Excursion Secrets of the Night

At night all kinds of things happen in the dunes. When the silence comes, quite a few animals become active! During this excursion you will experience the silence during the evening twilight in the dunes of Texel. The guide from Staatsbosbeheer introduces you to the nightlife in Texel nature. Sharpen your senses and enjoy the silence. But, is it actually quiet? Start time: 10 pm. check the Ecomare website for current times. The excursion lasts 2 hours.

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Location

Ecomare natuurmuseum & zeehondenopvang. Ruijslaan 92, 1796 AZ, De Koog.


Important to know

Age: from 10 years. Dogs are not allowed. Unfortunately, children in a buggy or baby carrier are not allowed. The 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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