The regions of the Wadden are waiting to share their own special stories. World class nature, living with the tides, the sea and the land. Yet each region has its own very unique character. That’s pretty amazing. Come and explore which region(s) suits your wishes, your travel companions and the amount of time you have to a tee. Come and discover the diversity that is the Wadden.
They are all located in or adjacent to the Wadden Sea UNESCO World Heritage Site but each region in the Wadden area has its own character and charm. Discover the 8 differences.
The youngest and largest of the Dutch Wadden islands: Texel, island of polders and birds, where the dunes are a National Park and in the Golden Age merchant ships set out on their journey to the East.Read more about Texel
Ship’s doctor, writer and poet J.J. Slauerhoff spent his youth here and it provided him with a lifetime of inspiration. Most visitors will recognise that ‘yearning for Vlieland’.Read more about Vlieland
From the boat you can see the only natural bay of the Netherlands. You’ll arrive at the only port situated entirely in a nature reserve (Natura 2000). And you haven’t even gone ashore yet. Terschelling offers beautiful nature and rich culture.Read more about Terschelling
Whether you come to Ameland for MadNes, the sustainable skate, surf and music festival, the Kunstmaand (Art month) or just for a weekend getaway, Ameland never disappoints. With four villages and two spectacular nature reserves, it is the perfect island no matter what the season.Read more about Ameland
Tranquillity meets activity on Schiermonnikoog. The entire island is a National Park, so no matter where you walk, bike, stand or lie, nature envelops you.Read more about Schiermonnikoog
From the Afsluitdijk near Den Oever the Wadden coast stretches from North Holland via Stroe, Hippolytushoef and the Amstelmeer to Den Helder. Here behind the dikes you’ll find a little authentic ‘bit of Holland’.Read more about Kust Noord-Holland
From the Afsluitdijk the Wadden coast stretches out from Friesland in a gentle curve to the Lauwersmeer lake area. Man created this land behind the dikes.Read more about Kust Friesland
From the endless horizons in the Oldambt to the nature in Lauwersmeer Lake National Park; there’s a lot to see, do and experience on the Wadden coast of Groningen.Read more about Kust Groningen