Naturzentrum Katinger Watt Tönning

NABU Naturzentrum Katinger Watt
Katingsiel 14
Tönning 25832
+49 (0) 4862 8004 / +49 (0) 4862 17393
Main activities: 
  • Guided walks to the nature reserves of the Eider estuary and the National Park
  • Nature discovery for schools: special tours for groups of kids and teens, didactically and methodically designed according to age and school curriculum and to the UNESCO targets of an education for a sustainable development
  • "Young explorers": in cooperation with the National Park Office and the conservancy organisation Schutzstation Wattenmeer, the NABU is in charge of three regional kids clubs
Additional activities: 
  • The Visitor Centre of the conservancy organisation NABU is nestled up against the old Eider dike. In 1973, the Eider estuary was closed with a concrete barrier and a lock, creating the nature reserve Katinger Watt with its wetlands and forest
  • Exhibition about flora and fauna of the Eider estuary, history of the river Eider and the Wadden Sea National Park
  • Garden with "touch path" and "scent patches"
  • The visitor centre is certified as National Park Partner
  • Opening hours: 20th of March to 7th of November 2010 from 10 am to 6 pm daily