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Aquafun De Haan

Aquafun De HaanAquafun De Haan

Aquafun in Sunparks de Haan offers waterfun for the whole family. During your stay access to waterfun is free everyday. Aquafun is open everyday from 10am to 6pm. Imagine all of this while in the middle of lush vegetation, in a gentle subtropical heat. The Swimming Pool is on holiday park De Haan. It is accessible for everyone, not only for the guests of the ...

Wenduinesteenweg 150, De Haan
tel. +32 504 295 96
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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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tel. +32 584 202 02
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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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Vistrap

Vistrap

An open-air fish market, created by the commercialisation of the port in the 19th century. De Vistrap is open daily, except on Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and when it has been stormy at sea. Already very early in the morning, you can find fresh North Sea fish and Ostend grey shrimps...

Visserskaai, Oostende
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Atlantikwall

AtlantikwallAtlantikwall

De Atlantikwall is één van de topattracties aan de kust en één van de drie musea op Raversyde. De meer dan 60 aanwezige bunkers, observatieposten en geschutstellingen en de 2 km open of onderaardse gangen vormen samen één van de best bewaarde delen van de beruchte Duitse verdedigingslinie ‘Atlantikwall’. Deze werd gebouwd door de Duitsers tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog, van de ...

Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 636, Oostende
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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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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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Mu.Zee

Mu.ZeeMu.Zee

Mu.ZEE ... the art museum at sea where is always something to discover! Mu.ZEE houses a unique collection of Belgian art from 1830 to date and this particular collection makes it one of a kind. The changing collection presentations and an active exhibition policy and communication with the international art scene makes the Romestraat 11 a rich and vibrant art scene!

Romestraat 11, 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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Leopoldpark

Leopoldpark

Het Leopoldpark in Oostende werd ontworpen door de tuinarchitect Louis Fuchs naar het model van een Engels park, met bruggetjes, wandelwegen en bloemperken. Het werd aangelegd gedeeltelijk over de oude stadswallen, maar ook gedeeltelijk erbuiten in militair domein. Het heeft een oppervlakte van ongeveer 5 hectare.

Leon Spilliaertstraat 41, Oostende
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Bellewaerde

BellewaerdeBellewaerde

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 ...

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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Jachthaven Oostende

Jachthaven OostendeJachthaven Oostende

The Royal Yacht Club Ostend, the oldest yachtclub of Belgium. Ostend, with its 9 km of sandy beaches and its burstling shoppingcentre, is the largest and most popular resort of the Belgian coast. Our marina is situated at the end of the harbour, has a direct acces to the sea and can be reached at any state of the tide, even by boats of deep ...

Dokter Eduard Moreauxlaan, 2, Oostende
tel. +32 593 214 52
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Koninklijke Gaanderijen

Koninklijke GaanderijenKoninklijke 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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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 ...

ticketBook tickets online Mercatordok, Oostende
tel. +32 597 056 54
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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 ...

ticketBook tickets online Vindictivelaan, Oostende
tel. +32 592 343 01
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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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Fort Napoleon

Fort NapoleonFort 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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St. Peter and Paul Church

St. Peter and Paul ChurchSt. Peter and Paul Church

The neo-Gothic St. Peter and Paul's church was designed by the Belgian architect Louis Delacenserie. A man who had a lot of fame during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The train station in Antwerp was also by his design. This Ostend church has many interesting and exceptional details. Beautiful statues and flying buttresses adorn the outer facades. Different colored windows create a ...

Visserskaai, Oostende
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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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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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Lighthouse Lange Nelle Oostende

Lighthouse Lange Nelle OostendeLighthouse Lange Nelle Oostende

De Lange Nelle is the lighthouse of Oostende. It is one of the four still functioning lighthouses along the Belgian coast; the others are Newport, Blankenberge Heist. The tower extends 65 meters above the sea and the lamp with Fresnel lenses is positioned at a height of 70 meters. The stairs of the tower has 324 ...

Vuurtorendok-West, Oostende
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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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Watertoren Bredene

Watertoren BredeneWatertoren Bredene

Climb the tower and enjoy the view.

Dorpstraat 1-33, Bredene
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De Oude Post - Coastal History Museum

De Oude Post - Coastal History MuseumDe Oude Post - Coastal History Museum

What was it like to spent a day at the sea in those times? How did tourism come about? The 'Kusthistories' (Coastal History) museum takes you back to the coastal past and uses modern presentation techniques. Get to know beautiful coastal posters and swimwear from a bygone era.

Joseph Casselaan 1, Middelkerke
tel. +32 593 003 68
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