If you see them in the wild, you should keep your distance. But at Ecomare you can see them up close. How endearing they are, with their big round eyes! They want fish, fish, and more fish. When they weigh 30 kilos they go back to sea. Until then you can enjoy the young seals in the sanctuary in Ecomare. Opening hours: daily (except Christmas Day and New Year's Day) open from 9.30 am - 5 pm. The office closes at 4.30 pm.
Museums and Nature
Ecomare. Ruijslaan 92, 1796AZ De Koog.
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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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