Jun 16, 2020
A note from Guided Canoe Adventure with Picnic Lunch in Waterland from Amsterdam
If you come by Public Transport you need to wear a mask. The rest is of the tour is Coronaproof. The distance between 2 people in a canoe is 1,5 meter. Dutcj rules
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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Steven E
Reading, UK10 contributions
Majel is really friendly, knowledgeable and speaks great English. She gave us a very interesting look into the history of the area before we set off and pointed out the local wildlife and plants at various points throughout the canoeing as well as an insight into the plans to keep the wetlands from going underwater.
If you're clumsy like me and worried about falling in, her canoes are very large and sturdy, it's very difficult to fall into the water.
Really recommend this to anyone who enjoys nature, being active or just looking for something more relaxed away from the city.
Written May 6, 2022
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Danielle
3 contributions
This was hands down my favorite part of my Amsterdam trip! I live in Chicago and kayaking on the Chicago river is a very fun thing to do for tourists to see the city and get some physical activity, so I was looking for something similar in Amsterdam. Much to my dismay, there was no kayaking that I could find downtown, but I am so happy that I came out to the "Wetlands" for this canoe trip! Majel is a wonderful guide. She met me at the train station and then we took the bus to her home where we launched the canoes from her back yard. The canoe trip was beautiful! We saw so much amazing scenery - flowers, windmills, bridges, COWS. And the picnic was delicious!! It was a very relaxing day and I would highly recommend this adventure!
Written August 22, 2021
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wetlandssafari
Thank you for the positive words Majel
Written August 31, 2021
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Susie
4 contributions
Couples
My partner and I had the best time ever on our canoe adventure with wetlands safari! We didn't know what to expect when booking it, but it turned out to be the best part of our holiday. We started off being met at the terminal by our guide, who took us (and paid for!) our bus to her beautiful house in a secluded village right on the water, where we had a cup of tea and some home made cookies (which were delicious!), then we took the canoes around the waterways through the village, into the European protected nature reserves with loads of wildlife - great for birdwatching - where we stopped for a picnic. The picnic was delicious, food for all preferences, including home grown tomatoes which were a particular favourite! Then we took the canoes further down the waterways to a seemingly private lake area where we swam (I'm usually nervous about natural swimming but our guide made it really easy and once we were in it was incredible). We ended the trip back at the house, with a beer in the warm sun- bliss!
And then our guide took us (and again paid for!) Our bus back to the terminal. Will definitely be coming back, and recommending to our friends and family.
Written July 31, 2020
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S. Joe
Cambridgeshire, UK5 contributions
Couples
My wife and I got lucky as we were the only two people on our paddling adventure with Majel. We start out at her house in an impossibly quaint little village, and Majel explains how the Netherlands landscape was constructed and maintained, then we set out in our canoes for a close look at the natural world Amsterdam was built on, and to see first hand some of the delicately balanced water management that makes it all work. Absolutely fascinating. Also saw a bunch of cool birds!
Written May 30, 2022
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neha a
Dubai, United Arab Emirates59 contributions
A friend of mine and i booked this last minute and got to experience such fun!
Majel our guide was not only informative but really kind and so much fun!!!!
We met her at the bus stop took 15 mins to reach our departure point.
She then took us in our boats as we rowed from canal ways. We saw ducks eggs birds cows. It was scenic and beautiful!!!!! If u bought wooden shoes do carry them with you!

You may wear anything you are comfortable in, your feet dont get wet in canoe but once you start walking in the fields.

Welcome and post departure drinks were coffee tea juice water and softdrinks.

Picnic basket was the cutest . Dont worry if you are a vegetarian :)
Written June 8, 2018
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rekgbsc
London, UK31 contributions
Not only do you get an absolutely amazing view of the wetlands on the outskirts of Amsterdam, Majel is a fountain of knowledge and builds up a fantastic history of how Amsterdam evolved with the canal structures and wetland development. We had a great day with Majel and she took brilliant care of us. Thank you so much!!
Written September 14, 2019
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AliceInPDX
Portland, OR49 contributions
Family
My daughter and I did this canoe trip, which was a nice peaceful break from the busy city. Majel was a terrific guide, full of interesting information about the region. The picnic lunch was delicious, and included gluten free and vegetarian options. Everything was well-organized, communication was great. You take a short bus ride to a small town and then canoe through the canals. Once of our favorite activities of our trip!
Written August 2, 2019
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Q5184USjenniferc
Oakville11 contributions
Couples
Majel was a great host and guide, Of course the day we had booked for this outdoor activity was the only rainy day on our vacation! Majel was prepared with rain gear for us and the drizzle really didn't take away from an enjoyable experience; the birds co-operated, lunch (an amazing lunch) was undercover in a bird blind and the canoeing was very easy. We learned so much about how the land has been created in the Amsterdam area; I have never moved an island before! After walking around cities and touring museums this was a really nice change.
Written June 7, 2019
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emma86ali
Tavistock, UK109 contributions
We wanted to spend some time doing something a little bit different on our trip to Amsterdam, as city breaks aren’t usually our thing. Saw this and decided to go for it, really enjoyed it. Lovely to paddle through a typical and traditional Dutch landscape, and also learned a huge amount from our guide who was really knowledgable and interesting.
Written August 27, 2018
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Steviefull
Kidderminster, UK1,427 contributions
Couples
We met at the bus station as laid out in our confirmation and there was just the four of us including the guide, which when on the tour was great as minimal traffic and great interaction with the guide.

Jumped on the bus and 10 minutes later we were there with 2 kayaks waiting with life jackets if required. A complimentary drink later and a brief stop to let a storm pass and we were on our way. We paddled for 2 hours or so with brief stops to describe the area or show us the wildlife, all very easy paced and relaxing. We then pulled in for our picnic where enough food for three times the people that were there was laid out.

Then the heavens opened and it absolutely chucked it down, we were supplied with jackets to keep the worst off, it passed in 10 minutes and it added to the experience if anything. Then on for an hour and the opportunity to swim if you wanted before a gentle paddle back to the start.

I've only been kayaking once and that was in the sea off Dubrovnik so in no way experienced and only middle of the road in terms of fitness (aged 43) and it was easy and at a casual pace. The only physical thing is having to duck low to get under the very low bridges.

I recommend this tour without hesitation, a great couples experience that we both enjoyed.
Written August 14, 2018
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By: Wetlands Safari
Julie H
Julie H
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Experience not to be missed
Fantastic experience, would highly recommend getting out of the centre of Amsterdam to see the wetlands with Majel.
corneliaa737
corneliaa737
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Fun activity in beautiful natur.
Perfect tour with our 3 kids. Lot to see and learn in 2 hours. Big fun even for our youngest. Thanks a lot for shar
moriahm633
moriahm633
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So quiet and serene so close to One of Europe's biggest cities
very unique outing and very authentic exploration of the natural beauty of the area. Convenient booking and transp
Jake F
Jake F
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Fun in canoes
This was a super fun and rewarding trip. It was pretty easy to get to via the bus from central station. The views w
stacyanna67
stacyanna67
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Bliss in the countryside
What a fantastic way to spend an afternoon outside of Amsterdam! This was a real highlight of our long weekend away
G5921UNevab
G5921UNevab
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Great!
One of the best activity we participated during our Amsterdam visit. Beautiful environment, well prepared guide, I
Marshy86
Marshy86
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A charming canoeing experience!
Such a fun, relaxing and interesting way to see the Wetlands of Watergang! Majel is a simply lovely lady: really ch
johannaD6924DX
johannaD6924DX
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Very sweet tour
We did a beautiful trip through the wetlands. The fact that we did not know how to canoe was only a bit of a proble
petrarC1548QD
petrarC1548QD
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One late afternoon to cherish
We were welcomed by the lovely Majel with a drink and a snack on a beautiful sunny late afternoon during which she
TiminAMS
TiminAMS
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A unique canoe experience near Amsterdam
We had an amazing tour with Majel. Booking process is easy and we are lucky have a small group of friends Canoe tog
MatthewEdwards1
MatthewEdwards1
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100% the right choice!
I was lucky enough to enjoy this tour in Aug 2020. Total of 4 adventurers and the guide in total. 2 people per boat
381frejah
381frejah
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Amazing experience
We loved the canoetour and It was the perfect getaway from busy Amsterdam. Majel was very welcoming and showed us t
piab123456
piab123456
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Perfect day out
We have booked the canoe tour with Majel today and can warmly recommend it. On the one hand it is beautiful to cano
edc217
edc217
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Great tour. We had a wonderful time with Majel
Great tour. We had a wonderful time with Majel. Great tour. We had a wonderful time with Majel. Great tour. We ha
theow496
theow496
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Special trip!
Even living for such a long time in Amsterdam it was an unique experience to see nature so close by with all the b
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