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Het Zwin

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Graaf Leon Lippensdreef 8, Knokke-Heist 8300, Belgium
+32 50 60 70 86
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Strictly for the Birds!

Many years ago Knokke used to boast a small airport. The planes are long gone but the birds... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Roger K
Watford, United Kingdom
Relaxing fresh air nature walk

Windswept salt water nature reserve - well worth a relaxing walk. We only had a couple of hours so... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Frankfurt, Germany
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“nature park” (4 reviews)
“nice walk” (3 reviews)
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Graaf Leon Lippensdreef 8, Knokke-Heist 8300, Belgium
+32 50 60 70 86
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Many years ago Knokke used to boast a small airport. The planes are long gone but the birds continue visit the silted-up estuary of the Zwin every year. The new visitor centre provides an excellent introduction to the ever changing avian population of the marshes...More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Windswept salt water nature reserve - well worth a relaxing walk. We only had a couple of hours so we didn't have time for the park. Allow 3+ hours.

Thank earthpie
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We always go there by bike. The view is beautiful. We never paid the entrance fee as from outside, the landscape is beautiful enough.

Thank Nicolas E
Reviewed 9 July 2017

well layout area with many varieties of water fowl as well as storks nesting. Lots of mayflies and damselflies.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Very nice nature and my son (9 years) enjoyed the tour with the bike. It's a kind of "must see", if you are in Knokke.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We were a group of foreigners (Japan, France and Spanish), really interested and coming from Brussels city and went there for 3 hours. The only thing which we could appreciate was the design of the new premises. In three hours , we made the full...More

1  Thank tikki2015
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Coming from a country with a lot of nature I was not really impressed by the area. Some small little lakes, a little bit of a vegetation and the lot of birds. Looking at the birds and the sea it's pleasant.

Thank Calaican
Reviewed 7 May 2017

If you are in Knokke you must go and visit the Zwin by foot or bicycle ! The Nature at its best ! Good to do with children !

Thank Gerda S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Het Zwin is an enchanting area to visit. A brand new visit center welcomes you and gives a clear overview of what to expect and a lot of interactive 'good to know" about birds and more. Don't come with your high stiletto's from a beach...More

Thank Arnaud d
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Het Zwin is a nature reserve at the Belgian coast, bordering the Netherlands. Is has recently opened a new visitor centre, well worth a visit. The visitor centre consists of a number of dark wooden, austere buildings, with the central building accessible to the public....More

1  Thank creaheron
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