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5 reasons why a boating holiday in the Netherlands a good idea is for a family vacation

Bijgewerkt op: 3 nov. 2023

A boating holiday with kids offers a unique and enjoyable experience for families with the quality time you are looking for when on a family holiday. Navigating waterways and discovering new places and engaging in outdoor activities can be exciting and adventurous for kids. Discover in this blog why the Netherlands is a good idea for a family boating holiday.


The family yacht: the Northman 1200 Electric

  1. Scenic waterways: the Netherlands is famous for its picturesque canals and waterways, providing a beautiful backdrop for a relaxing boating holiday.

  2. Accessibility: the country’s waterways are well connected, making it easy to navigate and explore different areas.

  3. Family-friendly activities: the Netherlands is know for its outdoor activities and attractions, many of which are suitable for families, including cycling, hiking, and visiting historic sites with windmills.

  4. Cultural experiences: a boating holiday in the Netherlands offers an opportunity to experience the country’s unique culture, including it’s iconic architecture, cheese markets, and vibrant cities. Did you know, that in most cities or villages in the Netherlands you can moor your boat right in the city center?

  5. Convenient accommodations: boats can serve as both transportation and accommodation, providing a unique and convenient way to experience the Netherlands with your family.


Above pictures give an impression of the family yacht: the Northman 1200 Electric.


A boating holiday with kids A boating holiday with kids offers a unique and enjoyable experience for families with the quality time you are looking for when on holiday. A boating holiday allow families to spend quality time together, exploring new places and making memories in a relaxed and scenic setting. When onboard, you have to work together as a team, for example when you are boating and found a nice berth spot. The kids can prepare the boat with mooring lines and fenders.


Next to that, navigating waterways and discovering new places and engaging in outdoor activities can be exciting and adventurous for kids. After a boating tour, the watersport activities can continue with for example, swimming, Stand Up Paddling, or surfing.


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With a boat, families have the flexibility to move at their own pace, visit new places and plan their own itinerary. Moreover, a boating holiday provides opportunities for kids to learn about nature, history, geography, and boating safety.


Nowadays, a family subject is screentime. With the variety of activities and scenic surroundings, a boating holiday can reduce the amount of screen time for kids and encourage them to engage in outdoor play and exploration.


Charter a boat for your family holiday in the Netherlands At Natural Yachts you can charter an electric boat which are very convenient for a family up to 6 persons. These electric boats provide all the comfort you need for your family, the boats are equipped with closed sleeping cabins, a separate bathroom cabin with electric toilet and shower, an induction hob in the kitchen, safe infrared heating, an outdoor shower, and multiple lounges to relax. All electric charter yachts from Natural Yachts are equipped with a long range battery pack which can be charged in all harbours and at municipality berth places in cities and villages. Discover the Nexus Revo 870 Electric which is a family boat for 2 adults, or 2 adults plus 2 children, with 2 cabins, and 1 bathroom cabin.


Discover the Northman 1200 Electric which is a 6-person family boat with 3 cabins, and 2 bathrooms cabins.


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