The Polar Bear Society

Welcome to The Royal and Ancient Polar Bear Society! Did you know that this is the world's second largest club, in terms of number of members?

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Explore Seiland - a captivating island rich in nature and history

Discover the beauty of Seiland, an island rich in nature and history. Human traces dating back over 7000 years and stories from the Second World War make this island unique and worth visiting.

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Havøysund

Havøysund is a town in Måsøy Municipality with approx. 1100 inhabitants. They have a hotel and several restaurants, a taxi company, a museum and a church.

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Ingøy

Ingøy is a pearl located at 71º N. The island was Finnmark's capital in the 16th century and is known for its resource-rich fishing banks and extreme nature experiences.

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Explore Kokelv - a Glimpse into the Sea Sámi Heritage

Discover the beauty of Kokelv, a small yet vibrant village in the municipality of Hammerfest and an ideal vacation spot for those looking to explore beyond the ordinary.

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Rolvsøya

Rolvsøya is a beautiful island on top of the world. The island is located on the coast outside Havøysund and there are approx. 70 people here.

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Explore Skaidi - where the river meets

Nestled in the heart of Western Finnmark, Skaidi emerges as a captivating blend of natural beauty and adventurous spirit.

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Explore Sørøya - the green island in the north

Sørøya, known as the green island in the north, is an island that impresses not only with its raw and beautiful nature, but also with a rich history stretching back thousands of years.

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Travel letter from 1820

The Englishman Arthur de Capell Brookes tells in his book "travels in Finnmark and stay in Hammerfest 1820"

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An Island Kingdom - Seiland, Sørøya, Rolvsøya og Ingøya

In our region, we have several fantastically beautiful islands. Sørøya, Seiland, Rolvsøya and Ingøya are some of these - and we really recommend a trip here.

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The taste of Hammerfest - a food guide

Hammerfest is the "food city in Finnmark" for the reason that the varied food offer is here!

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National Tourist Route and pleasant Havøysund

The National Tourist Route to Havøysund offers a great variety of nature and cultural experiences!

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Tips from local ambassadors

Visit Hammerfest has teamed up with several local ambassadors!

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Top 10 hiking tours

The Hammerfest region has many great and varied hiking opportunities. At least the locals are eager to get out for a walk!

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