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Welcome to Vesterålen and Sortland

68°41´53”N 15°24´49”E

Vesterålen Cruise Port


Vester책len Cruise Port


Vesterålen Cruise Port

Sortland 68°41´53”N 15°24´49”E


www.sortland-havn.no


Vesterålen Cruise Port facts:

✓ Quay lenght: 460 meters ✓ Draft: 7,5 to 12 meters ✓ Bridge airdraft: 30 meter ✓ ISPS terminal: Yes ✓ Passenger terminal: Yes ✓ No cancellations due to weather!

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For other info: See Cruise Norway information.

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Vesterålen Cruise Port facts:

✓ Terminal for passagers (ISPS) ✓ Bunkers ✓ Supplies ✓ Waste handling ✓ Fresh water and electricity ✓ Shuttle bus ✓ Walking distance to shopping and museums. Facts about Sortland:

✓ Arrivals by road (R85), by boat, airport, bus and by the national costal boat - Hurtigruta

✓ Approx. 10.000 residens ✓ Profiled as “The Blue City“ ✓ Rich on history dating back to year 1300 ✓ Cultural historic centre with museums.


Conference hotel is finished 2014

New cultural centre 2014


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Adventures


Sortland is centrally situated in the Vesterålen with islands port well fitted for cruise destination. From Sortland it is possible for shorex excursions with buses and also sightseeing boats to several attractions such as: • Bus trip to Nyksund • Nature and bird Safari • Salmon Safari

• Kajakking Eagle Safari • Museums and galleries

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• Whale Safari • Midnight Sun Tour • Experience Sami Culture


Whale Safari

“Discover Arctic present whale watching from Vesterålen.

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We depart from Sortland and head north towards Andenes.

A local guide will accompany you telling you about the nature, places and history of the islands. And you will, of course, see and learn more about the whales.”

Midnight sun adventure

Discover Arctic takes you to the land of the midnight sun and it´s spectacular wildlife: a true adventure! You will be picked up by a guide

and travel by bus to the islands of Vesterålen. Dinner is an option that can be arranged in some of our local restaurants.


Blåbyen - “The Blue City”

An informative talk and a tour round the town to learn more about the “blue city” concept. You will hear about how the idea was born;

- art for better environment - integrating art info architecture. The tour starts and finishes in the centre of Sortland.

Reindeer, salmon fishing and a taste of traditional, local cuisine all in one day! From Sortland we travel to the nearby sami farm, Inga Sami

Siida. Inside their special lavvo the owners will inform you about the life and history of the sami settlement and culture in Vesterålen.

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Experience Sami Culture!


Bus trip to Nyksund

We will guide you through Nyksund, an old fishing village which shows a lot of the old life.

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Today there are no fishermen left, but you will experience

and learn about the way and conditions of living there.

After the visit lunch will be served.

Nature and bird Safari

Experience amazing nature and a spectaculare birdlife. Discover Arctic gives you a day of adventures in Vester책len. From Sortland we travel to the

nearby area to experience this amazing transition, with focus on the scenaries and birdlife. Lunch will be served outdoors.


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Join the Salmon Safari

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D The salMOn rOe is only a few millime- “akvakulTur i vesTerålen” is a new

“Akvakultur i Vesterålen” is a new adventure centre for aquaculture that opened in 2011. At our facility you get to go out to sea and visit our fish farm. Akvakultur i Vesterålen invites

you to Experience why Norwegian Salmon is the best in the world. The Safari includes a boattrip with a taste of Arctic Salmon. Duration 2-3 hours.

tres, and yet it is still big enough to create one of Norway’s most important industries. Did you know that Norwegian salmon is enjoyed by 12 million people in more than 100 countries every day? The Norwegian Salmon is known for its high quality and great taste, and is Norway’s most renowned product. Salmon farming also provides opportunities and settlement along the coast of Norway, and is together with fishery the most important industry in Vesterålen.

adventure centre for aquaculture that opened in 2011. At our facility you get to go out to sea and visit our fish farm. In the new exhibitions we give you the story of Norwegian aquaculture industry from the early beginning in the 50’s and 60’s until today with high-tech operation. We have a funny tunnel that kids can crawl through, computer games, under water cameras, exciting films and a 12 meters long map made from glass where every light shows where there is fish farming in all of northern Norway.

Lunch after the safari.

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a small fishing village and our final destination. Certified guides teaches safe kajakking.

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Kajakking Eagle Safari

A new experience from Discover Arctic is encountering the whitetail eagles while kajakking! The trip starts in Sortland and we take a bus to Ringstad,

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Sortland is centrally situated in the Vesterålen with islands port well fitted for cruise destination. From Sortland it is possible for shorex excursions with shuttle buses and also sightseeing boats to several attractions such as: (All year)

Midnight Sun Adventures

(Summer/Autumn)

Blåbyen - “The Blue City“

(All year)

Experience Sami Culture

(Summer/Autumn/Winter)

Bus trip to Nyksund

(Summer/Autumn/Winter)

Nature and bird Safari

(All year)

Join the Salmon Safari

(All year)

Kajakking Eagle Safari

(All year)

Lively fishing villages

(All year)

Bird and seal safari

(All year)

Museums and Galleries

(All year)

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Whale Safari


promonorge.no - SvolvĂŚr

Sortland havn Postboks 144 8401 Sortland

Phone: +47 76 10 82 60 www.sortland-havn.no havnekontoret@sortland.kommune.no

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Welcome to Vesterålen Cruise Port - Sortland