Glamping on the coast of Zeeland at the Gorishoek

Looking for a cozy campsite on the coast of Zeeland? Family camping Gorishoek on Tholen, Zeeland, is located near the Oosterschelde estuary. Enjoy the heated swimming pool, paddling pool, playground with air trampoline and petting zoo. In high season, the animation team organizes activities such as sports, ghost tours and kayaking. The restaurant is open all day. There is also a sandwich service. Explore the surroundings by bike, visit nearby villages, or take a trip to Bergen op Zoom.

  • Family camping
  • Close to Oosterschelde
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free wifi
  • Outdoor pool and paddling pool
  • Entertainment for children
  • Swimming in the Eastern Scheldt
  • Dogs welcome
  • Restaurant with terrace
  • On the island of Tholen
  • Only 20km from Bergen op Zoom
  • Fresh sandwiches daily

Facilities and activities at Camping Gorishoek

(Sports) activities

  • Bicycle rental

Activities in the area

  • Diving
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing
  • Kitesurfing
  • Nature park (<5 KM / 3.1 MILES)
  • Picturesque villages
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Walking
  • Water skiing / wakeboarding
  • National park (<20 KM / 9.3 MILES)

Kids and teenagers

  • Entertainment
  • Children's farm
  • Playground (outdoor)
  • Bouncy castle

Park facilities

  • Reception
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Breakfast service
  • Charging point for electric car
  • WiFi in public area (free)
  • Free parking nearby or at the park

Spoken language

  • Dutch

Swimming pool

  • Outdoor pool
  • Paddling pool

Food & Beverage

  • Bar
  • Takeaway meals
  • Restaurant

Holiday park

  • Vodatent
Camping Gorishoek


Explore the area by bike or on foot

Get out and explore the beautiful natural surroundings of Scherpenisse, where you can enjoy hiking or biking through the surrounding polders, dikes and along the waterfront. Discover nearby nature reserves such as the Pluimpot, just 1.3 km from the campsite, and the Oosterschelde National Park, 12.5 km away, where you can enjoy bird watching and nature walks.

Fun villages and historical sites

Visit the historic churches in the area, such as the St. Adriaan Church in Scherpenisse itself. This Gothic church dates back to the 15th century. Visit the quaint village of Wemeldinge, known for its beautiful harbor and opportunities for diving and snorkeling. If you like seafood, Yerseke is a must-visit. It is known for its mussel and oyster culture. You can sample fresh seafood and learn about the local fishing history.

Day in Bergen op Zoom

Take day trips to nearby cities such as Bergen op Zoom (20 km), where you can explore historic architecture, museums and quaint stores. Bergen op Zoom, a picturesque town on the edge of the Brabantse Wal, a hilly nature reserve. The Market Square, surrounded by historic buildings and terraces, offers an atmospheric place to enjoy local food and drinks. Visit the imposing Grebbe, or St. Gertrudis Church, with its striking tower towering high above the city, or the various museums, including the Markiezenhof, a former city palace that is now a museum dedicated to the city's history. Bergen op Zoom is also a bustling city with events and festivals, including carnival. For nature lovers, there are numerous hiking and biking trails in the area, some of which extend to the coast of Zeeland.

On the water or off the water

The Oosterschelde offers a paradise for water sports enthusiasts, with opportunities for sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing or just swimming and enjoying the salty sea air. You might not immediately think it, but the Eastern Scheldt is a popular diving destination because of its rich marine life and many shipwrecks. After a day on the water, you can enjoy fresh fish dishes straight from the Oosterschelde, Taste local Zeeland specialties, such as fresh fish, mussels and oysters, at the restaurants and eateries in the area. Of course you can also fish yourself, the Oosterschelde has plenty of fishing opportunities. You can fish from the shore or book a fishing excursion. It is the perfect combination of adventure and culinary enjoyment.

Practical information

Frequently asked questions about Camping Gorishoek

  1. Is Camping Gorishoek popular among families?

    Yes, the campsite in Zeeland is a true family camping site and is frequently booked by families.

  2. Does Camping Gorishoek have its own restaurant?

    Yes, at restaurant SMAEK you can enjoy delicious pastries with coffee, a nice drink, a delicious lunch, and a surprising dinner! Additionally, SMAEK is the place to get your fresh bread rolls in the morning!

  3. Does Camping Gorishoek have a swimming pool?

    Yes, the outdoor pool consists of a large pool (approximately 6 x 12m) and a separate toddler pool. The main pool is 1.00m to 1.40m deep, and the toddler pool is approximately 30cm deep. The pool is normally open from the May holidays until early September, depending on the weather.

  4. Is there a campsite shop?

    No, there is no shop, but from early April to early October, you can order delicious fresh bread rolls every morning.

  5. What activities are available at Camping Gorishoek?

    There is a swimming pool with a toddler pool. The playground has various play equipment, including an air trampoline. Next to the playground, there is a small petting zoo. During the high season, various activities are organized by the campsite's animation team from Monday to Saturday. This ranges from sports and games activities on the playing field to ghost tours and kayaking on the Oosterschelde.

  6. How far is Camping Gorishoek from the beach?

    There are several cozy beaches on the island of Tholen, but if you really want to go to the North Sea beach, it will take you three-quarters of an hour by car.

  7. How far is Camping Gorishoek from the city center?

    The glamping site near the Oosterschelde is 5 minutes from the center of Scherpenisse.

  8. How far is the nearest supermarket?

    You will find several supermarkets 3 km from the campsite.

  9. What activities are available in the area around Camping Gorishoek?

    The area around the campsite is ideal for various outings. Explore the island of Tholen by bike or take the ferry across the Oosterschelde to Wemeldinge or Yerseke. The villages of Scherpenisse and Sint-Maartensdijk are also easily accessible and are located approximately 1.5 to 3 kilometers from the campsite. The city of Bergen op Zoom is only 20 km from the campsite and is definitely worth a visit!

  10. Is smoking allowed in the accommodations?

    Smoking in the accommodations is not allowed.

  11. Do I need to bring my own bed linen?

    No, bed linen is included in the price, and the sheet package includes a bottom sheet, duvet cover, and pillowcase. The duvets and pillows are standard in the accommodations.

  12. Does Camping Gorishoek have accommodations suitable for pets?

    Pets are allowed in almost all accommodations. There is a surcharge of € 5.00 per night per pet. Pets are not allowed on chairs, beds, and sofas.

  13. Can an extra (child's) bed be booked?

    Yes, this can be booked.

  14. What are the check-in and check-out times for Camping Gorishoek?
    The check-in at Camping Gorishoek starts at 15:00. The checkout should be done before 10:00.
  15. Is there a wifi at Camping Gorishoek?
    The park offers free wifi in the shared space(s).
  16. Is there an entertainment team at Camping Gorishoek?
    Yes there's entertainment at Camping Gorishoek.
  17. Is there a bike rental facility at Camping Gorishoek?
    Yes, at Camping Gorishoek you'll find a bicycle rental.

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