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AquaNor excursion to Hitra. The organisers of AquaNor 2019 have announced an excursion tour to Hitra for participants and visitors to AquaNor 2019 – must be booked in advance.

Fish Farm Visit
The boat trip takes 1 hour and 40 minutes from Trondheim to the express boat terminal, Sandstad on Hitra, where you will be equipped and prepared for a fish farm visit on a rigid inflatable boat (RIB).

Accompanied by the Coastal Museum’s guide, you will get a tour of the hatchery, feed station and a walk along the edge of the fish cages where the salmon is jumping in the sea.

The tour offers an insight into all aspects of Norwegian aquaculture.

Fresh Seafood and Beer Tasting
After the fish farm visit you will have the opportunity to try a local beer brewed at Ansnes Brygger, a speciality seafood restaurant prior to lunch.

Lunch at at Ansnes Brygger, where you will be served the best and freshest seafood from the sea around Hitra, including oysters, scallops, langoustines and crab.

During the lunch you will also learn about the history of Hitra – the centre of Norwegian aquaculture.

You will be transported back to the terminal where you take the express boat back to Trondheim, arriving at 8:00 p.m.


  • 08.10 – Departure Trondheim with the express boat.
  • 09.50 – Arrive at Hitra by express boat.
  • 10.00 – Visit to fish farm.
  • 13.00 – Transport to Ansnes Brygger.
  • 13.30 – Beer tasting.
  • 14.30 – Seafood bonanza.
  • 17.30 – Transportation back to the terminal.
  • 18.20 – Express boat to Trondheim.
  • 20.00 – Arriving Trondheim.

Price per person 2600 NOK
Booking applies only for groups of min. 10 people.
Included in the tour; a visit at the fish farm, snacks, seafood-bonanza, beer tasting, transportation and guide. (Tickets on the express boat excluded.)

Available days:
Wednesday 21st August and Friday 23rd August.

For booking send mail to post@explorehitra.no.
Deadline: 2 August.