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You have now arrived at the adventurous Havøya, the centre of Havøysund municipality which lies at exactly 71°north. Fish and the fishing industry have been the driving force behind this community throughout the ages. you can find here shipowners, factories, dry docks and the world’s most northerly klipp fish factory which safeguards the entire value chain of the fish. Tourism also thrives here, with good reason. The beautiful and wild nature of Finnmark is a vision that will attach itself to your retina for ever. You can also find a good assortment of shops, accommodation, and other amenities. As the centre of administration for Måsøy municipality all the necessary public services can be found here in the immediate vicinity. Havøysund also has daily calls from the hurtigruten, bus connections to the mainland and further on to the whole world, and fast ferry connections to the rest of the archipelago. In short, in Havøysund you can find everything you need, especially good harbours. The residents love their island and have many active associations covering a variety of interests. Here you can easily get to the island’s outer points which will give you a spectacular view out to the neighbouring islands that stretch out towards the Arctic Ocean.

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