Excursion: morning atmosphere on the mudflats

Experience the splendor of the Wadden Sea during this special early morning excursion. You only hear the sounds of nature, the many birds and the trickling water. The light is also very beautiful at this time. In addition to an ultimate morning experience, you will discover what is happening in and on the mudflats. Start time: depending on the tide. Check the Ecomare website for current times. The excursions last 2 hours.

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Location

The starting point is east of De Cocksdorp, near the monument in the shape of a lightning bolt.


Important to know

Age: from 7 years. Dogs are not allowed. Unfortunately, children in a buggy or baby carrier are not allowed.


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Ecomare, natuurmuseum & zeehondenopvang

Ecomare, natuurmuseum & zeehondenopvang

If you are on Texel, you go to Ecomare! A visit to this center is fun and exciting for all ages. Enjoy the young seals in the sanctuary, view the seals in the permanent group above and below water and be amazed about everything that lives in the sea in the Sea Aquarium. The interactive exhibition Wonderlijk Wad (Wonderful Wad) leaves a deep impression; how special nature is. The Wadden Sea is a UNESCO World Heritage area for a reason! Birds in need are cared for in the Bird Shelter. There you will also see a group of gannets: impressive, beautiful seabirds. They share their enclosure with cormorants and shelducks. In the Whale Hall you stand between the gigantic skeletons of a sperm whale and a humpback whale and you discover what is meant by 'a treasure from the intestines of the sperm whale'. There is so much to experience! Buy your tickets in advance at www.ecomare.nl. Ecomare is open daily from 9.30 am - 5 pm (except Christmas Day and New Year's Day). The office closes at 4.30 pm.

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