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Visit the Salmon – Hurtigruten land excursion

Smoked salmon at the Fish market in Bergen. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel NorwayVisit the Salmon – On this excursion you can visit the Norwegian Aquaculture Centre and get hands-on with the vibrant salmon fishing culture.

This is an optional land excursion which you can add to your Hurtigruten cruise booked through Fjord Travel Norway. The land excursion will appear during the cruise booking process, with prices and details.

Norway is one of the world’s major exporters of fish and seafood. Every day, Norwegian seafood is enjoyed by approximately 37m people around the world. Norway’s fertile coast, with its cool and clear water, offers the optimum conditions for sustainable and responsible aquaculture.

Arctic coast of Norawy. Photo by Terje Rakke, Nordic Life

Bronnoysund area

This excursion starts with a short bus tour of Bronnoysund before you cross the magnificent Bronnoysund Bridge and continue to Toft and the Norwegian Aquaculture Centre. Here you will learn about farming and the surrounding environment. You can meet the salmon, see what they eat and how they live. You can even take part in the feeding, and learn about modern farming. The interactive centre offers you the chance to try out an underwater camera, taste the salmon, and ask questions of the resident guides who will be with you every step of the way.


Duration: 1 hour 45 min
Included: Taste of salmon
Transportation: Bus
Clothes/footwear: Comfortable shoes and warm clothing
Available: June 10- September 9
Land excursion #10C


Lofoten islands view. Photo by Chris Craggs

Lofoten islands view

This land excursion is available on the following Hurtigruten Cruise packages:
Arctic Fjords & Coastal Highlights, 7 nights
Lofoten Islands, Helgeland & Sognefjord, 12 nights
Lofoten Islands, Helgeland & Sognefjord, 8 nights
Cruise package Oslo-Kirkenes-Bergen, 8 nights
Norwegian coast Bergen-Kirkenes-Bergen, 11 nights
Norwegian coast Kirkenes-Bergen, 5 nights

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