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Ecomare

#1 of 8 things to do in De Koog Features Animals
Ruijslaan 92, 1796 AZ De Koog, Texel, The Netherlands
+31 222 317 741
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We all loved Ecomare!!!

We visited Ecomare in the whitmonday weekend and expected it to be crowded, but it was definitely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KimvdP
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Amsterdam, Nederland
via mobile
Great place to go when you are on Texel

It is a very great to go and spend at least a half day. There are diverent hiking trips, a sea... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
den1979
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Den Haag
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  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“north sea” (6 reviews)
“sea life” (6 reviews)
“all ages” (4 reviews)
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Ruijslaan 92, 1796 AZ De Koog, Texel, The Netherlands
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+31 222 317 741

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Ecomare in the whitmonday weekend and expected it to be crowded, but it was definitely not. Sure there were more than enough people but because of the lay-out it has a relaxed feel. We thoroughly enjoyed the museum part and loved the seals!!!...More

Thank KimvdP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a very great to go and spend at least a half day. There are diverent hiking trips, a sea aquarium downstairs and of course the seals. You can come very close to them and when it's feeding time the employees will give you...More

Thank den1979
Reviewed 18 May 2017

visited the place with five adults and five kids. Their is a lot to see from educational exibition of the ecological system of the North Sea, to the porpoises and the seals in the outside aquariums. The cellar offers some aquariums with inhabitants of the...More

Thank WilcoB
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We have no children and don't often go to zoos or aquariums, partially due to humane-treatment-of-animals issues. We did go to Ecomare and loved it. It's a bit expensive, yes, but we figure part of the price goes towards animal rescue/care operations. The seals were...More

1  Thank Emily M
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We went on a busy Saturday but we still had a great time and could find good spots to watch the feeding of the seals. There are a lot of other things to see and do besides the seals. Definitely recommend this for families.

1  Thank BiniTravels
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

On Texel is nio much to do in Winter time so Ecomare was just a nice little change next to enjoying nature. Nice little museum and care center for seals. A bit more for children, but nice idea doing something for the environment too.

Thank Tolga71
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Ecomare is much more than an attraction to go through mindlessly, you can learn a lot and come to understand how important the sea is and all life that lives in the sea. They do a lot of good things and deserve anyone's support. Even...More

Thank Ruud J
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I used to go here as a kid on our summer holidays. Went back as a 32 year old and it was fantastic. There's multiple basins, they now have porpoises too, not just seals and birds. There's a lot to see inside as well. Very...More

Thank IngeCvC
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Here you find everything about sealife and nature from Texel and other isles. Very good for children's education and even for yours. Nice to visit on a rainy day and find out what life on an isle can be interesting. Of course the sealions and...More

Thank wimpie10
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We timed our visit so that we can catch both the dolphin and the seals demonstrations/feedings. Between those events, we visited the museum and aquarium and learned a lot about the ecology and history of the area. The museum is very modern, with many interactive...More

Thank Ana B
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