11x the best climbing forests in the Netherlands for children

Please note: due to the corona measures, it is mandatory to book in advance at most climbing parks. In addition, there is a maximum group size.

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Park the Plateau – Limburg

Wilhelmina, Hendrik, Emma and Maurits: we are not talking about the members of the Royal House here, but the names of the four climbing routes at Park het Plateau. Depending on which route you choose, you will be at a height of 3.5 to 7 meters above the ground. Climb rope ladders and wooden wobbly bridges and slide back down a zipline. Park Plateau is located near the Brunsummerheide, where you can enjoy a lovely walk afterwards.

The Climbing Island – Leidschendam

This awesome climbing park can be found at the Vlietland recreation area and is the first real High Ropes Course in South Holland. The park has fifty climbing obstacles, eleven cable cars and climbing routes between 7 and 11 meters high. The highlight: a 100-metre long cable car.

Climbing forest Overijssel

Here you will first receive an instruction and you must complete a practice course, but after that you can completely let loose. A ticket is valid for two hours and you can take four different courses in it. If you prefer to stay on the ground, there are plenty of other things to do in this adventure park, such as archery and walking on the water in an air ball.

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Climbing forest Rutbeek – Enschede

Ideal for the little ones: the course is safely low to the ground, but is exciting enough with all the nets, cables, planks and beams that allow you to climb from tree to tree.

Duinoord – Helvoirt

Here children can not only lose their energy in the climbing forest, there is also a park with trampolines, an indoor play cage, air cushion and mini golf course. Got an appetite? You will get plenty to eat at the various stalls in the park.

Climbing park Zips & Ropes – Ewijk

A zipline over the water, ropes between the trees and wooden walls to climb over: at Zips & Ropes climbing park you will find something for everyone. Combine it with a visit to Nijmegen and you can speak of a successful day out.

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Adventure Tour – Burgum

Nice to go with the whole family, because the different routes mean that there is a perfect route for everyone to climb. The little ones who are not yet allowed to climb have also been thought of: they can have fun in the children’s paradise.

Climbing forest Netherlands – Veluwe, Achterhoek, Gooi Eemland and Brabantse Wal

This climbing forest can be found at four different locations. In an extensive, mandatory instruction you learn how to climb safely and well-trained employees supervise. Birthday soon? Then you can also celebrate a children’s party here.

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Climbing forest Garderen – Garderen

Here you have various routes (including a course with only zip lines and a course with fun parts), so this forest is also suitable for inexperienced and less sporty climbers. A nice extra: Klimbos Garderen is centrally located, near Apeldoorn and Amersfoort.

Fun Forest – Almere, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Venlo

Fun Forest in Almere has a special children’s trail: the Monkey trail. But Fun Forest also has branches in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Venlo. Fun Forest has its own BOSS Kitchen in Amsterdam and Rotterdam: a kiosk and terrace where you can enjoy a tasty and responsible lunch.

Climbing forest – Harderwijk

With 45 climbing elements, your child will be happy here. He determines his own route, but you can bet that the Rollercoaster Zipline that goes right through the forest will not be skipped. He can also make a free fall from a height of sixteen meters (and hold your breath).

Is your child not finished yet? Then these outdoor playgrounds and play forests are definitely worth a visit.

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