Come to the observatory of Public Observatory De Jager next to Ecomare, and admire the starry sky through a telescope! The astronomers are happy to explain what you see. Attention is paid to the moon, meteors, galaxies, star clusters, nebulae and the planet Venus and perhaps Uranus. It will not take place in cloudy weather. Due to the possible crowds, you are expressly requested to register. Start time: varies by date. More information and registration via: www.oriontexel.nl
Guided tours and Nature
Sterrenzaal (Veldcentrum, Ecomare), Ruijslaan 92, 1796 AZ De Koog.
Due to possible crowds, you are requested to register (shortly in advance). This is only possible via the website www.oriontexel.nl, with the 'Sign up button', which appears 1 day in advance in 'Het Laatste Nieuws'. Dogs are not welcome, with the exception of guide dogs.
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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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