Area: 0,6 km²
Vækker Nature reserve is located around Lake Surbukt. This brackish water pollen is one of very few of its kind in Norway. Around the pond there are the beach beds of brackish water type. Of more specific species there are large amounts of Primula nutans and Hiperus lanceolata.
The Surbukt pond in Vækker is an important staging area for ducks. In Vækker there are recorded 11 species of ducks and a variety of wader species.
By the Surbukt pond in Vækker, there is a bird watching platform where you have good view of the Reserve.
Among the protection provisions, it is important to note the following:
Approximately 4.5 km south of the Børselv Bridge along Route 98 there is an exit to a gravel road to the Northwest, with the sign Vækker. About 400 meters along the road at the reserve boundary there is an info board about Vækker nature reserve and a platform for bird watching.
Stabbursdalen national park service centre is located on Stabbursnes about 15 km north of Lakselv by E6. Here you can get information on the nature reserve and purchase fishing and hunting licenses. In addition, the national park services centre has got a permanent exhibition and a video show about the nature of Finnmark. Information on accommodation and services is provided by Arctic Active.
Stabbursnes Nature house and Museum
Phone +47 78 46 47 65
The park is managed by:
County Governor of Finnmark
Phone: +47 78 95 03 00
Fax: +47 78 95 03 70
Phone: +47 78 46 48 11