Katwijk has one of many Dutch Sea Search and Rescue stations. Volenteers man the rescue boats, which is launched within 15 minutes of an alarm.
The station has open days and demonstrations. Also the weekly practice exercises are great to watch.
The boat house is open at:
Mo: from 7:30PM
Sa: From 9AM
The Katwijks Museum displays the village history in pictures, paintaings, costumes, ship models, fishery artefacts and displays of former businesses like rope- and sail works.
Furthermore here are temporary exhibitions of a special theme or collection.
Admission: € 6.00 (adult); additional € 2.50 during special exhibitions.
Tu-Sa: 10AM - 5PM
a must see or do activity in Katwijk aan Zee is walking down the coastline and watch swimmers or people doing all kind of sportive activities.
One morning my friend and i went for a long walk (barefoots ..great!) after having breakfast in one of the "Standpaviljoens"and we saw a man taking his kayak into the sea.
breakfast at Katwijk aan Zee
1 April- 31 may:every Tues,Thurs,Sun ,not on 22 april 14:00 pm
11 and 12 april / 30 and 31 May 14:00 pm
1 juni - 31 August: daily 14:00 pm
1/ 30 September: Tues,Thurs,Sun 14:00 pm
1 / 31 October: Wed and Sun 14:00 pm
6 July - 12 August: Tues,Thurs,Sun 11.00 am
Adults: € 11.50
65+ € 10.00
Groups of 30 or more: € 10.00
Children until 12 years: € 8.00
Starting at the harbour one can take a boattrip, or at the beach u can surf, waterskiing and parasailingdo oceansailing, bananaboot sailing, or with children u can collect seashells.