Hafjell for Kids
The Hafjell area has a number of activities and experiences also for the little ones. Here the kids can not only enjoy the summer days outdoors but also indoors on a rainy day
A pumptrack is a round cycling track with a combination of bumps and turns. In such a cycling track you create momentum by doing pumping movements - hence the name "Pumptrack".
Our new paved pumptrack is located at Gondoltoppen. The new track is the main attraction in our family area which also has a skill centers and a playground for kids. Any bike can be used in the pumptrack and you can rent bikes to the smallest kids for a small cost. Cycling in a pumptrack is a fun activity for all ages and you also train balance and fitness - in addition, it gives a great sense of mastery by managing to get speed without having to pedal.
There is also a pumptrack located at the base of the resort, next to Øyer Ungdomsskole. Here you can bring your own bike and try to get speed by pumping movements.
Next to the pumptrack is a playground for the little ones, with fun climbing elements and challenges suitable for both young and old children. It is free, with benches available and open to all.
We also have a swing stand and a slide, located right next to Skavlen restaurant.
Hunderfossen Family Park
Only 5 min away from Hafjell you will find Hunderfossen Fairy Tale Park. With its 250,000 visiting guests during the summer, Hunderfossen is one of Norway's most visited tourist attractions. Here there is something for the whole family, big and small. In the Adventure Park there are more than 60 great attractions for the whole family. The calm and nice atmosphere in the park means that both children, grandparents and grandchildren can enjoy there time together here.
A quick walk away from Hunderfossen Fairy Tale Park you will find the Children's Farm. Here you will find over 20 different animal species, large and small. With a great view of Gudbrandsdalen, the family can enjoy themselves with the animals, play in the hay, playground or climbing trail and take a breather on the ground in the yard with waffles and ice cream from the farm café.
Less than 10 minutes walk from Hafjell you will find Lilleputthammer Family Park. They have a miniature version of mainstreet in Lillehammer as it was in the 1930s, built on a scale of 1: 4. For adults, Lilleputthammer Family Park provides a historical look back to the 1930s with the shops, hotels and cafes of the time. There are 44 shops, 2 hotels, 3 cafes, 2 bakeries, police station and a movie theater. In "the small town with the big heart", children can ride trains, cars, boats, carousels, Ferris wheels, roller coasters or whiz down in Ola's frog jump. They can play in climbing towers, obstacle course, and trampolines.
Maihaugen Open Air Museum
At Maihaugen you will find exciting activities, beautiful surroundings and new experiences for the whole family. Maihaugen is one of the largest open-air museums in Norway and has 200 buildings from the 13th century to the present day. In the high season of summer, many of the historic houses are open, and you are invited into the homes by "residents" from different times. Join in on nostalgic reunions with the various decades of the 20th century. You can refresh childhood memories and share them with your family! Do you remember the 80's? Maihaugen also has many animals to visit. In the summer they are out grazing in the open-air museum.
In Øyerfjellet, there are still farms that run traditional farms with milk production on cows and goats. Some of these take visitors and here you can look at the animals, hear about life on the farm and take part in barn care.
At Sjøsetra you can make farm visits during your stay - very suitable for families with children. Sjøsetra has open spots on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays throughout July.