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Hiswa Blauwe vlag Golden Anchors

The oldest living and dining ship in the Netherlands

De Zwerver was built in 1900 at shipyard De Vlijt in Oude Wetering. Artist, architect and explorer Wijnand Otto Jan Nieuwenkamp designed it as a houseboat, but also used it as a mobile studio and exhibition space. The ship has been completely restored and is now used as accommodation for overnight stays and meetings.

Fully equipped

  • Three bedrooms, two with double beds and one with three single beds.
  • Two modern bathrooms with toilet.
  • A well-equipped kitchen with electric hob, fridge and coffee machine.
  • TV connection & Wifi.
  • On the terrace you can enjoy the view with a cup of coffee in your hand.


Spending the night at the Zwerver is a special experience. You will cycle to Naarden Vesting within 10 minutes and you will be in Amsterdam in 20 minutes. The Zwerver is a special location for meetings or to spend the night with family and friends.