Big five Zandvoort

Visit the dunes of natural reserve Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen or National Park Zuid-Kennemerland and meet our five wild heroes during a beautiful walk of wonderful bike ride.


You'll find the Zandvoort fallow deer everywhere! In the dunes of the natural reserve, of course, but sometimes also in your garden. In the evening, small herds have been known to take a stroll along the boulevard. So keep a look out!

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European Bison

This nephew of the buffalo has remained unchanged since prehistoric times. When you're in Zandvoort, you can look them up in National Park Zuid-Kennemerland. The visitor center in the National Park regularly organizes guided walks to see the prehistoric bovines.

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Konik horses

Another prehistoric hero: the konik horse. This pony sized horse breed is originally from Poland. You'll find the gray-brown horses in National Park Zuid-Kennemerland.

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Scottish Highlander

The third large grazer in our list. Together with the bison and konik horses, Scottish Highland cattle are used as ‘mowers’ to manage the vegetation in the dunes of the Kennemerduinen.

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With their fuzzy tails and black pointy ears, foxes are wonderful to watch. The greatest chance to see one in the Amsterdams Waterleidingduinen is at sunrise or sunset. They are a little shy, so it's best to stay very still.

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