Nordkapp

Travel Guide
Honningsvag Port which includes a marina, a small town or village and boating
Discover northern Norway’s remote natural beauty and wildlife while traversing spectacular snow-covered mountains or during deep-sea fishing charters.

Nordkapp is a municipality in Finnmark County, where you can fish for king crab with an experienced guide or book a sailboat charter and enjoy the stunning Arctic Ocean atmosphere. Excellent bird watching is found in Nordkapp’s large nesting colonies. This area is also a great place to view the spectacular northern lights natural phenomenon.

Enjoy a range of outdoor activities in this municipality, including ocean rafting and snowmobile safaris. Norway’s northernmost city, Honningsvåg, is located in Nordkapp. Stop here for fresh seafood restaurants, an ice bar, local art galleries and a museum. Walk to Honningsvåg Port for cruises and fishing charters.

Visit North Cape and watch the midnight sun, a natural phenomenon occurring when the sun is observable at local midnight. This cape is located on the northern coast of the Magerøya Island and is considered one of the northernmost points of Europe. North Cape features a cliff about 1,000 feet (300 meters) high. Stand on the cliff’s flat plateau and gaze out over the breathtaking Arctic Ocean.

North Cape Hall shows short films in a unique panoramic cinema and features exhibits about the region. This tourist center is open year-round. The cape also includes restaurants, cafés and one of the world’s northernmost post offices. Tour the Saint Johannes Kapell in North Cape, a very small ecumenical chapel that is popular for weddings.

Book a wildlife safari and observe birds, including gannets, puffins and cormorants. Take a deep-sea fishing charter and catch some of the largest fish in the Arctic Ocean. These charters are also popular for king crab fishing, with some of the crabs growing up to 7 feet (2 meters) claw to claw. Bird watching safaris and fishing charters operate near North Cape.

Nordkapp features extensive transportation networks to cater for visitors in the summer. Honningsvåg Airport is less than 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the center of town. North Cape is about 21 miles (33 kilometers) from Honningsvåg. Stay in accommodations in Honningsvåg, with a range of small guesthouses and hotels available.

The municipality of Nordkapp features extraordinary natural beauty, wildlife safaris and the breathtaking midnight sun and the northern lights phenomena.

The View Hotel
The View Hotel
3 out of 5
12 Utsikten, Nordkapp, Finnmark, 9750
The price is $128 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6
Stay at this 3-star eco-friendly hotel in Nordkapp. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Popular attractions Honningsvag Port and North Cape Museum ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (116 reviews)
"The hotel is in a great location. It's only 30 minutes away from the nordkap globus. Staffs are really nice and friendly at the hotel. Definitely recommend staying here when traveling to nordkapp."

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Nordkapp Camping
Nordkapp Camping
2 out of 5
Skipsfjorden, Honningsvag, Nordkapp, 9751
Stay at this campground in Nordkapp. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and free grocery shopping service. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in ...
4/5 Very Good! (144 reviews)
"Great place and thanks to Expedia for providing a fabulous deal ..when every other property around this location was way too expensive, this was a deal that was great!! The place was warm and welcoming... The Reception was super! Friendly and sharing abundant information that was very helpful. Overall, ..."

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2022

Scandic Nordkapp
Scandic Nordkapp
2 out of 5
Skipsfjorden, Honningsvag, Nordkapp, 9750
Stay at this hotel in Nordkapp. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the overall value in our reviews. Popular ...
3.1/5 (49 reviews)
"I was there just to sleep from 430 pm and then leave at 115 am the next morning after the Midnight Sun. In such a short time including sleep time I walked away with great feelings to this hotel. The check out process was so good with two individuals at the front desk. Incredible customer service. ..."

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2019

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Nordkapp Camping
Nordkapp Camping
2 out of 5
Skipsfjorden, Honningsvag, Nordkapp, 9751
Stay at this campground in Nordkapp. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and free grocery shopping service. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in ...
4/5 Very Good! (144 reviews)
"Great place and thanks to Expedia for providing a fabulous deal ..when every other property around this location was way too expensive, this was a deal that was great!! The place was warm and welcoming... The Reception was super! Friendly and sharing abundant information that was very helpful. Overall, ..."

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2022

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit

Things to do

Cities near Nordkapp