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Plopsaqua

PlopsaquaPlopsaqua

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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Aquafun Oostduinkerke

Aquafun OostduinkerkeAquafun 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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Babelou Speel

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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Villa Les Zéphyrs

Villa Les ZéphyrsVilla 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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Hangtime

HangtimeHangtime

1,000 square metres of trampolines, a huge ball bath, and a challenging play area for the little ones, all connected by an inspiring coffee bar: that is the definition of Hangtime! In addition to the trampolines, we offer heaps of extras: basketball hoops, dodgeball trampolines, foam pits—the list goes on. For the little ones, there is a challenging play area built by De Van Hut. Despite ...

Explorado
Fortstraat 128b, Oostende
tel. +32 593 026 53
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Nationaal Visserijmuseum

Nationaal VisserijmuseumNationaal Visserijmuseum

In the National Fisheries Museum you stroll through the history of the Flemish sea and coastal fishing industry. Shore-based fishing and the story of horseback shrimp fishermen, a unique living tradition in Oostduinkerke, have their place here in the rich museum collection. Did you know that you can send a Morse code message in the museum ...

Pastoor Schmitzstraat 5, Oostduinkerke
tel. +32 585 124 68
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Scenic Park Raversyde

Scenic Park RaversydeScenic 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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King Albert Memorial

King Albert MemorialKing Albert Memorial

The King Albert Memorial is a war memorial in the Belgian coastal town of Nieuwpoort. It is just outside the old town, on the right bank of the IJzer, at the the Ganzepoot. The monument was erected in 1938, designed by Julien de Ridder, in honor of King Albert I and Belgian troops in the First World War. The monument is circular, with a diameter of 30 meters. It has ten columns ...

Albert I Monument
IJzermonding, Nieuwpoort
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Plopsaland

PlopsalandPlopsaland

Plopsaland De Panne is a vast theme park at the Belgian coast. Enjoy the thrills of some 40 attractions and the magical environment in which they’re set! Imagine you’re a brave knight and enter the Castle Zone to go for a ride on the Dragon’s back. In the Pirates’ Zone you can dive into the wild sea with ...

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Crafts Museum Florishof

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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Japanese Garden Shin Kai Tei

Japanese Garden Shin Kai TeiJapanese 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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Wellington track

Wellington trackWellington 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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Anno 1465

Anno 1465Anno 1465

The lost fishing village of Walraversijde is one of the most important archaeological sites in Flanders and one of the best-studied medieval fishing communities in Europe. This medieval settlement has been examined systematically since April 1992 in cooperation with the Flanders Heritage Agency. The site was opened to the public in an appropriate instructional and archaeological manner in 2000, ...

Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 636, Oostende
tel. +32 597 022 85
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Rederij Seastar

Rederij SeastarRederij Seastar

The shipping company ‘Seastar’ offers you the possibility to discover the sea and the inland waters near Nieuwpoort. The mother ship ‘Seastar’ started in 1991. Ever since the shipping company transported over a million guests. You can choose to go out on the water for boat trips along the Flemish coastline, on the IJzer to Diksmuide or via ...

Havengeul 17, Nieuwpoort
tel. 058 232 425
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City Museum Ostend

City Museum Ostend

The City Museum of Ostend houses a sea of stories. The City Museum guides you through the fascinating story of Ostend and also takes a look at the future. Many objects, posters, documents and multimedia applications reveal the secrets behind the urban development, tourism, fisheries, harbor and the shipping industry. Discover the Ostend of the past and present together with the most ...

Oostends Historisch Museum de Plate
Langestraat 69, Oostende
tel. 059 516 721
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Museum Ship Amandine

Museum Ship AmandineMuseum 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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Three-master Mercator

Three-master MercatorThree-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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Adventure Park

Adventure ParkAdventure Park

Hoog boven de grond van boom tot boom met tokkelbanen, touwladders, wiebelbruggen en vele andere klimonderdelen. Het is een leuke actieve beleving van de natuur voor gezinnen, scholen en bedrijven. Voor zowel jong en oud, als voor beginnende en gevorderde klimmers is het een gezellig, avontuurlijk en spannend dagje uit!

Westendelaan 98, Middelkerke
tel. 059 447 981
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North Sea Aquarium

North Sea AquariumNorth Sea Aquarium

On the fishermen's wharf in Ostend is the educational North Sea Aquarium. A rich variety of sea flora and fauna, usually with exotic azure blue seas can be seen here. The diversity of the inhabitants of the North Sea can easily be overlooked. Compared to many of the imaginative tropical waters, the North Sea, the English Channel and the Irish Sea are very sound seas, which is home to a ...

Noordzeeaquarium
Visserskaai, Oostende
tel. 059 321 669
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Kursaal Oostende

Kursaal OostendeKursaal 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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