The day trips, mini connectors, are a taster for Nature Connects' large adventures


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.


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.
9 June
MAX 22

Hike & Trail Run (12km) Amsterdam Waterleidingduinen

We’re returning to the Amsterdam Waterleidingduinen, this time for something different: a hike and trail run!This is the idea: first 6 km walking (about 1 hr 15 min), then 6 km running (about 45 min). We won't go fast, so everybody can keep up - it's more about enjoying nature than about speed.
15 June
MAX 20

Walk: Unplug in Haastrecht (15KM)

Join us for a beautiful walk in the Dutch polder landscape of South Holland. If you like a bit of adventure and you do not mind climbing fences, crossing narrow wooden bridges and walking through (soggy) meadows with sheep or cows, you will certainly enjoy this walk. The route takes you through the traditional Dutch landscape between Vlist and Haastrecht
16 June
MAX 20


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
6 July
MAX 25


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.
27 July
MAX 25

Walk: Unplug in the North Holland Dune Reserve (17KM)

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
28 July
MAX 20


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
3 August
MAX 20

Walk: Pyramid of Austerlitz (18km)

A wonderful path through woods and heathlands will bring us to the pyramid of Austerlitz. The pyramid was built in 1804 by the French army under the leadership of Auguste de Marmont, a general of Napoleon Bonaparte. It is is modelled after the Pyramid of Khufu in Egypt. It is said that the pyramid was built to fight the boredom
3 August
MAX 20


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
9 August
MAX 20

Canoe tour whaling area Jisperveld (near A'dam)

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
24 August
MAX 14