Bathing places

Bathing places in Bykle and surroundings

Along Otra there are many beautiful bathing spots with clear mountain water . Find your own s Tranda far from other people or use the beach . Bykle Municipality has a bathing area within walking distance of Bykle Hotell where the water is often much warmer than in the river otherwise.

Bathing places at Hovden

If you can not find a place long o Otra for swimming and sunbathing , then you can enjoy yourself on the beach at Hegni Friluftsområde. On good summer k depends water often be up t in l 20 degrees and perhaps increasingly dablir the teeming bathing both bays and along the breakwater. The kiosk sells ice, min eral water, etc. This is a great area with varied offers of hiking trails, play equipment, trampoline and sand volleyball court etc.

Ball jumping in Otra with Hovdenaktiv

Pool jumping gives you an airy and refreshing experience. Jump into the t -clear mountain water with wetsuit and vest. Join an exciting and fun activity. From 1 July and throughout the summer and autumn, you can join Hovden Aktiv on coal jumping. Together with an instructor you can h up e out in the clear mountain lake with wetsuit and vest. Choose between two locations and between three different heights; 3, 5 and 10 meters. The instructors are certified lifeguards and ensure a safe and fun experience. For more info, go to for more info.All guides are certified according to Rescue 3 whitewater certification.

Boat rental and canoe rental at Hovden

By Hartevatn , approx. 1 km. from the center of Hovden, is Hegni Friluftsområde. Hegni Friluftsområde is a great area with varied offers of hiking trails as well as a play equipment, trampoline and sand volleyball court. It is possible to go fishing, whether you want to fish from land or rent a boat. The square is a good starting point for walking and cycling. At Hegni Friluftsområde you can rent boats, pedal boats and canoes. Life jackets are included in the rental price. The boats are small Pioneers dinghies with room for 2 adults and 2 children. The canoes can accommodate 2 adults (+1 for 2 children)

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