Getterön – one of Northern Europe´s finest birdsites, is located 2 km north of the centre of Varberg, in the province of Halland on the west coast of Sweden. The wetlands are an eldorado for bird and bird watchers. About 170 species regularly breed or rest here during migration. In addition to these, a large number of temporary guests visit. Up to now, not less than 339 species have been recorded at Getterön. There is almost always some rare bird to be found visiting Getterön or its surroundings.
For more information about the nature reserve Getterön read our folder (PDF).
Next to the nature reserve you find the visitor centre naturum Getterön. At naturum Getterön you find an exhibiton about the area and the birds found here, you can get information and borrow binoculars at the information desk, you find a café, a shop with binoculars, postcards etc and a stunning view on the reserve.
Naturum Getterön opening hours
March-June: open every day 10am-4pm (closed on Midsummer 24th-25th June)
July: open every day 10am-5pm
August: 1-19th open every day 10am-5pm and 20-31st open every day 10am-4pm
September-October: open every day 10am-4pm
november – februari: friday – sunday: 10am-4pm (closed on Christmas 24-26 december and New Year 31.12 and 1.1)
phone: +46 34087510