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This hike was one of the tour options we had on our recent cruise trip to Honninsvag. While lots... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brian0ntheGo
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Bradenton, Florida
Beauty with every footstep!

Hike was the focus of a cruise tour and I am so glad we did it. Beauty everywhere in varied forms... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
222Terri
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Bradenton, Florida
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This rock formation is a geological wonder a fissure several metres wide in a cliff overhang shaped like a big gate. The midnight sun shines through this gate between midnight and two in the morning. The views of the rock formation “Hornet” are...more
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Kirkeporten, Skarsvag, Norway
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hike was one of the tour options we had on our recent cruise trip to Honninsvag. While lots of people opted to visit the North Cape, we were really glad we opted for this hike instead. The hike begins near the Kirkeporten Campground just...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hike was the focus of a cruise tour and I am so glad we did it. Beauty everywhere in varied forms and styles! It is not too difficult, if you are aware and used to hiking. Weather changed nearly as often as the scenery-overcast, rain,...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

In Honningsvag the Hurtigruten cruise offered a couple of day trips. The cruise director did inspire us to do any of the trips but I found some interesting reviews about the North Cape and the Fishing Village. The fishing villages won. The cruise directors have...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

It's one of the most beautiful spots on Mageroya you can easyly reach. If you get lucky you can see the midnight sun at the nordcape horn through the arc.

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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

When you enter Skarvag on the left side of the road you will see a sign for a hike to Kirkeporten. You walk up the hill, down the hill on the other side, where you find a gate out of stone ( natural phenomena). Standing...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2015

Well worth the trip and the scenery and village are amazing!! Heidi made everyone feel so welcome. She showed us the king crab (it wanted to go back to the sea!) and also the women who baited the lines for the boats. She also showed...More

Thank angry270
Reviewed 7 October 2015

in small print was an alternative excursion i asked the chap in charge of the excursions from the hurtigruten front desk and they told me about meeting heidi and a fishing village. everyone else in fact 3 busloads were going to the north cape.. which...More

1  Thank linfame
Reviewed 28 September 2015

As it was snowing when we visited from a cruise ship .As a key stage One teacher I recognised it from the Geography programme Barney Bear goes to Norway from many years ago !!!Our tour guide lived in the village and was very informative and...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2015

It was the only place, which was open in September. It was also the only place to have food that day we where there at the area.

1  Thank 846leilal
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is a remote and peaceful place. Wandering round the small bay and watching the local fishermen mending their nets takes you back to a different age. The folk are friendly but many of the older folk don't speak English but hey I don't speak...More

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