Island of polders and birds

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.

World heritage

Water heritage

© ©Valerie Jongeneel

Taste of the Wadden

on Texel


Discover the North

De Slufter is not only the favorite place of the spoon. Discover the flora and fauna of Slufter.

More than just a lookout post

Artist John Körmeling designed the ‘paviljoen voor vogelaars’ (pavilion for birdwatchers) that is suspended above the nature area. Feel at one with the landscape. 

© Anja Roubos

Ice skating in the polder

The Waalenburg polder is a fantastic spot to enjoy ice skating. Grab your ice skates and hop on the boat!

© Harm-Jan Kiewiet

I spy with my little eye...

Texel offers bird excursions year round. By bike, minibus or boat. A bird watching excursion XL or theme excursion? The choice is yours.

Visit breweries on Texel

The Texels Bierbrouwerij is the largest and most well known brewery on the island, producing the famous Skuumkoppe. A tour will teach you all about the brewing process.