Do you enjoy visiting a zoo? The Scheleberg Estate offers many close by. You can find Burger’s zoo in Arhem, Ouwehands Animal Park and the Apenheul (Monkey Forest) less than 30 minutes away. Three animal parks with their own character worth visiting!
National Park De Hoge Veluwe
The National Park De Hoge Veluwe is the second oldest park in The Netherlands. Of course you can enjoy a lovely walk or cycle tour; you can use the white bikes available on the park. De Hoge Veluwe also has space available for historical elements, architecture and fine arts. The worldwide known Kröller-Müller Museum is a part of the park. This way you can experience everything at once!
The Loo Palace
Located on the edge of Apeldoorn is the 300 years old Loo Palace. This previous royal palace was thoroughly renovated in 1984 and opened to the public. The residences in the palace offer a great view of three centuries of habitation by the Dutch Royal family. The West wing of the palace, the previous stable, is regularly designed for exhibitions. The beautiful gardens with water works breathe a 17th century atmosphere. You’ll be in another time for just a moment!
The dolphinarium in Harderwijk offers a full day trip. The whales, seals, porpoises, sea lions and of course the dolphins, assure that you’ll never get tired watching them. Not only in the basins, but also during the amazing shows they perform. Every day over eleven shows and performances take place!
Do you want to spend a day in a holiday park? The Juliana tower in Apeldoorn offers a great day for families with children up to 12 years. Children won’t rest a moment in over 60 different attractions! If you want to go all the way, you’ll have to drive a bit further. Within 50 minutes you’ll reach Walibi World. This amusement park, in the Flevoland Polder, is one of the biggest amusement parks in The Netherlands and has a target audience of youngsters and families with children. The different attractions in the park are divided in themes and many shows take place.