Hire a boat
Whisperboats soundlessly glide beneath these characteristic wooden bridges. In the summer, a ribbon of excursion boats and whisperboats snakes through the village canal. Glasses clink at the cafe terraces and the doors of museums and galleries are open to welcome you in. Hire a whisperboat or sloop and sail through the canals in Giethoorn and its surrounding area. The following companies rent out the most common mode of transport in Giethoorn and surrounding areas!
Weerribben-Wieden is a natural area that developed through interplay between humans and nature. This is the largest uninterrupted peat bog area in Northwest Europe. The landscape is a patchwork of waterways, lakes, canals, reedbeds, meadows and marshland. This varied landscape is home to many different plants and animals. All this natural beauty is best appreciated from the water. Whisperboats are available from many hire companies. This is a boat with a noiseless electric motor. Everyone has heard of Giethoorn! This Dutch version of Venice is located in Weerribben-Wieden. The nicest thing to do is to explore the canals in Giethoorn and its surrounding area using one of the most important modes of transport in this water village: the whisperboat!