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Fjord Kayaking – Mouth of the Lysefjord

The perfect complement to a Lysefjord hiking tour!
1,150 NOK per person

Enjoy a 4-hour kayak tour into the mouth of the mighty Lysefjord. Take in peaceful fjord scenery while catching glimpses of birds, marine life, and the occasional seal. Learn about the natural and cultural history of the Lysefjord and get an idea of what life might have been like for the Vikings, who once paddled the very same waters.

Includes spectacular fjord views!

2019 Season |  April – October 31

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Tour Includes

 • Professional kayak guide  
 • Use of life jacket
 • Use of kayak (single or double)

Please Wear / Bring

• Proper shoes** + socks
• Water-resistant pants*
• Rain-proof jacket*
• Fleece or woollen sweater*
• Small bag for your belongings
• Bottled water
• Packed Lunch/snacks

*When needed: please dress according to the weather/season.
**No high heels permitted.

Difficulty

MODERATE
Some prior kayaking experience is necessary to join this tour.  Double sea kayaks are used, which are very stable on water. More experienced paddlers may request a single kayak. 

DISTANCE | 10-20 kilometers
(depends on the group’s pace)

Participants

MINIMUM AGE | 12 years old
Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

MINIMUM GUESTS PER TOUR | 3
Tours that have fewer than 3 participants will be cancelled/rescheduled.

NOTE
To be permitted to participate, all guests must have valid travel insurance that covers outdoor/adventure activities. 

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Call us | +47 51 88 03 88

OUR OFFICE HOURS
Monday – Friday

8:00am – 17:00 (5:00pm)
Central European Time

NOTE | Outside of office hours, only e-mail inquiries will be answered.

The small village of Forsand is located at the junction between coastal Høgsfjord and the mighty Lysefjord. Its pristine nature and close proximity to the islands, islets, and coves of the North Sea make it the prefect starting point for marine-based fjord adventures. 

Join our partner, Fjordexpedition, for a 4-hour kayaking adventure into the mouth of the Lysefjord and paddle along its massive granite cliffs. Learn about the area’s geology and viking history, catch glimpses of marine life, and enjoy the tranquility of the deep, blue waters. Enjoy a well-deserved lunch break on one of the fjords’ small beaches. 

Upon meeting your guide at Forsand’s pier, you’ll be given a short safety briefing before setting out on the water.  During the tour, you’ll paddle along the coastline and into the mouth of the Lysefjord. Along the way, the region’s sandy beaches and flat stone coastline will seem to gradually morph into massive walls of granite that tower hundreds of meters overhead. While paddling in the fjord’s crystal-clear waters, you’ll learn about the natural and cultural history of the area while enjoying sightings of its marine wildlife, including birds, sea creatures, and the occasional seal. You will then paddle to one of the Lysefjord’s small beaches for a short break, during which you’ll have time to stretch your legs and enjoy your packed lunch. After the rest, you’ll paddle back to your starting point in Forsand.

The tour ends at approximately 14:00 (2:00pm) at Forsand pier. 

DURATION
Total |
~4 hours
Kayaking |
~3.5 hours
Lunch | 30 minutes 

MEETING TIME / PLACE
The tour starts at 10:00am on Forsand’s pier (beside the Coop Marked) |
MAP

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