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

  • 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

  • Byguiding

    Byguiding

    Come with us on an exciting tour through the town of Hammerfest. Learn all about our changeful history and...

  • Skaidi Hotell

    Skaidi Hotell

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

  • SørøysundXpressen - Hurtigbåt til Sørøya

    SørøysundXpressen - Hurtigbåt til Sørøya

    Hammerfest and the island of Sørøya are connected to each other by the "Bygderuta" ("Village Route"). The...

  • GO NORTH

    GO NORTH

    GO NORTH is your partner for guiding, events and activities of all kind in Hammerfest and...

  • 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...

  • Sikksakkveien

    Sikksakkveien

    The zigzag path leads from the city center to the viewpoint Salen. You can find the start of the path in the...

  • Vandretur til Tyven

    Vandretur til Tyven

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

  • Sykkelutleie

    Sykkelutleie

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

  • Hammerfest fra Salen

    Hammerfest byvandring

    A nice stroll through Hammerfest's town centre.

  • Mikkelgammen

    Mikkelgammen

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