Even though Voss is a small town on a Norwegian scale, Voss is the adventure capital of Norway. Throughout the years the destination has worked together with one common goal:
Providing guests with a variety of activities and experiences. Voss is well-known for many reasons: a great skiing destination, extreme sports, (read more about “Ekstremsportveko” in our guide to Events at Voss), our surprisingly large amount of Olympic medals, our stunning nature and unique culture, and last, but not least, our delicious and traditional local cuisine that you can read more about in our Cultural guide to Voss.
Voss is a destination that works hard on sustainable tourism. It is a place visited by people all over the world, and also a favourite vacation and recreational place for Noregians. Voss was rewarded the badge for “Sustainable Travel Destinations”.
Come experience, Voss!
Skiing at Voss
Voss is one of the favourite destinations for skiing in Norway. Just 70 meters from the cabin you will have access to the following skiing eldorado:
- 40 km of groomed ski slopes
- 11 ski lifts (including one gondola)
- 24 ski slopes, including an international giant slalom slope
- Several areas for off-piste skiing
- 18 km cross-country trails
- 11 km of floodlight slopes, including a terrain park for night skiing
- Ski school and ski rental
- Cafes and restaurants
At Voss Vind, you get a unique experience of body flying in secure surroundings. Voss Vind was the first wind tunnel in Scandinavia, an attraction open year round. Suitable for everyone over 5 years old!
The Basic package includes 3 minutes of flying, instruction, and equipment. The instructor is with you inside the tunnel at all times.
White Water Rafting
This is one of the most popular summer activities in Voss. Action-packed Class 4+ rafting on one of the mighty rivers in Voss. You are guaranteed a memorable experience. Rafting is exciting, fun, and suitable for beginners and experienced, Voss Rafting guarantees an unforgettable experience!
The Stranda river section is about 8 km with 9 spectacular rapids and several beautiful stretches.
The Raundal river is about 7 km of world-class white water running through a beautiful canyon. See more and book at Voss Active.
Tandem skydive, Skydive Voss
A tandem jump gives you the perfect opportunity to try skydiving. It is the ideal way to get an introduction to, and experience, the ultimate thrill of freefall securely attached to your professional tandem instructor. Many people proceed to learn how to skydive after they have done a tandem skydive. You will take off at the top of
Hanguren, and get to see the fantastic views as you glide into the landing area near Vangsvatnet. Perfect for any thrill seeker. See more and book with Skydive Voss.
Introduction to river kayaking with Kayak Voss
Kayak Voss’ River Kayaking trip is a perfect introduction to the exciting world of whitewater kayaking. This fun trip allows you to explore, experiment, and progress at your own pace. The section of the river you will experience offers flat water, calm current, small waves, a variety of rapids, and even a waterfall if you are feeling brave enough. See more and book with Kayak Voss.
MTB Course – Full Day
Words can’t describe how much fun you’re going to have on this mountain bike course! The mountain bike course covers the fundamentals of mountain biking. These new skills will enable you to ride steeper and more technically challenging terrain as well as steps and drops.
So if you are feeling a little more adventurous and would like to push your boundaries a little more this might just be the course for you. Read more and book with Outdoor Norway.
High Rope and Zipline Park
You can challenge your balance and skill adventuring from tree to tree, by taking an adrenaline ride around the ziplines! Located in the scenic surroundings of the Stranda river in Åsbrekkegjellet, these ziplines offer something for all ages.
The park courses are defined by participant height, not age. Starting at 100cm you can use the Mini and Miro Courses, and participants over 140cm can also use the Main Course and Zipline Park. Read more and book with VossActive.