Once a quaint nature park, Efteling has grown to become a large, fantasy theme park. When it opened in 1952 with a playground and fairytale forest, no one could have predicted that it would evolve to be twice the size of the original Disneyland. While the park remains true to its origins by incorporating elements of fairy tales and folklore into its attractions and entertainment, it now has a total of 36 rides, including four water slides. Take your family on a trip through mythical worlds, enjoy the park's renowned greenery and gardens, and share in the excitement of roller coasters and thrill rides. Use our Kaatsheuvel holiday builder app to arrange your visit to Efteling and other attractions in Kaatsheuvel.
Create an itinerary including Efteling
Unable to display map at this time. Please try again later.
Places to stay near Efteling
Heerlijk even ertussen uit. Het park biedt zoveel meer dan alleen attracties. Ook er wandelen of even een kopje thee drinken in Station De Oost is heerlijk. Het personeel is vriendelijk en het park sc... more »Delicious moments between them. The park offers so much more than just attractions. Also there walking or just a cup of tea in The East Station is delicious. The staff is friendly and the park clean. Too bad only that the prices are so high. For food, drinks and parking you pay the Grand Prize.
Het kost steeds meer maar blijft prachtig. De aankleding en nieuwe attractie s maken het toch weet de moeite waard om er een bezoekje te brengen. more »It costs more and more but remains beautiful. The decor and new attraction s make it still worth a visit.
Blijft voor zowel kind als volwassene een sprookje om erin te vertoeven. Winterefteling zeer leuk aangepakt met de kleine maar gezellige marktjes. more »For both children and adults remains a fairy tale to. Winterefteling very nice addressed with the small but cosy markets.
Whatever your age is, there is always something in this amusement park that you will love. Queues are sort of enjoyable in the way they don't have you staring at blank walls or listening to other people's noises. Most queues have something to do or see whilst waiting. Food and drinks are decently priced considering it is a park and restroom use is free. The Efteling has a good app to navigate the park and find information about attractions beforehand. One note though: this park is not very suitable for kids under the age of 3 for One, they will not have any thoughts about being in an amusement park, they are simply to young to recognize and/or remember. Two, the queues will make them bored, resulting in crying and annoyance to other park guests. Three, the food is not suited for this age group, having to bring your own instead. Consider this, as a responsible adult and parent, when you are thinking of bringing babies and very small children.
Efteling is an outstanding nice park. We want to thank the incredibly nice and always friendly employees there. Also the park seems to be maintained pretty well, as it is in a good condition. Finally Efteling has a really welcoming atmosphere and we enjoyed the woods inside the park. So lovely! We hope that this park has the best years still in front of it! Outstanding! Superb! Really really good!
A great park and keeps improving the existing, plus building new rides. Clean it is, and fun it is for every generation. It could be very busy but the park is spacious and never gives a cramped feeling apart from the queues. For weekends: go on a cloudy but mild day in March before Easter. There might be some maintenance (which is good!) but then you can do everything you want in a single day, plus the cold-prone coasters are open on mild days.
Nice theme park. The negative about the park is that because i am not dutch and the language that they use to tell the story is dutch language. It will be better of they can provide a headset for foreign visitor as well so they can understand what is the story behind the attraction or the story that they tell in the introduction of the attraction. They also have a fairy tale with some wax doll such as cinderella but the whole story is in dutch language. You better have a local friend to translate for you
Had a fantastic day! Weather was poor in the morning and visited on a working day, didn't need to queue for anything! Rides are great and it's nice to see a theme park that actually has a theme that follows throughout! If you're an English speaking only visitor (like myself), some of the voice acting isn't in English. Wouldn't expect it to be however and it didn't stop those rides from still being enjoyable!
Plan your trip to Kaatsheuvel
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Best things to do in Kaatsheuvel
Side trips from Kaatsheuvel
De Hoge Veluwe National Park
Visit for: 8h
Visit for: 4h
Safaripark Beekse Bergen
Visit for: 3h 30min
UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk
Visit for: 2h 30min
Duinrell Amusement Park
Visit for: 4h
Visit for: 8h
Plans to Efteling by other users
3 days in Wassenaar BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Zaandam BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Amersfoort BY A USER FROM INDONESIA June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Breda BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Amersfoort BY A USER FROM INDONESIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Best BY A USER FROM INDIA May, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: May, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Soest BY A USER FROM INDONESIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 52 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Arnhem BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Utrecht BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM CANADA August, teens, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
Are you the owner of this business?Click here for promotion tips.