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Maritime experiences

In North Jutland, you have plenty of options when it comes to activities by or on the water. Go fishing by the lakes, rivers and in the sea, go sailing, try your hand at surfing or rent a kayak and canoe. The opportunities are many. 

With its long coastline, fjords, and many rivers, North Jutland offers an abundance of maritime and water activities. Water is part of the identity of Northern Jutland. The coastal towns of North Jutland range from the small villages such as Sæby on the east coast to the bustling life of the Aalborg waterfront.

Angling in North Jutland

North Jutland encompasses all types of fishing and especially along the west coast, there are plenty of options to go on a fishing trip. The boats M/S Albatros and Star Ocean are sailing from Hirtshals and in Thy it is possible to join a fishing tour to the Yellow Reef which is known for large catches of fish, with the boats Rederiet Gule Rev and Kutteren T248 Skagerak

At Thorupstrand in the area of Jammerbugten, the local fishermen offer trips with the boat Nordsøen. Along the east coast, the fjords, and rivers you can find beautiful fishing spots. You do need a license which you can find more information about here

Lystfiskeri fra mole

Read more about angling in North Jutland

Canoe and kayak

Apart from boat trips on the fjords or on the sea, it is possible to go on a canoe- or kayak tour. Canoes can be rented at Uggerby StreamVoer Stream, and Lindenborg Stream. Each of them offers different routes throughout the landscape. Along the routes, you will find shelters and some of the coziest inns in North Jutland. Vestre Fjordpark in Aalborg, Lindholm Fjordpark and Mariager Fjord are also offering kayaks for rent and not only canoes.

Find all canoe and kayak rentals in North Jutland here.

Maritime Events

Maritime events is part of the history of Northern Jutland. Each year during week 37 the "Around the Limfjord" (Limfjorden rundt) event starts, and it will visit harbour towns such as Løgstør, Nykøbing Mors and Thisted. Find all maritime events in North Jutland.

Limfjorden med båd

Islands and fjords in North Jutland

Beautiful views in Northern Jutland
Løgstør i vesthimmerland
Spend the night under the stars
Overnat i det fri i en shelter
Hele Jomfru hummer
Bed and Breakfast
Får på grænsmark