Walking route above water


With this route you take a special walk on the border between land and water.

From the shopping center in Lelystad-Haven you walk along the bank of 't Bovenwater. Don't forget to enjoy the view. The gravel paths take you to a cozy beach. Then you walk a bit through the wooded nature reserve the Hollandse Hout and you arrive at the Knardijk. The view here is also magnificent. From the dike you look out over the Oostvaardersplassen and 't Bovenwater. Then you walk back to Lelystad-Haven via the Oostvaardersdijk, where you take a look at the place that played an important role in the creation of Lelystad: the former Werkeiland. 

Distance: 7.7 km
Start: Bus stop Lemmerkade at the Lelystad-Haven Shopping Center.
Catering industry: Snack bar Het Patatje, Ringdijk 34, 8244 BA Lelystad; Surf school Paradiso, Uilenweg 8, 8245 AB Lelystad; Tom's Creek, Uilenweg 2c, 8245 AB Lelystad.
Public transport accessibility: From Lelystad station, take line 1 in the direction of Lelystad Haven.
Parking car: At the Lelystad-Haven shopping center.

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Starting point of the route

Ring dike 34
8244 BA Lelystad


Club Port Side

Club Port Side is located in the Lelystad Haven Marina, directly on the main jetty. Once you walk across the dike, you imagine yourself in a completely different world.


Lelystad Haven marina

You will find the Lelystad Haven marina on the Marker and IJsselmeer. Its central location makes day or weekend trips to Monnickendam, Hoorn, Enkhuizen, Stavoren and Amsterdam easily feasible. But you can also stay in and around the port. Stay


Toms Creek Fishing Adventure

Toms Creek is a beautifully landscaped park with multiple fishing ponds.


Surf school Paradiso

Surf school Paradiso is located on Bovenwater in Lelystad, which is very suitable for water sports enthusiasts. 't Bovenwater is approximately 125 hectares in size and is ideal for the novice and experienced windsurfer. You will find them a stone's throw from the Hollandse Hout.

End point of the route

Ring dike 34
8244 BA Lelystad

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