Hafjell for the bigger kids
It's not always fun for big brother to be a part of everything little sister wants. The Hafjell area has a number of activities for the slightly older children. Whether they like speed and excitement, or a little calmer activities. Summer in Hafjell has something for everyone.
Hafjell Bike Park
Hafjell Bike Park is the leading destination for lift accessed biking in Norway. The Bike park has 19 trails from green to black difficulty level in a total of 25 km. Downhill cycling is an exciting activity, suitable for anyone who can ride a regular bike. Our trails are adapted to all skill levels, from first timers to experienced downhill bikers. Nevertheless, we recommend that children should be at least 8 years old to cycle downhill. The younger children are welcome to try out our new pump track on Mosetertoppen. Our rent trail bikes and go explore some of the mountain roads in the same area.
Read more about Hafjell Bike Park here
River rafting in Sjoa
Sjoa is known as Norway's and one of the world's best rafting rivers. Here you can experience excitement on the river in fantastic surroundings. Rafting is suitable for most people who like speed and fun, from the slightly older children and upwards. It is also possible to try your hand at canyoning, river boarding and many other exciting activities. Sjoa is located 1 hour drive from Hafjell.
Read more about rafting in Sjoa here
Hunderfossen Fairytale Park
Only 5 min away from Hafjell you will find Hunderfossen Fairytale 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 Hunderfossen 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 their time together here.
If you want to try out a real Olympic activity, Lillehammer Olympic Bob and toboggan track is worth a visit. Many parents are looking for a little tougher activities, where the oldest children can be challenged with activities that give them a bit of an adrenaline rush. With bobsleigh you can reach a speed of 100 km/h, which will almost guarantee a small adrenaline rush! Age limits are 10 years together with a parent and 12 years without a parent. This is an exciting activity for the whole family!
Norwegian Public Road Museum
The Norwegian Road Museum has several thousand square meters of indoor exhibitions, a new vehicle museum, a large museum park and a unique, over 200 meters long rock tunnel with rock blasting history. For large parts of the year, the museum also has open country shops, dining tables in the guest house and a number of events for young and old.
Hafjell Golf course
At the foot of Gudbrandsdalen you will find an adventurous golf course, Hafjell Golf. The course is located just north of Hafjell in Øyer municipality and is a forest/park course with high quality. The course is a 9-hole course with large greens, many bunkers and many challenges. The shortest hole is 76 meters and the longest 458 meters. With good sun conditions throughout the summer, the season lasts from the beginning of May to the middle of October.
The pedestrian street in the center of Lillehammer became world famous during the Winter Olympics in 1994. With it's charming wooden houses it offers an unusual shopping experience. Feel free to take the bus, or park the car in the center and walk around. Here you will find a variety of stores with a wide selections that stand out from the regular retail chains. If you fancy a cup of coffee or a snack, find a seat at one of the many cozy cafes.