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Attractions

The Pier

Strandweg, 2586 JK The Hague
Pier Scheveningen
Today
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 – 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 – 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 – 22:00
Thursday
10:00 – 22:00
Friday
10:00 – 22:00
Saturday
10:00 – 22:00
Sunday
10:00 – 22:00
The Food Boulevard and shops are open daily from 10am - 9pm.
Entry
Free
Number of persons
1-20, 21-50
Party
Company outing, Family outing, Team outing, Friends outing, Bachelor party
Type of activity
Active, Culinary, Guided tour
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The Pier is the most famous icon on the Dutch coast. Old-fashioned enjoy the great sea views and old-fashioned 'pierewaaien'. The attraction offers a wide range of street food, restaurants, bars, terraces, indoor shops and exclusive hotel suites with panoramic views of the North Sea. You will have a unique experience in the spectacular attractions such as the Ferris wheel, Bungy Jump Holland and the Zipline. There are regular festivals, events, markets, kids' activities and live performances. Access to the Pier is free every day from 10:00 am.

Ferris wheel on the Pier

The Scheveningen Pier is home to the Netherlands' first Ferris wheel above the sea, which offers a spectacular view of the 11-kilometre long beach and the skyline of The Hague. A ride on the Ferris wheel takes about twenty minutes. The closed cabins are air-conditioned. Tickets for the Ferris wheel can be purchased online via skyviewdepier.nl and at the box office. The Ferris wheel is open every day Mon-Thu from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM and Fri to Sat from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM and on Sunday until 9:00 PM. From wind force 8, the Ferris wheel closes.

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Zipline Scheveningen
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The Zipline and the Ferris wheel are unique experiences on the Hague coast.

Zipline at the Pier

At De Pier you will find the most unique zipline in the Netherlands! From the 55-metre-high Bungy Tower, you can race at speeds of up to 70 km/h over De Pier along the sea and the beach. The Zipline is suitable for daredevils of all ages. You can zip alone, but two people next to each other are also possible. Zipline hours vary throughout the year, but from April through September, the attraction is open every day from 11:00 AM until the evening. Check the exact times and ticket info here.

Bungy Jump Holland

The only bungy Jump location in the Netherlands! Bungy Jump Scheveningen opened in August 2001. From the tower on De Pier you can jump from a height of 60 meters above the North Sea, 300 meters from the coast. Bungy Jump hours vary throughout the year, but from April through September, the attraction is open every day from 11:00 AM. Check the exact time slots and tickets here.

Sports and games overlooking the North Sea

  • Surf's Cool! offers surf lessons, surf camps and after-school surf lessons at a unique location in Scheveningen. Because they are located on top of De Pier, not only do you have a unique view of the sea, but this is also the best place to watch the surf lessons.
  • The Workshop, work up a sweat overlooking the North Sea. Individually or in groups. Nothing healthier than getting a breath of fresh sea air.
  • Play & Bounce, here children can climb and clamber, slide, jump and romp. The play paradise consists of a soft play park and a trampoline park.

Hotel suites above the sea

A unique stay above the sea as if you were sleeping in a luxury suite on a cruise ship? The hotel rooms are located on the Toreneiland of De Pier in Scheveningen with a spectacular view over the North Sea. Everything in the hotel suites exudes luxury. The exclusive hotel suites of over 30 m² each have a private outdoor area with panoramic views and are equipped with a jacuzzi in the middle of the room and a king-size bed of superior quality. More information about prices and availability on the website of de Pier Suites.

Kust op De Pier
Pier Suites
Enjoy Indoor food spots and relax in the Pier Suites.

Catering at the Pier

Both the lower and upper decks of The Pier feature kiosks and terraces with various food and drink spots with cosy seating areas:

  • Beach Burgers & Beers offers a laidback beach experience over water where guests look out on the surfers next to the Pier.The menu features a variety of burgers named after famous beaches around the world.
  • Happy Moodz.Happy Moodz is a food concept where everything is happy! Craving a salad or a delicious wrap with chicken? Then you've come to the right place. The fresh vegetables will boost your vitamin levels.Want to start your day off right? Then have breakfast here.
  • A beautiful view over the beach and the North Sea! Add to that fine lounge sofas, a bite to eat and a drink, then you know for sure: at Coast Lounge you are in the right place! Sturdy scaffoldwood planks, which have been used to the salty sea breeze for years, have been taken in hand and given a luxurious look.
  • Eating pancakes is a party, especially on the Pier. The Pier Pancakes is located in a fantastic location, namely at the very tip of the Pier. The restaurant is fully equipped for children; for example, there is a special children's play corner and the youngest guests can choose from the children's menu with surprise.
  • Friterie De Pier: makes fresh chips and snacks from its own kitchen and is inspired by traditional Belgian frying. It uses only high-quality fresh products from the surrounding area.
  • Bar De Pier: in addition to a wide range of drinks, Bar De Pier offers delicious snacks to eat right away or to take to the beach or one of the terraces on the lower or upper deck.
  • Restaurant ZILT: offering a wide range of local and seasonal produce, the menu is versatile and accessible to all. Zilt sits on the South Island.
  • At Kibbelking, you'll find the tastiest cod kibbles, fish & chips and calamari.

Shopping on the Pier

  • Get authentic Scheveningen souvenirs at Sea Treasures.
  • Niloo: Dutch label that designs stylish Fashion and Lifestyle items from sustainable (exotic) leathers for everyone who understands life and stands up for what they are.

Important icon for The Hague

The Pier in Scheveningen extending 400 metres into the sea with its islands was built around 1900 as a wooden promenade above the sea. It burned down in 1943, but in 1961 the Pier was rebuilt out of cement and officially reopened. Nowadays the Pier offers shops, restaurants a picnic area and sun decks, to name such a few. In October 2014, De Pier acquired two new owners: KondorWessels Vastgoed (VolkerWessels) and Xcentric Hotesl BV. They have turned De Pier into a creative and innovative place with catering, art and culture.

Scheveningen 

The Pier is surrounded by all kinds of attractions in Scheveningen, such as SEA LIFE, the Palace Promenade, Museum Beelden aan Zee, Holland Casino, Pathé and the Circustheater. There is plenty to do for young and old in the immediate vicinity of De Pier for four seasons. At the Palace Promenade shopping center you can shop seven days a week.

Directions

The Pier in Scheveningen is easily accessible from the center of The Hague by public transport, car and bicycle. From the Kurhaus stop you can walk to De Pier within three minutes. There are several parking garages in the immediate vicinity of De Pier: Parking Nieuwe Parklaan, Parking Kurhaus and Parking Scheveningen Strand.

There are many unguarded bicycle parking spaces in Scheveningen. Directly on the beach there are also several guarded bicycle sheds from Biesieklette, where you can park your bicycle for free. Look here for practical information about the best route, accessibility and parking in Scheveningen.

Please note that a renovation of the promenade will take place until the summer of 2025. The Pier will remain accessible. For the last 100 metres towards The Pier on the central part of the boulevard, follow the colourful signage on site.

How to reach Scheveningen

Renovation boulevard Scheveningen

The central part of Scheveningen's unique boulevard, between De Pier and Beelden aan Zee, is being renovated.

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Renovatie Middenboulevard Artist Impression
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