Dark Sky Park

Watching the moon above the island of Terschelling

Watching the moon above the island of Terschelling


Boschplaat Nature Reserve

Terschelling - The Boschplaat is situated on the marshy land of the southern shore of the island of Terschelling. The Wadden island is famous for its golden sandy beaches and clean water. In spring, thousands of waterfowl and migrating birds gather in the area. At night, the remote Boschplaat is very dark and therefore one of the best places to watch the stars. Due to the lack of light pollution, the Boschplaat is now an official 'Dark Sky Park'.

Watching Stars above the island of Terschelling
Stars above Terschelling. The fine line is a plane

Dark Sky Park photo gallery

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    Adress and visitor information

    Dark Sky Park

    Address: De Boschplaat bij Oosterend
    Postal code and City: 8897  Terschelling
    Region: Wadden
    Province/Region: Waddeneilanden

    Visit: An average visits takes approx. 2 hours.

    Let op: The locations on the map are indicational. It is not always the entrance, parking lot or best route. The map shows up to 8 locations in the area. Want to see all locations? Check our Hotspot map or use the Search option on this website.



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