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Birdwatching tour Texel,|
Texel a hotspot for birders
in Europe. it is a famous resting place during the migration season but
the island also welcomes lots of breeding birds such as Terns, Gulls,
Godwits, Oystercatchers, Redshanks, Greylag geese, etc. In Winter, Texel
is known for being a safe reserve for thousands of Brent geese. The
numbers and the variety of waders and other birds which can be seen here
at the intertidal mudflats and on migration are impressive. Other
specialties: Eurasian Spoonbill, Eider, Sandwich Tern, Artic Tern,
Common Scoter, Red-Breasted Merganser, Short-Eared Owl, Ruff, Bluethroat,
Hen Harrier and Marsh Harrier.
Texel is an island in
the north of the Netherlands. It is the biggest island of the Wadden
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The total number of
bird species seen on one day tour can be over 90 species.
Texel is really a
birdwatching paradise and is almost entirely run as an
ornithological reserve and natural park. Here you can see an
undescribable quantity of seabirds while the flights of wild
geese obscure the sky and fields. There are beaches, new and old
dunes, heaths, wetlands of all types, and extensive mudflats on
Duration: Daytour: 10-12 hours, (inclusive
transfer time Amsterdam) depends on season,weather
and sightnings, and personal wishes. Halfday tour: 4
Depart and return time: usually around 8:00 until
18:00, but variable(personal wishes, season, sightnings
Halfday tour from 8:00 untill 12:00.
Where we meet: When travelling with your own
(rental) car, we will meet at a convienient place near
the highway close to Amsterdam. When coming with public
transport we will meet at a convenient train station
close to Amsterdam Central Station.
Depart and return are at you accommodation on the island of Texel or at the Ferry.
2 persons:€ 62,50 per person
3 persons:€ 45 per person
4 persons:€ 35 per person (1 car)
4 persons:€ 62,50 per person (2 cars)
5 persons:€ 50,- per person (2 cars)
6 persons:€ 45 per person (2 cars)
7 persons:€ 40 per person (2 cars)
+7 persons: ask for our rates
Texel day tour
2 persons:€ 95 per person
3 persons:€ 65 per person
4 persons:€ 50 per person (1 car)
4 persons:€ 95 per person (2 cars)
5 persons:€ 80 per person (2 cars)
6 persons:€ 65 per person (2 cars)
7 persons:€ 50 per person (2 cars)
+7 persons: ask for our rates
Ferry ticket to Texel is included.(€ 35, also when you
already are staying on the island)
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We offer a optional lunch of bread and soup for 7,50
euro per person at the full day trips.
What is included: coffee, tea, drinks, a handy checklist of the birds of
Texel, the use of a high end spottingscope, transfers
from a train station close to Amsterdam, ferry to Texel
(only with full day tours).
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Private tours: All our birding tours are private tours. The day schedule can be customized to your wishes. Occasionally it is possible that more parties have booked a tour at the same date. In that case we try to combine these birding tours and give you discount of 25%.