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5 great family activities in Norway

With magnificent scenery and exciting experiences for the whole family, Norway is a great holiday country for both young and old. Give the kids an experience they will never forget, with rafting trips, climbing adventures, dog sledding adventures or even meeting some real-life Vikings!
Matti Bernitz

Family Rafting in Voss

This family rafting tour is perfect for families or groups with under 15-years old. Also a great activity for those who consider the class 3/4 rafting a bit too scary.
On the tour you use large, steady rafts or small 2-man Duckies, for those who want somewhat more of a challenge. Parents can even send kids off on adventures alone or join in on the fun!
In any case, this is an exciting activity for the whole family - we promise a lot of water and fun for everyone!
Family rafting - Voss, Norway

Njardarheimr Viking Village in Gudvangen

The Viking Village in Gudvangen takes you back a thousand years in time! A perfect place to spend a day with the whole family!
Here you can understand who the Vikings were and where they came from. You can learn about what it was really like to be a Viking and experience for yourself a Viking community.
There are loads of different activities in the Viking Village throughout the year. Note that activities in the park differ during the week and according to the weather conditions, but all activities will be announced at the entrance every morning.
Njardarheim Viking Village in Gudvangen - Go Viking with Fjord Tours , Gudvangen, Norway
Frode Tufte

Learn to Climb at the Norwegian Mountaineering Centre

If you’ve never tried climbing before, The Norwegian Mountaineering Centre in Åndalsnes has the perfect way to try it!
Learn to climb at the indoor climbing wall at the Norwegian Mountaineering Centre with experienced instructors looking after you. With climbs set to suit all levels of experience and ability, this is an experience suitable for all. Perfect and fun for adults and children alike.
Climbing at Norsk Tindesenter - Åndalsnes, Norway
Matti Bernitz

Dog sledding in Tromsø

Go on a dog sledding trip into white winter landscapes, through beautiful wilderness. After your trip you can relax with a hot meal served in the traditional Sami herdsmen’s tent!
This experience is suitable for children and adults alike, as well as being an amazing and unique adventure. You start this activity by saying hello to a bunch of barking (but still very friendly) huskies that are ready for action.
You will get instructions on how to drive a dog sledding team and parents and children can share a sled. The whole experience is topped off with a hot meal served in the traditional Sami herdsmen’s tent.
Dogledding - Tromsø, Norway
Lyngsfjord Adventure

Hike and fjord safari to Leim goat farm

Take the kids hiking and let them meet some friendly goats! A great activity for families with children from 6 years.
This activity includes a fjord safari by RIB-boat on the Aurlandsfjord and the Nærøyfjord, as well as a hiking trip from Skjerdal up to the Leim mountain farm. Here the kids can meet the goats and you all get to enjoy a lunch with goat cheese and a main course from local produce. An experienced guide will be with you.
Hiking - Hike and fjord safari to Leim goat farm - Flåm, Norway
Kaitlin Bailey_Matador Network

Our most popular activities

We offer activities all over Norway! Whether you want to see the northern lights in Northern Norway, cruise the fjords in Western Norway, or explore our stunning cities, we’ve got you covered! You can either take an activity in combination with one of our Nutshell tours or as a single activity when visiting Norway. Check out our exciting collection!