Running aground on a ship in the Wadden Sea
The Wadden Sea World Heritage Site is a unique tidal area. The tide changes every six hours, with the retreating water exposing large parts of the sea floor of the Wadden Sea entirely. The historical sailboats are built specifically to run aground on a sandbank during low tide. Put on your hiking shoes and go for a guided excursion on the tidal flats. After the ‘wadlopen’ (tidal flat hiking) excursion, you will board the ship once again just before th tide comes in. The ship will then sail back to Harlingen or spend the night on the Wadden Sea.
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UNESCO - Join us as we visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Netherlands
We crisscross the Netherlands, past all the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These places tell the unique story of our society and our eventful relationship with water.Read more