Even in bad weather there is plenty to do on Texel! Of course, Texel has the most hours of sunshine in the Netherlands, but even here it is sometimes really Dutch weather. Therefore, we have collected the best tips for bad weather on Texel for you on this page. Choose your favorite outing or activity in bad weather and the vacation fun continues, regardless of the weather.
Texel has a wealth of museums that are well worth a visit, particularly on a rainy day. At the partially covered Ecomare, you can learn everything about seals, the coast and marine life. All kinds of flotsam and jetsam washes up on the beach. Curious about the beachcombers’ finds? Visit the beachcombers Juttersmuseum and be amazed. Pirate and sailor fans should definitely go to Kaap Skil - a museum full of stories and adventures about the rugged life on and with the sea. Marvel at the centuries-old finds discovered off the coast of Texel. In Texel Zoo you will find more than 40 animal species and 500 birds. All that noise is such great fun! Surely, the icon of Texel is the lighthouse at De Cocksdorp. A real must-see.
View Texel from the skies. While you are nice and dry on the plane, the pilot circles the island. And maybe he’ll even fly over your accommodation during the sightseeing tour. Always wanted to know how beer is made? Visit the brewery De Texelse Bierbrouwerij. Not only can you learn about beer there, but you can also have a taste. For those in search of relaxation, a wool bath is highly recommended. Wrapped in a cosy woollen blanket, you can leave all your everyday worries behind and just fully enjoy the moment. On the road in a carriage with Jan Plezier. Pulled by beautiful horses, you will take a tour through nature and on the beach. The covered wagon will keep you nice and dry. Feeling hungry? Sample some delicious cheeses at the cheese farm. They’ll be happy to tell you all about the cheese making process.
It will come as no surprise that a bicycle ride is a great way to explore Texel. You want to discover the island, but the weather doesn't allow for cycling? Rent a TukTuk! Take a scenic drive yourself or go on a TukTuk safari and discover the most beautiful spots on the island. If you want more excitement, take on others in a real TukTuk rally. The roof on this fun vehicle will keep you dry while having a great time.
At Vakantiepark De Krim, there are many facilities for a pleasant stay - even when the sun isn't shining all that often. Water lovers can have fun in the indoor pool. There are multiple slides, a relaxing whirlpool and also a spray park for the little ones. Are you looking for some excitement? Try indoor laser tag. Competing in teams, you’ll go for the win. Use the obstacles and become the winners! Do you always play miniature golf on holiday? Here you can play indoor miniature golf. And how unique to play in black light - the effect is quite stunning. Do the kids need to burn off some energy? Go to an indoor children's playground. And in the evening, you can have a ball at the bowling alley. Roll a strike and end the day with a win. Are you staying at Camping Kogerstrand? The children can play in the indoor playground at this campsite.