Practical info

Karlsøya is a beautiful and lush island in North Troms, which offers fantastic nature experiences and adventures. Considering that the island is located exactly 70 degrees north, you may want to plan the trip a little in advance. Here are some tips on how to live a comfortable festival experience on Karlsøya.

Participant Passports / Tickets

Everyone must buy a participant's passport to be a participant in the festival. The pass costs NOK 500 throughout the festival and includes simple breakfast and dinner as long as you are on the island. This means that you can come the Saturday before the festival week and stay until Tuesday the following week. You can buy a participant passport on our website (link) or at the entrance when you come to the island. When you buy a passport, you must register contact information and what you want to contribute at the festival.

Roastfish & Cornbread

Transport / Travel

The scheduled bus (weekdays) from Tromsø 16.35 which corresponds with the ferry 18.20. On weekdays you can take the ferry 07.20, which corresponds by bus to Tromsø and the airport. 

Camping

There is free camping on the island so now you have the opportunity to combine fantastic nature experiences with festival life. We also have an "official" festival camp in addition to a child-friendly and drug-free family camp. It is possible to bring a motorhome, but we would recommend leaving the car on Hansnes ferry quay and bring a tent and backpack on the ferry.