Deltapark Neeltje Jans is a water theme park, with a water playground, hurricane simulator, boat rides and shows with seals and sea lions. Besides fun and play, there’s also room for exhibitions that educate young and old about the sea, the 1953 floods and the Delta Works.
- Discover the power of water and the history of the Delta Works. Don’t miss out on the storm surge barri-er, to get a feeling of the intense power of water.
- Learn more about Holland’s history and struggle with the sea through exhibitions, films, and of course seeing the Delta Works itself.
- Enjoy an activity-filled day at the water theme park with its playgrounds, boat rides, and sea lion shows.
The Deltapark Neeltje Jans tells the story of the Netherlands’ history with water: from the flood disaster of 1953 to the construction of the famous Delta Works. The Deltapark offers exhibitions, films and a chance to visit to the storm surge barrier itself, to give visitors an impactful impression of the power of water. There is also a water park with an aquarium and seal and sea lion shows, and the opportunity to swim with sharks.
Adventure and Education
Deltapark Neeltje Jans represents the bond the Dutch have with water. On the one hand water is a lot of fun, but on the other hand you always need to stay aware. With a 3D film about the water world, a hurricane machine, a skeleton of a mammoth and a boat trip, the story of the struggle against water is both adventurous and educational.
Storm Surge Barrier
A special feature of Neeltje Jans’ is that you can actually view the storm surge barrier from the in and outside. The impressive building includes a concrete guarantee of 200 years and has 45-meters-wide steel doors. A visit to this modern, interactive theme park is a great day out.