Come and visit Sealcentre Pieterburen, Europe’s largest seal hospital! Every day a team of seal nurses and veterinarians care for sick, injured or weakened seals. The centre is opened every day from 10:00 – 17:00 o’clock. Aside from watching the seals in their enclosures, there is a scavenger hunt available at the front desk and visitors can watch the seals being fed every day.

In the holiday period there are extra activities:

11:00 o'clock: guided tour behind the scenes* (NL)
12:00 o'clock: presentation or interactive show **
11:30 or 12:00 o'clock: Guided tour behind the scenes* (DE)
13:00 o'clock: Guided tour behind the scenes* (NL)
14:00 or 14:30 o'clock: Guided tour behind the scenes* (DE)
15:00 o'clock: Guided tour behind the scenes* (NL)

* € 4,50 p.p. book a guided tour via the activity calendar
** Check the calendar to see if there is a show on the day of your visit



Holiday periods in Sealcentre Pieterburen

Spring break: February 15th until March 1st 2020
Easter holiday: April 4th until April 26th 2020
May break: April 25th until May 10th 2020
Pentecost & Ascension Day: May 9th until May 21st 2020
Summer holiday: June 20th until September 6th 2020
Late summer: September 5th until September 27th 2020
Autumn break: September 26th until November 8th 2020
Christmas holiday: December 19th 2020 until January 3rd 2021


The calendar shows what the daily activities are, and if there are any special activities that day. You can book these activities in addition to your visit, but it is also possible to just walk around and explore on your own accord. The entrance fees are not included in the price of the activities. Entrance tickets are available online at a discount.

Entrance tickets