Olderdalen ferry dock
©Petr Pavlicek


Olderdalen is the municipal center for Kåfjord municipality, here live around 330 inhabitants and you will find town hall, school, kindergarten, dentist, car repair shop, Kåfjord church, café, sports hall and library. 

It is possible to go hiking on well-marked roads and easy terrain in summer. In winter, skiing is possible for the experienced. Remember to check the avalanche danger before you start the hike! 

Take a trip to the library for a break and read in the conservatory, or to try a car simulator or try playing with VR glasses. 

Service offerings

In Olderdalen there is a grocery store, gas station, car repair shop, bicycle and ski workshop, handicrafts, pub, accommodations and nice natural areas for easy walks.



Olderdalen Ski camp – Offers 2 modern and fully equipped apartments. The apartments are well located for skiing / summit trips in the winter and mountainbiking in the summer. Here you can also end the day in a sauna and a diving in the sea.

Lyngen Loftsleilighet. Good location. Apartment. Tel: + 47 976 52 556

Håkon Gjestehus. Good location. Meal on request. Tel: +47 995 88 635

Express camping. Camping cabins for rent in the town center. Tel: +47 460 09 661 / +47 472 68 827


How to get to Olderdalen?


Bus 150 Tromsø or Alta 

Timetable bus 150 Tromsø – Alta 

160 Tromsø or Storslett  

Timetable bus 160 Tromsø – Storslett 



The nearest airport is in Sørkjosen. 42 kilometers away.



From Olderdalen you can travel with the Lyngen ferry across the Lyngenfjord to Lyngseidet in Lyngen municipality, ferry times can be found here.