Activities in Esbjerg

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Biking, hiking, golfing, angling, skating, swimming and much more. In Esbjerg you can find something to do for old and young. Find information, download cards and brochures here or collect it in print in Esbjerg Visitors Centre.

Esbjerg with kids

Esbjerg has a wide range of offers for the whole family to join. Here are museums, water park, playground, cinema, playgrounds and much more. So there is plenty to do - even on a rainy day.

Hiking along the Wadden Sea

Go hiking along the Wadden Sea. The scenery at Ribe and Esbjerg offers many beautiful experiences. Take a walk on the dike at Kammerslusen, follow the river Kongeåen from the Wadden Sea inland, visit the nature reserve Marbæk at Ho bay - there are many opportunities.

Cycling around Esbjerg

The nature of the Wadden Sea National Park with the plain wide expanses make the area around Esbjerg ideal for cyclists, no strength-sapping mountain stages here.

SightRoutes App

Download the free app SightRoutes, choose a route, put on running shoes and headphones and get a guided tour of Esbjerg. You choose whether you want to run or walk. For iOS only.

GAME Streetmekka - Esbjerg

Street activities for everyone.

Sportscentres in Esbjerg

Esbjerg offers the opportunity to practice a wide range of sports, from the more traditional sports to climbing and street games.

Esbjerg Golf Club

Golfing in the Wadden Sea National Park

Dog Parks

Enjoy a few hours with the four-legged friend and bring him to the dog park. Three of the dog parks are fenced, the two dog parks in Ribe are not fenced. Your dog can run free without a leash as long as it is supervised and controlled.

Playgrounds in Esbjerg

Spend a few good hours of activity and play on the schedule. Take the kids to one of Esbjerg's lovely playgrounds.

Nordic Film Cinema - Esbjerg Broen

Nordic Film Cinema - Esbjerg Broen is the region's newest and largest cinema with 8 top modern cinemas and all the latest equipment.

The Main Library in Esbjerg

Borrow books, music and movies for your holiday - also for tourists

Boulder Hulen

Bouldering is indoor climbing, for both adults and kids. At Boulder Hulen we have all levels - from beginner to the elite.

Activities in water

If you are more interested in dipping your toes into seawater, or maybe throwing a leash and hoping for bite, the possibilities are endless here in the area. 10,000 sqm of bathing fun and swimming fun can be found in the Swimming Stadium Denmark, under the same roof it is possible to enjoy real wellness at Esbjerg Spa and Wellness.

Swim stadium Danmark

10.000m2 water sports and family fun in Esbjerg

Esbjerg Spa and Wellness

Wellness and relaxation in Esbjerg


Oplev naturen på en helt speciel måde. En sejltur i kano, kajak eller robåd kan byde på store friluftsoplevelser for hele familien. Når man stille glider gennem vandet, kan man iagttage plante- og dyreliv på nært hold.

Beaches close to Esbjerg

Only a few kilometres from the town centre and the harbour of Esbjerg the sandy beaches begin. From the giant sculpture "Man Meets the Sea" and up along the shore to the sea front of Hjerting you can enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Surfing near Esbjerg

Windsurfing and kitesurfing in Ho Bay.


Whether you like fishing in rivers or Put & Take, the area offers great experiences. The rivers around Ribe and Esbjerg offers some of Denmark's best fishing waters. In addition, there are beautifully situated angling lakes close to Ribe and Esbjerg.