We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: The Netherlands
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 11 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 5
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
In the "Land of Giants"

Yes, it is true, but apart from that, there are many interesting things to see and do in Friesland, The Netherlands. You can visit the pretty countryside and of course enjoy the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 August 2016
JRAsFishBabe
,
Calgary
Add Photo Write a Review

11 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 9: English reviews
Calgary
Level Contributor
104 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Yes, it is true, but apart from that, there are many interesting things to see and do in Friesland, The Netherlands. You can visit the pretty countryside and of course enjoy the beauty and diversity that the Wadden Sea offers. We stayed in the Lauwersoog campsite for four nights. This is a very nice campground, located on the Lauwersmeer sea.... More 

Helpful?
Thank JRAsFishBabe
Antwerp, Belgium
Level Contributor
46 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

We booked a guided walk the website of ecomare.nl The guide was excellent, she was concerned our boots weren't high enough, but we turned out ok. She guided our small group (<20) down the dam, into the silt, over shellbanks, trough a gully of seawater, onto a sandbank... I would never have dared this without the guide! We stopped at... More 

Helpful?
Thank enwee
Cebu City, Philippines
Level Contributor
152 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

...although it was March of 1996 the temperature was less than 5 deg centigrade, the wind chill was hitting us.We were in a sigthseeing ship the sights were really magnificent...but it will be nicer to come there during summer!

Helpful?
Thank Bisayanghilaw
Vlissingen
Level Contributor
141 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

The wadden sea is a great place to visit if you love nature and silence. At low tide, and calm weather, seals are sunning on the sand beds. Many companies offer walking tours, as it is an area which can be dangerous with high tide - make sure you have a guided tour. We visited by boat, which gives amazing... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jesse V
Delft
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014

Mudflat walking in our case entailed walking to one of the small islands in the Wadden sea during low tide (Rottumeroog). Joining an organised group is highly recommended and we chose to walk with "Stichting Uithuizer Wad" walking to Rottumeroog, which also seemed to be one of the nicer routes to walk. Our walk started off with the more difficult... More 

Helpful?
Thank JTMonkeys
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

A great place to both relax and work out at the same time. When you go here be sure to take part in a mud walk or "wadloop" in which you'll actually walk on the bottom of the sea during low tide. A unique experience which you can't get anywhere else. It is really challenging on the rough part of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kunst1
Aviemore, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

Been coming sailing here since i was 2years old and still visit every holiday. The beaches around the islands are beautifull and great places to swim. The wadden sea is great for wildlife wtaching, we have seen Seals, Basking Sharks and Jelly Fish often. The people over there always seem friendly and are always keen to help. We have did... More 

Helpful?
Thank Vicky S
Eagan, Minnesota
Level Contributor
49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2013

My friend and I went mud walking with our Dutch friend in the Wadden Sea. Neither of us had ever heard of it but wanted to try it. We rented boots as we didn't want to pack them for 1 walk. We did the walk from Pieterburen. We stayed in a room that had bunk beds and could have slept... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank 5MNgirls
Moscow, Russia
Level Contributor
1,375 reviews
868 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 711 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2012

And interesting to learn all about the flora and fauna, both inside and around. We saw it from the Afsluitdijk.

Helpful?
Thank Tinde_K

Travellers who viewed The Wadden Sea also viewed

North Holland Province, The Netherlands
Appelscha, Friesland Province
 
Schiermonnikoog, Friesland Province
Schiermonnikoog, Friesland Province
 

Been to The Wadden Sea? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Wadden Sea staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?