Activities

to do tips around Basecamp IJmuiden

A widespread natural area with human influences.

Basecamp IJmuiden is not only located on the beach, but also next to one of the 20 National Parks of the Netherlands. A unique location only 25 minutes from Amsterdam. Therefore, there is always something to do. Below an overview of activities you shouldn’t miss when you visit our Basecamp:

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Kennemerland National Park

Discover this unspoilt dune landscape with uniqye flora and fauna

Seaport

Watch large sea ships pass you by and pass the longest sea lock in the world

E-bikes & E-choppers

Explore the wider area with our e-bikes and e-choppers

Beach

Walk in 1 minute to our beautiful beaches where you will always find enough space to keep an appropriate distance

Blowkarting, (Kite)surfing

Have fun with wind and water sports, on and along the widest and largest activity beach in the Netherlands

Tiny Village

Feel at home in our unique Basecamp Tiny Village at sea

Amsterdam

Visit Amsterdam as often as you want, at only 30 minutes driving distance or 1,5 hour by bike

Electric boat

Cruise through the canals of Haarlem and / or the Zaanse Schans with our electric sloop, or with a skipper through the canals of Amsterdam

Keukenhof

Visit the world-famous Keukenhof, just half an hour's drive from our Basecamp

Bloemendaal at sea / Zandvoort

Visit the trendy Bloemendaal aan Zee and the Zandvoort F1 circuit, which is easy with our e-bikes or e-choppers or via a beautiful beach walk

Bunkers

Memorialize history by visiting the many bunkers of the bunker museum (which were part of the ‘Atlantikwall’ from the Second World War) within walking distance of Basecamp

The Pier

Walk or cycle for miles on the iconic sea pier of IJmuiden aan Zee, watch the sea ships or learn sports fishing, it's all possible on the pier

Fort island IJmuiden

Visit this Unesco world heritage

Food

Eat freshly caught fish in one of the five beach pavilions or many seafood restaurants

Play parcs

Have fun with your children in one of the many playgrounds and animal parks within a 30-minute drive, such as Europe's largest playground: the Linnaeushof

Zaanse Schans

Take a jump back in time at the open-air museum Zaanse Schans, this attraction is also a 30-minute drive from our park

Haarlem

Visit the pearl of the west with its historic center, famous museums, hip shopping streets and many good restaurants, accessible by our E-bikes and E-choppers

Kennemerland National Park

Come face to face with the Wisent (European bison), the largest land mammal in Europe

Basecamp IJmuiden

Live a unique experience with these wild animals - almost every evening at dusk one or more foxes come to explore our Basecamp

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