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

  • Sikksakkveien

    Sikksakkveien

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

  • 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...

  • Mikkelgammen

    Mikkelgammen

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

  • Gjenreisningsmuseet for Finnmark og Nord-Troms

    Gjenreisningsmuseet for Finnmark og Nord-Troms

    Dramatic events brought closer to you with an impressive exhibition

  • Skaidi Hotell

    Skaidi Hotell

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

  • Storgården Kårhamn

    Storgården Kårhamn

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

  • Isbjørnklubben

    Isbjørnklubben

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

  • 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...

  • Gammelveien

    Gammelveien

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

  • Vandretur til Tyven

    Vandretur til Tyven

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

  • Paul Nilsen

    Gamvik Gjestegård

    Gamvik Nordre is a sheep holding farm. In 2006 the Belgian Smis family started farming on Sørøya, and have...

  • Hammerfest fra Salen

    Hammerfest byvandring

    A nice stroll through Hammerfest's town centre.