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Visiting Texel with your kids


Texel is the perfect place for a holiday with kids. No long car journeys, but still a proper break. Your holiday starts at the ferry, a real adventure for kids! Discover all the tips here!

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Top 5 activities

What are the most fun activities to do with kids? Our guests find: 

1. Ecomare: In first place is Ecomare, where children learn about fascinating seals and other sea creatures in an interactive way.
2. Sheep farm: At number two is the Sheep Farm, where children get the chance to admire these woolly friends up close and even feed them.
3. Icecream farm Labora:
For the sweet tooth, icecream farm Labora is in third place, where you can take a look at the cow barn and see the fully automated milking robot in action.
4. shrimp fishing: At number four, the adventure of shrimp fishing offers a unique opportunity for children to roll up their sleeves and experience what it's like to catch real Texel shrimp.
5. Sommeltjespad: An enchanting hiking trail specially designed for children. The trail takes you on an adventurous journey of discovery.

More tips for children

The lighthouse

The lighthouse

De Cocksdorp

 Enjoy the most beautiful view of Texel at 47 metres above sea level! 

King's Day

King's Day

Multiple locations
27-04-2024

Discover how the various villages on Texel celebrate King's Day and have a great day!

Round of Oudeschild

Round of Oudeschild

Oudeschild
01-06-2024

Experience the liveliest cycling event in town and race against Texel cyclists!

The arrival of Sinterklaas

The arrival of Sinterklaas

Oudeschild
16-11-2024

Sinterklaas and his Pieten will arrive on Texel again. Join the fun party! 

Stables on Texel

Stables on Texel

De Koog

Are you an experienced rider or do you just want to get started with the riding sport? Visit one of the stables on Texel!

Lambs hike De Hoge Berg

Lambs hike De Hoge Berg

Den Burg
23-02-2024 - 31-05-2024

The lambs are back in the meadow, admire them on this lovely walk!

Lights-Tour

Lights-Tour

Den Burg
26-10-2024

Walk along with the Lights-Tour and illuminate the streets of Den Burg!

Campina Open Farm Days

Campina Open Farm Days

Oudeschild
10-05-2024 - 20-05-2024

Stop by farm Witte Julia and learn through play how dairy can contribute to healthy eating. An educational outing with lots of activities to do too!

Beach, sea and plenty of adventure

Once on Texel, there is plenty to do. Enjoy the sun, sea and beach. The vast beaches offer a playground of sand and sea; building sandcastles or searching for the most beautiful shells. Or being active and cycling, hiking or flying kites. Older children may want to climb in the climbing park, go-karting or surfing

Discover lost treasures in the Juttersmuseum, watch the seals in Ecomare or on an excursion on the mud flats. Is it a day with less weather? Then come swim in the swimming pool or play in the indoor play paradise at Holiday Park De Krim.

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Meet Piper on the beach of Texel

If you are on the beach of Texel, chances are that you will encounter little birds like Piper. Piper is a sanderling and these birds are looking for food on the beach of Texel where they constantly running away from the rolling waves. Are you going to look for Piper on the Texel beach?

Book your stay on Texel

There is plenty of entertainment for children. The beach and nature are always close to your accommodation. The parks are spread across the island. At Camping Kogerstrand, Camping De Shelter, Holiday Park De Krim and Camping Loodsmansduin there is a lot of entertainment for children of all ages during the school vacations.

Frequently asked questions

There is a lot for children to do at Holiday Park De Krim. We have collected all the recreational programs for you here. This way you can immediately view the recreation program of the campsite where you are staying.

Yes, Texel is great fun for kids. There are plenty of activities where children can have a great time. For example, visit the various museums or discover the Fonteinsnol

Yes definitely! There is also plenty to do on Texel for older children. Think about climbing in the climbing park, karting or surfing. Vacation park De Krim also has a game hall with various slot machines, glow-in-the-dark miniature golf and laser gaming

Editors De Krim Texel
Update: January 18, 2024 16:00

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