Hirtshals Marina (marina)
It is rare to find such an attractive and centrally located marina as the one in Hirtshals, directly adjacent to the town centre, and the shopping str...
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.
There are plenty of marinas all over North Jutland, on the west coast, the east coast, in the Limfjord, and in Mariager Fjord. All the harbours have a cozy ambiance and extraordinary characteristics, such as the iconic red storehouses in Skagen. In the harbours of North Jutland, you will find delicious local restaurants, great shopping opportunities and an amazing vibe and atmosphere.
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.
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 Stream, Voer 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.
You can also find great maritime experiences on land in North Jutland. The North Sea Oceanarium is a fun experience for the entire family, explore life under the sea surface, and learn about sea environment and marine life at the largest aquarium in Northern Europe. The Limfjordmuseum in Løgstør is telling interesting stories about the cultural history of the Limfjord, whereas the Danish Shellfish Center on Mors focuses on seafood coming from the Limfjord.
Living coastculture along JammerbugtenEnthusiasts in the association Han Herred Havbåde (gian boats) have created a coast cultural center and a modern boat building at Slettestrand. They are working to prevent that Denmark’s last great coastal landing sites and associated clinker-built g...
During the whole summer it is possible to join an interesting boat tour. Jump on one of the many boat tours in Northern Jutland, such as "The Swan" (Svanen) in Mariager Fjord or take a guided boat trip along the molar formations or on one of the other cozy summer sailing trips on Mors in the Limfjord. The Limfjordmuseum near Løgstør is offering guided sailing trips on the Frederik den VII's canal und if you prefer to explore the Limfjord by yourself, then you can rent a GoBoat in Aalborg.
Ro ud i historien Har du lyst til din helt egen, unikke oplevelse i et tempo, du selv sætter? Så er en tur i en af Limfjordsmuseets robåde lige noget for dig. Robådene er de smukke Limfjordskåge, der er nøjagtige kopier af den gamle kåg, der er at finde i museets udstilling. Limfjordskåg...
Experience the area from the seasideTreat yourself to an unforgettable trip on the “paddle steamer” Svanen on the beautiful Mariager Fjord. Svanen sails all summer from Mariager, Bramslev Bakker, Hobro and Hadsund - combine your tour as you wish. Beverages and light meals can be purchased ...
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.