There is plenty to do
on Voorne-Putten!


Swimming, rowing, canoeing or beach games. The eight kilometer long river with several beaches
offers water enthusiasts many opportunities to enjoy themselves. Motorized vessels are not
permitted. There are several places on the banks at Abbenbroek and Simonshaven with facilities such
as (water) playgrounds and toilets. The banks of the Bernisse are linked by bridges.


A few minutes’ walk from the campsite, just behind the dike, you will find the Beningerslikken. The
almost 300 hectares of this nature reserve along the Haringvliet provide a lot of space for birds such
as geese, curlews and the bluethroat. The diversity in the landscape makes many bird species feel at
home. There is a lookout tower further along the Spui.

Tiengemeten Island

Tiengemeten is managed by the nature conservation organization Natuurmonumenten. Walking is
allowed everywhere on the island. Three different walking routes have been set out. The
Natuurmonumenten information center is located in the Marguarithehoeve barn, near the ferry
dock. Natuurmonumenten is restoring the old cultural landscape in the island’s oldest polder.

Worldy City Rotterdam

In Rotterdam you can visit architectural masterpieces such as the Markthal, the Erasmus Bridge and
Central Station. Lovers of port activities will enjoy themselves during a cruise on the so-called Spido
on the Maas. And Rotterdam is also the place to be for the latest fashion trends, pop-up stores and
trendy eateries.


‘The Second Maasvlakte’ is currently the modern port in Europe. The immense ships, stacks of
containers and the ever-present activity and grandeur of the new country are spectacular. The nice
thing about the area are the many recreational options; cruises through the harbor, looking for
fossils on the beach, cycling routes and boat connections, surfing, the Futureland visitor center and a lovely wide beach to enjoy. The charming seaside town of Oostvoorne is also nearby. The contrast between the port industry on the Maasvlakte and the beautiful beach is unique in the Netherlands
and a visit is definitely worthwhile.


Geocaching is a modern version of treasure hunting. Someone hides a treasure in an unusual or special place and others try to find it with the clues about the treasure that can be found on the Internet (
Before a cache can be found, a route usually must be walked or a puzzle must be solved.

The nice thing about geocaching is that you get to places you would never otherwise go! A site where you can find caches is or check the App store or Play store for the handy app. worden opgelost.


You will find the versatility of the area in Hellevoetsluis. In the 17th century, the Hellevoet fortress was built as a war and trading port. To strengthen this, Jan Blanken constructed a sea lock and the first stone dry dock in 1798. Hellevoetsluis was also a naval port, and at that time the silver fleet
captured by Piet Heyn was landed there. The Tromphuys, Jan Blanken’s dry dock, the Ruyterhuys
named after Michiel de Ruyter and the Kruythuys are just a few of the visiting options available in the
fortress. In the fortress there are nice eateries that will be happy to welcome you.

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