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Hardanger Akvasenter

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A great place to learn about Salmon Farming!

The Hardanger Akvasenter was the ideal place to learn about salmon farming. Our guide gave us the... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
muffinAvon
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Avon
Fun way to see salmon farmed

Our guide gave us all the facts about farming salmon. We were out on the Hardanger fjord, walking... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2017
Karenkuzsel
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Ocoee, Florida
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Sep 6, 2018
“A great place to learn about Salmon Farming!”
Aug 24, 2017
“Fun way to see salmon farmed”
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On a fully operational salmon farm our visitors get the opportunity to gain insight into one of Norway's main exports. The center contains an exhibition with underwater cameras, videos and other exhibits explaining the life of a salmon and modern...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Fyksesundvegen 743, Steinsto, Kvam 5612, Norway
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+47 970 17 537
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

The Hardanger Akvasenter was the ideal place to learn about salmon farming. Our guide gave us the essential information to understand how the farm works. Salmon is a regular in our house and this was fascinating. We donned life vests to walk out to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

Our guide gave us all the facts about farming salmon. We were out on the Hardanger fjord, walking onto a floating building. Big vats each held 50,000 salmon waiting to be large enough to be sent to market. Interesting facts. Good for about a 1/2...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Beside having an one hour canoe exercise, we decided to visit the Harvanger Akvasenter salmon farm close by - it was very interesting and informative and it is highly recommendable for families as revealing for everybody ...

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 30, 2016

An attractive attraction in an arm of Hardanger fjord. It was interesting to see and to hear the "ranger" describe salmon farming. The area around it is a huge photo-op of quaint village and glorious fjord.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank ChrisABeaune
Reviewed August 4, 2015

As a consumer of a lot of fish, especially salmon, it was very interesting to visit this fish farm and learn about how farm fishing is done. You will need to put on a life jacket to "walk the planks" out onto the water. It...More

Date of experience: July 2015
4  Thank LadyGross
Reviewed June 7, 2015

We (2) visited the Hardanger Akvasenter in last May (2015). It is indeed a must-know visit, and a very very pleasant one. The road there is magnificent, and the views exceptional. The farm is located in the fjord water, and it is indeed a very...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Tamir_Caspi
surpelurten, Daglig leder at Hardanger Akvasenter, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2015

Thank you so much for your feedback Tamir! It was nice to meet you and Im happy you enjoyed your visit. PS: Most salmon that you buy in or from Norway is raised in seabased fishfarms like Hardanger Akvasenter.

Reviewed June 19, 2014

And very educational. Learned a great deal about salmon fishing. Didn't realize the amount of scientific research that goes into fish food development and distribution. Would be great for kids to visit.

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank MeriC244
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