Sightseeing tulip fields Amsterdam

Discover the tulip fields in Holland with these sightseeing tours

The world famous tulip fields near Amsterdam are a must visit if you are in Holland during tulip season. The beautiful colors and smells give you the real spring feeling. With these sightseeing tours you will experience the tulips and flower fields at their best. All sightseeing tours start near Keukenhof Gardens in the Bollenstreek (flower region).

The Tulip Festival will start again on 23 March 2023. Visiting Amsterdam before then? Then check out our tips below.

Discover the beauty outside Keukenhof
Discover the tulip fields outside Keukenhof Gardens

The surroundings of Keukenhof Gardens are enchanting. Many different flower fields provide a unique experience every spring. There are so many ways to enjoy the flower area in Holland. Do you prefer to be active? Go cycling. Do you want to explore the tulip fields in a more relaxing way? Then go for a Keukenhof cruise, a Twizy electric car tour or an electric scooter tour. Would you like to discover the tulip fields as a VIP? Then go for a spectacular helicopter flight above the tulip fields.

Self-guided or with a local guide

When you want to check out the flower fields with a sightseeing tour you can choose to go self-guided or with a local guide. Below you can see which tours are self-guided and which tours can be booked with a local guide. The local guide can tell you very much about the flower fields and the flower area. Some self-guided tours include an Audio Guide to learn the story of the flowers.

Keukenhof boat tour along the tulip fields in Holland

Keukenhof boat tour along the tulip fields
Keukenhof boat tour along the tulip fields

From the water you can enjoy the tulip fields in Holland in a completely different way. Experience it for yourself with the sightseeing Keukenhof boat tour. This tour takes 45 minutes and starts at the windmill in Keukenhof flower park. During the cruise, you will hear the story of the tulip fields in Holland via an audio tour. As the departure point is in Keukenhof Gardens, you will need a ticket for Keukenhof as well as a boat ticket.

Ticket Keukenhof boat tour
(Exclusive Keukenhof admission ticket)
Price
Adults (12+)€ 9.00Buy tickets
Children (4-11)€ 4.50Buy tickets
Children (0-3)FreeBuy tickets

Cycle along the flowering tulip fields

Cycle along the flowering tulip fields
Cycle along the flowering tulip fields | Photocredit: Keukenhof / Laurens Lindhout

Biking in Holland is very popular. The roads have special bike-lanes and there are more bikes in Holland then there are people. The roads along the tulip fields are not crowded and easy to walk or ride. So sightseeing the tulips is best done by bike. You will have to choose between a self-guided cycle route or a cycle tour with a local guide. You can get a rental bike at Keukenhof or near the gardens.

Helicopter sightseeing flight above the tulip fields

helicopter flight tulip fields Amsterdam
helicopter flight tulip fields Amsterdam

The tulip fields are great from the ground but from a helicopter you get a completely different view of the colorful flower fields. The helicopter flies only on 6 days in April and the number of places is limited. The flight days for 2023 are not yet known. We expect to announce them in October.

Helicopter ToursFrom price
Saturday April 9€ 126.00
Saturday April 16 (Easter Weekend)€ 126.00Sold out
Sunday April 17 (Easter Weekend)€ 126.00Sold out
Saturday April 23 (Flower Parade Weekend)€ 126.00Sold out
Sunday April 24 (Flower Parade Weekend)€ 126.00Sold out
Saturday April 30€ 126.00Sold out

Renault Twizy GPS Tulip Tour

Electric Twizy tour tulip fields
Electric Twizy tour tulip fields

Experience the enchanting and iconic tulip fields at their purest! Enjoy a trip through the famous Bollenstreek with the electric Twizy Tulip Tour. Take in the colors and the smells, and stop as often as you want for a selfie among the tulip and flower fields. In an electric 2-person Renault Twizy, with GPS navigation and audio guide, you can explore one of the most beautiful and colorful regions of Holland at your own pace.

Tip: Experience the sunset and tulip fields all by yourself and no crowds when you book an evening tour from 7pm – 9pm. (sunset around 8.30pm). Very instagrammable!

Electric Scooter Tulip Tour

electric scooter tulip tour
electric scooter tulip tour

With an electric scooter you can ride silently past the tulip fields around Keukenhof. The electric scooter is very easy to steer and ensures that you can admire a large part of the flower fields without much effort.

TukTuk Private Sightseeing Tour

TukTuk Private Tulip Tour
TukTuk Private Tulip Tour

Enjoy the flower fields in a fun and relaxt way with the TukTuk Private Tulip Tour. Escape the crowds and enjoy the silence along beautiful flower fields.

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