There is an amazing range of activities on Texel. Have you always wanted to try parachute jumping? Now’s your chance! For those who rather keep two feet on the ground there is a 18-hole golf course in the dunes.  The sea and the vast beaches are a true challenge for beach and watersport enthusiasts.

Golfbaan Golf
Only 2 kilometers away from your holiday house. Enthusiastic beginning golf players and experienced golf players are very welcome to hit a ball at the golf course “de Texelse”. A very special golf course with dunes and water parts and nice greens.  Unique is the Par 3 course also convenient for the beginning golf player. From January 2014 it will be a 18 holes golf course.
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Paracentrum Skydiving Center Texel
Only at approximately 5 kilometer from your holiday home. Texel is an extremely popular location for parachute jumpers. The island is well known for the high quality courses which are given. Beginners can start straight away with a tandem jump. This means jumping with a qualified instructor. You don’t have to do anything yourself but enjoy the phenomenal view. An unforgettable experience!
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Round Texel 2003 Catamaran sailingschool De Eilander
Catamaran sailing is without any doubt one of the most spectacular sailing experiences.This school is situated only a few kilometers away from your holiday home. Suitable for the unexperienced or experienced sailormen, younger or older people. Anyone can enjoy this sailing experience.
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Kitesurfen Water and beach sports
There is plenty of space to safely kite surf, power kite, blo-cart (beach yacht), kite buggy and fly board (jumping with a kite and a mountain board). As a beginner you try these sports for yourself after a short instruction course. This also applies for wind surfing, catamaran sailing and canoeing.
Wadlopen Intertidal excursion
An intertidal guided tour is a unique and sportive experience within the exceptional nature of the Waddensea. The Waddensea is a World Heritage. You can experience an educational  walking tour along the nature reserve “De Schorren”. A 10 kilometer guided walking track will show you the flora and fauna of the Wadden Sea. It will take about 3 hours.
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The mountain bike route through the Texel woods is, according to experts, one of the best in The Netherlands. The spectacular bends and the difficulty grades make the route attractive for mountain bikers of various abilities.
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Hardlopen Beach and cross-country running
During the summer months, beach and cross-country runs are organized weekly by the athletics clubs of De Koog, De Cocksdorp and Den Hoorn. These running events are announced in the Vakantiekrant, a weekly supplement of the Texelse Courant, during the summer months. The Vakantiekrant is also available free from several recreational locations .
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Vissen Fishing
It is permitted to fish along the entire Texel coast without a permit or license, provided no more than two rods are used. Out of consideration towards people engaging in recreational activities, such as swimming and sunbathing, fishermen are encouraged to cast their rods at the unsupervised beaches.
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Paardrijden Horseback riding
Horse riding is possible on Texel at riding stables such as, Ruitercentrum De Krim in De Cocksdorp or manege Elzenhof in De Koog. Diverse horse riding routes are available.
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