Oyster safari in the Wadden Sea
Culinary experiences are of many kinds, but nothing beats consuming a newly-opened oyster out in the stunning landscape of the Wadden Sea.
The Wadden Sea offers many delicacies - and both plants and animals are almost ready to pick - salicornia, seagrass, shrimp, mussels and the finest of them all, oysters.
The great Pacific oysters live in the Wadden Sea, but you have to know where they are, you have to know conditions regarding the tides and you have to be able to know good oysters from bad ones. It is recommended to take part in one of the many oyster trips that are arranged during the season. There are many culinary experiences, but nothing beats consuming a newly opened oyster in the fantastic landscape under the high sky of the Wadden Sea.
Season from October to April.
A mudflat walk is the absolute best way to experience the incredible amount of life that lives here. The Wadden Sea is a veritable larder – with thousands of tons of oysters, mussels, clams and other benthic animals. During low tide the sea bed is exposed, making it possible to, among other things, pick oysters, a favourite pastime for locals and guests alike from October until April.
The best oyster picking or mudflat trip you can have is with one of the many fantastic local guides. Not only do they know the best spots, they are also fully informed about health and safety measures, ensuring your trip is safe and fun.