Høgsfjorden is situated southeast from Stavanger. When you travel by boat from Stavanger to Lysefjord you travel through the Høgsfjorden. The Lysefjorden is one of the two sidefjords to the Høgsfjorden, the other one is the Frafjord.
There is a car ferry across the Høgsfjorden between Lauvvik and Oanes on Rv 13 twice per hour. Oanes is the southern startpoint on National Tourist Route Ryfylke.