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Salmon studio

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Salmon studio Photo: Hanne Sundbø
Salmon studio Photo: Reisemål Ryfylke as
Salmon studio Photo: Reisemål Ryfylke as
Salmon studio Photo: Reisemål Ryfylke as

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The Suldalslågen salmon river in Suldal, Ryfylke is 22 kilometres in length and flows down the valley from the Suldalsvatn lake into the Sandsfjord at the centre of Sand.

Next to the salmon ladder in the Sandsfossen waterfall at Sand is one of the firsts salmon studios to be built in Norway. The lower part of the salmon studio is under water, allowing us to observe the fish through two large glass windows, as they move up the ladder.
Monitor with live picture from Underwater camera. Exhibiting on fishing, research and the history of the river.

You can watch the salmon during the period when they come to spawn, from July to October, and you will also see a lot of sea trout.

Openinghours:
15 june - 18 august, 11am-5pm,
19 august - 31 august, 12pm-4pm and
1 september - 30 September, sat and sun 12pm-4pm.   
Entry: 40kr adults, 30kr children.


The salmon studio is a point of interest in the Ryfylke Multiguide - a free app for your smartphone.

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Facilities

  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • guided tour during opening hours
    • guided tour by appointment
    • exhibition
  • General facilities

    • coach/truck parking
    • toilet
    • parking
  • Nature and terrain

    • angling
    • hiking area
  • Discounts

    • passport/other discounts
    • group discount
    • discount for children
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Salmon studio - Photo: Hanne Sundbø

Salmon studio

The Suldalslågen salmon river in Suldal, Ryfylke is 22 kilometres in length and flows down the valley from the Suldalsvatn lake into the Sandsfjord at...

Salmon studio

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