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All reviews fish all ages sea aquarium rainy day beautiful place few hours half an hour marine life young seals great place to visit little bit certain times seal pups snacks and drinks km walk wounded animals stuffed animals
Interesting exhibition, generally well set out and accessible.
We greatly appreciate how much work goes into rehabilitating wild animals and how important it is to raise awareness with the public. It must cost a great deal to run the centre and it is well kept.......More
I was on a sailing holiday with Dutch friends, unfortunately the wind direction changed so we had to travel to Texel by car and ferry instead. Ecomare is a lovely place. The exhibits are well kept and it's very clean, well worth a visit if...More
This reserve cares for injured and young seals and birds, and once they're strong enough, puts them back in their natural habitat. They also have a number of porpoises which they are rehabilitating. Feeding shows are very interesting too. They are mostly in Dutch, however...More
Texel is a very nice location for relaxing holidays, with its calm atmosphere, no crowd, few cars and miles of cycling roads. To this list of nice things about Texel you should add Ecomare. This is half a museum of natural history dedicated mostly to...More
Quite small. Lots of stuffed animals and birds. Things to read but not very exciting. Thought the tank for the porpoises was tiny with nothing in it for them to stimulate and question the welfare of keeping animals long term in such conditions.
It has a very nice indoor aquarium with understandable explanation of the life in the surrounding seas. The same is valid for the outdoor facilities where staff give explanations on how the various lager species live in the sea and how they are readied to...More
Too expensive for what is presented. Too less animals to see and nothing really what helps to understand the possible challenger to rescue animals in the sea.
Also the personal who did the presentation during the feeding session did speak dutch only.
Visited Ecomare because when you are on Texel this is a must. The staff is doing a good job there saving sick and wounded animals and placing them back in the sea again when they are recovered. The visit itself was some kind of commercial....More