Flora and fauna of Schiermonnikoog
Schiermonnikoog is known for its unique bird life. On the Westerplas, you can find various birds including the bluethroat, cormorant, common snipe, osprey, Eurasian spoonbill, little egret, hen harrier and the Western marsh harrier the whole year through. You should also visit the duck decoy of Schiermonnikoog. Previously ducks were captured here, but today it is a cultural monument.
The rich flora are another reason why Schiermonnikoog has been designated as a National Park. Grasses, algae, herbs, mosses, flowers, plants, trees and mushrooms are growing on the island. Guides will gladly lead you to all the wonderful things Schiermonnikoog has to offer. If you get the chance, be sure to hike the tidal flats. A walk on the seabed will be a special and lasting memory.
Boat trip to Schiermonnikoog
Schiermonnikoog is one of the most beautiful places of the Netherlands. On an annual basis, the island attracts thousands of nature lovers who enjoy the tranquility and luxury of the island. Cross the mainland to Schiermonnikoog National Park. A boat will take you to this small paradise in 45 minutes.