Sights

Aquafun Oostduinkerke

The 2,000 sqm and completely renovated Aquafun is the ideal place if you want a break from salt water. In the wave pool you'll feel like you're in the sea. Afterwards you can speed down the Black Hole, a slide in the dark with light and sound effects. Admission to Aquafun is free every day of your stay! Imagine all of this while in the middle of lush vegetation, in a gentle subtropical ...

Polderstraat 158, Oostduinkerke
tel. +32 582 373 11
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Plopsaqua

Plunge into the wonderful water world of Plopsaqua! Are you ready for a brand new adventure with Vicky the Viking? Then come take a dive into the wonderful water world of Plopsaqua! Boat along through the breathtaking whitewater river in a magical snowy landscape, or discover a range of water slides for all ages. Let yourself be surprised by the tropical storm in the wave pool ...

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tel. +32 584 202 02
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Villa Les Zéphyrs

Villa Les Zéphyrs, where time has stood still in the 30s. Between the two world wars the villa was used as holiday accommodation by a doctor's family from Ghent. By protecting it and remodeling it like it was back then, it quickly became a heritage site that is highly appreciated by visitors and tourists alike and is considered a unique remainder from times gone by. Times that remind us ...

Henri Jasparlaan 173, Westende-bad
tel. 059 319 128
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Babelou Speel

De kindvriendelijkste tearoom van Westende met 1500 m2 reuze lego-blokken, ballenbaden, springkastelen, trampolines en zonneterras, dus binnen en buiten speeltuin

Lombardsijdelaan 167, Westende
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Koninklijke Gaanderijen

King Leopold II commissioned the French architect Charles Girault to design the Royal Galleries. They linked the Royal Chalet to the entrance to the Wellington Race Course and were completed in 1906. The galleries extend over a length of 381.8 metres and comprise 343 metres of a linear double-nave construction and 77 arches which are partly separated by a glass wall. In this way people going for ...

Koning Boudewijnpromenade, Oostende
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Fort Napoleon

At the end of the 18th century France annexed Belgium. Napoleon feared an attack from England at the port of Ostend and therefore built an impressive fort in the dunes in 1811. A British attack never happened. After that, the fort mainly functioned as an armory and a location for the French army. And after the fall of Napoleon in 1814, it fell prey to theft and vandalism. In both world wars ...

Vuurtorenweg, Oostende
tel. 059 320 048
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Japanese Garden Shin Kai Tei

The name Shin Kai Tei refers to a piece of Japan in Ostend. Prince Philip opened the Japanese garden in 2001. King's Park, which is not far from the royal villa, was chosen as the best place for the development of the more than 2,500 square meters of garden. Japanese architect Takashi Sawano has tried to design the garden in such a way that makes you really feel like you're in Japan. The ...

Koningin Astridlaan, Oostende
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Three-master Mercator

Climb aboard the mighty Mercator and explore a training ship that sailed the globe in 41 voyages, covering almost every ocean on earth! Learn about her scientific missions and see how this beautiful vessel became a salty symbol of Belgium. If this ship could talk she would speak of every ocean in the world, and the many ports she called at before WWII. Designed by Arctic explorer Adrien de ...

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tel. +32 597 056 54
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X-Treme Bowling

De combinatie van lekker eten en gezellig tafelen, en de sportieve actie en plezier tijdens het bowlen zijn al jaren een succesformule. De formules op maat staan garant voor een ontspannen en aangenaam vertoeven in één van de bowlings. Op zaterdagavond kan je helemaal uit de “bowl” gaan tijdens de spetterende discobowling. Met op elke laatste zaterdag van de maand een DJ en leuke extra ...

Westendelaan 98, Middelkerke
tel. 059 447 981
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Crafts Museum Florishof

Florishof wants to colorfully emphasize the village-folk life of the last century. Around the chapel is an inn, the shops, the school, the fashion studio and the interior of the oldest, in its original state preserved, fishing house of the municipality.

Koksijdesteenweg 24, Oostduinkerke
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Bellewaerde

Looking for a fun and entertaining trip for the whole family? Visit Bellewaerde and enjoy the perfect balance between adventure, thrills and discovery. Squealing with fun in the nicest attractions, admiring exotic animals and unwinding in beautiful nature? In Bellewaerde you can do it all, in 1 singe day! Small or a little less small? Bellewaerde has attractions for ...

Museum Ship Amandine

The Amandine 0.129 was the last IJslandvaarder and reminds the most infamous period in the Flemish fishing history when the fishermen went after the finest and tastiest fish in the icy waters around Iceland. Many coastal residents gave their lives. The IJslandvaarder was purchased by the city of Ostend and is now completely renovated. The most modern audio-visual techniques are implemented to ...

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Scenic Park Raversyde

A diverse landscape of water, reed land, pastures, meadows, plantings and woodland, invites visitors to an exploratory walk. each season brings something new to discover: spring flowers, summery meadows, migratory birds in autumn and winter, visitors fill up the annual calendar. Raversyde is also home to a rescue centre for birds and wild animals (VOC ...

Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 642, Oostende
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Wellington track

Since it was built in 1883 the Wellington track has welcomed many visitors. Partly because of its special location on the Royal Galleries the horse race track has much respect. Therefore many high-ranking guests have attended one or more races. Some come to try their luck and others come to party and meet people. Today the Ostend race track is also known as Wellington Hippodrome or ...

Koningin Astridlaan 12, Oostende
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Kursaal Oostende

The fourth Kursaal (Casino) of Oostende is a highlight in the architecture of the 1950s. It is characterised by a modernistic design combined with neoclassical elements on the front façade. The architect Stijnen created an avant-garde building that was aimed at transparency and simplicity. Many changes were made to the original design. Fifty years ...

Oosthelling 12, Oostende
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