Discover the Waddensea

Discover the Waddensea

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Excursions on the flats and bird trips from 't Kuitje Balgzand (Den Helder)

The nature of the Wadden Sea is a UNESCO World Heritage: a paradise for fishermen, nature seekers, birds and all kinds of plants. From 't Kuitje Balgzand in Den Helder various excursions are organized by volunteers. Including excursions on the flats as mudflat hiking and bird-watching excursions. 
More information: http://www.kuitje-balgzand.nl/ 

Wad XXL: Discover the Waddensea and visit the seals 

We sail through the harbor of Den Helder. Along Willemsoord, old ship yard of the Dutch Navy. During this trip we will sail through the fishing-, offshore- and navyharbour. In the Dutch Navy harbouw we will sea the fleet of the Royal Navy: frigates, submarines and more. Very impressive to see. After leaving the harbouw we will go to the habitat of the seals.
More information: http://www.nautic-xxl.nl/wadxxl.html


The Sea is alive!

An adventurous trip to seals and other fish spieces. Find out what you did not know about the sea. The ships of the Wadvissersgilde take you from the harbour of Den Oever to the most beautiful places of the Wadden Sea. 
More information: http://www.dezeeleeft.nl/


Visit the seals

SWRW offers spectacular seals tours. A 2,5 hour cruise towards the sandbanks where the seals can be seen in their natural environment. The timetable is variable to make sure the seals will always be seen on the sandbanks.
More information: http://www.swrw.nl/robbentochten.php

Mudflats and shrimp fishing from Wieringen

De Groot Recreatie organizes various mudflat hiking tours from Noord-Holland on the former island Wieringen, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Wadden Sea. Experience the beautiful nature accompanied by a guide! Or go shrimpfishing. When we left the port of Den Oever, it's time to throw out the nets ...

More information: http://www.degrootrecreatie.nl/