Sailing-walking holiday Wadden Islands

Friday 01 October 2021 20: 00 t / m Monday 04 October 2021 16: 00

Sailing and hiking, a perfect combination

Come aboard the comfortable and cozy sailing ship and enjoy a wonderful walking and sailing holiday on the Wad. During this holiday there is plenty of time for walking and there is also daily sailing.

Travel information

Day 1: Arrival in Harlingen
You are welcome on board from 20.00 p.m. where the skipper and his crew receive you with a drink. When everyone is on board, the skipper is happy to tell you about the journey, the boat, sailing and the rules on board. The rest of the evening is free. You can stay on board or take a tour through the historic and pleasant city center of Harlingen.

Day 2: Harlingen - Terschelling
Depending on the tide and wind, the ship will leave Harlingen after breakfast towards Terschelling. Once the sails are set, with the help of anyone who wants to and the engine is turned off, you can enjoy the wind in your hair, the wonderful salty air and the disappearing horizon. Gaze across the mudflats in search of the first seal of the day. If the weather permits, you can eat a tasty lunch on deck. When the Brandaris is in sight, you know it won't be long before the ship is in port. After the sails are set, it is time for a drink and you can explore Terschelling. It is a beautiful island where you can enjoy walking, cycling and a terrace.

Day 3: Walk on Terschelling
After breakfast, a walk on Terschelling is on the program. You can choose from different routes and distances, this island has no less than 200 km of unpaved hiking trails. For example, climb the dunes and discover the many birds, the densely growing dune area and enjoy the great view over the North Sea with the drying sandbanks. The seals rest there at low tide. You will receive a packed lunch for the journey and a guide time to return to the ship. Before, during or after dinner, the journey continues to the next island. This beautiful, not too long sailing trip at the end of the day is an experience in itself. On Vlieland you can walk a bit along the beach and enjoy the view over the mudflats in the dark.

Day 4: Walk on Vlieland
Just like yesterday, a nice walk through the varied nature of this smallest Wadden island awaits you today. You can choose from the different routes in the information package. Hardly any cars drive on the nostalgic Vlieland, making it a paradise for cyclists and walkers. With a packed lunch in your backpack, you choose your own route and discover the wide beaches, the dunes, the forest and the wadden dike. Nowhere in the Netherlands do you see as many birds as in the Wadden area. Back on board, the last dinner is served and the stories, photos and experiences of the day are shared.

Day 5: Back to Harlingen
After breakfast, everyone prepares for the return journey to Harlingen. Along the way you will have lunch on deck or in the saloon, depending on the weather. The ship expects to dock in the Zuiderhaven at around four o'clock.


  • Per person based on shared cabin € 475, -
  • Surcharge private 1-person cabin € 150, -

NB the final route of the cruise will ultimately be determined on boarding on Friday evening. The skipper will then have a current weather forecast available.

Price includes

  • Port dues and tourist tax
  • Full board
  • Coffee and tea

Price excludes

  • Soft and alcoholic drinks
  • Duvet (bed is standard made with bottom sheet and pillow with pillowcase)
  • Towels

Food allergies and dietary requirements
If you have dietary requirements or allergies, it is best to discuss this before booking. Often it is not a problem, but sometimes some cooperation is expected from the guests if special products have to be purchased, which will then have to be taken by the guests themselves, for example.

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