Hindeloopen is easily accessible from the IJsselmeer with its two harbours. The marina offers 550 mooring places and several (nautical) facilities. The old Hindeloopen harbour is idyllically situated with a view of the lock, the KNRM (lifeboat station) and the quayside with a wide range of places to eat.

Moreover, the town is easily accessible through inland navigation routes from Stavoren and Workum. In the southern direction you will find the inner harbour and several mooring possibilities on the Yndyk.

In preparation to your visit to Hindeloopen, please download the map with addresses of the watersport companies.

Tourist Information Hindeloopen has a wide range of navigation maps:

  • Aquaductenroute (Aqueduct route): sailing over the road without noticing
  • Turfroute (peat route): enjoy the old times on this route
  • Staandemastroute (standing mast route): an adventure in mid-Friesland
  • Middelseeroute (waterway from Leeuwarden to Sneek): restored to its former state
  • Lits-Lauwersmeerroute: surrounded by nature between Lits and Lauwers


  1. (Nederlands) Expositie winter op aardewerk

    14 December 2018 @ 10:00 - 26 September 2019 @ 18:00
  2. (Nederlands) Fancy Fair voor Stichting Semmy

    May 29 @ 10:00 - 12:00
  3. (Nederlands) IFKS

    August 10 @ 09:15 - 14:30