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Activities

To children, the Orchideeën Hoeve is a true journey of discovery through the jungle. It offers not only opportunities for play and observation, but also countless hands-on activities. Either follow your own compass or take part in a treasure hunt to discover all sorts of exciting attractions!

Feed the splendid fish in one of the many ponds, play with the birds in the new Lory Garden and visit Butterfly Valley, where over 2000 butterflies and moths fly around freely. Who knows, one might even land on your nose! There is no need to be afraid though, as these really are the world’s sweetest little creatures!

Jungle Treasure Hunt
Are you smart, adventurous and an animal lover? If so, then just take part in the jungle treasure hunt to be sure of winning a prize! A treasure hunt is also one way of making sure that you also see the iguanas, turtles, quails and lots of other tropical creatures

New: Feeding the lories
Do you dare help feed the little birds in the new Lory Garden? If you hold out one of the nectar feeders in your hand, then the lories will come to you to savour the sweet contents!

 


Feeding the fish
Each of the Orchideeën Hoeve’s gardens features several well-stocked fish ponds. A € 0.50 coin will buy you a portion of fish food from one the feed vending machines, which you can then use to feed the fish by hand.

 
Mangrove Forest Playground
The Mangrove Playground gives you the chance to climb and scramble around on a fantastic range of playground equipment. This indoor playground also comprises numerous water features and tropical animals, such as turtles and lizards. Click here for more information.
Feeding the turtles Butterfly Valley
In the Mangrove Forest Playground you may feed the turtles. Tubs of shrimps are available around the edge of the pond, which can be fed to the turtle using tweezers. Visit the Butterfly Valley, where over 2000 butterflies fly around freely. Who knows, one might even land on your nose! There is no need to be afraid though, as these really are the world’s sweetest little creatures!