Departure towards Skjervøy: Monday and wednesday arrival on signal-contact the express boat before departure from Tromsø, tuesday and thursday 8:25 PM.
Departure towards Tromsø: Tuesday and thursday 08:10 AM, sunday 5:30PM.
Arnøya is Norways 15th largest island, and is located in Skjervøy municipality. Arnøyhamn is where the express boat docks, and is situated south on Arnøya.
🛏️ Accommodation on Arnøya
🏃♀️ 1 hour by bike from Arnøyhamn you will find Lauksletta and Tareneset. At the end of the road in Tareneset the Arnøya cultural trail starts.The trail tells the story about the culture and nature on Arnøya.
From Arnøya you get a fantastic view of the Lyngen Alps, the ocean and the surrounding islands. You can go on great hikes, we especially recommend the hike to Haugnesvarden (Norwegian site).
🍽️ Bygdebutikken on the express boat dock, Lauksletta overnatting - Local food (only for overnight guests).
⛴️ From Lauksletta dock you can take the ferry to Nikkeby. Ferry schedule.
Departure towards Skjervøy: Tuesday and friday .arrival on signal-contact the express boat before departure from Tromsø
Departure towards Tromsø: Tuesday and sunday arrival on signal-contact the express boat before departure from Skjervøy
Nikkeby is a small village on Laukøya. There are currently no accommodation or shops here, so you must bring a tent and shop on Arnøya before you cross the strait.
🏃♀️ On Laukøya we reccommend a hiking trip to Hellnesodden. The hike takes you far north on Laukøya and all the way to the ocean.
🍽️ There are no restaurants or grocery stores on the island. Shop in Arnøyhamn on Bygdebutikken på Arnøya.
⛴️ From Nikkeby to Storstein which is situated on the island Kågen you can take the ferry, and from the ferry dock it is a 30-40 minute bikeride to Skjervøy.
Arrival: Monday and wednesday 9:10 PM, tuesday 6:15 PM, thursday 6:15 PM, friday 8:55 PM, sunday 4:40 PM
Departure towards Tromsø: Tuesday 7:35 AM and 6:20 PM, thursday 07:45 AM and 6:20 PM, friday 9:05 PM, sunday 5 PM.
Skjervøy is an old fishing village with a cozy shopping street with shops and cafes.
🛏️ Accommodation in Skjervøy
⛺ At the Stussnes mountain you are rewarded with a beautiful view of the fishing village Skjervøy. This is an easy hike, and you can spend the night in the new hammock park (Bring your own hammock). Hiking desription to the Stussnes mountain.
🏃♀️ Visit Seppalatunet and learn about Skjervøy and the interesting story about the dog handler Leonhard Seppala.You can buy local crafts of high quality, mabye you will find a nice gift for a friend, or for yourself. Read more about Seppalatunet.
Learn more about the aquaculture industry and experience how norwegian salmon is produced at Aurora Salmon Centre.
🍽️ På Hjørnet kafe - Lunch, dinner and homemade cakes, Kasjotten restaurant - Hamburgers, pizza, steak etc, Kaien 70 grader nord - pizza, hamburgers etc.
* The express boat schedule can change in short notice