Giethoorn
boat rental

Our village Giethoorn is known for it's waterways. To discover these waterways you will need a boat to transport yourself as a local. Read all about the different kinds of Giethoorn boat rental companies and the option to hire a private boat tour guide. So, to rent a boat in Giethoorn becomes easy for you.

Rent a boat

So, where to rent a boat in Giethoorn?
Below you will find a selection with which renting any boat in Giethoorn,becomes very easy for you.

Giethoorn boat rental

Boat rental Giethoorn

Boat rental company

This is a boatrental company located in the village center of Giethoorn. As a Dutch sloop boat rental service, they have a computer on site, where you can rent a boat fast and easy. Even, without waiting for any employees to become available. If you want to make sure that you’ll have a boat, you can always hire a boat in advance, to ensure a boat is reserved for you.

Giethoorn map

They have maps of Giethoorn available with suggested routes to make sure you’ll see everything during your visit. This Giethoorn boat rental opening hours are from 09.00 till 21.00.

Sloop boat for rent

This boat rental in Giethoorn offers 3 types of  boats: a 4 person sloop boat, a 8 person sloop boat and a 12 person sloop boat (max persons allowed by law for this type of sloop boat). All their 21 electric boats are luxurious whisper boats with soft cushions and a steering wheel. Additionally, you can hire a Private Boat Tour Guide. Their rental boats can be booked at Booking Giethoorn.

Giethoorn parking

You can park your car next to the boat rental at Zuiderpad 14 at Giethoorn and is free of charge.

Address: Zuiderpad 14, 8355CA Giethoorn

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Zwaantje Giethoorn

Boat rental service and restaurant

Boatrental service het Zwaantje  is located near the large parking spaces in the centre of Giethoorn. They also have an own parking space next to their restaurant. With more than 40 rental boats, Boat rental service het Zwaantje is one of the larger boat rental companies of Giethoorn.

Boats 4 rent

Whisper boat

These are punt boats that are electrically powered. We call them whisperboat or punt boat in Giethoorn.
Because, they work without the noise of an explosion engine, this eco-friendly whisperboat or punt boat is the ideal means of transport.

Dutch sloop boat

These electrically powered sloop boats offer a little more comfort. For example, they are equipped with an artificial leather cushion set and the steering wheel makes this sloop boat well controllable. Also, they are equipped with a stronger electric motor

Guided cruise

Giethoorn boat rental
Guided cruise

In a covered tour boat they sail you through the famous village canal of Giethoorn. Skippers from Zwaantje Giethoorn, tell you all about the history of our village during the cruise

Giethoorn Map

The staff is ready to give you an explanation in advance about the operation of the engine and the different sailing routes of Giethoorn. You will receive a map of Giethoorn with a suggested sailing route. This to make sure, you see everything during your visit and can find your way back.

Reservation

If you want to make sure you definitely have a boat, you can hire a boat in advance at Giethoornboeking.

Parking Giethoorn

You can park your car next to their boat rental and restaurant het Zwaantje at the Dominee T.O Hylkemaweg 1 in Giethoorn. Parking is free here.

Address: Dominee T.O. Hylkemaweg 1 8355 CD Giethoorn

Giethoorn boat rental
Smit Giethoorn

Smit Giethoorn

Boatrental and restaurant

Boatrental service Smit Giethoorn  is located at your right when you enter our village form Meppel of Zwartsluis.. They have 2 parking spaces next to their restaurant and boat rentel. A total of 270 cars can be parked there. Boat rental Smit Giethoorn is 7 days per week open from 09.30 AM till 21.00 PM.

Boats for rent

Whisper boat

A whisper boat is like a punt boat that is electrically powered. We call them whisperboat or punt boat in Giethoorn.
Because, these punt boats, work without the noise of an explosion engine. So, this eco-friendly whisperboat or punt boat is the ideal means of transport.

Sloop boat

These electrically powered sloop boats offer a little more comfort. For example, they are equipped with an artificial leather cushion set and the steering wheel makes this sloop boat well controllable. Also, they are equipped with a stronger electric motor.

Canoe

Rondvaart Giethoorn
Canal cruise

For the real adventurer there are also 1 and 2 person canoes for rent. Thin ditch are not a problem. Become one with nature.

Guided cruise

In a covered tour boat they sail you through the famous village canal of Giethoorn. Smit's skippers tell you all about the history of our village during the cruise.

Giethoorn Map

The staff is ready to give you an explanation in advance about the operation of the engine and the different sailing routes of Giethoorn. You will receive a map of Giethoorn with a suggested sailing route. This to make sure, you see everything during your visit and can find your way back.

Reservation

If you want to make sure you definitely have a boat, you can hire a boat in advance at Giethoorn ticket.

Free parking Giethoorn

You can park your car next to their boat rental and restaurant Smit Giethoorn at the Zuiderweg 58 in Giethoorn. Parking is free here.

Address: Zuiderpad 58 8355CC Giethoorn

Boat with private guide

If you're looking for a full experience of Giethoorn Village, guided by a local, you can hire a private guide who shows you all the highlights and hidden treasures of Giethoorn.

This is a private tour guide company with many years of experience in guiding tourists in the Netherlands. Private guide in GiethoornThe private guides of this company are specialized in guiding foreign tourists. The guiding of  tourists through (among others) Giethoorn village is possible by boat ,bike or foot. They even guide people in their old Dutch sloop.

Parking and location

You can park your car next to the boat rental at Zuiderpad 14 at Giethoorn and is free of charge. The private tours will start from there.

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