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Ecomare

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Address: Ruijslaan 92, 1796 AZ De Koog, Texel, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 222 317 741
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Not only an attraction

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruud J
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Almere, The Netherlands

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Almere, The Netherlands
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 our 11 month old granddaughter watched the fish with amazement.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 impressed with the new whale room with lots of skeletons of different whales. You could... More 

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Bussum, The Netherlands
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90 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 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 others are very pretty to see.

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 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 displays and very child-friendly. It has information about life in the sea and on the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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82 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

A wide range of expositions, all related to the island and its habitants. Worthwhile to visit when being in Texel

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Thank Karin G
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113 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Nice little sea museum with a busy aquarium and sea-lions to see. This activity should be planned on a rainy day but of course can be appreciated with good weather :-)

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Thank Yassine B
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39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

on a rainy day in Texel, we visited Ecomare and it was nice to see the love for animals that all the staff has in this place. go there and thank these people

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La Haye, Pays-Bas
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49 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

The visit to Ecomare is worth it and, furthermore, the money is used to host and cure hurt animals, like seals, porpoises, gannets, etc... The sea aquarium is particularly interesting as well as the 5 KM walk in the dunes behind Ecomare.

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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Organized and well run facilities, a kid's paradise with several activities available for everybody. A must for Texel visitors.

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Gilze, The Netherlands
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016

If you visit Texel you should defenitely visit Ecomare. A place where they nurse wounded or sick seals, seabirds and porpoises back to health. Some of them even live there permanantly.

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