Cycling and hiking on Sørøya

The South Island, the green island to the north, is 20 km. outside Hammerfest town, a boat journey of approx. 1 hour. The bike tours that start from Lotre and from Hellefjord are 25 -30 km. round trip, and takes place in very scenic surroundings. From Akkarfjord (day 2) you can choose cycling trips to Finnvik and to Gamvik, combined with a hike to Kjøttvikvarden and possibly to Tarhaldsen. You can visit Sandfjellet, beautiful beaches or visit a camel farm. Day 1 ends with local dinner dishes served at Akkarfjord mechanical kitchen.


Breakfast and lunch both days

Open cafeteria and fully licensed bar

Accommodation in bunks in single or up to 4-person cabins

Free use of the ship's shower system

Everyone must bring their own bike. Everyone makes their own packed lunch for an excursion. For hikers: Bring good clothing and suitable footwear. Feel free to bring walking poles.


  • Location: Hammerfest
  • Type of activity: Activities
  • Season: Summer
  • Capacity: 20 max
    M/S Gamle Mårøy is a protected vessel, built at Kaarbø’s mechanical workshop, Harstad in 1959. It is operated by Gamle Mårøy A/S, together with security crews in the association Gamle Mårøy’s friends.

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