Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ

How do I get to the island Vengsøy/cabins?


From Tromsø Airport it is 30min by car to the location Bellvik from where you need to take the ferry to Vengsøy. You can take your car with you on the ferry (paid fee), or a taxi can drop you off. The cabins are on walkingdistance from the ferrystop on Vengsøy. We advise you to plan your trip with the ferry in advance. Based on the check-in and check-out, we recommend:

From Bellvik to Vengsøy*

14:00: 7 days a week

17:10: 7 days a week

From Vengsøy to Bellvik*

08:55: weekdays from monday to friday

09:15 or 10:40: on saturdays

10:00: on sundays

*Please doublecheck these times online for any changes or different times during holidays.

Off course you can always call or email us to be sure. See the times shedule of the ferry route nr 182: Tromskortet Rent a car in Tromsø: https://avinor.no/en/airport/tromso-airport/to-and-from-the-airport2/car-rental/ Or order a taxi: https://avinor.no/en/airport/tromso-airport/to-and-from-the-airport2/bus-car-and-taxi/




Do you accept creditcards?


The payment is in advance of your visit ( we accept: Visa, Mastercard or banktransfer). At the spot you can pay for extra fees or activities by card (no cash payments). The paymentprovider we offer via our website is Stripe: for Visa and Mastercard.




Is there a supermarket?


Yes, next to our property there is a local small shop "Matkroken" -walking distance from the cabin. Basic grocery assortment in food and drinks ma-fr: 10:00 - 16:30 sa: 10:00 - 14:30 See: https://coop.no/butikker/matkroken/vengsoy-4498/




What kind of activities do you offer?


We offer tailor-made activity packages based on the season with a local guide. In the winter kayak, snowshoe hiking, Northern Lights campfire, Sami camp visits, reindeer or dogsledding. Some of these activities can be planned in Vengsøy and others you will get a pick up from the Ferry port in Bellvik. Or relax in the Jacuzzi (private rent for 500nok - 3 hours) Summer: Fishing (The best spot for fishing), rent a boat, kayak, hiking, midnight sun, fjordtours. Contact: maria@vengsoyrorbuer.com




Possible to rent a boat?


You can rent a boat in the spring and summer season. We have different boats to rent out. Please contact me for the prices and availability.




Is the cabin suitable for a family with kids/baby?


Yes, please let me know if you want to have a babycrib. So we can setup the foldable babybed. For small kids the playground at the local school on the island is always open to visit and I can show you small hikes (short distance) perfect with kids and where you can warm up in a typical Norwegian style bonfire tent. Be aware: Outside the cabin you can not leave small kids alone. Always accompanied by an adult because of the sea thats nearby.




Are pets allowed?


On request. Please contact me: maria@vengsoyrorbuer.com




Smoking in the cabin?


No, we smoking is not allowed in the cabins.




How do I get the key?


Let me know your arrival shedule with the ferry for the check-in.




Can I drink the tapwater?


The tap water in Norway is of excellent quality. You can drink the tap water. Bottled water can be bought in the small supermarkt next to our property.




Fireplace? Do I need to bring wood?


In the cabins is no fireplace, but outside are several spots to make your own bonfire. Bring your own wood and I show you the best places.




Do I need to make a booking for the jacuzzi? How does it work?


Reservations for the jacuzzi can be made via email: maria@vengsoyrorbuer.com Please let me know the time you prefer to make use of the jacuzzi. Price: 500nok for 3 hours (no other guest).




Check in / check out time?


The times are related to the ferry schedule. Welkom between 14:30 - 18:00 Check out: between 06:30 -11:00




Can I buy drinks and beer on the island?


Please be aware of the regulations in Norway regarding buying alcohol and the times supermarkts are allowed to sell.




Fishing equipment can we rent this?


You can bring your own fishing equipment. If not I am willing to help you with this.




Is there a basic cooking / cleaning assortment available in the Cabin?


You can find a basic cleaning assortment for the kitchen in the cabin: Cleaning soap, dishwater tablets and handsoap Basic seasonings (herbs,spices) you can find in the cabin are: oil, salt & pepper.




No shoes in the cabin


Please keep your shoes at the door. Due to the weather conditions rain and snow we do not want to carry that all inside the cabin. !!No spikes in the cabin because of the floor.




Wifi in the cabin


In all cabins we offer free WIFI including during your stay. You can find the WIFI code in the welcome map in the cabin.





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VENGSØY, TROMSØ, NORGE
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