Huisduinen Travel Guide

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    Damaged radar Antenna
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    Club residence from the air
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Huisduinen Things to Do

  • Bird watching

    It seems this corner of the Netherlands attracks the older seagulls.There are days I think I'm looking at an old-seagulls-home.

  • Sea Aquarium in Old Fortress

    Visit Fort Kijkduin. There is a Sea Aquarium, 200 year old tunnels, Splendid sea view and much more. You can walk the Kijkduin route and see some more fortresses.

  • Huisduinen Hotels

    2 Hotels in Huisduinen

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Huisduinen Hotels

  • Golden Tulip Beatrix Hotel

    2015 update (after many stays in previous years) The 52 rooms are renovated with a darker interior...

  • The Baron Crown

    Duinweg 34, Huisduinen, 1789 AS, The Netherlands

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

Huisduinen Restaurants

  • Most popular spot at the coast

    This restaurant/bar is located at the top of the dike with a magnificent view over the Northsea. In the summer you can enjoy beautiful sunsets while dining.Business hours:Mo-Th: 10AM - 11PMFr-Sa: 10AM - MidnightSu: 10AM - 11PM Really anything on the menu.

  • At the beach

    Zus en Zo is a so-called "strandtent" (a beach restaurant). This one is build on a solid foundation of containers. Building anything on the Dutch beach always includes the danger of seeing your place washed away by the sea.Also the prevailing SW-winds will sand anything in its path.Nonetheless it's great to be at the Zus & Zo terrace, in the sun...

  • Don't Forget Insurance

    If your current health insurance doesn't cover you while your abroad, you should consider getting international travel insurance just in case something should go wrong.

Huisduinen Nightlife

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    by pieter_jan_v Updated Jan 13, 2015

    Lighthouse spotting can be done in the dark.

    The local lighthouse is known as the "Lange Jaap" (Long John).

    In January 2015 the radar on top of the house was damaged by a storm.

    Dress Code: Casual, windproof clothing

    Lange Jaap - Huisduinen Damaged radar Antenna
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Huisduinen Transportation

  • Bus 34

    From the Den Helder train station bus 34 brings you to Huisduinen (once per hour).Real time bus info on the Huisduinen map.

  • Over the beach

    Each year the "Strandzesdaagse" (6 days on the beach) takes place. It's a long walk from Hoek van Holland to Huisduinen in six days over the beach along the Northsea.

  • Part of the Northsea Cycle Route

    Huisduinen is the starting point of one of the Northsea bicycle routes (as part of the international Northsea Cycle route).


Huisduinen Warnings and Dangers

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    by pieter_jan_v Written Mar 25, 2003

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    Just 500 meters North of Huisduinen is a shooting range of the Dutch Navy. During actual shooting the dike to Den Helder will be closed and marked with red flags. Most shooting takes place on Wednesdays.

    Warning sign
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Huisduinen Sports & Outdoors

  • Sailing

    The KZDH (Kust Zeilvereniging Den Helder) or the Den Helder Coastal Sailing club has its residence at the most Northerly point of the beach at Huisduinen near the Zus & Zo Beach bar.The club sails with catamarans. Catamaran.

  • Strandzesdaagse

    The Strandzesdaagse is a six days walk along the Dutch coast starting at Hoek van Holland and finishing at Den Helder, with stopovers at Wassenaar, Noordwijk, Velsen-Noord, Egmond aan Zee and Callantsoog. The total length is about 140 kilometers.In 1959 Henk Horsman organised the first walk with 37 co-walkers. At Huisduinen there's a small sign to...

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