Vinkeveenseplassen are thanks to its central location in the Randstad popular for water sports. They are connected to the Amstel River, from the Golden Age created by the extraction of peat for the benefit of Amsterdam. On and along the water are numerous leisure facilities available; can be swimming, sailing, diving and waterskiing.
So for water recreation, there are unique opportunities in Vinkeveenseplassen. Especially for canoes and electric boats, some trails. The clear waters are Vinkeveenseplassen a beloved dive site and divers come from all over the Netherlands over here. Divers can visit the specially equipped dive area with sand island 4. This zone is about 180 meters long and 120 meters wide and is prohibited for shipping. In the diving zone are several diving objects placed at various depths.
The Botshol is a pee and marsh area near Vinkeveen. The area has a characteristic flora and fauna and is home to many rare plants, mammals, birds and other animals. However, the most important of the lakes consist of the aquatic flora and fauna. The area is now administered by the Preservation of Nature and is designated as a sanctuary. It is only accessible by rowing boats available for rent.
The water-rich nature of the region indicates that it is an ideal fishing area. Every angler should have a Vispas. Hold Both Tourist Loosdrecht (tel: 035-5823958) as Tourist Round Fen (tel: 0297-214231) sell fishing licenses. Find out what the proper permit for you (day, week, or year license).
Not all water is allowed to fish. For a good hideaway, you can always ask the landlords (rowing) boats. For current information and information about fishing facilities in the area, please contact one of the angling clubs in the region. Also, there are licenses available.
Any suitable for boating water has its own rules for sailing. Inquire about the rules of the relevant tourist information offices. For quick sail (faster than 12 miles per hour) a dagontheffing need of urination shelf. This allows you to show your license and Y-register the boat, bought at the Tourist Loosdrecht, tel 035-5823958. Information on licenses: Shelf Loosdrecht Lakes, Kanaalweg 95b 3533 HH Utrecht, tel 030-2974001.
Fast Cruising on Vinkeveenseplassen is not allowed!