Active fun on Texel

Get active on Texel

Everything you need for an active holiday!

Like your holidays active? Texel has an amazing variety of activities for you! Always wanted to go skydiving? Or prefer keeping your feet firmly on the ground? How about a round of golf on our golf course in the dunes? And with the sea and vast beach, you really won’t be short of active things to do during your stay on Texel!

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Toekomst Dance

Toekomst Dance

De Koog

Step into the future. In the high season, there are performances in De Toekomst every Saturday. Ronnie Flex and Dave Roelvink are just two of the big names who performed in De Toekomst. Go wild in the future...

 ... in De Toekomst every Saturday night. Dance the night away or have a drink! Some of the parties at this venue have themes, the favourites being: Après Ski, Flirt Night, Foam Party and Tropical Dance Party. 

Location: Dorpsstraat 20, De Koog

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Fitness

Fitness

De Cocksdorp

If you want to keep fit on holiday, visit the gym at De Krim Holiday Park. The gym at Holiday Park De Krim is open to everyone, even if you are not staying at the park. The gym has...

... weight-lifting equipment for training all muscle groups. There are rowing machines, bikes, elliptical trainers, a treadmill and other gear, including dumbbells, bars, a bench press, etc.

Location: Roggeslootweg 6, De Cocksdorp

De Eilander

De Eilander

De Cocksdorp

Beyond a doubt, sailing a catamaran is the most awesome kind of sailing, particularly when you are speeding at force 5 and 40 km/h across the water. Even if you prefer to take things more slowly...

... sailing in a catamaran is an unparalleled experience. Everyone is welcome at De Eilander: young, old, experienced or new to the sport. De Eilander offers a varied range of classes and courses.

Location: De Volharding 6, De Cocksdorp

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Bike Routes

Bike Routes

De Cocksdorp, De Koog, Den Hoorn, Den Burg, De Waal, Oudeschild, Oosterend

140 km of bicycle paths lead across the island and offer the best possibility to get to know the real Texel. Cycle through dunes, the forest and past many of Texels most beautiful sights. You can bring your own bike... 

...or simply rent one. Too much wind for cycling? Rent an E-bike instead! Sportive cyclist can enjoy the special and challenging nature paths. Texels biking routes have something to offer for everyone!

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Texel Links

Texel Links

De Cocksdorp

De Texelse Links is situated in the centre of a beautiful stretch of dunes. The links is open to players of all levels. Book a tee time or take an introductory class. Experienced players and...

... enthusiastic beginners are all welcome to play a round. This exceptional course has dunes, water features and large greens. If you have never played before, take an introductory lesson.

Location: Roggeslootweg 3, De Cocksdorp

Kitesurf Texel

Kitesurf Texel

De Koog

If you’ve ever wanted to try kitesurfing, come to Kitesurf Texel. This school offers a range of classes which teach you the basics. If you are already familiar with this sport, you can hire the equipment...

... Learn to kitesurf on lovely Texel. Follow courses of 1, 2, 3 or 4 days at Kitesurf Texel. Individual lessons are also available while experienced kitesurfers have the chance to learn fab “tricks”.

Location: Paal 17, De Koog

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Karting Texel

Karting Texel

Den Burg

Challenging bends, high speeds, a long straight stretch and the smell of rubber on tarmac: go gokarting in Den Burg on the 525-metre outdoor track! At Karting Texel’s circuit park, you can...

... go karting, kids’ karting, miniature golf, eat and drink, play in the playground and relax in the sun in the picnic meadow. There’s something for everyone!

Location: Akenbuurt 14, Den Burg

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Climbing Gym

Climbing Gym

De Cocksdorp

Klimmen Enzo offers adventure at great heights! The 4 and 8-metre walls mean there is something for everyone; the whole family (you must be at least 1.30m) can have fun here. Klimmen Enzo is located on...

... De Krim Holiday Park; everyone is welcome, even if you are not staying at the park. This 4-wall climbing gym offers about 2 hours of entertainment.

Location: Roggeslootweg 6, De Cocksdorp

Laser games

Laser games

De Cocksdorp

De Krim Holiday Park’s laser-game hall is dark, so watch out for obstacles as well as your opponents! Whoever hits your opponents the most often with the laser wins. Playing laser games...

... is exciting family entertainment! But look out! The other team is not the only thing you’re fighting. Technological effects and human imagination are well matched in this futuristic game.

Location: Roggeslootweg 6, De Cocksdorp

De Koog Stables

De Koog Stables

De Koog

Fancy galloping through the surf along Texel’s beaches? At Elzenhof and Kikkert stables, you can ride through the woods and along the beach; the littlest ones can go on pony rides. At the stables...

 ... you can learn the basics of horse-riding. If you’re an experienced equestrian, you can take part in one of a whole host of activities at the stables, including rides on the beach and evening rides.

Location: Bosrandweg 252, De Koog

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Miniature Golf

Miniature Golf

De Cocksdorp

De Krim Holiday Park’s indoor miniature golf course has glow-in-the-dark effects: the holes, walls and obstacles give light in the dark. The course’s theme is: An underwater world...

 ... Glow-in-the-dark miniature golf - could it be any cooler? Miniature golf has never been so much fun! To make this game even more spectacular, wear white or fluorescent clothes or 3-D glasses. 

Location: Roggeslootweg 6, De Cocksdorp

Paracentrum

Paracentrum

De Cocksdorp

If you’ve ever fancied a parachute jump, come to Paracentrum Texel. Learn to parachute or try a tandem jump. See Texel from a unique angle! Beginners and experienced jumpers...

... are welcome at Paracentrum Texel. Would you dare to try a tandem jump? Complete courses are available, but independent parachuting is an option too.

Location: Postweg 128, De Cocksdorp

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Solex Hire

Solex Hire

Multiple Locations

Why not explore Texel on a Solex bike, in a group or just the two of you? Rent a Solex for 4 hours or a whole day. From Tuesday to Sunday. Discover how diverse Texel is...

... on a Solex bike. You can cover about 60 km in 4 hours. And you won’t be troubled by the head wind. Another option is the Solex tandem.

Location: Postweg 79/83, De Cocksdorp

Maricoweg 4, Den Burg

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Surfschool Foamball

Surfschool Foamball

De Koog

Learn to surf on the sunniest island with the best swell in the Netherlands at Surfschool Foamball.

Try an (introductory) class or paddleboarding class and discover this great activity. Have you always...

 ... wanted to try surfing? Texel is the best place in the Netherlands for taking a class! Foamball’s dedicated teachers have classes at all levels, for adults and children. 

Location: Paal 19, De Koog

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Walking Routes

Walking Routes

Multiple Locations

A walk on Texel will produce wide, open views, varied and rich wildlife and lovely, quiet footpaths. The landscape changes from dunes to beach, from meadow to heath and woodland. Many kilometres of footpaths...

...and a wide range of paths are waiting to be explored. The National Forest Service built 180 kilometres of footpaths on Texel. And Society for the Preservation of Nature has very pretty routes too.

Location: Multiple Locations

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Zandbank Texel

Zandbank Texel

De Koog

Blokarts, Powerkites, Coastrafts and SUPs: Zandbank Texel has the facilities for really spectacular outdoor activities. Other options include challenging games for groups. Match your strength against...

 ... Texel’s elements. Race Blokart across the sand or venture out on the North Sea in a raft. If you come with a group, you can try Expedition Robinson, the Highland Games or the Myth of Texel. 

Location: Ruyslaan 98, De Koog

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Swimming Baths

Swimming Baths

De Cocksdorp

Come and try out De Krim Holiday Park’s new pool area. It has lovely indoor and outdoor pools and several spectacular slides. The eyecatchers are the three interactive waterslides...

... and the whitewater slide. There’s a spraypark and toddling pool for the youngest visitors, so it’s a guarantee for fun.

Location: Roggeslootweg 6, De Cocksdorp

Farmers Golf

Farmers Golf

Oosterend

Farmers golf will get you out in the open, where you can enjoy great views, cows and physical activity. Armed with a clog on a stick, try to knock the ball into the holes...

... This 9-hole course is shared by grazing cattle. This links features natural obstacles, including the inner dyke, the cow tunnel and the water, of course! It’s a real rural challenge

Location: Zwinweg 1, Oosterend 

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Texel Active

Texel Active

Multiple Locations

Texel Active is you best address for fun sports activities during your stay on Texel. All activities… 

…can be booked for 1 person or more on fixed days and times. Get going with blokarting, e-skating, paintballing, power kiting, or offshore kayaking and rafting!  

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Teambuilding Texel

Teambuilding Texel

Multiple Locations

We're the perfect venue for organising a huge variety of sports activities and outings. Go for it together in a challenging…

…hexathlon, race along the beach in blokarts, or get on a tandem and discover Texel in a very special way! The possibilities are endless – for big or small groups, Teambuilding Texel is the place to go!

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MTB route

MTB route

De Cocksdorp

Texel is a great place for MTB biking. A challenging MTB route leads through De Dennen woods in National Park Duinen van Texel. De Dennen’s MTB route is about 8 km...

... of rugged biking. This technically challenging route features short, tight bends along bumpy, narrow paths with sand or deep hollows every now and then.

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Zestig van Texel

Zestig van Texel

Meerdere Locaties
05-04-2021

On Sunday 5 April 2021 the 16th Edition oft he Event “Zestig van Texel”is going to take place. During this event, runners have the chance to test their skills to the fullest on either the 60 km or the 120 km route. The route…

 …starts at t Horntje near the ferry port, then leads across the entire west coast of Texel and then finally finishes in Den Burg. Are you ready to take on this challenge?

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Bruuzer

Bruuzer

Oudeschild

The Bruuzer is a high-performance boat offers spectacular trips around Texel’s coast. Try the RIB experience, watch for seals and discover the beauty of the Wadden area. With this super-fast RIB...

 ... you’ll speed across the waves. Get your kicks as you feel the full force of this powerboat. The Bruuzer can also be hired to take you Den Helder, Vlieland and Terschelling.

Location: harber of Oudeschild

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WAVES

WAVES

De Koog
24-06-2021

From the 26th until the 27th of June 2020 the brand new sport and music festival WAVES will take place on the beach of Paal 17. Next to numerous watersport competitions like the famous “Ronde om Texel” many other activities…

 ... are being organised. Whether it is yoga in the dunes or an exiting music line-up, WAVES has it all. The Festival aims at putting a playful focus on sustainability and mindfulness, while offering everyone a weekend full of activities and fun. A beachfestival with everything that belongs to it.

Locatie: Ruyslaan 96, 1796 AZ, De Koog. 

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Jan Plezier

Jan Plezier

De Koog

Jan Plezier’s covered waggon tours offer lovely trips across Texel, travelling through varied landscapes with heath, moist dune valleys, dry dunes, woods and wide beaches. See Texel’s...

...countryside from a covered waggon drawn by Belgian cart horses. This 3-hour covered waggon tour takes in the wildlife areas of De Nederlanden, De Muy, De Slufter and the beach, woods and dunes.

Location: Nikadel, De Koog

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Weekend: 9.00-17.00

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All prices 2021 include VAT, reservation fee and excluding tourist tax of € 2.25 per person per night. Prices for all holiday homes and furnished tents with bathroom include final cleaning. The following applies additionally to the holiday homes and all furnished tents: including bedlinen for the 1st person, excluding mandatory bedlinen from the 2nd person and on at € 9.30 per person. Prices subject to change.

For group bookings, please contact the Booking office.

All prices 2021 include VAT, reservation fee and excluding tourist tax of € 2.25 per person per night. Prices for all holiday homes and furnished tents with bathroom include final cleaning. The following applies additionally to the holiday homes and all furnished tents: including bedlinen for the 1st person, excluding mandatory bedlinen from the 2nd person and on at € 9.30 per person. Prices subject to change.

For group bookings, please contact the Booking office.

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