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) Stad in het hart

    October 11 @ 11:00 - October 31 @ 17:00
  2. (Nederlands) Vliegende pech onderweg!

    October 23 @ 14:00 - October 24 @ 17:00
  3. (Nederlands) Jack Bottleneck and Band

    October 26 @ 20:00 - 23:00
  4. (Nederlands) Goet foud feest

    November 24
  5. Hielper wintermarkt

    November 24 @ 17:00 - 22:00