The seal, the largest predator in the Waddensea
Seals are the largest predator in the entire Wadden Sea, where they are hunting fish and crayfish. The seal species, which is found in the Wadden Sea around Rømø, is mostly the small spotted seal of up to 130kg, however, you can also be lucky to catch the sight of the large gray seal, which can weigh up to 300kg, which makes it the largest predators in Denmark.
Here you can experience seals
Most seals stay in the sea, but use sandbanks and coastal areas as resting and breeding grounds. Therefore, one can be lucky to spot a seal from the land side. But remember: Seals are wild animals.
But remember: Seals are wild animals. – Keep your distance and never touch a seal. For a seal pup, contact with humans means certain death, as the mother no longer accepts the pup.
Here you can be lucky to spot some seals:
- Vidåslusen, here the seals sometimes come all the way to the floodgate champer.
- Rømø harbor
- lonely beach areas
See a seal with guarantee ... almost always!
Spotting a seal can be a difficult task, and it always takes a lot of luck to be right there, where the seal is.
If you want to be sure to experience a seal and even a lot of seals, then you can participate in a seal trip from Rømø with "Black Safari" as your guide. The trip goes with the Rømø-Sild ferry to the neighboring island Sild and from here with a small cutter out to a sandbank, where the seals stay often .