Activities and sports in Scheveningen

Whether you enjoy being part of the action or prefer to observe from the sidelines, Scheveningen has lots to offer active adventurers and sports enthusiasts.

Hiking is a relaxed and active way to explore Scheveningen. The beach is a good place to get away from things and recharge your battery. Scheveningen has plenty of nice hiking trails through the dunes and forest. Most of the touristic attractions can easily be reached by foot. Visitors often forget to hike around in one of the forests neighbouring the beach.

In need of some more nature besides the beach? Make sure to visit the Westbroekpark. The Westbroekpark is an oasis of peace and tranquility. Check out the many different roses in the rose garden. Children can live it up at the playground.

Holland is the biking capital of the world. For Dutch people it is very normal to own a bike and use this as their main transportation. Scheveningen can be explored perfectly by bike, as most roads can not be accessed by car. From Scheveningen the beach of Kijkduin can be reached within 20 minutes by bike.

The bike rental shop in Scheveningen rents out bikes for half a day or full day. Here you can also get information about the several biking trails alongside the beach or forest. Worried about what to eat during the day? Take a picnic basket along!

Water sports
For adventurous young people and adults there is a lot to do in Scheveningen. Scheveningen is known for all different kinds of water sports, espescialy in summer there are various sporting activities to do.

You can rent jet skis, race in a rib boat, go over the water on a banana, power kiting on the beach and ziplining from the Pier. Fun to do together with your friends, to entertain the kids in the summer or to make a family weekend memorable.

The harbor also has a nice yacht club where sailors come together for a drink. As soon as the wind starts picking up the harbor becomes alive. By car, bike or foot sailors are getting as quickly as possible to the beach.