Best islands in Oslo

Check out the top islands in Oslo, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Kon-Tiki Museum
1. Kon-Tiki Museum
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26 local reviews
36 Bygdøynesveien, Oslo
+47 23 08 67 67
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Sutharsan
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) gained worldwide fame when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft Kon-T…
Ole
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) gained worldwide fame when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft Kon-T…
Hung
Experience the original Kon-Tiki raft, the reed boat Ra II, an exhibition about the Tigris and an Easter Islan…
1. Kon-Tiki Museum
1. Kon-Tiki Museum
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26 local reviews
36 Bygdøynesveien, Oslo
+47 23 08 67 67
Sutharsan
Sutharsan
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) gained worldwide fame when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft Kon-Tiki in 1947. He followed this …
Ole
Ole
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) gained worldwide fame when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft Kon-Tiki in 1947. He followed this …
Hung
Hung
Experience the original Kon-Tiki raft, the reed boat Ra II, an exhibition about the Tigris and an Easter Island exhibition that includes a 1…
2. Aker Brygge
2. Aker Brygge
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100 local reviews
Aker Brygge, Aker Brygge
Sublocality level 2SublocalityPolitical
Kristin
Aker Brygge is a melting pot where people meet, mingle and visit. Oslo´s residents come to shop, eat and drink…
Kyrre
Aker Brygge is a melting pot where people meet, mingle and visit. Oslo´s residents come to shop, eat and drink…
Live
Aker Brygge is a melting pot where people meet, mingle and visit. Oslo´s residents come to shop, eat and drink…
2. Aker Brygge
2. Aker Brygge
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100 local reviews
Aker Brygge, Aker Brygge
Kristin
Kristin
Aker Brygge is a melting pot where people meet, mingle and visit. Oslo´s residents come to shop, eat and drink, perhaps hop on a boat to one…
Kyrre
Kyrre
Aker Brygge is a melting pot where people meet, mingle and visit. Oslo´s residents come to shop, eat and drink, perhaps hop on a boat to one…
Live
Live
Aker Brygge is a melting pot where people meet, mingle and visit. Oslo´s residents come to shop, eat and drink, perhaps hop on a boat to one…
3. Gressholmen
3. Gressholmen
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8 local reviews
Gressholmen, Gamle Oslo
Natural featureEstablishment
Jorunn
Beautifuhl island in central Oslo fjord where you can go to swim or to be on a picnic. It is gorgeous view , f…
Anne Kristine
Tiny island only 15 minutes by local Ferry from the city centre. If you buy a 24 or 72 hour ticket, the fare i…
Marit & Paul
Lovely island in the fjord. Go here for a BBQ and a swim. You can go here on a normal train/tube/bus ticket, s…
3. Gressholmen
3. Gressholmen
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8 local reviews
Gressholmen, Gamle Oslo
Jorunn
Jorunn
Beautifuhl island in central Oslo fjord where you can go to swim or to be on a picnic. It is gorgeous view , fresh air and proper rural feel…
Anne Kristine
Anne Kristine
Tiny island only 15 minutes by local Ferry from the city centre. If you buy a 24 or 72 hour ticket, the fare is included. Stop also at nearb…
Marit & Paul
Marit & Paul
Lovely island in the fjord. Go here for a BBQ and a swim. You can go here on a normal train/tube/bus ticket, so this is not hard to do at al…
4. Hovedøya
4. Hovedøya
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47 local reviews
Hovedøya
Natural featureEstablishment
Trond
The island closest to the city centre, with beautiful forests, beaches and cultural heritage. Beaches and acti…
Maria
From Aker Brygge you can take the small ferries out to the Islands in the inner Oslo Fjord. Very popular summe…
Runa
Hovedøya is one of several small islands in the Oslofjord. The island is quite small and well known for its lu…
4. Hovedøya
4. Hovedøya
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47 local reviews
Hovedøya
Trond
Trond
The island closest to the city centre, with beautiful forests, beaches and cultural heritage. Beaches and activities: The best places for s…
Maria
Maria
From Aker Brygge you can take the small ferries out to the Islands in the inner Oslo Fjord. Very popular summer activity! You can use your R…
Runa
Runa
Hovedøya is one of several small islands in the Oslofjord. The island is quite small and well known for its lush and green nature, with a wi…
5. Ekebergrestauranten
5. Ekebergrestauranten
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66 local reviews
15 Kongsveien, Nordstrand
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+47 23 24 23 00
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Annette
Ekebergrestauranten is located in the east hills just above Oslo, with a beautiful fantastic view of the Oslof…
Jakub
Ekeberg is my favourite place for a walk, quick runaway out of the city. After you reach the steep hill you wi…
Hung
Restaurant in Oslo with the best view. Is is located on a cliff and has a view over Oslo and more. The food is…
5. Ekebergrestauranten
5. Ekebergrestauranten
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66 local reviews
15 Kongsveien, Nordstrand
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+47 23 24 23 00
Annette
Annette
Ekebergrestauranten is located in the east hills just above Oslo, with a beautiful fantastic view of the Oslofjord, the islands and boats. N…
Jakub
Jakub
Ekeberg is my favourite place for a walk, quick runaway out of the city. After you reach the steep hill you will stand next to the restauran…
Hung
Hung
Restaurant in Oslo with the best view. Is is located on a cliff and has a view over Oslo and more. The food is great, but little expensive.
6. Langøyene
6. Langøyene
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2 local reviews
Langøyene
Establishment
Victoria
The only island where you can go camping (..its also for free)
Kim & Jen
Nice small island with beach nearby Oslo. Take the boat from Akerbrygge.
Kim & Jen
Nice small island with beach nearby Oslo. Take the boat from Akerbrygge.
6. Langøyene
6. Langøyene
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2 local reviews
Langøyene
Victoria
Victoria
The only island where you can go camping (..its also for free)
Kim & Jen
Kim & Jen
Nice small island with beach nearby Oslo. Take the boat from Akerbrygge.
Kim & Jen
Kim & Jen
Nice small island with beach nearby Oslo. Take the boat from Akerbrygge.
7. Vippetangen
7. Vippetangen
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4 local reviews
Vippetangen
Bus stationTransit stationEstablishment
Robin
Take the boat to one of the Oslo islands! Hovedøya, Lindøya, Gressholmen, Nakkholmen, Bleikøya
Petter
Take a public ferry to one of the many beautiful islands in Oslofjorden. We recommend a picnic at Hovedøya
Tore Kristian (-TK-)
Boats heading out to the fjord´s islands
7. Vippetangen
7. Vippetangen
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4 local reviews
Vippetangen
Robin
Robin
Take the boat to one of the Oslo islands! Hovedøya, Lindøya, Gressholmen, Nakkholmen, Bleikøya
Petter
Petter
Take a public ferry to one of the many beautiful islands in Oslofjorden. We recommend a picnic at Hovedøya
Tore Kristian (-TK-)
Tore Kristian (-TK-)
Boats heading out to the fjord´s islands
8. Pjoltergeist
8. Pjoltergeist
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37 local reviews
15 b Rosteds gate, Grünerløkka
Open · Closes 12:30 AM
+47 402 37 788
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Erik
Our favourite. Gastro pub with fusion of Islandic and Korean food. Great at seafood. Fun takes on traditional …
Andrea + Espen
Japanes-Korean-Islandic fusion. Best one in Oslo. (a little pricy though)
Hans-Olav
This is my favourite restaurant in Oslo! Small, intimate premises in what used to be a biker bar. The chef is …
8. Pjoltergeist
8. Pjoltergeist
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37 local reviews
15 b Rosteds gate, Grünerløkka
Open · Closes 12:30 AM
+47 402 37 788
Erik
Erik
Our favourite. Gastro pub with fusion of Islandic and Korean food. Great at seafood. Fun takes on traditional produce.
Andrea + Espen
Andrea + Espen
Japanes-Korean-Islandic fusion. Best one in Oslo. (a little pricy though)
Hans-Olav
Hans-Olav
This is my favourite restaurant in Oslo! Small, intimate premises in what used to be a biker bar. The chef is Islandic and formerly worked o…
9. Bygdøy
9. Bygdøy
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21 local reviews
Bygdøy, Oslo
Natural featureEstablishment
Linn
Island just outside the city centre where you can go hiking, swimming and it´s also where many of the museums …
Therese
Nice island with a lot of museums and beautiful nature.
Masha
A kind-of island on the western part of Oslo. Take the bus to the popular beach Huk or to the Norwegian folk m…
9. Bygdøy
9. Bygdøy
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21 local reviews
Bygdøy, Oslo
Linn
Linn
Island just outside the city centre where you can go hiking, swimming and it´s also where many of the museums are located; Fram Kon Tiki, Th…
Therese
Therese
Nice island with a lot of museums and beautiful nature.
Masha
Masha
A kind-of island on the western part of Oslo. Take the bus to the popular beach Huk or to the Norwegian folk museum and the other museums lo…
10. Malmøya
10. Malmøya
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4 local reviews
Malmøya, Oslo
Natural featureEstablishment
Vidar
Mid 1800 wooden architecture. Summer homes built by the rich to avoid Tyfus in summer. Beautiful natural reser…
Christian
Take a walk, or bike, to this island. Nice nature and view.
Isabella and Chris
Take a walk, or bike, to this island. Nice nature and view.
10. Malmøya
10. Malmøya
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4 local reviews
Malmøya, Oslo
Vidar
Vidar
Mid 1800 wooden architecture. Summer homes built by the rich to avoid Tyfus in summer. Beautiful natural reserves safeguarding the unique fl…
Christian
Christian
Take a walk, or bike, to this island. Nice nature and view.
Isabella and Chris
Isabella and Chris
Take a walk, or bike, to this island. Nice nature and view.
11. Oscarsborg Fortress
11. Oscarsborg Fortress
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5 local reviews
Establishment
Jens
A fantastic fortness in the Oslofjord. A lot of history from world war 2. Take the boat from Slemmestad, walk …
Margret
For a truly amazing experience a little off the tourist beaten-track, we recommend spending some hours on Osca…
Kristian
Very pleasant fortress to visit. Great little museum on World War 2 and the sinking of the great German crucie…
11. Oscarsborg Fortress
11. Oscarsborg Fortress
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5 local reviews
Jens
Jens
A fantastic fortness in the Oslofjord. A lot of history from world war 2. Take the boat from Slemmestad, walk around the island. Great sight…
Margret
Margret
For a truly amazing experience a little off the tourist beaten-track, we recommend spending some hours on Oscarsborg island. You can drive …
Kristian
Kristian
Very pleasant fortress to visit. Great little museum on World War 2 and the sinking of the great German crucier Blücher. Several places to e…
12. Rådhusbrygge 4
12. Rådhusbrygge 4
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2 local reviews
4 Rådhusbrygge, Oslo
Street address
Heidi
Ferries to all the islands in the Oslofjord
Nicole
Take a ferry and go island hopping between the islands in the Oslo Fjord. With a regular public transportati…
Nicole
Take a ferry and go island hopping between the islands in the Oslo Fjord. With a regular public transportati…
12. Rådhusbrygge 4
12. Rådhusbrygge 4
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2 local reviews
4 Rådhusbrygge, Oslo
Heidi
Heidi
Ferries to all the islands in the Oslofjord
Nicole
Nicole
Take a ferry and go island hopping between the islands in the Oslo Fjord. With a regular public transportation ticket or an Oslo Pass you …
Nicole
Nicole
Take a ferry and go island hopping between the islands in the Oslo Fjord. With a regular public transportation ticket or an Oslo Pass you …