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Autumn holiday 2023

Holiday season is here. The perfect time to plan a day trip. Because it's the holidays, we organise extra activities in our visitor centre every day. For all ages! Will you join us?

Activities during the holidays

We willen jouw bezoek extra leuk en leerzaam maken in de herfstvakantie (14 oktober tot en met 29 oktober). Daarom organiseren we iedere dag extra activiteiten! Doe je mee in het Zeehondencentrum?

11:00 uur – Rondleiding, in het Nederlands. (paid, tickets available online)
11.45 a.m - Dizkoffer
2:00 p.m. - Guided tour, in Dutch. (paid, tickets available online)
2:00 p.m. - Seal guard presentation
Between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.: Feeding presentation

Please note that these times are indications. The exact offer depends on the schedule of our seal nurses. Presentations may also be switched around due to weather conditions.

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that with a combiticket you can also visit DoeZoo Leens?

Shows and presentations

Become a seal guard: observe and learn how a seal guard works!

DIZkoffer show: The Dizkoffer is a suitcase filled with a skull, whiskers and even a piece of sealskin. You can see and touch everything!

Feeding presentation: Watch our nurses feed the seals.

Endoscopy: Together, we remove a fish hook using an endoscope. A small camera that allows us to look inside the seal. 

Test your knowledge and participate in one of our quizzes!

Become seal expert: Learn all about seals and the rehabilitation and get your certificate.

The Seal Quiz: can you recognize the two types of seals that live in the Netherlands? After this quiz, yes!

The Pup Quiz:  Compete with others and find out who knows the most about seals.

Become a Dollard expert: Look through the eyes of a scientist and become a Dollard expert for a day. You will get an insight into how Photo Identification works and what a day in the field looks like. 

In our exhibition

Virtual Reality experience: with the VR glasses on, you suddenly find yourself amongst the seal mothers and seal pups. Experience your own influence on nature and learn what to do and what not to do when you see a pup on the beach.

On the Wadden Sea

Will you explore the Wadden Sea and spot some seals? During the tour, you will receive an explanation about this special area that rightfully has the World Heritage status. Check the agenda to see which days we sail out.