The gateway to the land of the Midnight Sun and Sápmi

Midnight Sun. Photo: Pirate Husky

Why Lakselv?

Welcome to the Port of Lakselv and Northern Norway´s only Seawalk – your new top choice cruise destination. Lakselv is situated in Porsanger municipality with the fourth longest fjord in Norway. The area consists of numerous small islands and exiting attractions, often called “the world´s northernmost archipelago”. The world’s northernmost canyon and northernmost pine forest are located here, as well as a large dolomite belt that creates amazing formations and rare plant life. There are very good opportunities for bird watching in the nature reserves. Lakselv has three salmon rivers and more than 4,000 lakes. This is a true natural gem and an ideal place to discover in the Land of the Midnight Sun!

The North Cape International Airport is only a 10-minute drive from the harbour, making it an obvious starting point for exploring the region. Nearby you will find Sápmi, introducing you to the Sámi way of life, a rich cultural heritage and exciting sights and attractions.

What to see & do in Lakselv

The area offers activities, experiences and sights for all tastes. You will find some of the country’s best salmon rivers and fishing lakes here. Porsanger consists of beautiful hiking terrain that can be experienced in both summer and winter. This is a true paradise for outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, dog sledding, canoeing and much more. You will find sights and attractions with rock formations, rivers, lakes and valleys.

Who is this destination suitable for?

Lakselv is an important regional hub. Lakselv Airport Banak is a charter airport for Finnmark county and an obvious starting point for exploring the region. The Port of Lakselv has Northern Norway´s only Seawalk and is suitable for nature lovers, activity seekers and visitors interested in culture and history.

Port of Lakselv can handle cruise ships of all sizes.