Hornoya, Vardo

4.6
#3 of 6 in Nature in Finnmark
Island · Wildlife Area
Hornøya is a small, 0.4 square kilometres (99 acres), uninhabited island in Vardø Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. It lies in the Barents Sea, just east of the larger island of Vardøya where the town of Vardø is located. Vardø Lighthouse is situated at the highest point of the island, at an elevation of 65 metres (213 ft) above sea level, and it protects the shipping lanes around the town of Vardø. The island is the easternmost point of Norway proper.
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  • There are NO ferries on Sundays to the island any more. So very nice to drive hour there and hour back for nothing! If the birds are gone for the season, just say it. And put the info right!  more »
  • We were, by all accounts, the first tourists to visit Hornoya this season (theoretically Spring 2019), just as the pontoon was put in place and the boat began to operate. It was still deeply covered.....  more »
  • We spend an hour on this amazing ilsland ,and watch the teeming activity of tens of thousends of different type of birds  more »
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  • It is a great experience to get there over and see all the birds
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  • A staggering bird place!
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  • The ferry trip to the island takes only ten minutes, and then the birds, rääkymistä and smells are enough. I had heard of the island in the past and I knew that I could portray the fun of puffins. And there it was. On the island you can walk to a limited extent only trails and some of the paths were closed due to the collapse. Didn't matter. There was a lot of shooting, but one hour was enough.
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  • Experience!
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  • Bird experience from the best end. Mike R The little Kafi of South Africa
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