In case of emergency …

Emergency numbers & medical help

Listed below are the telephone numbers and practical information for emergencies and medical help for people and animals on Texel.

Emergency number: 

Call 112 for urgent cases, such as life-threatening situations, to report crimes that are in progress or in any other situation where every second counts. Once you have done so, do also inform the manager of the park where you are staying!

Police (less urgent):  

0900 8844 or +31 34 357 8844
The number 0900 8844 is for contacting the police only, for all non-urgent cases and for information. The address of the police station on Texel is: Pontweg 104, Den Burg.

Emergency number Villapark De Koog:  

AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) on Texel

Villa Park De Koog has an AED. It is attached to the façade of the facilities building near the entrance of the park. With your back to the entrance, looking towards the Villa Park, the building is on the right hand side. For other locations on Texel with an AED visit:


From Monday to Friday, between 8.00 and 17.00 hours call: 0031 (0) 222 338 900

Between 17.00 and 08.00 hrs, in the weekend or on a Dutch public holiday, call the General Practitioners post: 0031 (0) 222-321143

Bring your insurance papers with you to the doctor. Costs must be paid on the spot.  

De Cocksdorp:
Praktijk Haasdijk en Den Breejen
Kikkertstraat 34  

Den Burg:
Praktijk De Kaap
Molenstraat 87

Praktijk ‘t Wad
Abbewaal 2

Praktijk Uithoven en Plasmans
Pontweg 106

Praktijk de Witte
Pontweg 106


Den Burg:
Weverstraat 95
+31 (0)222-312112 

Dental surgeries 

By telephone appointment only, telephone numbers: (0222) 314 727 / 313 086 / 312 270 / 314 669 / 322 008. For accidents and urgent cases outside of surgery hours, call +316 53671246 .

Veterinary surgery 

Keesomlaan 11, Den Burg. Call 0222 312 527 to make an appointment, but also for emergencies.

Car broken down

Texel has a large number of garages all over the island; any of them will be pleased to help you. On Texel, roadside assistance is provided by the Dros (Eierland) and Grisnigt (Den Burg) garages and Schoenmaker Autoschade in Den Burg is a FOCWA-registered vehicle damage and recovery business: tel. +31 (0)222 - 313111