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Welcome to the Dolfinarium, the largest marine mammal park in Europe. At Dolfinarium we want to share our rich knowledge and passion for the marine life with you. Nowhere else you will see so many unique marine mammals in one place.


Your day out at the Dolfinarium starts when you leave home. The salty sea air is ready to meet you the moment you make your way into Harderwijk. Our blue dome is famous to everyone in the Netherlands – which one of you will be the first to spot it?

Address Dolfinarium
Zuiderzeeboulevard 22
3841 WB Harderwijk

*Please note: our address has recently changed. If your navigation system doesn’t recognise our new address, just search on Strandboulevard Oost 1 in Harderwijk.

Do not follow your navigation system when you enter Harderwijk, but follow the signs to the municipal car park on Lelykade (P2). From here it’s less than a ten-minute walk to the entrance of the Dolfinarium. A day ticket costs €10 and is only available at the parking machines at the car parks. Please note: day tickets are not for sale at the ticket offices of the Dolfinarium. You can pay with exact change or debit cards at the parking meters. Or use a parking app, such as Yellowbrick or Parkmobile. For more information about parking, please visit the website of the municipality of Harderwijk.

Accessible Parking
Visitors with a disability who do not have an official disabled parking permit (GPK, ‘Blue Card’) can be dropped off at the entrance of the Dolfinarium. The car should then be parked on Lelykade (P2). The parking spaces at the boulevard are for short-term parking only (a maximum of three hours). The Dolfinarium has several parking spaces reserved next to the entrance for people with a disabled parking permit. To get there, cross the bridge to the Dolfinarium island and head towards Strekdam. Then turn left across the bus lane towards the main entrance. The parking spaces for people with disabilities can be found on the left-hand side.


Depending on the month and method of purchasing. Please check the "buy tickets" option to get the different ticketing fees. It's obligatory to purchase your tickets in advance and online.

Note: Due to the COVID-19 measures, the park is now bound to certain capacity limits. We only receive a limited number of visitors and only after prior online reservation. In order to be able to schedule all expected visitors at different times, you have to register before your visit. This is done by making an online reservation in our ticket shop. At the entrance gate we will scan your admission ticket from your phone or a printout.


Zuiderzeeboulevard 22
3841 WB Harderwijk


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