Schortens is a good starting point to explore Friesland, East Friesland and the North Sea. Couples and families alike will get their money's worth here. At the Lodge Camp at Badesee Schortens you stay in lodges for 2 directly on the water with your own jetty and boat or comfort tents for up to 5 people just a few steps away from the bathing lake. Let the North Sea breeze blow around your ears while having breakfast on your own terrace or recharge your batteries at the bathing beach to fill up on vitamin D in the sun.
Each lodge is equipped with two comfort beds, heating, fan, coffee maker, refrigerator, shelf, nightstand, night lamp and private covered terrace with table and chairs. Ideal for couples or friends, because the single beds can be pushed together comfortably.
Size: approx. 17 sqm incl. terrace / insulated / 2 persons
You can expect a unique overnight experience in a geodesic DOME comfort tent. Here you spend the night like in a hotel, only in the middle of nature. The DOMES are equipped with freshly made single beds, electricity, cool box, fan, shelf, kitchenette, small terrace with chairs and table.
Size: approx. 20sqm / for up to 5 persons
At the camp, you will be welcomed by the host team Roma and Anna, who run the campsite in Schortens with charm and attention to detail. They always have an open ear for you and are always up for a chat.
Do you have any questions? Then send us a WhatsApp or give us a call. Roma and Anna speak German, English, Ukrainian and Polish.
In 2013, the "Langsamstraße" in Schortens was voted as Germany's most beautiful street. The road, which is over a kilometre long, offers several places to stop for a picnic, to discover and to marvel at. Another popular destination is the former Accum flour mill with its adjoining café. Those who prefer to have a walk will find numerous exciting hiking routes through the idyllic Upjeversche Forst during your vacation in Schortens. Nature lovers will love, for example, the Barkeler Busch with impressive root systems along the lakes - ideally suited as an adventure walk for kids. The south beach in Wilhelmshaven is about 20 minutes away from the camp. Supermarkets are in the immediate vicinity.
The German Naval Museum in Wilhelmshaven presents the development of German military seafaring since 1848. The focus of the museum, which has been in existence since 1998, is on the representation of the German Navy. More Info
The Wilhelmshaven Aquarium offers three extraordinary attractions in one place: the aquarium with fascinating animals and plants under and above the water surface, the primeval sea museum with numerous fossils incl. museum cinema and the dinosaur museum. More Info
The modern sports & health pool offers a 25 m vario pool with five lanes with a one- and three-metre diving tower as well as a teaching pool and a children's paddling pool with a splash snake. Use of the three saunas (Finnish sauna, sanarium with colour therapy, steam bath) is included in the admission price. More Infos
Only about 10 km from Schortens, you will find the domestic animal park with Poitou donkeys, woolly pigs and goats. Kids can get up close to the animals on a petting meadow and information boards provide information on animal species or country of origin. More Infos
Surrounded by an idyllic English garden, Jever Castle is one of the most beautiful architectural monuments in Friesland. It dates back to a fortified castle of the late 14th century, which was significantly expanded under Maria von Jever (1500-1575). More Infos
The Pony House on the North Sea promises child-free time for parents. Kids from the age of 2 can get a taste of "pony air" as a (half-)day child and can look after the ponies, learn to ride or take part in the leisure programme. More Infos
Immerse yourself in a different world and experience a goosebump atmosphere in the creepy theatre or a spooky dinner in the haunted café within the walls of an old church. Do you dare? More Infos
The island pilots show you the Wadden Sea from above and offer day flights to Wangerooge or Helgoland as well as sightseeing flights. Children from the age of 12 can take off with the small propeller machines and view the vastness of the North Sea. More Infos
No bathing or hiking weather? We have a plan B for you! In Schortens and the surrounding area there are numerous sights that can be visited even if it rains.
In the coastal museum, visitors learn a lot about the eventful history of the city of Wilhelmshaven and life on the coast. Detective intuition is called for in the archaeological reconstruction of the everyday life of the early coastal inhabitants. Around the medieval Sibetsburg, kids can get up close and personal with real pirates and even load a ship for the great voyage. More Infos
On the tour through the Frisian Jever Brewery you will not only learn exciting facts about the production of a cool blonde, but also exciting background knowledge for the next small talk at the pub table. A tour of the historic brewery museum shows how beer was brewed hundreds of years ago. More Infos
In the interactive hands-on exhibition, visitors are introduced to the secrets of scientific phenomena in a playful way. Highlights are the interactive energy game, the energy tower with viewing platform and a 360-degree projection in the exhibition. Ideal for a family outing with lots of "aha experiences". More Infos
Check-in is possible from 3 pm on the day of arrival. Please register at the campsite information desk (opening hours until 5.30 p.m., for late arrivals please register the next day). You open the door by entering the six-digit numerical code which you have received from us in advance by e-mail.
Check-out is possible on the day of departure until 11.00 a.m. at the latest. Before you leave, please dispose of your rubbish in the rubbish bins provided at the campsite main house and, if possible, move table & chairs into the lodge. Then just close the door (no need to lock it) and have a good journey home.