The smallest of the North Frisian islands

The town of Wittdün lies to the south of the North Sea island of Amrum. The island is the smallest of the North Frisian islands. It is primarily famous because of the Kniepsand. The huge beach was once a sandbar and is now one of the largest beaches in Europe. It is a whopping 15 km long and nearly 2 km wide. The Wadden Sea starts on the eastern side of the island. The hostel could not be in a better location. Take just one step onto the terrace and the beach and sea are directly at your feet.
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Closing time

Open all year except

05. Nov 2018 - 17. Feb 2019

Prices 2018

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 25.60 € 29.60 € 30.20

Prices 2019

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 26.50 € 30.50 € 32.50

Wittdün lies on the southern tip of the island of Amrum. You can get to the hostel by ferry from Dagebüll pier. The crossing takes about 2 hours. The hostel is about 300 m from the ferry landing.

The hostel is located directly on the beach. It has rooms with mainly 4 and 6 beds in them, showers/toilets in the corridors, rooms for carers/supervisors, some with shower/toilet, 7 common rooms, room with fireplace, 2 table tennis rooms, coin-operated washing machines and dryers, party room, table tennis, table football, billiards, balls and games available for rental. The large terrace with barbecue area overlooks the sea. You can borrow shovels at the reception. Groups can obtain information and educational materials about "mud flats" and take part in rallies to help them explore the island.

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
    cinema
  • parliament
    parliament
  • block
    block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
    circle
Floor Rent per day
Tagesraum 1+1a kombiniert 88 sqm 100 70 30 40 40 1 upon request
Tagesraum 2 21 sqm 16 - 16 16 15 1 upon request
Tagesraum 3 26 sqm 32 24 16 16 15 1 upon request
Tagesraum 4+5 kombiniert 62 sqm 80 60 30 50 50 1 upon request
Conference equipment

blackboard, CD player, DVD player, overhead projector, projector, screen, stereo system, TV set

Amrum island

The view across the island is breathtaking. Beach, dunes and mudflats are softly framed by the sea. The best views can be enjoyed from the lighthouse. The 300 steps do require a bit of stamina, but then visitors are rewarded with a magnificent view over the island of Amrum and the 10 small Halligen islands. Also worth seeing is the town of Nebel, where you can not only find the most thatched cottages, but you can also feel the Frisian roots of this ancient seafaring town. You should definitely join a mudflat hike to the island of Föhr. Boat trips run to the Halligen islets or to the seal banks. The hostel offers regular amber polishing workshops.

This is what you should see

  • Bike tour of the island
  • Seezeichenhafen (harbour containing navigational aids)
  • Conservation centres in Wittdün and Norddorf
  • Swimming pool "Amrum Badeland"