Top Family-Friendly Campsites in Norway: Camping for kids

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    With an abundance of spectacular natural environments to explore, Norway is the perfect location for your family camping vacation. Fancy waking up next to a breathtaking fjord in the foothills of picturesque mountains next to a lush forest? You can do just that in this beautiful Nordic nation!

    Camping in Norway is a brilliant way to keep the cost of your Norway vacation down, as you’ll save a lot on accommodation – perfect! So, where are the best family-friendly campsites in Norway? Let’s take a look through our favorite campsite locations, perfect for kids and adults alike, to help you plan your perfect Norway camping trip.

    Southern Norway Family-Friendly Campsites

    Moysand Family Camping

    Live in luxury at the 5-star campsite, Moysand Family Camping, located near the charming town of Grimstad in Southern Norway. You can take part in a range of fun activities at this family-friendly campsite, including yoga, arts and crafts, football, quizzes and even discos! One of the best kid-friendly campsites in Norway, Moysand Family Camping also has a beautiful beach to explore.


    Located in Fjord Norway by Hardangerfjord, Mikkelparken is an amazing kid-friendly campsite in Norway, offering so many attractions and activities that you’ll have a hard time choosing what to do first! Here, you can enjoy paddle boats, a jungle trail, a water park, jungle rafting, indoor play areas, gem and gold mining, a mini train ride and a labyrinth – phew!

    Campsites with kids in Norway

    Hornnes Camping

    Enjoy a tranquil experience at Hornnes Camping in Southern Norway. Set among incredibly scenic surroundings, this family-friendly campsite is only an hour drive inland from the Norwegian coastal city of Kristiansand. Hornnes Camping also boasts all the modern facilities you’ll need, as well as a shopping center just five minutes away. Why not visit Norway in summer to enjoy the beautiful beach nearby this lovely kid-friendly campsite?

    Flateland Camping

    Get up close to the beautiful River Otra at the idyllic Flateland Camping. The perfect location for water lovers, this family-friendly campsite in Norway offers free kayaks to borrow and a range of fun activities, including water trampoline, beach volleyball and feeding the animals. Camping for kids doesn’t get much more fun than at Flateland Camping!

    Fjord Norway Family-Friendly Campsites

    Byrkjelo Camping

    The stunning snow-covered mountains surrounding Byrkjelo Camping offer incredible vistas as you float in the family-friendly swimming pool and drink in the view. With cabins, parking spaces for campervans and areas for tents, this beautiful kid-friendly campsite in Norway is a brilliant starting point for hikes along the Nordfjord coastline.

    Kviltorp Camping

    With all the modern facilities you’ll need, including a changing and bathing room for children, Kviltorp Camping is a fantastic place to stay in the picturesque area of Fjord Norway. Suitable for tents, motorhomes and campervans, this family-friendly campsite offers boat and bicycle rental, as well as a grill cabin for those summer barbecues – yum!

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    Brusand Camping

    Located less than an hour’s drive south from the city of Stavagner, Brusand Camping is a great place for fishing and experiencing the scenic landscapes of Jæren. Sitting next to the long sandy beach, Brusand Strand, this kid-friendly campsite has a fun playground onsite – perfect to keep the little ones busy.

    Sorlandet Feriesenter

    With activities for all the family and a range of cabins, rooms, apartments and areas for camping to choose from, Sorlandet Feriesenter is the place to be for one of the best family-friendly camping experiences in Norway. With heated outdoor pools, mini golf, boat rentals and even festivals, this campsite has something for everyone! To enjoy the outdoor pool, you’ll need to visit Norway in July or August when the weather is warm enough to use the pool.

    Eastern Norway Family-Friendly Campsites

    Kirkeng Camping

    You can play bubble football and paintball, among other fantastic activities, at the beautiful kid-friendly campsite of Kikeng Camping in Eastern Norway. Situated close to the Swedish border, this waterside campsite is very close to some incredible Norwegian nature.

    Bo Camping

    Keen to experience Norway’s waterparks? Bo Camping in Telemark, Eastern Norway, is the place to be! Just a 5-minute walk from Norway’s biggest waterpark, Bo Sommerland, this kid-friendly campsite accommodates tents, campervans, motorhomes and caravans. You’ll find Telemark Canal and Lifjell Mountain nearby for your daily nature exploration!

    Odden Camping

    Take part in some fun watersports, such as river rafting, and explore the stunning gardens, including a Japanese garden and rose garden, at Odden Camping in Eastern Norway. Kids will be kept entertained with the trampolines and playgrounds, whereas adults can enjoy the tranquil surroundings and bathing area.

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    Fagernes Camping

    Close to the town of Fagernes on the border between Eastern and Western Norway, this kid-friendly campsite offers incredible fjord and mountain valley views. Fagernes Camping is the perfect place for a morning swim and a walk among beautiful natural scenery with all the family.

    North Norway Family-Friendly Campsites

    Topcamp Mosjoen

    Located in Hegeland, Topcamp Mosjoen has all the amenities you’ll need for your camping trip, as well as a large wooden playground with a bouncy castle, climbing frames, swings and an obstacle course. Here, you can even go ziplining over a fjord – wow!

    Tromso Lodge and Camping

    At Tromso Lodge and Camping, you can choose from a range of cabins, lodges, caravans and a tent area with service building and reception. The perfect place to witness the Northern Lights in winter or the Midnight Sun in summer, Tromso is a magical city above the Arctic Circle.

    Arctic FjordCamp

    Have a true Arctic experience at Arctic FjordCamp in the very northern reaches of Norway. Although this campsite doesn’t have any specific children’s playgrounds, there are plenty of unique activities to keep your family entertained here. Nestled among fjords and mountains, this amazing campsite is in the perfect location for some wildlife-spotting. You might be able to see such incredible creatures as dolphins, orcas, eagles, orcas, foxes and rabbits.

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    Visit These Family-Friendly Campsites in Norway on Your Dream Vacation!

    Inspired to enjoy your very own family-friendly camping experience in Norway? Hit the road in your Norway campervan to discover gorgeous landscapes all over this incredible country. From awe-inspiring fjords to majestic mountains and relatively untouched wild beaches, Norway is an amazing place for camping with kids and enjoying outdoor adventures. Ready? Let’s go!

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