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

  • 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. 

  • 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!

  • 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.