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.
The stretched dune area of Schoorl, just north of Amsterdam, is among the most beautiful dune areas we have in the Netherlands. Nowhere else the dunes are higher, wider and more diverse. Once you have conquered the highest dune (54m), you can enjoy the gorgeous view of the surroundings. The dunes are a true paradise for nature lovers. Open dunes
Come and explore the Kennemer Dunes with us. A precious National Park just 40 minutes from Amsterdam. Wander through the vast forest and dune area, be mesmerised by the idyllic Bird Lake and look out for deer, ‘wild’ horses and Scottish Highlanders. Wandering through the Kennemer Dunes almost feels like walking in a foreign country.
When the night falls a new world starts to wake up, join us for an exciting full moon journey in the Amsterdamse Bos. Listen to the landscape come alive with the yelps and rustlings of nocturnal creatures. Interacting with nature at night is a unique experience. Armed with torches we'll search for nocturnal animals. This walk is a great opportunity
This walk will take us deep into the Amsterdam Waterleidingduinen in search of the deer and foxes that call the Waterleidingduinen their home. The deer and foxes that live here are special, they have lost their natural shyness and are very relaxed around humans. This makes them easier to spot and get close to. Seeing these incredible creatures in their
When the night falls a new world starts to wake up, join us for an exciting full moon journey in the Amsterdamse Bos. Listen to the landscape come alive with the yelps and rustlings of nocturnal creatures. Interacting with nature at night is a unique experience. Armed with torches we'll listen to the sounds of the night and search for
Join us for a beautiful walk (10-15km) on the island of Marken. Be amazed by the authentic wooden houses on stilts, check out the lighthouse “The horse of Marken” and enjoy the traditional atmosphere of this lovely little village. The beautiful island of Marken is an authentic Dutch coastal settlement. It was separated from the mainland in the thirteenth century
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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. Once found, they compete for their attention by roaring. Their sound is like a cross between a lion’s roar and
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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.
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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
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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.