Deep Sea Fishing Packages
DEEP SEA FISHING All trips are made in a small fishing boat or equivalent as indicated on image*. Each boat accommodates up to 4 persons for a comfortable sea trip to a variety of destinations. Please contact us for parties of more than 4 persons. A local guide will accompany you on all trips. Trips are subject to changes in timing and routes or cancellation at short notice due to changes in the weather. Prices on enquiry. Deep Sea Fishing in Frøysjøen, 3 hrs The trip will head out to the best fishing grounds in Frøysjøen. You will be equipped with fishing gear, warm clothing and boots, though you can bring your own equipment if you prefer. If you wish to optimise your catch we suggest that you incorporate one of the fishing methods below. Fisherman’s lunch box and thermos included. Deep Sea Fishing at Sea, 6 hrs The trip will head out to the best fishing grounds, taking into account the time of year and weather. You will be equipped with fishing gear, warm clothing and boots, though you can bring your own equipment if you prefer. If you wish to optimise your catch, we suggest that you incorporate one of the fishing methods below.Simple on board preparation of own caught fish with crispbread, butter and potatoes. Additional options for deep sea fishing: Halibut line (dragging 200-hook line) Trawling net for 200 meters Trawling with fish or crab traps (10 crab traps or 5 fish traps) Filleting and packaging/vacuum packing of catch *All types of net and fishing tackle are baited, prepared and set out beforehand; follow-up work included in price.
Tour 1: Local sightseeing over Kalvåg and Hornelen (20 mins), price NOK 3,900 per person Tour 2: Kalvåg, Hornelen and Vågsvåg (30 mins), price NOK 4,400 per person Tour 3: Kalvåg, Hornelen and Ålfotbreen (60 mins), price NOK 5,900 per person *Prices are valid for a minimum party of 6. Practical information: all tours start out from Kalvåg unless otherwise agreed. The helicopter takes up to 7 passengers for a comfortable tour to various destinations around the area. If you have a particular preference for a route, we will be happy to customise your tour. Please contact us for parties of more than 7 persons. The tours are subject to changes in timing and routes or cancellation at short notice due to changes in the weather. *Prices are valid for a minimum party of 6.
West of Bremanger
West of Bremanger between the islets and skerries. We will sail past old and newer settlements right out to sea towards Veststeinen and the magnificent bay at Vetvika. This trip will expose you to an abundance of wildlife and a fantastic landscape. If you are lucky you will get to meet seals, and you may even get to feed them. 2.5 hrs, NOK 1,190 per person *Prices are valid for a minimum party of 6.
Boat trip to Kvanhovden
Kvanhovden Lighthouse We sail east across Frøysjøen and come to Kvanhovden Lighthouse. The lighthouse is in a particularly exposed position as can be seen by its location 40 metres above sea level. We will walk inland and explore the area more closely, taking a coffee break to enjoy the view out to sea. 2.5 hrs, NOK 890 per person *Prices are valid for a minimum party of 6.
Visit Vingen, the largest rock carving site in Europe
Vingen rock carving site Return trip from Kalvåg to Vingen passing the majestic cliff of Hornelen. The Vingen rock carving site is one of the largest in Europe. It contains over 2,000 different carvings dating back to 4,000 BC. The tour includes a guide and the entrance fee. 2.5 hrs, NOK 790 per person *Prices are valid for a minimum party of 6.
Boat trip west of Kalvåg
With our selection of boat trips, you will get up close to nature, the sea, birds and wildlife. West of Kalvågbetween 700 islets and skerries. We will sail past old and newer settlements right out to sea. This trip will expose you to an abundance of wildlife and a fantastic landscape. You are guaranteed to catch sight of sea eagles on this trip. 2.5 hrs, NOK 1,190 per person *Prices are valid for a minimum party of 6. Practical information: all trips are made in a small speedboat or equivalent as shown in image. The boat accommodates up to 11 passengers on a comfortable journey to various destinations around our fantastic skerries teeming with birds and wildlife. Please contact us for parties of more than 11 persons. A local guide will accompany you on all trips. The trips are subject to changes in timing and routes or cancellation at short notice due to changes in the weather. Prices are valid for a minimum party of 6.
Crab and lobster fishing
Crab/lobster* fishing, 2 hrs The trip navigates around islets and skerries in the vicinity; with trawling and emptying and baiting of traps. *Lobster fishing during the period of 1 October to 30 November only
Art in Kalvåg
Kalvåg has art exhibitions all year round – in the natural landscape. The artist trail in Kalvåg centre includes artworks made from felt. Whether you follow the trail two or three times, you will discover something new every time! Kalvåg is also home to permanent art exhibitions throughout much of the summer. Find more information at Sommarakademiet.
Vamråk Herring Saltery
Kalvåg became a real fishing metropolis during the mid-1800s when the herring fishing industry brought in several thousand travelling fishermen. The salting houses were in operation right up to the 1990s and represent one part of the food industry which herring fishing gave rise to. Today they are part of the Sogn and Fjordane Kystmuseet (coastal museum). Guided tours are available by arrangement, and give an exciting glimpse into how the fishing industry has evolved from the 1800s up to today.
Fishing Village Milieu
Kalvåg has one of the best preserved fishing village milieus in Vestlandet. The little houses stand closely together around the small bay to create a charming setting. When you are in Kalvåg, take time to wander around the houses. There are many local people who have worked here for years and are happy to give guided tours. Vamråk Herring Saltery is now part of the Sogn and Fjordane Kystmuseet (coastal museum).
Outer Bremanger has a number of galleries showing various exhibitions. Among them: Galleri Frøya opened in the summer of 2003 and is part of the Summer Academy. The artworks here include pictures and sculptures made from wool. The gallery is located in the centre of Kalvåg and holds exhibitions throughout most of the summer. Galleri Frøya also has a gallery shop: Galleributikken. The gallery opens this year on the 20 June with an exhibition by Åge Steinset. From the 10 September it will be exhibiting dolls made by Britt Kjellesvik Rage. Holmen Atelier DS Foto
The Fish Shop
The Larsen Brothers run a fantastic fish shop across the bay, where you can buy fresh as well as frozen fillets, various shellfish and prepared produce such as fishcakes.
Swimming and beach life
Kalvåg and Bremanger have some fantastic beaches. Grotlesanden Grotlesanden is one of the best beaches in the area and is 20 minutes out of Kalvåg by car. Bontelabo Within walking distance of the centre of Kalvåg is the beach at Bontelabo. Risevatnet Risevatnet Lake lies within walking district of the centre of Svelgen.
This is a perfect activity for large and small groups. In practice, this a competition which runs along part of the North Sea Trail. It is a fantastic opportunity to experience the natural world while throwing a frisbee towards a target, exactly the same as in normal golf. You walk along difficult terrain at your own speed and count the number of throws. This is a fun and sociable activity for anyone who is able to take part. You also have the opportunity to take a campfire lunch break while gazing over the sea at Lyngneset or enjoying a cup of coffee at Lambereva.
Diving in Kalvåg
In partnership with Kalvåg Diving Club, we can offer diving tours, courses, gas mixing and everything diving-related. The conditions in the area are perfect for all types of diving. In fact, this is one of the best places in the whole of Southern Norway – often referred to as a diving El Dorado. Frisbee Golf This is a perfect activity for large and small groups. In practice, this a competition which runs along part of the North Sea Trail. It is a fantastic opportunity to experience the natural world while throwing a frisbee towards a target, exactly the same as in normal golf. You walk along difficult terrain at your own speed and count the number of throws. This is a fun and sociable activity for anyone who is able to take part. You also have the opportunity to take a campfire lunch break while gazing over the sea at Lyngneset or enjoying a cup of coffee at Lambereva.
The Summer Academy aims to develop and connect the national and international art and culture network. It is particularly active in exchange and partnership work with the islands in its “western link”. The Summer Academy offers activities for those looking for experiences of an artistic and cultural nature, arranging courses in painting, working with felt, and other activities. The courses are open to all, from those with prior experience to those just wanting to learn something new. Concerts, art exhibitions and tours can all be experienced in special and distinctive surroundings. See separate programme. The Summer Academy begins its art school in Kalvåg as early as April/May. Professional teachers run a rich variety of courses for you to take part in. In connection with deer hunting, we currently have at our disposal two hunting areas. The terrain is nice and easy. 2 x 4 km including two smaller plantations. Accommodation, food and drink, slaughter facilities and refrigerated storage are all available at Knutholmen. It is also possible to hire a local guide. Further details here …. Contact us for more information.
Of the walks in and around Kalvåg, the one to Flona immerses you in a magnificent world of the senses Flona Of the walks in and around Kalvåg, the one to Flona immerses you in a magnificent world of the senses, where islets and skerries as far as the eye can see and waves breaking from the sea come together to create a virtual paradise. Perhaps you will catch sight of a sea eagle? Kjerringhalsen If you take the walk to Kjerringhalsen Lighthouse, you can see towards Mulehaudet and enjoy the unique sight of nesting eagles. This is an exciting walk where you are protected by iron railings. At Småvågane, where the trail changes from path to narrow tracks, there is an old grave dating from the age of migration around 400 AD, surrounded by nine stone statues. Fanneskarvarden The walk takes you through woods to treeless mountains. It has some steep parts, but with good going underfoot for children and adults. Fanneskarvarden is the highest point on the island at 378 metres above sea level. Bontelabo-Storehovden The trail is currently under construction but you can still walk along it. It goes across Flona to Storehovden. Hornelen Hornelen is Europe’s highest sea cliff, standing at 860 metres above sea level.The walk takes 3-5 hours one way. Take the path from the end of the road at Hunskår or Berleneset. This is a walk for those who are after an experience with a little extra. The view from the top of Hornelen is fantastic. There is also a little stone hut at the top. It is possible to join an organised guided walk to Hornelen. See Bremanger on foot and Visit Bremanger for more detailed information and for more walking suggestions.
Indulge yourself in blissful sun-drenched comfort in a fishing village setting on an indoor beach. You can sunbathe all year round here. A new and unique spa installation which can provide large spas inside and outside right up to the waterfront. The Buaspa has the perfect sandy beach where you are guaranteed to enjoy the sun together in your sun loungers. Innumerable treatments are on offer which can be combined and tailored according to your needs. The spa treatments include infrared sauna, oxygen bar, face masks and many more. A magnificent view across Kalvåg Bay and just a stone’s throw away from Knutholmen. 2-hour treatment; 1 hour sunbathing plus 1 hour massage and sauna: guide price NOK 390 per person Please contact us for groups of 6 to 50 persons. See website for more information: www.buaspa.no
The trip navigates through the islets and skerries, bringing us right up close to the beautiful natural world along the coastline. Skerry Cruise 2-hour boat trip We meet up at Knutholmen to hand out suitable clothing and for a short briefing about the cruise. The fishing vessel will take us around the 700 islets and skerries surrounding the island of Frøya, bringing us very close to the wildlife. We will be perfectly positioned to see the sea eagles, porpoises, whales and seabirds and even traces of the old salt ovens from the 1800s.A special guide with local knowledge will be on board to tell the history of the area, and we usually serve food and drink during the trip.
Fun and interesting activities for groups of all sorts! Your group or company will experience the wild and beautiful nature of the coastline while tackling a range of challenging group exercises designed for the active and not-so-active participant. The activities are fun and create a positive atmosphere while the team bond through a variety of exercises such as the A-frame relay, balancing exercises, tower building and canoe racing etc. These exercises are specially designed to improve communication, problem-solving and team-building skills. Working in collaboration with Norway AdvenTURes, we will customise a programme for your group based on the aim of the event.
Deep Sea Rafting
Everything is combined in this trip: history and culture, speed, excitement and fresh adventure 2-hour trip for up to 12 persons The boat steers west of Hovden to Kvanhovden Lighthouse and continues south to Dombevågen. We tell you a little bit about this place and its connection to wartime events. After that, we continue west to Store Batalden and Fanøy, where we take a short break for refreshments. Once we are refreshed, we head back to Kalvåg via Barekstadlandet. This is a trip that combines local history with speed, excitement and a dose of fresh adventure. Let yourself get carried away by this film:
Guided Sea Kayak Tour
In collaboration with Norway AdvenTURes, we offer a fantastic nature experience in the island kingdom right out of Kalvåg for new beginners and experienced kayakers. A great, relaxing activity for small- and medium-sized groups (25 persons max). We set out directly from Knutholmen for a fantastic trip (with a possible lightening course for new beginners), taking either three hours or up to a whole day with a foray onto a deserted island at the mouth of a fjord and pancakes cooked on an open fire. An unforgettable nature experience among the seals and eagles.
A trip including competitions and observational exercises with instruction. We meet on Knutholmen pier, where we put on warm clothing and sou’westers before boarding the fishing smack. There is a short briefing on the trip before we cast off and set course for the fishing ground. We organise competitions involving fishing and observational exercises. Good catches of cod, pollock, haddock, tusk, ling, catfish, halibut, crab and conger eel are possible. We will also look out for sea eagles, cormorants, auks, black-throated divers, seals, orcas and other whales. Briefings and instruction will be given regularly throughout the trip. Return to Knutholmen, mooring and aquavit! Food and drink may be served on board. The trip takes 3 hours but can be extended to 5 hours if desired.
An historic walk around Kalvåg’s unique fishing village. We meet up in the Gamle-butikken (Frøyenhuset) and distribute suitable attire for a walk back in time through the 5,000-year history of Kalvåg. Ambling through the village and around the bay, we stop off at the Vamråk herring saltery, which is now a museum. Returning to Gamle-butikken, we finish the walk with a “herring” schnapps. The tour lasts for1.5 hours. Group size: 10 persons min., 30 persons max.
Aperitif at the Galleri Frøya
The Galleri Frøya has many wonderful art and craft works, with the prime focus being on works made in wool. The gallery has been built up by Karin Flatøy Svarstad and has a series of exhibitions throughout the year, mainly showing work in wool. Karin holds various courses throughout the whole year and also does a lot of work for the Summer Academy. Kalvåg has set up a culture centre based in the old 1950s shops. This is where Galleri Frøya is located, with its workrooms, teaching rooms, shop and loft gallery with its large roof terrace. We meet up in the gallery for sparkling wine, fruit and snacks, an orientation of the gallery and then the chance to mingle while viewing the various types of art. The gallery also has its own shop. There may also be an opportunity for including lectures, musical interludes or similar.