Wadden experience

Who isn't afraid of a little mud? Dirty feet guaranteed in this active family program on and about the mudflats! All kinds of animals live on and in the mud flats, such as crabs, shellfish and worms. By digging and turning stones, these animals appear. Tip: wear boots, sandals or shoes that can get wet and bring an extra jacket or sweater. Start time: depending on the tide. Check the Ecomare website for current times. The excursion lasts one and a half to two hours.

Practical


Location

The mudflats near Oost. The exact location of the excursion and the route to it are described in the booking confirmation. You will receive this by e-mail after booking the excursion through Ecomare. Note: the location is not Ecomare!


Important to know

Age: from 5 years old. 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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