VVV Ameland en Corona

Ameland and Corona

What do the Corona measures mean for Ameland?

The following information is currently valid.

  • Ameland is reachable. On the ferry extra measures apply. Wearing a non-medical mouth mask is mandatory for people aged 13 years and older. For details and timetable please refer to the Wagenborg website.
  • On theWagenborg website it is possible to make an online reservation for bringing a car to Ameland.
  • At the moment no online tickets can be purchased for foot passengers and bicycles. These tickets can currently only be purchased in the departure hall in Holwerd. From June 16, online booking will be possible, and even mandatory, for foot passengers and bicycles. For more information, visit the Wagenborg website.
  • Do you have questions regarding your reservation from VVV Ameland? Please contact us preferably by e-mail (info@vvvameland.nl) and include your name and reservation number.
  • Cancellations will be processed according to the Terms and Conditions.
  • The restaurants are open. A maximum of 30 persons at a time (not including personnel) are allowed to be in any one business outlet. From July 1st 2020 this will be increased to 100 people in any one business outlet. Guests have to make a reservation up front. A maximum of 2 people who are not from the same household may be seated at one table. If you come from the same household, there is no limit to the number of people per table. 
  • The restaurant patios are open. Customers must be seated during their stay and keep a social distance of al least 1,5 meter. A maximum of 2 people who are not from the same household may be seated at one table. If you come from the same household, there is no limit to the number of people per table. 
  • Sport canteens, clubs and discos remain closed.
  • Toilet, wash, and shower areas on camp grounds and yacht harbours will remain closed until July 1st 2020.
  • Events and gatherings are not allowed until September 1st. 
  • Shops and vacation parks take measures to ensure keeping 1,5 meter distance is possible. In shops for example by means of a door policy.
  • The buses on Ameland run according to the summer timetable. however, at 40% of the capacity. Wearing a non-medical mouth mask is mandatory for people aged 13 years and older. You can travel with OV chip card or with an e-ticket. As a bus traveler you are requested to board at the back door. The front door remains closed.
  • Outside you can get together with as many people as you want, there is no maximum number. However, keep 1.5 meters away and avoid busy places.
  • When visiting indoors, there is also no maximum number, but a distance of 1.5 meters. However, this is not maintained unless there is a nuisance.
  • Through an emergency decree, mayors have been empowered to carry out interventions.
  • GPs don't have regular consulting hours. If you have any health concerns, please reach out to them by telephone.
  • The VVV Tourist office and the library location in Nes are open between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Measures are taken to ensure the 1,5 meter distance regulation can be met and a door policy is in place.
  • The ING service point in the VVV building in Nes is not manned and therefore only open for the withdrawal and deposit of cash from Monday through Friday between the hours of 1 p.m. and 5 p.m..
  • The VVV location, the library and the PostNL package point in Hollum are open between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • A activity programma leaflets for the coming weeks will be published, this program can be picked up at VVV Nes and VVV Hollum. The program is also available online
  • All the museums on the island are open, the same rules apply as for restaurants, in other words: reservations are required.
  • In public, you need to keep a minimum distance of 1,5 meter to others. If not, then this could lead to a fine.

We trust that everyone acts responsibly and adopts the measures of the Dutch Health Institute (RIVM) and the government. 

Ameland and Corona

Bureweg 2
9163 KE, Nes
0031519 546 546



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