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Collecting oysters in the Wadden Sea
Fresh oysters - a delicacy directly from nature


Collecting oysters in the Wadden Sea

Discover the joy of collecting oysters on the island of Neuwerk

The island of Neuwerk is known not only for its breathtaking nature and diverse recreational opportunities, but also for the tasty oysters that can be found in the waters around the island. Embark on a culinary adventure and learn how to collect fresh oysters straight from the Wadden Sea. Experience the special fascination of collecting the delicious seafood with your own hands. Whether as a romantic experience for two or as an exciting activity for the whole family – oyster collecting is guaranteed to be an unforgettable highlight of your stay on Neuwerk.

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Details on location, times, costs and target group as well as tips

  • In the Wadden Sea around the island of Neuwerk.
  • Ask at the hotel reception or local guides for the best collection points.
  • The best time to collect oysters is from September to April, but collecting is also possible in the other months.
  • Collect the oysters best during low tide 😉
  • Suitable for gourmets, nature lovers and adventure seekers.
  • Oyster gathering is fun for the whole family, children should be accompanied by adults.
  • Collecting oysters is free of charge.
  • Wear waterproof shoes or rubber boots and suitable gloves.
  • Learn about the proper opening and preparation of oysters in advance.
  • Pay attention to tide times to make sure you collect during low tide.
  • Ask at the hotel for a lemon and a small bottle of sparkling wine to enjoy the freshly collected oysters directly in the mudflats.

Oyster gathering on Neuwerk is a unique experience where you can discover and enjoy the treasures of the sea. Be enchanted by the fascination of the Wadden Sea and have an unforgettable time collecting this delicious delicacy, supported by the helpful tips and offers of Hotel Nige Hus.

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