Giethoorn bootje huren

Giethoorn bootje huren is a partnership of 3 boat rental companies from Giethoorn. Sustainability is the first thing in this alliance. From a mobile office in Giethoorn you can contact them for a whisper boat or a sloop at a competitive price.

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Which boats for rent

boat rental Giethoorn
Boat rental Giethoorn

All 45 boats of this boat rental company sail electrically. No license is required to drive these boats.

This boat rental company offers 5 types of boats for rent:

  • Entry-level sloop for 4 people
  • Luxury sloop for 8 people
  • Large family sloop for 12 people (max number of people allowed by law)
  • Whisper boat for 4 people
  • Whisper boat for 6 people
Opening hours
  • 10.00-16.00 (October to April)
  • 09.00-19.00 (May and September)
  • 09.00-21.00 (June to August)
Rental locations
  • Giethoorn
Check-in computer on location

At the location at Kerkweg 35 they have a computer on site with which you can quickly and easily rent a boat in Giethoorn. So, without waiting for employees to be available. If you want to make sure that you definitely have a sloop or whisper boat, then reservations are the best option. Reservations can be made via

How to reserve a sloop?

You can book a boat in advance via or by calling 06-33399923. Reserving a boat ensures a carefree, day at Giethoorn. Reservations are definitely recommended during the following busy periods:

  • Whitsunday
  • May holidays
  • Ascension Day
  • Weekends from May to September
  • Summer holidays (Especially the construction industry 2021 holiday)

Practical tips 

Sailing route Giethoorn

Giethoorn bootje huren offers you a sailing map, with proposed sailing route from Giethoorn center and surroundings, to ensure that you see everything during your visit. The boat rental is open from 09:00 to 21:00 during the high season. The high season runs from 1 June to the end of August.

Opening hours
  • 10.00-16.00 (October to April)
  • 09.00-19.00 (May and September)
  • 09.00-21.00 (June to August)
Parking in Giethoorn

You can park your car next to the boat rental locations. Parking here is free if you rent a boat.

Parking locations
  • Next to Resort Venetië in Giethoorn
  • Kerkweg 35, 8355BJ Giethoorn

Terrace on the village canal

Giethoorn aan zee

Next to the Giethoorn bootje huren location on the Kerkweg 35 there is a restaurant, called Giethoorn aan zee. At the reception of restaurant Giethoorn aan zee, you can contact during office hours for all your questions about renting a boat at It is also possible to take a seat on the terrace of the Restaurant. Here you can go for a snack or a drink.

Address: Kerkweg 35, 8355 BJ Giethoorn

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