Norderney - a must for all nature lovers

Distinctive natural spectacles

Norderney - a must for all nature lovers

Rich natural landscapes of beaches, dunes, salt marshes and mud flats

For an unforgettable encounter with nature ...

The Wadden Sea - UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2009

Norderney is so diverse and offers its visitors many charming contrasts with its enchanting natural landscape. The impressive ecosystem, the fine sandy beaches, the rich green salt marshes, the dunes and the astonishing Wadden Sea - Norderney offers many different and endangered plants and animal species a unique habitat, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009.

The Wadden Sea of the North Sea is with about 9000 km² the largest Wadden Sea of the world and is fascinating for every visitor with its constant change of ebb and flood. Each time the tide runs out, new facets of the North Sea appear, that are worth discovering. If you want to learn more about the Wadden Sea, the “Wadden World Visitor Centre Norderney” is the right place. Situated directly in the harbour, it welcomes the guests upon arrival. During a visit you will learn interesting facts about the animals in the mudflats, climate change at the North Sea and life in the salt marshes.

Seawater aquariums and sustainable ecology

You should also not miss the fascinating sea water aquariums, where you can see lobsters, plaice and crabs. There are also many different guided tours around the island showing the beauty of Norderney and the different habitats.

In addition, Norderney is paying particular attention to sustainable ecology and the development of health tourism and has set itself the goal of becoming Europe's number one Thalasso island

With the healing powers of wind, sea and climate, the North Sea island has a positive impact on health. And rightly so, Norderney is already Thalasso Island! Whether on the island as a form of therapy or as a wellness treatment to relax and feel good. Experience a true wellness oasis and visit our popular Thalasso Spa on Norderney.

The hotel at a glance

Experience nature on Norderney

Would you like to know more about the fascinating natural attractions on the island of Norderney?
Feel free to contact us at any time and find out about the unique natural attractions.

  • guided Wadden hiking tour

  • exciting beach walks

  • seal observations

  • migratory bird days - migratory birds and the Wadden Sea

  • "The Wadden Sea UNESCO World Heritage Site Wadden Sea Visitor Centre Norderney"

  • Wellness and health in the Thalasso Spa

  • Bike tours

  • Island tours

Hotel-Friese silhouette island Norderney North Sea