About 30 km south of Hammerfest and 25 km from Skaidi lies Kvalsund, a village of about 1000 inhabitants. Kvalsund literally means Whale-Sound and sometimes different types they can be seen in its waters. There have been sightings of the common porpoise, killer whales, humpback whales, finbacks and minke whales.
Kvalsund offers a wide range of outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling and fishing and in winter has a larger network of snowmobile tracks than roads. The tracks lead through a unique high plateau and coastal landscape. Have a look at this video to get an impression of the area.
The landscape between the Kvalsund Bridge and Saraby has been chosen as the most beautiful area in Kvalsund municipality in 2017. The area offers stunning nature and a varied cultural landscape and can be visited by car.