Active on the water

Zeeland is of course the watersport holiday province that many watersport fanatics have discovered. Whether you are a diver, a sport fisherman, surfer or a competition sailor there is always water that will suit you. Wether you are an advanced sportsman who likes the rough waters or whether you are a beginner who prefers the calm water of the Lake of Veere.

In Zeeland you find water everywhere. Not strange, because almost a third of the province consists of water. It is not just any water: Zeeland has the sea, inlets, lakes, canals, creeks, weirs and naturally the National Park Oosterschelde
- canadian canoe / rowing
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- canoeing and "eskimoteren"(turn upside down with your  and turn back again)
- canoe-diving (dive with a canoe from a tower)
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cat sailing
- Fly boarding in Kamperland. The new water experience. Come out of the water with the power of the wate.  
- jet skiing
- kayaking

- peddle boating
- power kiting
- rafting (and make the raft yourself)

- surfing / kite surfing (with longboard of short board/ there are special kite surf beaches)
- skim boarding
- sloop sailing
- stand up paddlig (on the Lake of Veere and also in the canals of Middelburg!)
- water-skiing / wakeboarding

- surfyoga: yoga on a stand-up-paddleboard

Zeeland has many sports you can enjoy. Alone or with a group. There are many schools where you can take lessons or clinics. The courses are optimized to suit everyone's level: learn a new skill or improve your skill. These schools also rent material. You can go for example to: - waterskicentrum de Schotsman; - wind- en kite surf school veerse dam;  Vertigo Sports;   Xwatersport Beach Center, Thijs surfschool ; kanoa;  Vertigo Sports.

 

Fishing: sea bass, sole, cod, mackerel, garfish, dab, whiting, plaice, founder..... The lake of Veere and the Easternscheldt have ideal spots to go fishing. Fishing bait is available (note: check if you need a fishing permit) You can also join a workshop: beach fishing workshops (Colijnsplaat),  seabass and seatrout fishing from the shore, boat and kajak. Or try kajakfishing for pike.
 Boats:
you can relax with a nice drink aboard a motor yacht, or rent a (motor)boat or take a lesson  and discover the small islands in the Veerse lake.

-- Join a boattrip and try to look for seals and porpoises. Departures in Kamperland and Colijnsplaat.
-- If you like to take a voyage back into the natical past, you can join a trip with an old fishing boat or freighter. You even can help the skipper with the sailing. And.. experience is not needed.
- catamaran-sailing

Note: Outside high season: some attractions/facilities may have limited opening hours. Consult their websites.