Best islands in Oslo

Check out the top islands in Oslo, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Aku-Aku Tiki Bar
1. Aku-Aku Tiki Bar
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55 local reviews
32 Thorvald Meyers gate, Oslo
Open now
411 76 966
Establishment
Mona
The famous bar where you can walk right into a tropical island. Impressive drink menu.
Ida
In a surprising gesture to adventurer Thor Heyerdahls expedition to the Easter Island in 1955, this bar contai…
Audhild
Fantastic drinks, but stay away if you’re in the mood for a pint; the queue at the bar can be awful. The drink…
1. Aku-Aku Tiki Bar
1. Aku-Aku Tiki Bar
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55 local reviews
32 Thorvald Meyers gate, Oslo
Open now
411 76 966
Mona
Mona
The famous bar where you can walk right into a tropical island. Impressive drink menu.
Ida
Ida
In a surprising gesture to adventurer Thor Heyerdahls expedition to the Easter Island in 1955, this bar contains at least one boat and uses …
Audhild
Audhild
Fantastic drinks, but stay away if you’re in the mood for a pint; the queue at the bar can be awful. The drinks are worth it, though a good …
2. Kon-Tiki Museet
2. Kon-Tiki Museet
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30 local reviews
36 Bygdøynesveien, Oslo
23 08 67 67
Establishment
Ole
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) gained worldwide fame when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft Kon-T…
Zita
At the Kon-Tiki Museum, guests can experience original vessels and up-to-date exhibits on Heyerdahl’s expediti…
Sutharsan
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) gained worldwide fame when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft Kon-T…
2. Kon-Tiki Museet
2. Kon-Tiki Museet
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30 local reviews
36 Bygdøynesveien, Oslo
23 08 67 67
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 …
Zita
Zita
At the Kon-Tiki Museum, guests can experience original vessels and up-to-date exhibits on Heyerdahl’s expeditions, including Kon-Tiki, Ra, T…
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 …
3. Aker Brygge
3. Aker Brygge
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103 local reviews
Aker Brygge, Oslo
SublocalityPolitical
Kirsti
Junction for ferries out to the nearby islands. Also a place with many restaurants and a shopping centre. Quit…
Live
Aker Brygge is a melting pot where people meet, mingle and visit. Oslo´s residents come to shop, eat and drink…
Kristin
Aker Brygge is a melting pot where people meet, mingle and visit. Oslo´s residents come to shop, eat and drink…
3. Aker Brygge
3. Aker Brygge
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103 local reviews
Aker Brygge, Oslo
Kirsti
Kirsti
Junction for ferries out to the nearby islands. Also a place with many restaurants and a shopping centre. Quite expensive though, because t…
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…
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…
4. Gressholmen
4. Gressholmen
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8 local reviews
Gressholmen, Oslo
Natural feature
Stein Inge
Gressholmen, Heggholmen and Rambergøya are three connected island in the Oslo Fjord with great places for swim…
Erlend
A little boat ride from Aker Brygge and you are at the cute island Gressholmen. Here you can bring a picnic or…
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…
4. Gressholmen
4. Gressholmen
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8 local reviews
Gressholmen, Oslo
Stein Inge
Stein Inge
Gressholmen, Heggholmen and Rambergøya are three connected island in the Oslo Fjord with great places for swimming and sunbathing, especiall…
Erlend
Erlend
A little boat ride from Aker Brygge and you are at the cute island Gressholmen. Here you can bring a picnic or buy one at Gressholmen Kro. T…
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…
5. Hovedøya
5. Hovedøya
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47 local reviews
Hovedøya, Oslo
Transit stationEstablishment
Trond
The island closest to the city centre, with beautiful forests, beaches and cultural heritage. Beaches and acti…
Runa
Hovedøya is one of several small islands in the Oslofjord. The island is quite small and well known for its lu…
Maria
From Aker Brygge you can take the small ferries out to the Islands in the inner Oslo Fjord. Very popular summe…
5. Hovedøya
5. Hovedøya
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47 local reviews
Hovedøya, Oslo
Trond
Trond
The island closest to the city centre, with beautiful forests, beaches and cultural heritage. Beaches and activities: The best places for s…
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…
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…
6. Ekeberg
6. Ekeberg
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69 local reviews
15 Kongsveien, Oslo
Open now
23 24 23 00
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
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…
6. Ekeberg
6. Ekeberg
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69 local reviews
15 Kongsveien, Oslo
Open now
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.
7. Langøyene
7. 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.
Victoria
The only island where you can go camping (..its also for free)
7. Langøyene
7. 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.
Victoria
Victoria
The only island where you can go camping (..its also for free)
8. Vippetangen
8. Vippetangen
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3 local reviews
Vippetangen
Bus stationTransit stationEstablishment
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
Tore Kristian (-TK-)
Boats heading out to the fjord´s islands
8. Vippetangen
8. Vippetangen
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3 local reviews
Vippetangen
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
Tore Kristian (-TK-)
Tore Kristian (-TK-)
Boats heading out to the fjord´s islands
9. Pjoltergeist Restaurant & Bar
9. Pjoltergeist Restaurant & Bar
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38 local reviews
15 b Rosteds gate, Oslo
Open now
402 37 788
BarRestaurantFood
Andrea + Espen
Japanes-Korean-Islandic fusion. Best one in Oslo. (a little pricy though)
Erik
Our favourite. Gastro pub with fusion of Islandic and Korean food. Great at seafood. Fun takes on traditional …
Hans-Olav
This is my favourite restaurant in Oslo! Small, intimate premises in what used to be a biker bar. The chef is …
9. Pjoltergeist Restaurant & Bar
9. Pjoltergeist Restaurant & Bar
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38 local reviews
15 b Rosteds gate, Oslo
Open now
402 37 788
Andrea + Espen
Andrea + Espen
Japanes-Korean-Islandic fusion. Best one in Oslo. (a little pricy though)
Erik
Erik
Our favourite. Gastro pub with fusion of Islandic and Korean food. Great at seafood. Fun takes on traditional produce.
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…
10. Bygdøy
10. Bygdøy
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22 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 …
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…
Therese
Nice island with a lot of museums and beautiful nature.
10. Bygdøy
10. Bygdøy
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22 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…
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…
Therese
Therese
Nice island with a lot of museums and beautiful nature.
11. Malmøya
11. Malmøya
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4 local reviews
Malmøya, Oslo
Natural featureEstablishment
Isabella and Chris
Take a walk, or bike, to this island. Nice nature and view.
Vidar
Mid 1800 wooden architecture. Summer homes built by the rich to avoid Tyfus in summer. Beautiful natural reser…
Jang
Take a walk, or bike, to this island. Nice nature and view.
11. Malmøya
11. Malmøya
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4 local reviews
Malmøya, Oslo
Isabella and Chris
Isabella and Chris
Take a walk, or bike, to this island. Nice nature and view.
Vidar
Vidar
Mid 1800 wooden architecture. Summer homes built by the rich to avoid Tyfus in summer. Beautiful natural reserves safeguarding the unique fl…
Jang
Jang
Take a walk, or bike, to this island. Nice nature and view.
12. Lille Herbern Restaurant
12. Lille Herbern Restaurant
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2 local reviews
1 Herbernveien, Oslo
974 80 003
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Ida
The only restaurant in Oslo with its own ferry. Situated on a tiny island close to the Bygdøy museums this ve…
Lars & Annette
Located in on a small island in the fjord by Bygdøy: Take bus 30 direction Bygdøy, get of at Herbernveien. Fro…
Lars & Annette
Located in on a small island in the fjord by Bygdøy: Take bus 30 direction Bygdøy, get of at Herbernveien. Fro…
12. Lille Herbern Restaurant
12. Lille Herbern Restaurant
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2 local reviews
1 Herbernveien, Oslo
974 80 003
Ida
Ida
The only restaurant in Oslo with its own ferry. Situated on a tiny island close to the Bygdøy museums this very charming, old restaurant is…
Lars & Annette
Lars & Annette
Located in on a small island in the fjord by Bygdøy: Take bus 30 direction Bygdøy, get of at Herbernveien. From here you take a tiny ferry w…
Lars & Annette
Lars & Annette
Located in on a small island in the fjord by Bygdøy: Take bus 30 direction Bygdøy, get of at Herbernveien. From here you take a tiny ferry w…