Various shipping routes have been set out in Nieuwkoop. In Noorden (Gem. Nieuwkoop) the Red route starts for both electric boats, canoes and paddle boards.
Sailing routes Nieuwkoop
The Red Route is the route of “Rest, Space and Reed”. The route is located on the north side of the Noordeinderplas and has a length of approximately 8.5 kilometers. A large part of this route goes through the small ditches of the Nieuwkoopse Plassen. This is one of the most beautiful nature reserves of the Nieuwkoopse Plassen. Because of the variety of beautiful plants, flowers and various head types, such as the purple heron and the curlew etc. The route can be combined with the yellow route.
The Yellow Route is the route of “Between Village, Rietland and Meadow”. The route is located on the south side of the Noordeinderplas and also has a length of approximately 8.5 kilometers. The route goes through municipal shipping where you can see the village tower and along the bank you often see long sticks of eel traps from various professional fishermen. Then you go into the peat area, the vegetation here consists of scrub, low trees, including pine and honeysuckle and striking plants such as the royal fern, dottera flower and cuckoo flower. The undergrowth is popular with songbirds and the meadow area to include the godwit, curlew and lapwing. If you want to see the whole area, you can combine the red and yellow route.
Sailing routes for Electro boats
For the Electric boats, 3 routes have been plotted at the Nieuwkoopse Plassen, North, Central and South. The routes can be sailed separately but can also be combined or shortened.
The Noordroute is on the north side of the Noordeinderplas and takes approximately 1.5 hours, this one starts at Nikano. The route goes for the most part through the most beautiful area of Natuurmonumenten. The route can be linked to the Middle Route. Depending on how long you want to go, you can sail the yellow route in whole or in part.
The Central Route takes approximately 2.5 hours. A part of the route goes over the Noordeinderplas and the southern part of this route goes through the area of Natuurmonumenten and can be combined well with the northern part. It is also possible to shorten this route if, for example, you want to sail for 1 hour.