The Pier is the most famous icon on the Dutch coast. Enjoy the great sea view and old-fashioned 'get a breath of fresh air'. The attraction offers an extensive range of street food, restaurants, bars, terraces, covered shops and exclusive hotel suites with a panoramic view of the North Sea. You will experience 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. The Pier is accessible free of charge every day from 10 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.
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.
Health Lab De Pier
Above the waves, with a panoramic view of the boulevard and coastline of Scheveningen, you will find Health Lab De Pier at the end of the Pier on the South Island. Various facilities are housed. Think of floating, sauna, massages, personal training, group lessons and yoga.
First Dutch hotel suites over 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.
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.
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.
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.