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#1 of 24 things to do in Almere Features Animals
Oostvaardersbosplaats 1, 1336 RZ Almere, The Netherlands
+31 36 202 0902
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Wonderfull reserved nature, nice for a picnic or romantic walk, biking or hiking. Birdwatching or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Almere, The Netherlands
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Nature as it should be. Great surroundings and if you see animals..they are real! Enjoy every... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Oostvaardersbosplaats 1, 1336 RZ Almere, The Netherlands
+31 36 202 0902

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderfull reserved nature, nice for a picnic or romantic walk, biking or hiking. Birdwatching or enjoy some quite time.

Thank eburghout
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nature as it should be. Great surroundings and if you see animals..they are real! Enjoy every minute of it

Thank GregorChristiaans
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Really amazing to see wildhorses and lots of (different) bird species in their natural environmemt. Do visit the watch tower / educational center - where you will be introduced into the area and its history. A small lunchroom is available where you can sip your...More

Thank Reza G
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Wander around the Oostvaardersplassen en discover the beautiful flora and fauna. Go back during the different seasons, you discover something new every time.

Thank Nadia O
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Here you find large herds of bison, wild horses and deer. Al kind of water birds, especially the very rare Sea Eagle can be spotted.

1  Thank JunoNL
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I've recently visited this and it was really amazing to see.. you can see the Wild horses like in the famous movie and lots of (different) bird species and have a coffee or nice lunch at one of the the watch towers visit / educational...More

1  Thank Chitra28
Reviewed 2 November 2016

An amazing place to view the wildlife in the Oostvaardersplassen while enjoying a lovely lunch. Check out the little shop with its gifts and local produce. One of my favourite places to be. Telescopes are at hand to view the animals. I saw a little...More

1  Thank Monique K
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Oostvaardersplassen is a protected wetland area between Lelystad and Almere. Within a few miles from the visiter center at the north side (near Lelystad; plenty of free parking) there are several covered birding sites that are easily accessible by car on paved roads (until a...More

1  Thank Stoks
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This 56 km2 big area plus surrounding land, is a nice place for a walk or bike ride. Just 30 min by car from Amsterdam, you can see wild horses, deer and heck(?) cattle. As one of the most important stayovers in western europe for...More

Thank Jan Willem H
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The story of the Oostvaardersplassen is great. In the new land, regained from the sea, the planners had intended an area for industry. But faith brought the world something different. Instead of dry land, the gooses kept the water open by eating all the water...More

2  Thank Cint55
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Is there a map available showing bird hides, walking routes and car parks please
29 April 2017|
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Response from Nadia O | Reviewed this property |
On this site you'll find parking places and hiking routes. Unfortunately it's in Dutch... More
How do we get there from Amsterdam on public transportation
4 July 2016|
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Response from Andy P | Reviewed this property |
The main center for the oostvaardersplassen is the buitencentrum oostvaardersplassen on the north east side of the park. As for as I know here is no public transport nearby. A Taxi from Lelystad may be an option. The other... More