Deltapark Neeltje Jans is a water theme park in Vrouwenpolder, Netherlands. Not only can visitors enjoy shows with sea lions and seals, but they can also splash around in the nearby water playground or try out the park’s hurricane simulator. Boat rides are also available to make the trip one you will never forget. Several exhibitions can be found at the park that aim to educate visitors about the sea, the Delta works and the great floods of 1953.
Deltapark Neeltje Jans Attractions
Hurricane Simulator: Experience what it would be like to be in a real hurricane. The goal of this attraction is not only provide a fun and exciting experience, but also to educate visitors on the mighty power of the ocean and its storms.
Water Slide and Playground: Take a ride down a giant water slide or spend some time playing in the park’s water playground. You can even create your own waterfall, operate sluices and try to make your way through shifting musical stones. The playground features salt water from the Eastern Scheldt.
Boat Trips: During your visit, be sure to take a boat trip around the Eastern Scheldt. Don’t be surprised if you see a few harbour porpoises or seals along the way.
Seals and Sea-Lion Shows: Get up close and personal with the park’s seals and sea-lions in the seal pool and sea-lion theater. You can even have your picture taken with a sea-lion.
Bluereef Aquarium: The largest saltwater aquarium in Zeeland. Discover the underwater world of the Eastern Scheldt through interactive presentations.
Whale World: Get a first-hand look at North Sea whales in the Whale World exhibition.
There are also five exhibitions at Deltapark Neeltje Jans, which include: Delta Expo, Expo 1953 Flood, Whale World, Max and Mussel Exhibition. The Max exhibition features the bones of a giant bull mammoth, which stands 5.25 meters high. It is believed that Max lived between 30 and 50 thousand years ago. This is truly a must-see while visiting the park.
Visit the Deltapark Neeltje Jans for information on opening times and admission prices. Discounts are available to those who buy tickets online. Rates and hours will vary throughout the year, so plan your trip ahead of time.
Special packages are available that include an organized itinerary and lunch. Lunch and coffee can be enjoyed at the park’s restaurant, but reservations must be made in advance.
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