Skjerjehamn is a part of FIRDA SEAFOOD GROUP AS and is an old trading post (since 1640) at the port of Sognefjorden, approximately 90 minutes from Bergen.
The area was restored in 2006 and is now home to a hotel and restaurant. In summer, the facilitys marina is a popular stop for boating and sailing tourists.
Skjerjehamn is a popular spot for big celebrations such as anniversaries, weddings, confirmations and christenings, and also serves as a conference centre for companies from far and wide. In the last weekend of July it hosts a music festival called Utkantfestivalen, which in recent years has welcomed more than 15.000 visitors.
By keeping life in the old trading post Skjerjehamn, FIRDA SEAFOOD GROUP AS is an active contributor to the well- being of the local community, and we are proud to help the traditions live on there.
The Wonder raft
FIRDA SEAFOOD GROUP AS also operates an exhibit concession. On a concrete raft in Skjerjehamn marina is a small, modern science centre known as Forundrings-flten (The wounder raft).
There, children and other visitors can learn about all aspects of modern fish farming: technology, monitoring, health and the environment, biology, feeding and the feed consumption rate, etc. You can also take a tour of the modern fish farming plant and get an insight into the entire production chain, from hatchery to slaughterhouse to packing.
Through this Firda Seafood Group wish to spread knowledge about aquaculture to ensure that the understanding, interest for, and recruitment into one of Norways most exciting and innovative industries.