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A group of people rafting in a bright blue boat at TrollAktiv in Evje, Southern Norway.
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Activities in Evje

The Evje area offers activities like rafting, climbing and trekking, and also attractions like a mineral park with child-friendly activities and Elgtun Elk park.

10 top activities in Evje

Evje is the places to visit if you are out for some great fun. The area offers activities such as rafting, climbing, go carting, safari and canoeing. The activities will take place on river, waterfall and lake, forest and mountains located in the lower Setesdal valley. Evje offers activities for all ages, in beautiful surroundings, only one hour drive by car from Kristiansand. Close by you will find Elgtun - an exiting place to see elks up close.
Klatreskogen - Discovery and Grand Park

In Mineralparken - Mineral Park you will find a climbing forest that is built in natural pine forest and surrounded by the river Otra. It is challenging and lots of fun for all ages. The safety line system is a continuous line and is the first of this type to be built in Norway. The Discovery Park has 18 different activities and finishes with a 70 metre long zip wire. For adults and children over 4 years.

Klatreskogen - Grand Park is a climbing forest park for adults and children over 10 years. The view from the tree tops is stunning and the location of "Klatreskogen" is without doubt an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Inside the mountain at Mineralparken

The Mineral Park is for the whole family. The collection of more than 10 000 specimens is mentioned as the most beautiful and spectacular private collection of stones and minerals in Europe. More than 1200 of them are exhibited inside the mountain in tunnels that are specially made for the exhibition. You will be impressed of what the nature has created.


Try Evje Gokart racetrack and have a speed completion within the family. Who is the fastest driver, mom or dad? Spesial racetrack for children is also available.


Explore the nature and scenery of the lower Setesdal valley. Join one of the instructors at TrollAktiv as they guide you through the forests and over streams to reach a spectacular view point which overlooks the fjord and river valley.

River rafting

At TrollAktiv you will have a fun rafting experience for the whole family. The trip starts by meeting the guides and learning the skills required for the trip, than you will raft down the river. The rafting is for children over 6 years.


Try Stand Up Paddling and paddle the river on a stand up inflatable board, learning how to improve your balance while having a great time on the river with friends and family. The session comprises of games, skills and a chance to try your luck down the rapids and wave trains. A TrollAktiv guide will instruct you.

Canoe trips on the lakes

Explore the fjord by canoe, se beautiful islands, small beaches and coves. For adults and children over 4 years of age.

On wheels

Ride your mountain bike through the forest tracks of the Setesdal Valley. The terrain is exciting and the scenery fantastic. Your TrollAktiv guide will introduce and assist you with various riding techniques as you complete your journey.

Quick Jump is an adrenaline freefall experience

With a full body harness and helmet you climb the 12 metre rope ladder.  Take a deep breath and then prepare yourself to take the big step! you will have 3 meters of freefall and then the “quick jump” will gradually lower you gently to the ground. Learn more about all this activites at TrollAktiv.

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