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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!

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Children's play paradise opened!
01-07-2019

The renovations are done! The play paradise is fully open!

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Beach, sea and plenty of adventure

Texel itself has lots to offer: sun, beach and sea. Get active: cycle, walk or fly a kite. Older kids may enjoy the climbing park, go-karting, bodyboarding or surfing.

Discover lost treasures at the Beachcombers Museum, go seal watching at Ecomare or on a mudflat excursion.

Weather not so nice today? Visit the pool or indoor play paradise at Holiday Park De Krim.

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Meet PIPER on Texel beach

The chance is big that when you walk on the beach from Texel you meet birds like Piper. Piper looks between the waves for food, and when the waves are coming back they run away from them. Are you going to look for Piper on Texel beach?

The most amazing Texeltips with children

The Barefoot path

The Barefoot path

De Cocksdorp

Walk 150 metres barefoot and experience 6 different surfaces! 

De Bonte Belevenis

De Bonte Belevenis

Den Hoorn

De Bonte Belevenis offers fun and informative workshops for young and old! 

Water playground

Water playground

De Cocksdorp

Have a joyful day with water and fun at the water playground! 

Food Forest

Food Forest

Oudeschild

Come and enjoy picking your fruit and flowers at the self pick garden!

Texel's Alpacas

Texel's Alpacas

De Cocksdorp

Petting, feeding, cuddling or walking with alpacas? You can do it on Texel!

Shrimp fishing

Shrimp fishing

Multiple locations

Go out on the water with one of the shippers and learn about shrimp fishing!

Het Sop seal tours

Het Sop seal tours

Oudeschild

Cruise along the coast of Texel and look for the seals.

Jan Plezier wagon trips

Jan Plezier wagon trips

De Koog

Enjoy the beautiful nature of Texel with Belgian Draft horses.

Climbing park

Climbing park

De Cocksdorp

Climbing and clambering at exciting heights, there are also different courses!

Play Paradise

Play Paradise

Multiple locations

The place to be with good weather or bad weather, here the children can really have fun!

Crab fishing

Crab fishing

Oudeschild

A fun activity not to be missed during your holiday on Texel. We will teach you how! 

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!

Pirate Ship

Pirate Ship

Oudeschild

Enjoy climbing in the shipwreck and have a look at the boats near the harbour.

Horse riding

Horse riding

Multiple locations

Gallope through the beautiful landscape of Texel and discover the nature on horseback!

Museum Kaap Skil

Museum Kaap Skil

Oudeschild

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

Juttersmuseum

Juttersmuseum

De Koog

Learn more about the wonderful world of beachcombing and let the discoveries surprise you.

Krim forest

Krim forest

De Cocksdorp

The youngest forest area on Texel. Come here for walking, cycling, running or horse riding. 

 Cinema Texel

Cinema Texel

Den Burg

See the latest movies at the only cinema on Texel.

Nature Adventure

Nature Adventure

De Cocksdorp

Learn all about the animals, plants and climate in a fun way!

Bowlen

Bowlen

De Cocksdorp

 Enjoy the cosiness of bowling, never mind the weather: it’s always fun at the bowling alley! 

Miniature Golf

Miniature Golf

De Cocksdorp

Come and play miniature golfin the theme of glow in the dark and underwater world!

Swimmingpool De Krim

Swimmingpool De Krim

De Cocksdorp

The pool with a lovely indoor climate, various spectacular attractions and an outdoor pool with sunbathing area.  

On the road with the sheep farmer

On the road with the sheep farmer

Den Burg

A fun activity for the whole family!

Fonteinsnol

Fonteinsnol

Den Burg

An amazing viewpoint and play forest for the children!

Happen en Stappen

Happen en Stappen

Den Burg

Hit the road with a delicious filled rucksack and walk through De Hoge Berg on Texel!

Ice-cream farm Labora

Ice-cream farm Labora

De Cocksdorp

Come and enjoy handmade ice cream made from milk and cream from own dairy cows.

Speedweekend

Speedweekend

De Cocksdorp
16-07-2022 - 17-07-2022

Feel the Need for Speed during the weekend that is all about speed and competition!

Texel Airshow

Texel Airshow

De Cocksdorp
06-08-2022

The show of which you are guaranteed to look everywhere. Come and experience the airshow!

Agricultural Day

Agricultural Day

Den Hoorn
21-07-2022

Get to know all aspects of agriculture during this event.

The lighthouse

The lighthouse

De Cocksdorp

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

Kite Evening

Kite Evening

De Koog
05-07-2022 - 30-08-2022

Feel the power of the Texel wind every Tuesday in July and August during the kite evening!

Beach

Beach

Multiple locations

Discover the beaches of Texel. With no less than 30 km of beach, there is something for everyone!

Wind Festival Texel

Wind Festival Texel

De Koog
01-10-2022 - 02-10-2022

Come, join and amaze your eyes during the Wind Festival on the beach of De Koog.

Hoeve Vrij & Blij farm

Hoeve Vrij & Blij farm

Den Hoorn

Hoeve Vrij & Blij has a lot to offer. Come to the farm shop or go camping on the farmyard.  

Texel Zoo

Texel Zoo

Oosterend

Admire the beautiful animals in the Texel Zoo.

The Sommeltjespad

The Sommeltjespad

De Koog

Follow the directions of the Sommeltjes on the 1.5 km long Sommeltjespad.

Sheep Farm Texel

Sheep Farm Texel

Den Burg

Discover the 25 different sheep species and find out what other fun animals live on Sheep Farm Texel.

OERRR's Play Nature

OERRR's Play Nature

De Waal

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

Ecomare

Ecomare

De Koog

 Are you looking for an exciting and educational day out? Then come and visit Ecomare! 

Round of Oudeschild

Round of Oudeschild

Oudeschild
28-05-2022

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

Bonfire Meierblis

Bonfire Meierblis

Multiple locations
29-04-2023

Warm up by the big fire and bake sandwiches or marshmallows by the small fires!

King's Day

King's Day

Multiple locations
27-04-2023

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

Lambs hike De Hoge Berg

Lambs hike De Hoge Berg

Den Burg
01-05-2022 - 31-05-2022

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

Beach Camps Texel

Beach Camps Texel

De Koog
11-07-2022 - 19-08-2022

Get to know the best board and beach sports on Texel together with your peers!

Open Monumentendag

Open Monumentendag

Multiple locations
10-09-2022 - 11-09-2022

Discover the special monuments Texel has to offer, with sustainability as the theme, because sustainability lasts the longest!

Book your stay on Texel

There is plenty of entertainment for children. The beach and nature are always close to your accommodation. Learn more about life in and around the water and in the evening you can have a nice chat in one of the accommodations of De Krim Texel. 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.

Editors De Krim Texel
Update: March 26, 2021 16:00