The open terrain is excellent for recreation both in summer and winter and for those interested in geology this is an exciting area. Angling opportunities are good both in mountain lakes and in the Kongsfjord river, which is a renowned salmon river.
The most important sources of income are fishery, fish processing, trade, as well as public and private service. Communications to and from Berlevåg are very good. The Coastal Steamer has daily departures.