Plopsaqua De Panne is an indoor fun water park with water slides and water playgrounds for kids
There is a small area for kids with a water playground and a couple of slides for kids
There is also a very small baby area with two screens with cartoons and a couple of slides
There is a pool for fun that gets waves from time to time – and Viking boats here and there 🙂
And there is also a pool for swimming only
There is also a “crazy river”
Jacuzzi also is on the list
The decoration is Christmassy (which is a bit weird if you go at a different period)
There are also some more adventurous waterslides and an outdoor swimming pool too
Here is the map, as you can see it is not a huge place – still our kids had lots of fun!
There is a restaurant with snacks too
Plopsaqua De Panne is next to Plopsaland, an outdoor amusement park, and Mayaland, an indoor amusement park
There is also a Plopsa Hotel where you can stay – in themed rooms!
De Panne is a lovely seaside town. You can walk along the beach, rent go-carts and have ice cream there. There is also a private playground with jumping castles during summer months (post coming soon)
Provincial Domain Duinpanne has a small outdoor playground and green space to walk around. There is an indoor interactive expo for kids called “Sea Change”. See here for more details (post coming soon)
Oostduinkerke is not far and it is also a nice place to spend the day with the long sandy beach, a heated outdoor swimming pool, a playground and ice cream!
This is where you can see the Shrimp fishermen on horseback in action! It is also a nice place to spend the day with the long sandy beach, a heated outdoor swimming pool, a playground and ice cream!
Also if you get a chance to see the Shrimp Fishermen on Horseback in action, don’t miss it!
Shrimp fishermen on horseback is a tradition for over 500 years that you can see only in Belgium nowadays!
Nieuwpoort is a charming seaside city with a ferry ride to a nature reserve
*Open: see here for opening hours
*Cost: kids < 85cm free entrance, kids 86cm-99cm EUR 12.99, for 1m+ EUR 23.50, senior and disability discount
*Yearly membership available here
*Covid Safe Ticket required
*You can buy tickets here: https://www.plopsaquadepanne.be/nl#/convious
*You can also organize birthday parties there
*Lockers: you pay EUR 5 for the token and get back EUR 3 when you give it back. There are also smaller lockers for EUR 1 (refundable)
*There is a restaurant with snacks
The following are allowed: bathing suit, bikini, swimming trunks, swimming shorts (with a maximum length up to the knee). Bourkini in lycra is allowed, but the face must remain visible. There should be no zippers in this swimsuit.
Prohibited swimwear: Swim shorts below the knee, swim thong, rolled up jeans, denim shorts and underpants
*Strollers are not allowed, car seats are allowed
*Wheelchair friendly. For people with disability, see more here
*Dogs are not allowed
*Parking EUR 12.50, outdoor and open. The parking is huge, if you only go to Plopsaqua, then park at parking 4 or 5. Parking 4 is right opposite of the entrance
About 1.5 hour drive from Schuman, Brussels (or 2.5 hours by public transport)
All places mentioned above are also gathered on the map: outdoor and indoor activities, kids friendly cafés/ restaurants and hotels under separate layers
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