Quality & comfort

If you want to go camping on camping-site De Grote Altena, you want to have quality and comfort. The camping-site is spacious and well kept. Most camping pitches are right on the water’s edge with a beautiful view of the river and passing vessels. Each comfortable camping-pitch is provided with its own water tap and drainage and power points and drainage. The sanitary facilities are modern, well heated and clean. On our hikers field the sites are reserved for tents and folding-vans only.

Reception & service

At reception you can every day collect new bread and buy various morning papers. At reception you can also rent bikes, digitenne and wireless internet (Wi-Fi). At our reception we have various brochures c.q. flyers available for you. We also sell various kinds of gas bottles and bicycle- and walking guides. For the rest of your shopping you can go to two village-shops in de village of Oosterhout (at abt. 1,5 km. from the camping-site). In the near village of Elst (at abt. 4 km.) there are several supermarkets and you can do some pleasant shopping there.

Toilet & shower

Our camping-site has modern sanitary facilities (heated) which are in three toilet units, each provided with toilets, showers and washing up facilities. In or near each unit you will find a facility to empty your chemical toilet. The use of the hot water showers and warm/hot tap water is free of charge. In the centrally situated toilet building are in addition to a laundry also a babyroom, a family shower and a room for disabled persons available.

Sports & games

At the camping-site there are both for young and old sufficient sports- and playing facilities available. In addition to a children’s playground you have at your disposal a table-tennis table, a football game, a large chessboard, a trampoline and a jeu d’boules track. In case of less favourable weather you can entertain yourself in our entertainment room. In addition to a television and video set you will find various games and reading books c.q. periodicals.

Beach & water

Our camping site has a beautiful sand beach, where it is wonderful to be. As a matter of fact it is possible (for a good swimmer!) to have a cool dive into the river. For a day’s outing to swim or sunbathe you can also go to the nearby nature- and recreation pool at Slijk-Ewijk. (at abt. 3 km.). A fanatical angler will find plenty of opportunity to fish in the river or in the numerous pools or old rivulets.

Food & drinks

On the Waalterrace you can, while enjoying a nice drink and/or some nice food, enjoy the beautiful view of the river. During the weekends and in the high season (every day) you can buy chips and various delicacies here. If you want to have a dinner you can go to the Brasserie De Altena (does not belong to the camping).

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