Visitor Centres

Besides exhibitions and information material, almost all visitor centres in the World Heritage region also offer educational activities about the nature and culture of the Wadden Sea. Ranging from exciting excursions and interesting lectures to educational leaves and holiday camps, tourists, groups and families find a broad choice of activities. Information on the various visitor centres' offer is available on this overview.

For classes and teachers the visitor centres provide a broad choice of activities especially designed for the demands of schools, e.g. programmes for class trips and school outings, material for school projects and worksheets for lessons at home.

"Barefoot School"

Where the land ends, your experience begins! The International Wadden Sea School, an initiative of the Trilateral Cooperation on the protection of the Wadden Sea, is THE international information and service platform for environmental education and sustainable class trips in the Wadden Sea region. The IWSS also coordinates the development of educational activities on the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site and offers flat-rate class trips to a choice of destinations in the World Heritage region. Numerous visitor centres of the IWSS-network offer educational activities with a special focus on the international dimension of the Wadden Sea, such as the 'IWSS Wader Migration Game' or the 'IWSS Role Play on Climate Change and Coastal Protection'. The quadrilingual website (nl, de, en, dk) also informs about all activities and offer various downloads for teachers and multipliers.