Zeehondencreche Pieterburen

Hoofdstraat 94a
Pieterburen 9968
+31 (0) 595 526 526/+ 31 (0) 595 528 389
Main activities: 
  • Rehabilitation of sick, wounded and orphaned seals
  • Scientific research in cooperation with national and international institutions on the (causes of ) problems of seals and their habitat
  • Information for visitors about the problems of seals and their habitat
  • More than 150.000  visitors a year
  • Spacious information hall and a number of outdoor pools
  • Special 'activities corner' for children and an indoor sandbox for the minors
  • Possibility to adopt a seal, which gives the opportunity to attend the release in the Waddensea
  • Part of extensive EHBZ-network (First Aid For Seals volunteers along the Dutch coast and on the Wadden islands)
Additional activities: 
  • Rehabilitation of common and grey seals found on the Dutch coast and Wadden islands
  • Visitor's centre open daily from 09:00 until 18:00 (including Sundays and Bank Holidays), accessible for wheelchairs
  • Information and educational activities for children and youngsters
  • Scientific research projects
  • Active nationally and internationally