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Varen in Westbroekpark in Den Haag

Experience The Hague from the water

You can discover The Hague in many ways, but those who choose to admire the city from the water are guaranteed a special experience. Float on the fairytale canals in the city center, sail across the water in one of the beautiful parks or brave the fresh North Sea.

Boat trips and Tours

The Hague Boat

Board The Hague Boat and enjoy a 75-minute tour through the canals of The Hague. Join the evening cruises that take place in the summer times or join the themed cruises.

The Ooievaart

Indispensable in the waters of The Hague: the Ooievaart. Every trip is with its own guide who is full of stories.


Since 2009, the Willemsvaart has been sailing from The Hague to Scheveningen: exactly as King Willem I devised it. The Willemsvaart also sails Leidschendam-Voorburg, Leiden, Delft and Rotterdam.

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Canoes, sloops and rowing boats


Park Rent a rowing boat at the Waterkant tearoom in the Westbroekpark. From here you can row in the beautiful green surroundings or even towards the city.


Explore the center of The Hague while canoeing: that's what you can do at canoe rental The Hague. Take a tour of the city, Clingendael, Binckhorst, Arendsdorp or Zuiderpark.

Greens in the Park

Sailing yourself in a luxurious and comfortable sloop through the canals of The Hague? You can! With an electric sloop from Greens you can discover The Hague from the water. 

Recreation area Madestein

One of the largest green areas in The Hague where you can swim safely where you can (learn to) sail a canoe at water sports accommodation De Madelief. You will find this place at recreation park Madestein.

Recreatiegebied Madestein
As you can see, greenery and water go hand in hand in The Hague.

On the Scheveningen sea 

Power boat

You have undoubtedly seen them race across the North Sea: those fast powerboats. In the harbor of Scheveningen you have various organizations that offer powerboat rides such as Powerboat Scheveningen, Go Fast Scheveningen, Powerboat 070, RIB Actie Scheveningen.

Rederij Trip and Rederij Vrolijk

Join the boats of Rederij Trip or Rederij Vrolijk and discover the world of sport fishing and round trips on the North Sea.

RIB Actie Scheveningen Powerboat
Powerboattrip Scheveningen
Did you know that on the water you often have the idea that things go even faster?

Water fun in the area of ​​The Hague


The Walhalla of swimming pools with slides: Tikbad in the Duinrell family park. This subtropical swimming paradise has 16 slides with a total length of no less than 1,300 metres!

Storm Aqua Park

Non-stop fun on the water at Recreatieplas Vlietland with water trampolines, climbing, scrambling and sliding on different levels, a water volleyball circuit and much more. 


In the Flying Fish, little ones can make their fish fly as high as they like. In the splashing Waterwars, you can try to hit your opponent with a catapult filled with water balloons. The splashing Jungle River is also not to be missed during your visit to Drievliet!

Tikibad - Playa
Top water fun in the Tiki Pool and Storm Aquapark.

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