In all seasons, Sylt is the ideal place for a varied holiday with the family. Whether relaxation, entertainment, sports or nature – the island offers everything except boredom. You can get details of the exact addresses, admission prices and seasonal opening times of the respective offers from us. The tourist information and the Sylt tourist office on site are also happy to help.
Water fun in Westerland
A bathing area with three sea water pools, a sauna area, three giant slides and an impressive outdoor area is a highlight for the whole family. This offers on an area of 4600 square meters and in the middle of the dunes Leisure pool Sylter Welle a unique view over the North Sea. If you want to enjoy Sylt with children, you will find the right offer for all ages here. It is also possible to plan a children’s birthday in the facility.
Animal for young and old
Sylt offers animal fans two worthwhile facilities. in the Tinnum Zoo there are more than 400 animals to admire on an area of three hectares. In addition to numerous species of birds, rodents and monkeys, the area offers children the opportunity to pedal boats on their own lake and to romp in the associated playground.
More than 2000 sea creatures can be found in the Sylt Aquarium watch in Westerland. 25 differently designed sea water pools and a water walk in the glass tunnel await visitors.
Anyone in Sylt with children Pony riding or one carriage ride wants to experience, has plenty of opportunity to do so. Spread across the island are numerous equestrian centers with four-legged friends for beginners and advanced. Representative are the riding stable Hoffmann in Keitum, the riding school Olivenhof in Tinnum, which also offers carriage rides and the riding stable Lobach in Morsum.
Fun sports for every taste
Sylt with children can be enjoyed in the summer months of July and August Fun beach ideally enjoy. In Westerland, various fun sports are offered on the Brandenburg beach, including beach volleyball, speedminton and lacrosse.
It is popular on selected dates in May and June, as well as September and October Bungee Spider open in Westerland. The leisure fun on the upper beach promenade has a safety belt system and enables children to jump trampolines of a special kind.
There is the possibility in four very differently designed places miniature golf to play. The four places are in Rantum, Westerland, List and Wenningstedt. The children’s motorcycle track also offers a special highlight for children Mini cross in Wenningstedt. The child-friendly racetrack is on a sports field. Bring sturdy clothing and sturdy shoes, helmets are provided.
Interactive nature experience with thematic focus
Nature-loving holidaymakers should visit the Wadden Sea protection station Wadden Sea Ark recommended. The large exhibition in Hörnum is equally suitable for children and adults. It conveys the North Sea habitat in a playful and child-friendly way. If you want to experience the mud flats up close, you can use the protection station on a guided tour Wattwanderung take part.
The impressive too Experience center of natural forces Sylt enables active participation for visitors in List on 1500 square meters. The center provides information about climate research, dune life, coastal protection and much more.
Imagination and creativity for children
The Wenningstedter Join the circus is a very special experience for Sylt with children. A pedagogically designed circus workshop offers the unique opportunity to become part of the circus world three hours a day within a week. Trying out and getting to know the different circus worlds are on the program here. There is a performance at the end of the workshop with the Children as actors. Participation is staggered for children aged three, six and twelve and is offered in July and August.
A great one pirate spectacle there is at Lister Hafen for children aged four to eight years. The pirate rides take place in the summer months and include a cruise with dressing up, tests of courage and treasure hunt. Accompanying and playing adults are welcome.
Childcare options and other tips
Sylt with children can also mean placing the children in the care of pedagogically trained carers for an hour.
- The Villa Kunterbunt in Westerland offers one childcare for children from three to thirteen years. Children experience exciting adventures and plenty of variety here. The campaign days (pirate, fashion, detectives and the like), each with a motto, are particularly popular.
- Who, however, just one baby-sitter wishes for a few hours, will get information about qualified babysitters on site at Villa Kunterbunt.
- When looking for a playground, vacationers will quickly find what they are looking for. Sylt offers a total of 22 usable free of charge playgrounds, that are spread all over the island.
- Parents looking for someone on the go changing table you can find it at different locations Put. There are changing facilities in Villa Kunterbunt, among others the old Post, in the Sylter Welle leisure pool and in the Syltness Center.
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