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Harstad Camping

Norway, North, Troms, Harstad

+47 77 07 36 62
1st May- Mid October.

Alan Rogers Review

In a delightful setting with fine views, Harstad Camping has space for 120 units as it slopes down to Vågsfjorden with on-site fishing and boating. This well established, popular site near Harstad, provides an excellent base on Hinnøya, the largest island in Norway. The 80 touring pitches are unmarked but a flat area by the water’s edge provides most of the site’s 46 electricity hook-ups (16A). These pitches are sought after and a mid afternoon arrival may gain a level pitch with electricity. This site is ideal for those looking for a scenic view and a bustling town nearby with a variety of activities on offer.

A small island very close to the site plays host to a colony of arctic tern. Catches of fish from the shore are not prolific, although hiring one of the site’s boats (rowing or motor) will soon transport you to nearby areas where you are likely to catch good sized cod. The site also has 15 cabins to rent. Harstad is known for its quality restaurants and cultural events, with the annual North Norwegian Festival of Culture in June being one such example. It also hosts Grottebadet, Northern Norway’s greatest waterpark situated inside a mountain with tropical weather all year.


Two sanitary units, one modern and unisex with showers (on payment) and two en-suite WC with washbasins. Older unit is separate sex, each with showers (on payment), toilets and washbasins (some in individual cabins for ladies). Room for disabled visitors with key from reception. Laundry room (tokens required). Kitchen with hot plates, tables and chairs. Reception (08.00-23.00 high season) sells drinks, ices, postcards etc. Fishing. Bicycle hire. WiFi (charged).

  • American Motor Homes
  • Bicycle Hire on Site
  • Childrens Play Area
  • Fishing on Site
  • Golf Nearby
  • Sailing on Site
  • Seaside Beach on Site
  • Twin Axle Caravans Accepted
  • Wifi (all site)
  • Wifi Chargeable


Travelling north on road 83, site is well signed on right 3 km. before Harstad. After turning right, turn immediate left and site is 1 km. along tarmac road (site signed from either direction).

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Location Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (DD)
Latitude Longitude
68.77278 16.57712
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds (DMS)
Latitude Longitude
N68 46 22 W16 34 37

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