The Old Swiss House on Akerøya is part of a farm that was active until about 1950. Today the house is used as a visitor's house on Akerøya. With sandy beaches, tent spots, grazing sheep, more than 260 registered bird species and more than 400 registered plant species, the island is a small paradise.
Dogs are prohibited because of nesting birds and grazing sheep.
On the central part of the island, you are free to put up your tent for maximum two nights. It's prohibited to tent on the western and eastern part of the island because of the nature reserve for seabirds.
There is no drinking water on the island.
There is no grocery store on the island.
You can order a boat taxi by Innovasjon Hvaler, phone +47 91 37 98 77. Make sure you order the taxi well in advance.