Lise Bjelland
Boats by the fjord
Lise Bjelland
Neset, Nordenden

Close to Water


Suldal is a water region, with powerful waterfalls, deep fjords, diverse lakes and one of the largest salmon rivers in the area. Whether you are looking to fish, swim or just enjoy the view of the lake from your breakfast table, we will have good options for you.

Dip in

Can you stand the cold? A dip in the Suldal fjord and waters is a refreshing experience! Camp at the beach in Nordenden in Sand, village center in Jelsa, Habn in Erfjord or Mosvatnet in Gullingen. The bravest of us will dip in the fjord as early as Easter times.


Get in touch with the elements from a Sea Kayak

Experience Suldal and Ryfylke in a completely new way! In a sea kayak you get experience the beautiful fjord and mountain scenery like no-one else, and you get close and personal with the elements. Padleakademiet offers trainings and guided tours for beginners and intermediate paddlers.


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A River Expedition

Join an exciting journey by raft down the Suldalslågen river, and enjoy a light meal by the river bank half-way. The guide will tell stories about life in and around the river.

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Canoeing to a near-by island

Enjoy a quiet day on the water inbeautiful mountain scenery from Gullingen at Mosvatnet or down in the valley at Vikane by Sandsvatnet. Perhaps you find a small island to yourself to enjoy your packed lunch?


The Bath of Suldal (opening 2019)

In 2019, the bath of Suldal opens in Eide, Sand, with in-door and outdoor swimming pools with a view over the fjord. Enjoy a half-day playing in the slides and jacuzzies for the perfect recovery after days of hiking.


Outdoor bath tub

Dip into the steaming hot water with the fresh Suldal air closing in on you. The perfect way to end the day with family and friends. Outdoor bath tubs are offered at Vikane Hyttetun and at Mo Laksegard.


Life at the harbor

Spring arrives early in Ryfylke, and five fjords and numerous islands offers amazing opportunities for boat travelers. Barkaneset and Skaholmen/Berge in Økstafjorden and the guest harbors in Erjord, Jelsa, Marvik, Vatlandsvåg and Sand are great places to camp for the summer season.