is one of the world´s most beautiful mountain cliff´s,
formed like a church it stands on the seaward approach to Kjøllefjord.
ADAMSFJORD NATURE RESERVE
and Adamsfjord Nature Reserve a 37 metres high waterfall between Kunes
and Ifjord. Nesting area for marsh birds. Terraced-formed landscape
that reveals land upheaval activity since the last Ice Age.
abandoned trading post at the outermost point on the west bank of
Laksefjord. Here you will find Norway´s third largest nesting
cliff and the ruins of fortifications from WWII. Only accessible by
boat from Kjøllefjord or Veidnesklubben.
islet in the Laksefjord. Previously a fishing port and trading place.
Cliffside nesting colony with kittiwakes and cormorants. Old coastal
Sami sacrificial stone. There is a chapel and an old churchyard here
plus ruins from Second World War fortifications.
Eastern Finnmark«s highest mountain, 1,067 m.a.s.
landscape between Bekkarfjord and Hopseidet reminds one of the
moon´s surface. Summer road that is also used as a Winter road.
Norway´s most rugged and infamous stretch of road in Winter.
A vantage point with a view over Laksefjord.
Kalak heights and Kalakveien, the road between Lebesby and Kalak. Marvellous view over a dramatic rugged landscape.
Offerfjellet. Laksefjordvidda plateau. Ancient Saami sacrificial site. Famous landmark.
OKSVÅGEN LAND STATION
place has mostly been connected with the whaling industry in modern
times. The Finnmark Hunt was mostly operated from stations ashore.
Ruins of a land station may be seen at Oksvågen, a three-metre
long steam cauldron hovers in the landscape. The road to Oksvågen
Land Station goes through the world´s northernmost birch forest.
Light rolling terrain, marked path where a walk takes less than 30
minutes. The station area is designed for visitors with a picnic area
and information boards on the site´s history.
Uninhabited holm with diverse fortifications from World War II.
Legend has it that it used to be a Sami place of sacrifice.
Ifjordfjell and Børselvfjell mountains in Summer. In Autumn,
reindeer are herded, marked and some are slaughtered here.
are approximately 9.000 reindeer on Summer grazing in the Ifjordfjell
mountains, approximately 2.400 reindeer on Børselvfjell
mountains and approximately 4.000 on Nordkyn.
mainland fishermen, Laksefjordvidda plateau is an Eldorado. Thousands
of lakes with good fishing here. Light terrain. You can fish for
salmon, sea trout and Arctic trout in many of the rivers. Be aware that
there are a number of special rules in regards to fishing. Remember to
purchase a fishing licence. Deep sea fishing enthusiasts can take a
fishing trip out on the ocean.
Permanent seal colonies on skerries in Laksefjord can be seen from the road in Bekkarfjord.
abandoned fishing village from the 1400s was the former administrative
centre of the Borough of Lebesby. The last inhabitants moved out in the
The churches in Lebesby and
Kjøllefjord, and the chapels at Kunes, Børselv, Ifjord
and Veidnes are all well worth a visit. Lebesby church is open to the
public during the summer.
There are 6 marked trails from Kjøllefjord to surrounding sights, including Finnkjerka and Kinnarodden.
Kjøllefjord is also centre for commerce and a traditional fishing port. The Coastal Steamer has daily departures at Kjøllefjord.