Easter on Texel

Enjoy your Easter holiday 2023

Texel is a wonderful destination during the Easter holiday. During Easter, you can see thousands of young lambs frolicking in the Texel meadows. When it comes to the Easter feeling, there’s nothing quite like seeing the lambs outside for the first time. And let’s not forget the Texel Easter Bunny, who hides Easter eggs all over the island. In the forest, in the dunes, in the stables of Novalishoeve ... In De Koog you can even look for the Golden Egg. Here are a few fun tips for your Easter holidays on Texel. 

Photo gallery Easter on Texel

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Easter Island

On August 1, 1721, the Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen left with three ships to discover the South. Starting point: the Rede van Texel. On Easter Sunday, April 5, 1722, they accidentally discovered Easter Island (3,700 kilometers off the coast of Chile).

Because of this history, artist Niek Welboren went to Easter Island. He became very impressed with the mysterious island with its giant statues and made over eighty drawings there. Therefore, together with the Easter Island board, he made sure that the best sculptor from Easter Island came to Texel. Bene Aukara Tuki Pate made a sculpture from a 6000 kilo chunk of tuff as a symbol of the bond between the two islands.'The Dreamer of Rapa Nui' stands near the 'Eilandgalerij' and looks in the direction of Easter Island.

Go into nature

Did you know that Texel is home to the largest spoonbill colony in the Netherlands? This group of birds breeds and feeds undisturbed in the De Geul nature reserve. During the excursion 'Bird colonies of De Geul', organized by Ecomare, you will learn all about these and other birds in this nature reserve. 

But of course you can also explore the area without taking part in the excursion. Nature reserve De Slufter is also worth a visit. Because of the open connection with the North Sea, plants that can withstand the salty air and water grow and flourish here. Walk together through the Slufter Speurtocht. Fun for young and old!

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Fun activities during Easter

All De Krim Texel campsites are open (again) during Easter and the recreation teams have put together fun programs for you*. Check out the activities during the Easter holidays at Holiday Park De Krim, Camping Kogerstrand and Camping Loodsmansduin.
If you are staying at Camping De Shelter, Villapark De Koog, Bungalowpark 't Hoogelandt or Residentie Californië, you can participate in the program at Camping Kogerstrand. Guests of Hotel Molenbos can participate in the program at Holiday Park De Krim.

There is even more to do during Easter

Easter egg hunt

Easter egg hunt

Multiple locations
09-04-2023 - 10-04-2023

The Easter Bunny has hidden his eggs in various places again. Can you find them all? 

Roparun Fish and Chips Run

Roparun Fish and Chips Run

Oosterend
10-04-2023

Go running for people with cancer and get fish and chips afterwards.

Museum Kaap Skil

Museum Kaap Skil

Oudeschild

An unique museum full of stories and adventures about life at sea.

On the road with the sheep farmer

On the road with the sheep farmer

Den Burg

A fun activity for the whole family!

OERRR's Play Nature

OERRR's Play Nature

De Waal

Go on an adventure by clambering & splashing around in nature!

E-kickbike

E-kickbike

De Cocksdorp and Den Burg

Explore Texel in a sporty and fast way on these electric steps!

Picnic on Texel

Picnic on Texel

Multiple locations

Enjoy the best picnic spots on Texel, carefully selected by Sophie! 

Het Alloo

Het Alloo

De Koog

Visit nature reserve Het Alloo and spot beautiful birds and wild horses!