Efteling, Kaatsheuvel

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.
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  • 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.
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  • It costs more and more but remains beautiful. The decor and new attraction s make it still worth a visit.
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  • For both children and adults remains a fairy tale to. Winterefteling very nice addressed with the small but cosy markets.
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  • 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!

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