The archaeological show that there have been big activity at Ness for 1500 years. At Ness they have found 29 Viking graves. The grave mounds in Nesseberget soutwest of the quay, they have located 12 graves. In the museums in Tromsø and Bergen lies many objects found in this area. The area is protected because of the large number of nesting birds.
Visit the third strongest maelstrom in the world, Nesstraumen (The strongest is Saltstraumen). If you want to try your luck fishing you can fish from the shore or you can fish from a boat.