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“Worth the trip”

Eilander Balg Express
Reviewed 19 August 2013

A trip to the island is not complete without travelling the vast, never-ending beach to the desolate easternmost tip. The 2 hour round trip gives you the impression Schiermonnikoog is the size of Cyprus. The charge is hefty at 13 euros for adults and 9 euros for kids 3-18, but we thought it was worth it. You must reserve at the visitor's center at the base of the white lighthouse at least a day in advance, because the Express does tend to sell out. And don't forget to bring your own refreshments and there's no toilet on the Express - and nothing to squat behind! Audio commentary during the trip in Dutch and German.

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Reviewed 9 July 2013

We have been coming to Schiermonnikoog since we were kids and never been to the far east of the island, so today we went! It cost €13 per person and you leave in a carriage behind a tractor from the villlage to the beach and then all along the beach to the east side of the island at low tide. You can walk around for about half an hour but there is not a lot of variety in scenery. The seals were a long way away on a sandbank and it was hard to take decent photos of the seals. We would have liked a stop or two on the way to enjoy the scenery and take some photos.

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Reviewed 11 December 2012

I like to see the endless beaches on Schiermonnikoog, never seen something like there. And it's fun to see the seehounds across the beach sleaping in the sun.

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Reviewed 10 April 2012

dress warm and keep your eyes peeled for 400 year old shells and driftwood from the ice-age.

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