Top Theme Parks in Holland

As well as windmills and clogs, tulips and cafes, culture and history, Holland is also home to a great selection of theme parks. Whether you are visiting with the family and looking for somewhere to entertain and amuse the kids for day, whether you are travelling with friends or a partner and looking for somewhere to chill out, cut loose, and enjoy thrills and spills, or whether you are alone and looking for something different to do with your day, make sure you check out the terrific theme parks that Holland has in store.

Linnaeushof

Linnaeushof is mainly aimed at children. There are separate attractions for toddlers, small children, and bigger kids. There are also attractions that are suitable for wheelchair users. It is the biggest playground in Europe and is sure to keep children amused for hours on end! It boasts over 350 items of play equipment. There is a sand play house, a seesaw, swings, a merry-go-round, trampolines, mini golf, water bikes, sports areas, and more! For tiny tots there is a fun bouncy castle, a toddler village, and other activities. Bennie Broek, the rabbit, is sure to raise a smile.

Efteling

Efteling is Holland’s most well known theme park. It is suitable for children and adults. There are numerous rides and different themed areas. Fairy Realm is filled with magical tales, Adventure Realm is sure to get the adrenalin pumping, the Travel Realm has trains, boats, and other forms of transport, and the Alternative Realm boats a spooky Haunted House, a forbidden city, and more. Adults can enjoy the 18 hole golf course whilst the kids play. There are good food and beverage outlets in the park.

 

Slagharen

Slagharen offers a range of exciting things to do for people of all ages. It is a large park, with shows, attractions, rides, parades, a pool, and a delightful pony park. The park characters join together for the daily parade, which is sure to enchant younger members of the family. The Cowboy and Indian show is high octane and nail biting. The Circus Theatre has various performances at different times of the day. Rides include a white water river course, a Ferris wheel, a carousel, and pony rides.

Duinrell

Duinrell not only boasts a great selection of rides, but it also has a large swimming pool. In the pool you can enjoy slides, chutes, rapids, and waves. Shows are great for all the family, and kids will like the big play area. There are tame rides for the little ones and adrenalin rides for the big ones. Feel the rush on the roller coasters, reach heights on the swing, and have a fantastic and memorable day out.

Adventurepark Hellendoorn

This is a great place for families with younger children, as it mainly focuses on people of 12 years old or younger. The park contains over 30 rides, as well as a terrific selection of entertaining shows and performances. Surrounded by a forest, kids can enjoy nature as well as giggles and laughs. Features include laser games, a roller coaster, rapids, and pirates.

Walibi Holland

Walibi Holland is best suited to adults and older children. It does have entertainment for younger guests, but it mainly consists of fast and high rides. Enjoy loops, race along at the fastest speeds, plunge from dizzying heights, and feel the buzz as your heart pounds and your head spins.

Drievliet

Drievliet has a selection of rides, attractions, and activities for the whole family. Adults and teenagers can enjoy the adrenalin rides, whilst younger members of the family can be enchanted by wonderful shows and ride the slower rides, designed especially with the kiddies in mind. Grownups won’t know what has hit them as they plummet through the air, fly around twists and turns, free fall into water, and race around at break neck speeds!

 

Other theme parks in Holland include Archeon, where you can step back in time and be transported to a different place, the land of miniature at Madurodam, Het Arsenaal, Amusementspark Tivoli, and the variety of water creatures at the Dolphinarium, all of which are in the list of top 10 attractions for kids. For even more family fun, Holland is also home to a fabulous selection of zoos. 

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