Links (videos and general)
Videos of Terschelling
We made a beautiful boat trip with the Talisman of West Terschelling to the Noorder Gronden (North Grounds). There are always grey and common seals on the sandbanks.
Have you done enough cycling, walking or swimming? Or do you just want to do something different? Here are a few suggestions for activities completed with useful addresses.
Arriva Bus Company provides the transport on Terschelling. A ticket costs € 2.50. http://www.bus-terschelling.nl/bus-dienstregeling-terschelling
Taxi Bakker takes you all over the island. Telephone 0562442222. http://www.terschellingtaxi.nl
Doeksen sails with large and with fast ferries to and from the islands Terschelling and Vlieland and the mainland harbour Harlingen. http://www.rederij-doeksen.nl
You can and you may walk everywhere (= oerol in the local dialect). Staatsbosbeheer (the Forestry Commission) has signposted many new footpaths. They are described in the book "Wandelen op Terschelling” (only in Dutch I’m afraid) that can be bought at the tourist office (VVV) and several shops on the island for € 7.50.
Excursions with Staatsbosbeheer
Bosplaatexcursion. 2-hour discoveries hike on the European Nature Reserve the Bosplaat.
Visit the decoy. You get comprehensive information about the Hoorner decoy. How ducks were caught and what wild plants grow there.
Wilderness Tour Bosplaat. A hike of 10 km along the south side of the Bosplaat. A wilderness experience. Tourist Info (VVV) Terschelling telephone 0562 443000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Museum 't Behouden Huys. Museum of the culture and history of Terschelling. www.behouden - huys.nl
Nature Museum and Sea Aquarium. Information about the nature of Terschelling. www.natuurmuseumterschelling.nl
Fisheries Museum Aike Stien. Fishing from earlier years. Telephone 0562 443388
De Bessenschuur (The Berry Barn). Exhibition, coffee and teahouse www.terschellingercranberry.nl
De Boekenboer (The Book Boer). An extensive collection of collection of used books (also English), records and curiosities. Worthwhile. Open on Tuesdays and Saturdays: www.boekenboer-terschelling.nl
Seal trips with the Talisman. With a real ship - a former fishing boat - you sail to and onto the sandbar where the common and grey seals lie. www.terschellingrondvaart.nl