Welcome in Holland! Are you looking to get away from the crowds in Amsterdam?

We offer 6 small group tours off the beaten track with experienced local guides. Come and explore nature looking for wildlife, ride a horse on the beach or enjoy a day on a boat looking for seals. Learn more about WWII at a former camp site or dive into art and architecture surrounded by Holland’s most beautiful nature.

OUR TOURS

We have made some significant changes to comply with the current COVID-19 social distancing and safety regulations.

  • We will offer private tours only, for up to 6 members of one group (family, friends, household)
  • In our minivan we use a screen between the driver/guide and your family
  • We will wear a face mask and encourage you to bring your own
  • Hand sanitizer will be available in the minivan
  • Boxed lunches, snacks and drinks are included
  • Hotel pick up and drop off for your convenience
  • Multiple day discounts!

As all tours are private for up to 6 people of one group (household, family or friends), we are very flexible and can add new destinations upon request. Existing destinations are: Seals, concentration camp Vught, National Park Hoge Veluwe, Horse riding, Bird watching and Island Tour. Adding tours with destinations like Giethoorn, Zaanse Schans, Marken or Kinderdijk is definitely a possibility!

Wildlife Tour

We will explore the National Park Hoge Veluwe, home to Red Deer, Roe deer, Wild Boar and Mouflon, in a small group, stopping at several lookouts and wildlife viewing areas.  If you like, you can discover the park on your own by bicycle as well! For those in your group who are more interested in art or architecture we offer to drop you at the entrance of the country residence/museum Jachthuis Sint Hubertus or the The Kröller-Müller Museum.

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Seal Tour

On this half day tour, we will take you on a journey along the breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage site Waddensea. We will explore the Waddensea by boat at low tide, scouting for seals and migrating birds. We will visit the historic town of Medemblik on the IJsselmeer coast, the golden era village of Twisk, and we will  see the famous enclosing dike between Noord-Holland and Friesland up close, on this family friendly trip.

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Horse Riding Tour

Come and discover Holland from horseback! Our amazing trail ride takes you through the forest and dunes to the beautiful Dutch beach. We offer hacks for beginner, intermediate and experienced riders. For experienced riders we offer to include a nice gallop on the beach! The ride typically lasts 1,5 – 2,5 hours, depending on the weather and riding level of the people in your group. Please note our age (8+) and weight(<100kg/220lbs) restrictions for this activity.

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Remembrance Tour

On this small group tour, we will visit the remainders of the WWII Nazi concentration camp Vught, with its reconstructed watchtowers, barracks, crematorium and children’s memorial.  The camp was first used in 1943 and held 31,000 Jewish and political prisoners. During this visit, the importance of this time in our recent history will be highlighted. An audio tour is included at the site. Our tour guide will stay with the group throughout the visit and will be able to answer your questions.

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Bird Watching Tour

Our national parks are geared towards bird watchers with many easy accessible blinds and lookouts. On this full day trip we will take you on a walk in one of our biggest nature reserves, with lakes, wetlands, swamps and grasslands. It is home to a huge variety of bird species, of which 31 are on the European endangered species list. The area is also know for its big herds of large grazers like Red deer, Heck cattle and wild Konik horses. A boxed lunch is included with this trip.

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Island Tour

Experience a full day at the UNESCO World Heritage site Waddensea and the island of Schiermonnikoog! We will explore the Waddensea by boat at low tide, scouting for seals and migrating birds. We will sail to the beautiful Island of Schiermonnikoog and explore its National Park, historic village and beaches. On board or in the harbour we will serve a delicious dinner! On our way back to Amsterdam we will stop at the famous enclosing dike between Noord-Holland and Friesland.

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TESTIMONIALS

      This was one of the best tours experience in recent times. It's a small group oriented and very niche tour for those who do not want to run around and... read more

    SatishNY
    6/29/2019

      Taking this tour was my favorite part of our trip to Amsterdam! Dutch Seal Tours went above and beyond at every point of the trip. From the very beginning, they... read more

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    8/31/2018

      This was like a dream come true! These animals are precious and so beautiful and peaceful. I would recommend this to couples, friends, families, and children of all... read more

    avatar thumb Vogel E
    8/30/2018

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