We have a sami style lavvu tent on-site at Skrolsvik Kystferie. The lavvu is located secluded from any nearby population and light pollution. Walking distance from accommodation units ( aprox 200 - 400 meters )
Can be used in combination with observing the northern lights. ( if the sky is clear there is not really any need for chasing the lights, sitting put and just waiting for it coming to you works just as well )
The Lavvu can also be used for overnight sleeping
was an active fishing village until the early 1990ies. There were two
reception centres for fish which shut down in 1992. The halibut
fishery has strong traditions at Skrolsvik, and the the rich halibut
fishery in Andfjorden created the fishing village. In the 1930ies,
the harbor was filled with boats fishing halibut. The fishing boats
came from the communities in the surrounding area, from all of Troms
county and as far south as from Lofoten. The first fish reception
centre was built in 1872, and at the same time Skrolsvik became a
Skrolsvik today is well known for its great fishing opurtunities. Skrolsvik is especially known for its rich occurrences of halibut, and has become famous for beeing a top location for halibut angling. There is also an halibut museum in skrolsvik.
With it´s mix of high mountains and friendly scenery, Southern Senja is great for photographing landscapes, birds, animals, flowers, northern lights
Skrolsvik Kystferie is located in good distance from nearest town and distracting city ligths. You can watch the aurora from right outside the door.
You won't have to walk or drive far to find complete darkness for a great aurora experience.
Recomended season is from Sep-15. - Mars-31.
Exploring and Sightseeing
Boats, ATV, and Snowshoes are some of the equipment we provide for local exploration of the area.
Senja is a large island with a lot beautifull scenery and landmarks to be experienced.