Wanna try to fry the bigger fish?


Yeah, that’s right; our fish can be quite big. On 70 degrees north it is halibut, cod, catfish and redfish that will be your catch. Come to Hammerfest and get cod over 20 kg and halibut over 80 kg! Here you can get a taste of the ocean and fry or steam your fish.

Learn more about local recipes and find out how to make the halibut real tasty. Visit Sørøya Gjestestue to get blown away by the fishing experience on the outer lines of Sørøya, Norways fourth biggest island. Visit Seiland Explore on the majestic island of Seiland for your trophy halibut or catch enormous cod in Kokelv Sjøhus with Jan and Ellen as your host.

Explore the Arctic

  • Gammelveien

    Gammelveien

    The "Gammelveien" ("Old Way") is a hiking path around the mountain Salen. It was the only way into town in...

  • Sykkelutleie

    Sykkelutleie

    Since the summer season of 2013 it is possible to rent an E-Bike or to join guided E-Bike tours in...

  • Mikkelgammen

    Mikkelgammen

    The smell of a campfire, a spot on a cozy reindeer hide and tasty sami food

  • Vandretur til Tyven

    Vandretur til Tyven

    Mount Tyven is the highest mountain in Hammerfest's surroundings and a very popular hiking destination. From...

  • Sørøya Gjestestue

    Sørøya Gjestestue

    Sørøya Gjestestue is providing you with incredible impressions which will add up to a vacation you will...

  • Storgården Kårhamn

    Storgården Kårhamn

    The farm is located in a scenic environment. Here you’ll find 7 double rooms, a fully equipped kitchen...

  • Gjenreisningsmuseet for Finnmark og Nord-Troms

    Gjenreisningsmuseet for Finnmark og Nord-Troms

    Dramatic events brought closer to you with an impressive exhibition

  • Utsikt fra Storfjellet mot byen og Tyven

    Turvei til Storfjellet

    The trail up the mountain Storfjellet starts in Hammerfest's district Prærien, just behind the airport. That...

  • Skaidi Hotell

    Skaidi Hotell

    Skaidi Hotel lies central to the Skaidi road, 50km from Hammerfest. The hotel sports 43 rooms with all...

  • Hammerfest fra Salen

    Hammerfest byvandring

    A nice stroll through Hammerfest's town centre.

  • BATO

    BATO

    If you want to try deap sea fishing you can hire a boat with a capacity for 12 people. The boat is fully...

  • Isbjørnklubben

    Isbjørnklubben

    The Polar Bear Society is located on the coastal steamer pier, together with Hammerfest’s Tourist...