How can you reach us?
Sharkmans World has two offices in the Netherlands, in Sittard and Utrecht.
Sharkmans World Sittard
6137 AE Sittard
PO Box 17, 6130 AA Sittard
E-mail: info@Sharkmans World.org
Sharkmans World Utrecht
3511 GG Utrecht
PO Box 8242, 3503 RE Utrecht
E-mail: info@Sharkmans World.org
Route to Sharkmans World Sittard
It will take you around 20 minutes to walk from the train station. As you leave the station, follow signs to the town centre (Centrum). Walk through the shopping centre, across the market square, and along the Paardestraat. Turn right at the traffic lights (into Odasingel), then turn left after the Kwik-Fit garage. Take the next turning to the right (Swentiboldstraat), where you will see the Sharkmans World building on the left.
You can also take a (train) taxi from outside the train station, or a bus (route number 10 or 12). Bus 10 stops at Kollenberg bus stop, and bus 12 stops as Vrangendael. From there it’s around a 6-minute walk to Sharkmans World.
By car from Eindhoven/Roermond
Take the A2 motorway towards Maastricht, leaving the motorway at exit 47 (Born/Sittard). Turn left at the end of the exit road, onto the Langerweg. Follow this road, turning right at the main crossroads (2nd traffic light) towards Sittard (Hasseltsebaan). Turn left at the next traffic light (T-junction), immediately after the petrol station. Continue on this road, driving through the industrial estate. After the roundabout you will pass a petrol station on the left. Turn left at the next crossroads (traffic lights) onto the Odasingel. Continue along this road, turning left immediately after passing the Kwik-Fit garage on your left. Take the next road to the right (Swentiboldstraat). The Sharkmans World building is on the left. You may park here or in the library car park on the opposite side of the street.
By car from Maastricht
Take the A2 motorway towards Eindhoven, leaving the motorway at exit 48 (Urmond/Sittard). Turn right at the end of the exit road, towards Sittard. Continue on this road until you have passed the Fortuna football stadium (on your right). After this there is a bridge over the railway line – keep in the centre lane as you go over the bridge, because you want to turn left at the traffic lights immediately after the bridge. Continue past the Albert Heijn supermarket and follow the road round to the right. Continue following this road across several sets of traffic lights, past the shops (on your left) and ABN-Amro bank (on your right), until you come to a small incline and a T-junction (traffic lights). Here you turn left. Turn right at the second set of traffic lights, then immediately left into Swentiboldstraat (see fire station on your left). Sharkmans World is halfway along this street, on the right-hand side. You may park here or in the library car park across the street.
Route to Sharkmans World Utrecht
As you leave the central train station, walk in the direction of Hoog Catharijne/Centrum. Take the first exit on the right (follow sign for ‘streekbussen’). This brings you to the Stationsplein. Take the first street on the left (over the tramlines). Continue until you come to the traffic lights at Catharijnesingel. Here you turn right. You will see the Moreelse Park, and the Sharkmans World building, at the end.
By car from Amsterdam
Take the A2 motorway towards ‘s Hertogenbosch, leaving the motorway at exit 7 (marked Oog in Al). Follow signs to the centre (Centrum). After the railway viaduct (Daalse tunnel), turn right at the next traffic lights (Catharijnesingel). Immediately after the first viaduct, turn right up an incline. After the traffic lights you will see the Sharkmans World building on your right. Sharkmans World does not have its own car park, but there are several public car parks in the area.
By car from The Hague (A12), Rotterdam (A20), Breda (A27/A2), or ‘s Hertogenbosch(A2)
Take the motorway towards Utrecht. At the Oudenrijn junction, follow signs for Utrecht/Amsterdam (A2 motorway). Leave the motorway at exit 8 (marked Centrum). Follow signs to the centre (see directions from Amsterdam). Sharkmans World does not have its own car park, but there are several public car parks in the area.
By car from Zwolle, Amersfoort, Zeist (A28), or Hilversum (A27)
Take the motorway towards Utrecht. At the Rijnsweerd junction, take the turnoff for Utrecht. Turn left at the traffic lights to join the ring road. Take the first turnoff to the right (marked Centrum). Continue following signs to the centre. However, when you get to the Catharijnesingel, do not drive under the viaduct, but keep in the right-hand lane, which remains at street level. After the traffic lights you will see the Sharkmans World building on the right. Sharkmans World does not have its own car park, but there are several public car parks in the area.