Small Group Full Day Island Tour to Texel from Amsterdam

Looking for a daytrip from Amsterdam to Holland’s most beautiful nature? Join us on a Texel Island tour!

Experience a full day exploring the unique island of Texel and its surrounding UNESCO World Heritage site Waddensea! We will drive up north to the ferry that takes us to Texel Island. Once on the island, we will explore its National Parks, historic villages and beaches. In one of the historic villages we will enjoy a delicious lunch! We will pick you up in Amsterdam in the morning and will bring you back late afternoon. A full day of island experience at one of Holland’s most beautiful islands!

Included in this tour
  • Visit the island of Texel with its beautiful national park, beaches and historic villages Unesco World Heritage Site Wadden Sea: unique mudflats at low tide
  • Wildlife: bird watching & optional seal safari (tickets not included)
  • A Dutch Tours driver and guide for the whole day
  • Transfers from Amsterdam
  • Ferry tickets
  • Cold soft drinks, bottled water and a Dutch treat during transits

We will pick you up right in the center of Amsterdam early in the morning and drive you through the beautiful Dutch country side: land claimed from the sea, past farms, villages and windmills.


We will drive through our “Polders”: land claimed from the sea and lakes, a unique part of Dutch heritage. This new farmland is sometimes as low as 6 meters below sea level!

Waddensea UNESCO World Heritage Site

Upon arrival at the harbor, we will board the ferry that takes us onto the Waddensea. The Waddensea is the largest unbroken system of intertidal sand and mud flats in the world. It is a refuge for a huge number of animals, including marine mammals such as seals and porpoises. The Waddensea World Heritage area is one of the most important wetlands for waterbirds on earth. The Waddensea is a calm sea with hardly any risk of uncomfortable swell.

Exploring the Island of Texel

We will set sail to the biggest Dutch Wadden island of Texel. On the island, there will be plenty of time to explore the historic villages, the beach and dunes. This island is famous for its incredibly beautiful nature and is a paradise for bird watchers! We will even get a great view of the Wadden Sea at low tide.

Lunch in a historic village

Half way during the day we will enjoy a lovely lunch in one of the historic villages (not included). Please notify us in advance if you have any dietary requirements. At the end of the afternoon we will take the ferry back to the main land, arriving in Amsterdam around 6 PM.

If you are traveling by yourself we welcome you to join our tours! Please call or email for availability!

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