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Fishing and outdoor cooking outside Bergen

Join us on a thrilling fishing adventure along the shoreline outside Bergen. Discover the wonders of sea life and nature, while learning how to fish and cook like a pro.

Learn how to catch the freshest local crabs and fish, and discover how to turn them into mouth-watering dishes that you can enjoy with your fellow adventurers. With the expert guidance, you'll also get to pick seaweed, small shrimp, and fish on the way, adding even more flavor and variety to your meals.

The tours often result in catching enough fish to make a delicious meal that can include anything from boiled crabs and fish soup to barbecued mackerel fillets. The menu of the day will depend on the day's catch, making every tour a unique and exciting experience.

This tour starts outside Bergen Tourist information, where you get pick you up and driven to the local islet Syltøy in Øygarden - a scenic 30-35 minute drive.

Once you arrive at the base in Syltøy, you are provided with all the necessary clothing and life jackets, as well as a safety brief before embarking on the open safe boat of 6 meter.

After about 1.5-2 hours of fishing, the boat will head back to the sea house, a cozy and historic building where you and the crew will prepare the catch together, turning it into a nice meal that will tantalize your taste buds.

You will also be offered a local apple juice, making the whole tour a sensory experience that engages your taste buds, sense of smell, and love for nature.

Only friendly fishing methods that are safe and respectful towards nature are used, while also focusing on teaching you how to cook the crabs in a humane way. This tour is not just about catching fish and having a meal - it's an all-encompassing experience that will leave you feeling refreshed and satisfied, local history and culture is a big part of this tour.

This tour is suitable from 8 years and upwards. 

Departure point:
The guide will meet you outside the entrance to the Tourist Information. We return to the same place.

The tour can be booked at the Tourist Information in Bergen, latest 20:30 the day before. 
(Any bookings later that this must be done by telephone. Please note that there is limited capacity on this tour).

Bergen Card:
15 % discount when using the Bergen Card. Enter BergenCard in the promo code field in the booking process to get the discount. Remember that valid cards must be presented when boarding for each person in the booking.

Cancellation policy:
If you cancel within 48 hours of the departure, you will receive a full refund. In case of cancellation less than 48 hours before the departure of the tour, no refund will be given.

For groups (more than 2 people!) it is also possible to book this tour at other times if we have a guide available. Email us on:

Source: Visit Bergen


Fishing and outdoor cooking outside Bergen

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