Useful links


Kvænangen offers pharmacy in store. Contact your pharmacies in Alta, Nordreisa or Skjervøy for ordering and pick up your prescription drugs at one of the local grocery stores. Sørstraumen Handel and Coop Prix Burfjord also offer sales of non-prescription drugs.


Want to read? Check out the municipality's library offer or visit the Sørstraumen trade where a smaller selection of books and book exchange is offered.

Bus and ferry routes

Here you can plan your journey and find bus and boat times.

Hunting / fishing license

Hunting or fishing license for the municipality you will be purchased online, Sørstraumen Handel or contact the Hunters and Fisheries Association for more information.


Here you will find information about the municipality's churches, opening hours and service.

Kvænangen municipality

Here you will find information about the municipality's services and other useful information about living in the municipality.

Electric car charging station

Electric car charging station in Burfjord.

Medical Office

Info about the doctor's opening hours and telephone number. 

Tours and outdoor activities

Here you will find information about various tours and cottages found in the municipality. Or if you fancy the high peaks over 1000m, check out Kugo.

Tourist Information

Welcome to the tourist information in Kvænangen at the Multi-use House, Gargu 13, 9161 Burfjord. Open in the summer season. 

Caravan disposal area

The caravan waste disposal can be found in Burfjord between XY gas station and old quay. It is free and open all year.

Weather Forecast

Do you need general weather forecast for places in the municipality use Yr. If you want detailed info on the weather in Sørstraumen, check out Sørstraum's own weather station.