Want to peek at the neighbors? A day trip to Vlieland is quite an experience. You embark on the Waddenveer De Vriendschap via the famous wooden jetty. Peace, fresh sea breeze and beautiful views make it a wonderful experience. On Vlieland, a large yellow truck (the Vliehors Express) takes you from the beach of the Vliehors to Het Posthuys, the first house in the inhabited world. You drive over a huge sandy plain of 12 km, which is also called the 'Sahara of the North'. You can then explore the island all day long by bike (book in advance), bus or on foot. At the end of the day you are expected again at the jetty and the return journey begins. Sailing times: view www.waddenveer.nl for the current sailing days and sailing times or call +31(0)613524734.
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Volharding 2a, 1795 LH De Cocksdorp
Children under 3 and pets are free.
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Rederij de Vriendschap is a unique cruise company and ferry service in the north of Texel near De Cocksdorp. You board via the sturdy self-built jetty from the beach. Rederij de Vriendschap offers day trips between Texel and Vlieland, unique seal trips in the Eierlandsche gat and mudflat excursions. The area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is special and of exceptional beauty, with great views and many seals resting on the sandbanks at low tide. Seal tours in the most beautiful nature reserve in Europe. De Vriendschap is the only passenger ship to sail around this unique part of the northern Wadden Sea. Thanks to the tranquility of the area and the high, steep sandbanks, large groups of seals like to crawl on the dried up flats, to enjoy the sun and rest. They are familiar with the blue silhouette of De Vriendschap and the ship can get close to the animals. Did you know that this area is the only place near Texel where really large groups of seals can still be seen? Do you want to be sure to see seals? Seal tour with 100% seal guarantee. The trip takes about 75 minutes. You can always contact the sailor for questions. Ticket sales are online via the website or at ticket sales 'De Noorman'. The jetty is on the beach at Volharding no. 2a opposite the KNRM building, near beach pole 33 in De Cocksdorp.
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