The North Cape tourist area is on a plateau along the northern coast of Magerøya island, at 307m above sea level. It is not the northernmost point of Magerøya island (that would be Knivskjellodden cape, but probably North VCape was choosen because it is more suitable to receive large number of tourists. North Cape has a large parking area and some tourist facilities (the North Cape hall, a visitor centre built in 1988 on the plateau which includes a cafe, a restaurant, a post office, a souvenir shop and a museum). From the North Cape there are great views of the Barents sea.
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