There is the same group of like minded people, the same awesome experiences. It is just on a slightly smaller scale and closer to home. But we’ll make sure you disconnect from city life and technology and reconnect with nature, yourself and the people around you. In short, it is the perfect way to get to know Nature Connects adventures.
Are you up for a challenge? This beautiful canoe trip takes us through the forest, through narrow waterways, past meadows with beautiful estates and along a historical dyke with old bunkers (part of the Grebbe Line). It is the perfect nature getaway. This amazing route is 16 kilometers long. It is a little challenging because we need to take the
The canals make for a great picture from the streets, but the views are most spectacular from the water itself. See the historic facades of wharf side houses, sculpted tableaux, and all kinds of impressive trees along the canals, some of which are over 200 years old, while you paddle through the water.
The North Holland Dune Reserve, close to Amsterdam, is one of the largest nature reserves in the Netherlands. It is characterized by beautiful forests, sandy dunes with marram grass, small dune lakes, heather vegetation and various species of birds, butterflies, rabbits and squirrels. The dunes are very special, they protect the Netherlands from flooding and they make some of the purest
You may have seen these oversized surf boards in the water and wondered what it was all about. Stand Up Paddle Boarding "SUP" is the fastest growing water sport in the world and it has a reason: Supping is the ideal way to relax on the water and be active at the same time. Join us and find out for
This walk takes us through the beautiful and historical landscape of the Zaanstreek (Zaan region), just north of Amsterdam. In this region, you will see authentic houses, windmills, a tinware factory, a cheese and dairy factory and other crafts. The Zaanstreek is probably the oldest surviving industrial area in the world. It flourished in the 17th century, when more than
Did you know that Jisp near Amsterdam is an old whaling village? Five centuries ago, the Netherlands was the center of the world’s whaling industry. Jisp was one of the first villages that had its own boat (1642) to hunt whales in the Arctic Ocean. It all started when the Dutch began exploring the Arctic regions looking for a sea
Join us for a beautiful Canadian canoe adventure through the traditional 17th century landscape of Waterland just north of Amsterdam. Enjoy the lovely scenery and its total quietness while you paddle through the Dutch polder landscape with its charming small villages and ancient Dutch houses. A visit to this area is like stepping back in time.
As dusk falls and armed with torches and a bat detector we are going on a bat hunt. While we search for these mysterious acrobats by sight, and listen for their clicks with the bat detector we’ll learn a lot about their habits. The bats use the Amsterdamse Bos as their home and hunting grounds and only after dusk they
What do you get when you combine wonderful varied forests, small winding paths, an old tobacco plantation and endless views? A great walk. This time we are going to the edge of the Utrechtse Heuvelrug between Veenendaal, Rhenen and Elst. We walk through nature area Kwintelooijen with its impressive sand excavation and high hills. On our way we’ll pass an
As autumn rolls in, you can hear mysterious roars coming from the dunes and out of the forest.. The deer rutting season has started. The stags (male deer) leave their herds and head off alone in search of fertile females. Testosterone is coursing through their bodies which often leads to fierce and spectacular mating battles. The fight starts vocally, and