ACTIVITIES IN THE REGION
The region around Sveastranda Camping is full of exciting tourist attractions and experiences just waiting for you. Here is a list of activities and experiences you should see and do while you are here. Please have a look at the websites of the tourist offices around Mjøsa for more ideas: Gjøvik, Lillehammer and Hamar.
Skibladner is the world's oldest operational paddle steamer in regular traffic, and was built in the period between 1854-1856. As a guest at Sveastranda, you get special rates on evening departures Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Travel 2 for 1!
Indoor waterpark with slides, jacuzzi, 25 meter swimming pool with a diving tower etc. Visitors to Sveastranda Camping receive a 20% discount at Totenbadet and can get the discount voucher at the reception.
Gjøvik Klatrepark is a new climbing park in Gjøvik. Gjøvik Klatreparks climbing trails are adapted to all comfort zones, for those who enjoy it better at ground level and those who thrive best in the heights. Perhaps you also dare to challenge yourself? The longest zip line is 240 meters long, offering both speed, adrenaline and great views of the entire Øverby.
Gjøvik Olympic Cavern Hall
Gjøvik The Olympic Cavern Hall was built to house ice hockey matches during the seventeenth Olympic Winter Games in 1994. The hall is world's largest cavern hall for public use. Here are concerts, fairs and various sports events organized.
Hunderfossen Family Park
Norways only fairytale park with activities for children of all ages. Only 45 minutes to drive from Sveastranda Camping.
Vitensenteret Science Museum
Vitensenteret Science Museum in Gjøvik is a place where children, young people and adults can explore activities and experiments related to science, technology and mathematics. All playful and curious children, adolescents and adults between 0 and 100 are welcome.
Lekeland is a place where children can play in a safe environment, while the adults can enjoy themselves in the cafe or play with the children in the playgrounds.
The go-kart facility in Elvedalen is only a 10 minutes drive from Sveastranda Camping. A nice opportunity to have fun for both older children and adults.
Visit cultural history museums and open-air areas: Gjøvik farm, Eikunet, Stenberg on Toten and Mjøssamlingene in Minnesund.
Maihaugen Open-Air Museum
Maihaugen is an open-air museum with 200 buildings, exhibitions, eateries and experiences for people of all ages. It exhibits traditions and way of life in Norway back in the older days. The museum is open all year, but in the summer season, more activities happen. Maihaugen is Norway's largest museum outside Oslo.
Snilberg Family Park
Snilsberg Family Park is built over the concept of play and learn. Here are a lot of animals and birds like ostriches, lamas, mini ponies, old Norwegian farm animals, islandic horses, dølahest horses, peacocks, swans, ducks, geese, pheasants and hens. In total there are over 30-40 different breeds. The park offers activities such as nature trail, jump in the hay, trampolines, tractor play, Gråtass drive or horse riding, foot golf and ATV driving. Bring food yourself and use their heated barbecue .
Visit Lysgårdbakken! Take the elevator up to the top of the hill and enjoy the stunning view of Lillehammer and Mjøsa.
This is the only bobsleigh track in Scandinavia. If yuo areready for a real challenge, you are welcome to the track, child or adult. Children at 10 years old, who are with a parent, can join the fun. In winter you can choose between bobraft, taxi bob and skeleton and in the summer you can experience a fast-paced trip with a bobsleigh on wheels. The bobsleigh tracks is located at Hunderfossen, 15 km north of Lillehammer city center.
Every day: 0900-2100 (Open the whole year)
June, july, august: 0900-2200
Every day: 0900-2100 (May, september)
June, july, august: 0900-2200