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Decided on a guided boat tour around Giethoorn having walked around the town first to take the pictures. Such a good idea as you are told about the history and interesting points along the way by the delightful "Captain Jack" who speaks English, Dutch and...More
We were told of this place as the little Venice of the Netherlands. We took a boat ride on a guided tour boat. The commentary was in Dutch and English. You can hire self drive boats but people hire boats and have no idea how...More
It is great experience, beautiful scene and enjoyable boat ride. A must do when visiting Netherlands. A mini vertion of Holland’s Venetia offers a boat ride where you will see beautiful houses with gorgeous garden.
When we visited Giethoorn we wanted to take a boat ride. A walk is the best for taking pictures. But you can see more and in comfort with a boat cruise.
There are 2 choices. Guided boat tours or taking a boat your self.
Extremely poor service.
We got stuck in low water for over half an hour, we made 2 phone calls and they were really unhelpful and inconsiderate. Very rude on the phone and charged us extra time for 5 minutes.
3 boats from the same company...More
We took the electromotor with wheel steering, 2 hours, family of 5, price was 50€.
Honestly i should have taken the one with no wheel, but with manual steering, it saves ~10€ and it basically the same.
Also this model of boats is getting stalled...More