Saturday 25 June 2022 In 2009 UNESCO declared the Wadden Sea a World Heritage Site. During Day of the Wad we celebrate the 13th anniversary of this special status. Various activities are organized around the mudflats on Texel. From seal trips to a mudflat excursion at Ecomare. For the mudflat excursion, see www.ecomare.nl/plan/excursies/ and for other activities in our agenda: www.texel.net/en/whats-on/
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A short distance outside De Koog in the dunes near paal 17, you will find the nature museum and seal sanctuary Ecomare. seals If you want to see a seal up close, this is possible in Ecomare. The seals are fed at 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. During the feeding, everything is told about the seals that live in Ecomare. You can also admire other sea creatures in Ecomare. The bird sanctuary can be visited and there is a whale room with skeletons of various whales and dolphins. nature education There are various exhibitions about the Wadden Sea, the North Sea and nature on Texel. Do you want to experience nature up close? Then book an excursion at Ecomare led by a guide.
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