Those looking for athletic challenges will get their money’s worth – whether ashore, on water or up in the air. The hilly landscape offers numerous well-marked tracks for bikers and hikers, as well as climbing and abseiling in dizzying heights. A bathing lake and public bathing beaches are popular with swimmers and for all sorts of water sports. One of the highlights is the worldwide unique water skiing and wakeboarding facility with four pulling cables. For all this and many possibilities for relaxing after your sporting activities, this website provides valuable information.
Noone has to stay aground in neanderland – there are plenty of swimming and bathing offers all around the district. You decide if you want to go and swim laps, jump from diving platforms or just relax on a beach or in a sauna.
Climbing on a wooded area of five hectares on Hordtberg in Velbert-Langenberg. Offers for different degrees of difficulty.
Hordtstraße 18 | 42555 Velbert | Tel. 0221-98256000
Friday to Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. | during school holidays Tuesday to Sunday, special dates for groups on request
Climbing, bouldering, fitness, yoga, free running, physiotherapy, action and adventure, bistro and beer garden – the ideal training in a highly special atmosphere. For young and old, beginners, competitive athletes, schools and companies: the mountain station offers a wide range of courses and vertical fun for everyone!
Bahnhofsallee 35 | 40721 Hilden
Tel. +49 (0)2103-3963232
Langenfeld features the world’s first standing wave inside a lake. The wave provides the ideal challenge for beginners and pros alike. A surfing instructor is always nearby to assist with helpful advice. Courses, so-called surfing sessions, can be booked for beginners and advanced surfers.
Baumberger Str. 88 l 40764 Langenfeld l Tel. 02173-39462222
This facility is a venue of international championships and offers water ski and wakeboard for beginners and pros on one of the world‘s largest cable skiing sites. Moreover, the activities range from swimming in the lake, tasting the food at the restaurant Seehaus and watching the wakeboard athletes performing their jumps.
Baumberger Straße 88 | 40764 Langenfeld | Tel. 02173-39462222
www.wasserski-langenfeld.de | www.seehaus-langenfeld.de
Open March to December | Main season daily 8 a.m. – nightfall | Low season Friday to Sunday
The Hi-Fly trampoline park offers action on a total of almost 3,000 m². Challenging areas like the Ninja Parcours or the 3 meter Tower Jump, where you can test your limits await you. Other challenges include the freejump area, the walljump, the stunt area, the Dodgeball area (Völkerball in 3D format) and much more. The Hi-Fly trampoline park offers a variety for different performance-levels and stages of age.
Hi-Fly Trampolinpark | Kleinhülsen 17 | 40721 Hilden
Tel: 02103-9580 55 | www.hi-fly.de
Come on in and enjoy over 30 games, including the world´s largest wireless virtual reality game in a 500 square meters area! After your wearing yourself out, a bistro with food and drink awaits you!
Hans-Böckler-Straße 17| 40764 Langenfeld
Tel. 02173-9938270 | www.7th.de
At indoor karting on the Hans-Sachs-Ring, you can experience motorsport up close! It also offers corporate events, time trials and exclusive races among friends.
Hans-Sachs-Straße 17 | 40721 Hilden | Tel. 02103-360808
Located next to the time tunnel, this quarry offers insights into the world of limestone excavation. Climbing fans can climb the steep walls on prior appointment.
The Segway tours through the region are guaranteed to be fun. Discover the neanderland and the surrounding cities on different guided tours or on your own.
Experience professional rubber boat tours on the Rhine. Ideal for company trips, stag parties, birthdays, groups of friends, couples or single persons. Various tours from Cologne and Leverkusen via Monheim all the way to Düsseldorf are available. Look forward to an unforgettable trip with the Meyer-Rafting team.
Practice your drive regardless of the weather under the roof of the golf hall in Langenfeld.
Kurfürstenweg 24 | 40764 Langenfeld | Tel. 02173-2699154
Open Monday and Friday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday to Thursday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Riding in the countryside is one of the best experiences for many riders. To ensure that the horse-ride in neanderland is an undisturbed pleasure, the district of Mettmann has composed some information about riding. Here you can find more details about riding badge, riding license and the flyer "Riding in the Terrain". You can also have a look at the digital map of riding tracks in the district of Mettmann.
Lake Unterbach at Düsseldorf’s city boundaries offers hiking and cycling tracks, a high-rope course and several public bathing beaches.
Großer Torfbruch 31 | 40627 Düsseldorf | Tel. 0211-8992094
Minigolf is fun for everyone and can always be a part of a perfect family excursion.
Minigolf Lake Unterbach, Erkrath/Hilden/Düsseldorf
Besides minigolf, there is also thematic birthday parties, beaches and playgrounds, children's sailing and much more on offer
INFO: Großer Torfbruch 31 | 40627 Düsseldorf | www.unterbachersee.de
Leisure facility in the Stadtwald, Mettmann
You won't get bored of offers like a skating rink, climbing wall, beach volleyball court and minigolf
INFO: Im Stadtwald | 40822 Mettmann | Tel. 02104-980423
Minigolf in the Neandertal
INFO: Talstraße 265 (opposite of the Neanderthal Museum) | 40822 Mettmann
Tel. 02104-801566| www.oldtimer-neanderthal.de/minigolf
Blauer See, Ratingen
Minigolf, boat rental, bumper car, trampoline and more
INFO: Zum Blauen See | 40878 Ratingen | www.blauersee-ratingen.de
Minigolf am Waldkletterpark (Forest Climbing Park), Velbert
INFO: Hordtstraße 18 | 42555 Velbert | Tel. 0221-98256000
INFO: Uwe Binder | Bernsaustraße 79 | 42553 Velbert | Tel. 02053-2459
Miniaturgolf Herminghauspark, Velbert
INFO: Günther-Weisenborn-Straße | 42549 Velbert | Tel. 0171-6455234
Go-kart, segway and bicycle rental for a tour along the Rhine River (April-October). During the winter months only open on Sundays and Public holidays with sunny weather. Furthermore rental of picnic baskets with different meals.
Teams can learn how to drive safely through rough terrain of various difficulties. In addition to acquiring off-road driving skills, a lot of action on graval roads and passages of water and sand is guaranteed.
APS GmbH Agentur für Promotion und Service
Am Sportplatz 26a | 42489 Wülfrath | Tel. 02058-7780967
Go up into the air with gliding, engine, and model planes. Fly with an experienced pilot or become one yourself – getting started is made easy here.
Wiel 1 | 42579 Heiligenhaus | Tel. 02102-50695
The beautiful natural landscape between the big cities is a golfer’s paradise. For more information on golf courses in neanderland, take a look at a list here.
Largest leisure facility for tennis, golf and beach sports in North Rhine-Westphalia.
Diekhaus 4 | 40724 Hilden | Tel. 02103-40004
Open daily 9 a.m. – approx. 10 p.m.
The vast sports centre offers four indoor soccer courts, three open air beach volleyball courts, a large gym, food service and an event location for up to 500 persons, and much more.
Am Sportzentrum 1 | 42551 Velbert | Tel. 02051-95040
Ice-skating for young and old, opening hours until late in the evening, skates for rent (with discount for groups).
Am Sandbach 12 | 40878 Ratingen | Tel. 02102-5505250
open daily during winter | details about opening hours under the above link