Almost half of the total area of Waterland consists of water (no less than 5,000 hectares).
Waterland therefore has a wide range of water recreation options; from sailing on the Marker or IJsselmeer, sunbathing on the IJsselmeer to sitting on a terrace on the water in one of the picturesque places that Waterland has to offer. Exploring Waterland by boat? Whisper boat, motor boat, rowing boat or canoe; On the water between the reeds with a gentle breeze you will experience Waterland at its best.