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Ekkerøy nesting cliff and nature reserve

Ekkerøy nesting cliff and nature reserve Photo: Ingjerd Tjelle Ekkerøy nesting cliff and nature reserve Photo: Ingjerd Tjelle Ekkerøy nesting cliff and nature reserve Photo: Ingjerd Tjelle
Ekkerøy nesting cliff and nature reserve Photo: Ingjerd Tjelle
Ekkerøy nesting cliff and nature reserve Photo: Ingjerd Tjelle
Ekkerøy nesting cliff and nature reserve Photo: Ingjerd Tjelle

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Visit one of Europe’s largest nesting cliffs with over 50 species and 40,000 nesting kittiwakes. The island of Ekkerøy has Norwegian Lapland’s only nesting cliff with access by road almost all the way. The nesting cliff and nature reserve are only a five-minute walk from the carpark. There is also a marked nature and cultural trail through beautiful countryside with fascinating information boards on the bird life and fauna, local history and cultural memorials. Ekkerøy is a traditional fishing village, 15 km east of Vadsø. It has a museum, café, restaurant, lovely beaches and accommodation.

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Ekkerøy nesting cliff and nature reserve has obtained certification for their environmental efforts by:

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Ekkerøy nesting cliff and nature reserve - Photo: Ingjerd Tjelle

Ekkerøy nesting cliff and nature reserve

Visit one of Europe’s largest nesting cliffs with over 50 species and 40,000 nesting kittiwakes. The island of Ekkerøy has Norwegian Lapland’s only ne...

Ekkerøy nesting cliff and nature reserve

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