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10 top activities in Evje

Evje is the places to visit if you are out for some great fun. The area offers activities such as rafting, climbing, go carting, safari and canoeing.

The activities will take place on river, waterfall and lake, forest and mountains located in the lower Setesdal valley. Evje offers activities for all ages, in beautiful surroundings, only one hour drive by car from Kristiansand.

Klatreskogen - Discovery Park

A climbing forest is built in natural Pine forest and surrounded by the river Otra. It is challenging and lots of fun for all ages. The safety line system is a continuous line and is the first of this type to be built in Norway. The Discovery Park has 18 different activities and finishes with a 70 metre long zip wire. For adults and children over 4 years.

Klatreskogen - Grand Park

A climbing forest park for adults and children over 10 years. The view from the tree tops is stunning and the location of the “Klatreskogen” is without doubt an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Gocart

Try Evje Gokart racetrack and have a speed completion within the family. Who is the fastest driver, mom or dad? Spesial racetrack for children is also available.

On the river

At TrollAktiv you will have a fun rafting experience for the whole family. The trip starts by meeting the guides and learning the skills required for the trip, than you will raft down the river. The rfting is for children over 6 years.

Inside the mountain

The Mineral Park is for the whole family. The collection of more than 10 000 spesimens is mentioned as the most beautiful and spectacular private collection of stones and minerals in Europe. More than 1200 of them are exhibited inside the mountain in tunnels that are specially made for the exhibition. You will be impressed of what the nature has created. In the Mineralparken you can make your own souvenirs from Southern Norway, like stone figures and stone jewelries.

SUP

Try Stand Up Paddling and paddle the river on a stand up inflatable board, learning how to improve your balance while having a great time on the river with friends and family. The session comprises of games, skills and a chance to try your luck down the rapids and wave trains. A TrollAktiv guide will instruct you.

Canoe trips on the lakes

Explore the fjord by canoe, se beautiful islands, small beaches and coves. For children over 4 years of age. Contact TrollAktiv.

On wheels

Ride your mountain bike through the forest tracks of the Setesdal Valley. The terrain is exciting and the scenery fantastic. Your TrollAktiv guide will introduce and assist you with various riding techniques as you complete your journey.

On safari

During the summer TrollAktiv safaris are arranged out to the lakes and into the forests to watch beaver and moose. Trips are suited to the entire family and start with a bus trip before paddling canoes on a peaceful lake. PS! Be quiet and leave only footprints and take only photographs.

On the top

This trip offers a chance to explore the nature and scenery of the lower Setesdal valley. Join one of our instructors at TrollAktiv as they guide you through the forests and over streams to reach a spectacular view point which overlooks the fjord and river valley.

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Last updated:  2014-07-01
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Climbing Forest in Evje - Photo: Visit Sørlandet

10 top activities in Evje

Evje is the places to visit if you are out for some great fun. The area offers activities such as rafting, climbing, go carting, safari and canoeing.

10 top activities in Evje

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Activities in Evje

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Accomodation in Evje

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Accommodation at the Rafting Centre

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Mineralparken, accommodation

Stay at Mineralparken in the old "Setesdalshus" (cog-joint timber house) from the 1700s.
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Setesdal Rafting Senter

We have a fully equipped youth hostel with comfortable double and family rooms. Self catering cabins and a large holiday house are all available. If a night under canvas is more to your liking then our Tepee camp will be an option. Each tent has its own fireplace and raised wooden floor.

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Evje - the village of activities

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