The Nieuwkoopse Plassen is a nature and recreation area to discover! The area is 1400 hectares in size and is enclosed by the villages of Nieuwkoop, Noorden, Woerdense Verlaat and De Meije. The lakes have been created since the 16th century due to the peating of the area. It has since grown into a true paradise for the recreational and nature lover.
Sailing via Amstel, Grecht or Oude Rijn you will discover the water kingdom of Nieuwkoop after passing through an authentic lock. Oasis of peace in the Randstad. You will be fascinated by the water flora and the call of our many water and meadow birds. The many islands with special flora and fauna show that this is a protected nature reserve for a reason. You can arrange your sailing permit for the Nieuwkoopse Plassen in advance via: www.nieuwkoop.nl/vaarverhuur
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We are located in Woubrugge, in the middle of the largest water-rich area in the Netherlands. An ideal starting point to visit our historic cities, beautiful lakes and nature reserves from the water.