Things to do in Zeeland

Our most recommended things to do in Zeeland

Middelburg: Escape Tour - Self-Guided Citygame

1. Middelburg: Escape Tour - Self-Guided Citygame

Have you already heard of Jean Baptiste de Loeil? He is the most notorious surgeon of Middelburg. After testing some remedies he had committed a huge crime. And in a city like Middelburg, such a story quickly circulates. He fled through the secret exit through which his forbidden drugs were also smuggled. But he has to be fast, will you help? Choose your starting time with your teammates, beginning at anytime day or night. Make your way across the city, checking off tasks to find all the clues you need to reach the secret passage. As you search for clues, marvel at the beautiful sights of the town. Walk past the Abbey Tower, wander through the lovely streets and keep an eye out for the many historic buildings in the city center. Work quickly, and you and your team could set the record for the fastest tour. Good luck!

Cadzand: Seal Discovery Boat Tour with Glass of Champagne

2. Cadzand: Seal Discovery Boat Tour with Glass of Champagne

After a quick briefing, you will climb into the open RIB boat and sail from Cadzand harbor to the Schelde river to start your 2-hour boat tour.  Seals are the main attraction in the Westerschelde. The clean water, ample space and quiet environment have a positive effect on the animals, allowing them to thrive here.  You’ll find the seals resting on dry banks or curiously swimming alongside the boat. The boat will bring you up close, while not disturbing the animals. Once the boat gets near the seals, you will be provided with a glass of champagne. After spending some time with the seals, the boat returns to the harbor. In case the group likes to get an adrenaline rush, the captain will put the power on and the boat will go up to 80 kms per hour over the water.

Zierikzee: Escape Tour - Self Guided Citygame

3. Zierikzee: Escape Tour - Self Guided Citygame

Zierikzee was an important harbour in the VOC era, where many influential captains came from. Johan Sextroh was one of these captains. Having successfully captured an English freighter, he proudly returned to Zierikzee. On shore it turned out that it was a postal ship, full of Dutch secret information… He was soon seen as a spy and had to leave Zierikzee as soon as possible. Will you help him find the secret exit? Choose your starting time with your teammates, beginning at anytime day or night. Make your way across the city, checking off tasks to find all the clues you need to reach the secret passage. As you search for clues, marvel at the beautiful sights of the town. Walk past the Sint-Lievensmonstertoren and Nieuwe Kerk Zierikzee, wander through the lovely streets and keep an eye out for the many historic buildings in the city center. Work quickly, and you and your team could set the record for the fastest tour. Good luck!

Zeebrugge: Seal Watching Boat Tour with Glass of Champagne

4. Zeebrugge: Seal Watching Boat Tour with Glass of Champagne

Receive a short instruction in the harbor of Zeebrugge before you board the open RIB boat to go on the Scheldt river to spot seals. They can be found in their natural habitat in the Westerscheldt. It is the ideal environment for these animals with clean water and plenty of space.  Observe the seals lying on dry banks or curiously swimming around the boat. The boat will bring you up close, while not disturbing the animals. Once the boat is close to the seals, you will receive a glass of champagne. If the group wants, the captain can increase the power on the way back with the boat going up to 80 km per hour for an exciting adrenaline rush.

Zeeland: In-App Food Road Trip with Tastings

5. Zeeland: In-App Food Road Trip with Tastings

Immerse yourself in the beautiful province of Zealand on a full-day adventure through its most iconic food destinations. Drive all the way from Serooskerke to Kerkwerve as you take in the magical sights of the ocean, windmills, and lighthouses, with delicious food tastings throughout your journey. Download the interactive smartphone guide, which will serve as your guide for the day, and head out in your own vehicle to begin your journey. Starting in Serooskerke, follow a carefully designed route around Zeeland, using the app for information, tips, and GPS navigation. Travel along 115 kilometers of breathtaking landscapes and quaint towns, stopping at 6 catering locations to savor unique local delicacies. If you have little ones in your group, they'll surely enjoy the chance to climb a watchtower, pet the sheep, and see an old castle. Have a look at some of the possible dishes you'll try: Stop 1: Coffee or tea with an apple pie. Juice and a sausage roll for children. Stop 2: Homemade sheep milk yogurt with cheese. Stop 3: Zeeland 'bolus' pastry. Stop 4: Seasonal vegetable soup with bread. Pancake with syrup and sugar for children. Stop 5: 100% cod fresh Zeeland 'kibbeling' with the sauce of your choice. Half portion of fries or 'kibbeling' for children Stop 6: Artisanal ice cream

Cadzand: Wavekarting Adventure

6. Cadzand: Wavekarting Adventure

Try Wavekarting, a unique outdoor water sports activity at the Dutch coast. Feel the wheel of the motorboat in your hands as you set your own pace and sail over the North Sea waves.  Start with a safety briefing in the port of Cadzand before you head out under the supervision of experienced instructors. Thanks to the design of the Wavekart, you will always be perfectly safe on the water.

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What people are saying about Zeeland

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Very pleasant RIB boat trip, nice speed! (About 50 km/h), we also sail for quite a long time, I think 1.5 hours in total. Saw seals and even dolphins. Arriving in Breskens we got 1 glass of Cava (no Champagne) as mentioned. Very friendly captain, gives a lot of explanation about the seals' biotope. I would definitely do this again!

Nice drive past the coast. Watching the seals lying on the sandbank took about 20 minutes. The champagne was drunk in the port of Breskens.

It was well worth it. It was very special to see the seals.