At Tromøy, only 12 km east of Arendal town, lies Hove camp site where this year's O-camp is located. The gathering place for the first two race days will be at Hove which makes it even more practical with Hove campus as O-camp.

Hove area is the region's most visited tour and recreation area with sandy beaches towards Hovekilen. In addition to the adapted areas for sporting activities, there are several kilometers of hiking trails through the Hove forest and the protection forest with its rich plant, animal and bird life. These trails are widely used by athletes and hikers of all ages, and the bonfire sites in the coastal zone to the sea are popular hiking destinations and meeting places for families with children - throughout the year.

At Hove there is possibilities for games and activity. You will find Wannado Climbing Park, Hove Parkour Park, Football stadium, Ball Rinks, Hiking Trails, Fitness Equipment, Children's Playground and of course Beaches.

SG2018 has reserved the entire Hove campus and parts of the Hove camping under SG2018.

Here are many cabins of different sizes and reserved space for tents and caravans. There are both simple summer cottages, well-equipped smaller houses and larger units that can accommodate more families or for a club trip.

Hove Campus has houses with 24 and 28 beds in 4 bed rooms. The buildings also contain several shared bathrooms, living rooms and kitchen with self-catering equipment.

Here are also 4 houses with 18 single rooms (9 single rooms on each of the two floors). These houses have 4 bathrooms, kitchen and living room.

Furthermore, there is also 1 house with 8 single rooms. This house has 2 bathrooms, kitchen and living room.

Reasonable rates for accommodation with possibilities for buying food.

House and O-camp places in Hove Campus can be ordered by contacting the Campus on telephone + 47 37 08 52 21 or by e-mail to

Hove Camping has 4-bed cottages and 2-bed cottages.

Cabins at Hove Camping can be ordered by e-mail to

See more information about the various living options at

PS! Online booking at Hove Campus / Hove Camping’s website is closed for all bookings and must be done by direct inquiry by e-mail or telephone to the Campus so that we are sure that only O-runners are ordering.

We recommend that you book as early as possible to ensure availability.