Excursion along the bird colonies of De Geul

Discover De Mokbaai and De Geul together with the forester during this varied excursion. In the south of Texel you will find a varied landscape. The ranger will take you through the closed area to enjoy the birds that breed there and everything else you encounter along the way. In the spring you can see breeding cormorants, gulls and spoonbills in this area. During the varied walk you will discover De Mokbaai salt marsh area and the dunes and wet nature of De Geul, located in the National Park Dunes of Texel. The guide tells you about everything there is to see and provides background information. This excursion is different every season. Start time: check the Ecomare website for the current times. The excursions last 2 hours.

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Location

De Mokbaai and De Geul.


Important to know

Age: from 8 years. This excursion is in Dutch.


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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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