The best activities of Ouddorp
Thanks to Ouddorp's wonderful location close to the beach, dunes and forest, there is always plenty to do. In addition to beautiful hiking and biking tours in nature, the area is also suitable for numerous water sports. Pay a visit to the Brouwersdam and take, for example, surfing lessons. The center of Ouddorp also offers plenty of entertainment, we have listed the best activities for you:
- Water sports activities
- Stretching beaches
- Monumental buildings
#1. Water sports
You have come to the right place in Ouddorp if you are interested in water sports. Did you know that Ouddorp has the cleanest beach in the Netherlands? Natural High offers a wide range of water sports activities for the whole family. Whether you want to surf, kayak, suppen, it's all possible. The Brouwersdam is pre-eminently a popular place for windsurfers. Would you rather take it a little easier? The resort of Oasis Punt-West is located on Lake Grevelingen. You can bring your own boat or book a boat trip on Lake Grevelingen, and who knows, you might even spot a seal.
#2. Hiking and Cycling
The surroundings of Ouddorp lend themselves to wonderful cycling and walking tours. There are various nature reserves around and in the middle of Ouddorp, such as nature reserve De Punt and nature reserve de Kleistee. The Kop van Goeroe is not only great for cycling, but you can also make beautiful walks here and reach places that you can only get to on foot. Be surprised by bunkers, dune pans and a special view over the sea. Thanks to the indicated arrows and information boards, you can easily explore the whole area and the routes you can walk on will show themselves.
#3. Goat farm the Mèkkerstee
Always wanted to taste the atmosphere of a farmer's life? This can be done at the Mèkkerstee goat farm in Ouddorp. You can take a look at this beautiful family business. Admission to the goat farm is free. Learn all about the cheese dairy, greet the goats and let your children have fun in the playground of the farm. For a snack and a drink you are also at the right place at the Mèkkerstee. Taste the homemade ice cream or chose a delicious pancake or apple pie in the restaurant.
#4. Center of Ouddorp
From Oasis Punt-West you are in no time in the atmospheric center of Ouddorp. Stroll through the charming old streets or visit the local market on Tuesday. In addition to nice shopping streets, Ouddorp also has many places of other interests. For example, there is the village church, two mills, old factories, the town hall, the lighthouse and several monumental buildings. The most famous building of Ouddorp is a typical Ouddorp farm from 1659 called 'Het Blaeuwe Huus'.
"The beach of Ouddorp is the cleanest beach in the Netherlands."
#5. RTM Museum
Take a ride on the historic tram and enjoy the surroundings. A fun activity for the whole family. The tram leaves from the RTM museum and passes the resort of Oasis Punt-West. The railway runs along the resort. The museum consists of several locomotives and trainsets. The Driving Tram Museum takes you over the Brouwersdam and back, the return trip takes a total of one hour.
There is plenty to do in Ouddorp. Thanks to the convenient location of Oasis Punt-West Hotel & Beach Resort at the Grevelingenmeer and close to the North Sea, water sports enthusiasts can indulge themselves in Ouddorp.
Your stay at Oasis Punt-West is directly on the Grevelingenstrand. Ouddorp has about 16 dune crossings where you can reach the beach and parking is free. Tip: Beach 'Brouwersdam', Beach 'Vuurtoren' and Beach 'Noordweg'.
The Kop van Goeree is a nature reserve on the island of Goeree-Overflakkee. From here you can start various walks in the area.
Your children can enjoy themselves in the nature around Ouddorp. There are also plenty of fun activities for children in the area. For example, take the RTM tram over the Brouwersdam or visit goat farm De Mèkkerstee.