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Ameland and Corona - Tourist Information “VVV” Ameland

Ameland and Corona

What do the Corona measures mean for Ameland?
The following information is valid as of 25 Januar 2022.


  • Ameland is reachable.
  • On the ferry and in the terminals extra measures apply. Wearing a face mask is mandatory for people aged 13 years and older. For details and timetable please refer to the Wagenborg website.
  • The buses on Ameland run according to the timetable. Wearing a face mask is mandatory for people aged 13 years and older.

VVV reservations and information

  • Do you have questions regarding your reservation from VVV Ameland? Please contact us preferably by e-mail ( and include your name and reservation number.
  • Cancellations will be processed according to the Terms and Conditions.
  • The VVV Tourist office in Nes and the library in Nes are open.
  • The ING service point is open from Monday to Friday from 13:00 - 17:00. 
  • The VVV Tourist office in Hollum, the PostNL-packagepoint and the library in Hollum are open.

Entertainment and activities

  • Shops are open, wearing a mask is mandatory.
  • The lighthouse and museums on Ameland are open, entry is only possible with a corona pass, wearing a mask is mandatory.
  • Restaurants on Ameland are open, every guest has a fixed seat, and catering establishments close at 22:00 at the latest. Admission is only possible with a corona ticket for everyone aged 13 and over. This applies to inside and outside, wearing a mask is mandatory.
  • Cafes and discotheques are closed.
  • The two public toilets are open. For a fee (€0,50) you can use the sanitary facilities in the marina.
  • There are several activities possibles on Ameland. See here what you can do on Ameland.

Medical service

  • GPs do not have regular consulting hours. Please call them if you have any health concerns.
  • On Ameland Corona tests are carried out at, among others, the GP practices.
  • Do you have symptoms or have you been in contact with a person who has tested positive, please have yourself tested for corona. On Ameland you will be able to make an appointment for a corona test at one of two GP offices. Call 0800-1202 for an appointment and give them the zip code for the location of your choice (GP Nes: 9163, GP Ballum: 9162). There is also an option to get yourself tested with a rapid test by Medical Ameland. Alternatively, you can get tested at an another location in the country.

For the most up-to-date information and national guidelines, please visit the website of the Municipality Ameland or the website of the National Government.
In public, please keep a minimum distance of 1,5 metres from others. 

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

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