Witte Hoeve

Giethoorn boat rental Grachthof is a boat rental and restaurant in one. De Grachthof is a close-knit family business run by the Smit family from Giethoorn. From the private parking lot at the back of the Grachthof, you can get into a boat or tour boat. From the free parking spaces it is a maximum of 5 minutes walk to the boats.

Boat rental at de Witte Hoeve 

De Witte hoeve is a boat rental company at Zuiderpad 32, which is located in the middle of the car-free part of Giethoorn. If you want to sail in Giethoorn, but you don't have a boat, you can rent a whisper boat or a sloop here. They offer 35 whisper boats, sloops and punts for rent. De Witte Hoeve also organizes tours through Giethoorn in a tour boat. In addition to the possibility of renting a boat, they also have a (pancake) restaurant with a terrace on the village canal of Giethoorn. Come and watch the boats here and enjoy a cup of coffee with apple pie and whipped cream at the same time. They also have their own parking lot behind the restaurant. On their website dewittehoeve.nl, De Witte Hoeve shows very nice dining/sailing packages. The website shows the current price of a sloop and/or whisper boat in a very transparent manner.

Sailing in Giethoorn

Whisperboat Weerribben

Witte hoeve sloep huren
The boats from de Witte Hoeve

De Witte hoevehas a number of whisper boats for rent. These are open punts that are electrically powered.
Without the smell and noise of an explosion engine, this environmentally friendly whisper boat is the ideal means of transport. These whisper boats are suitable for 2 to 5 people.

Rent an electric sloop

These electrically powered sloops offer a little more comfort and luxury. Each sloop is equipped with an artificial leather cushion set. These sloops are recognizable by their dark green cushions. The steering wheel makes this sloop easy to steer. Also, they are equipped with a stronger electric motor.

SUP in Giethoorn

Enjoy SUPing in the Weerribben-Wieden National Park. Discover the shortcuts of Giethoorn with your SUP. SUPs for 1 person can be rented here.

Rent a canoe in Weerribben

With a canoe from the white farm you are ready to discover the Wieden nature reserve.

Adres: Zuiderpad 32, 8355 CA Giethoorn

Practical tips

Sailing route Giethoorn

The staff at De Witte Hoeve is ready to explain to you in advance about the operation of the engine and the different sailing routes. You will receive a sailing map with a suggested sailing route. So that you can see everything during a day in Giethoorn and find your way back from the Weerribben.

Parking in Giethoorn

You can park your car at the red P4. This is located behind the boat rental and restaurant De Witte Hoeve at Zuiderpad 32 in Giethoorn. Parking is free here.

Adres: Zuiderpad 32, 8355 CA Giethoorn


To book

You can reserve a boat in advance at De Witte Hoeve via bootverhuur.dewittehoeve.nl or by calling 0521-361428. Reserving a boat ensures a carefree day in Giethoorn. This is definitely recommended during the following busy periods:

  • Easter
  • Pentecost
  • May holiday
  • Ascension Day
  • Weekends from May to September
  • Summer holidays (Especially during the Dutch construction holiday 2024)

Adres: Zuiderpad 32, 8355 CA Giethoorn

Restaurant de Witte Hoeve

Family restaurant de Witte hoeve

Restaurant de Witte Hoeve
Restaurant de Witte Hoeve

De Witte Hoeve has traditionally been known for its extensive range of pancakes. You can't imagine anything so crazy! The restaurant is also known for its child-friendliness. Restaurant de Witte Hoeve is located directly on the village canal of Giethoorn. The restaurant is really located in the center of Giethoorn. When entering the restaurant you will feel like you are walking into a living room. With its own free parking space in front of the door, the restaurant certainly has advantages compared to other restaurants in Giethoorn when it comes to parking in Giethoorn. The restaurant has an indoor section and an outdoor section with a view over the village canal. So you can enjoy lunch or dinner both inside and outside. You can also come here for a cup of coffee with apple pie or an ice cream.

Address: Zuiderpad 32, 8355 CA Giethoorn

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