Situated at the water's edge overlooking the spectacular scenery of the Steigen archipelago, your stay at Manshausen will bring nature's best, right to your doorstep. Conceived and developed by celebrated Arctic explorer and author Børge Ousland, the sleek and chic waterfront cabins immerses you into the striking beauty of Norway through dramatic and innovative design.
With the most amazing viewpoints and coastal photo spots in Norway, get your camera and outdoor gear ready for this short 4-day break, full of incredible adventures.
Read our favourite journalist, Barry Stone's article about staying in remote accommodation in Norway here. He travelled on an independent self-drive through Norway and Sweden with us in September, 2017.
|Tour Provider||50 Degrees North|
|Number of Days||
1 to 20
|01 Jan 2019||31 May 2019||Limited availability||AUD $3,455|
|01 Jun 2019||31 Aug 2019||Limited availability||AUD $3,769|
Late this afternoon, take a 1.5hr “Hurtigbåten” ferry ride along the Norwegian coast to Nordskot.
You will be met at the harbour and transferred by boat to Manshausen Island. Settle into your cabin and then proceed to dinner.
Set among incredible islands with white sanding beaches and clear water, get ready for an amazing day of kayaking. Your guide will provide you a kayak briefing, instruction, and a tour around the area. This will include an experienced guide, single kayaks, dry suit and lunch pack to be eaten somewhere nice during the day.
Take off after breakfast for a guided trek - the route can be determined by you and the guide. Return to Manshausen for warm lunch.
The afternoon is free for you to enjoy the island and cabin. You can arrange to go to Nordskot to visit the Nordskot Coastal Museum or have a drink at the Gauva Bar, open on Friday and Saturdays during summer.
Additional optional activities such as diving, fishing, rib boating, rock climbing and cultural sights can be included.
This morning, board an early ferry back to Bodø. Alternatively, ask us about transferring to the Lofoten Islands.