Lysefjord Cruise with Preikestolen View
The perfect complement to a hiking tour to Preikestolen!
550 NOK per person
Enjoy a relaxing 3-hour fjord cruise aboard a modern, all-weather catamaran. Visit the mysterious Vegabond Cave, drink water directly from the legendary Hengjane Waterfall, and gaze upon Preikestolen, 604 meters overhead.
Experience the Lysefjord from sea level!
2019 Season | January – December
• Professional captain & crew
• Visit to Vegabond Cave
• Visit to Hengjane Waterfall
• Use of life jacket (only if needed)
Please Wear / Bring
• Appropriate clothing*
• Snacks & bottled water**
*To ensure comfort while on the outside decks, please dress according to the weather/season.
**Refreshments can also be purchased onboard.
No prior experience necessary. Guests may choose between sitting comfortably in the boat’s cabin or sitting/standing on the outside decks.
MINIMUM AGE | Not Applicable
Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
The boats can accommodate baby carriages.
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OUR OFFICE HOURS
8:00am – 17:00 (5:00pm)
Monday – Friday
(Central European Time)
NOTE | Outside of office hours, only e-mail inquiries will be answered.
The Lysefjord, or the fjord of lights, was formed nearly 10,000 years ago during the last ice age. The 42-kilometer-long fjord is home to some of Norway’s most famous natural attractions, Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock) and Kjerag, and offers limitless possibilities for outdoor adventures. From sea-level, steep granite walls tower hundreds of meters into the sky, dazzling visitors with some of the most dramatic scenery Fjord Norway has to offer.
Join our partner, Rødne Fjord Cruise, on a relaxing ride aboard a modern catamaran complete with a sun deck and snack bar. During the cruise, you’ll visit the mysterious Vegabond Cave, gaze upon Preikestolen, 604 meters overhead, and taste crystal-clear, cool mountain water, straight from the source!
Your adventure willl begin when you board the catamaran in Stavanger’s main harbor, Vågen. Depending on the weather, you may choose between sitting or standing outside on one of the boat’s decks, or finding a comfortable seat inside its cabin. During the 3-hour fjord cruise, you’ll be transported from Stavanger’s central harbor into the mighty Lysefjord. In-route, you’ll get an overview of the region’s urban fjords, islands, and mountains. The boat will then navigate under a suspension bridge that spans the mouth of the Lysefjord. Steep granite walls towering hundreds of meters above the fjord will emerge. As you cruise into the Lysefjord, you’ll pass waterfalls and abandoned farms before reaching the famous Preikestolen cliff. Weather permitting, you’ll have the opportunity to gaze upon the rock formation, which towers 604 meters overhead.
During the cruise, you’ll also visit the entrance to the legendary Vegabond cave, which is located inside a large crevice along the rugged mountainsides. The catamaran’s captain will then navigate the boat as close as possible to the Hengjane waterfall, where you’ll have the chance to taste its cool, crystal-clear mountain water. After visiting the sights, your captain will reverse course and transport you back to your starting point, in Stavanger’s harbor.
DURATION | 3 Hours
This tour starts and ends at ‘Strandkaien, Vågen’ – Stavanger’s central harbor | MAP
When booking, you may choose between the following departure times:
January/February/March | 11:00am | Wednesdays & Sundays
April | 11:00am | Daily
May | 10:00am + 14:00 (2:00pm) | Daily
June/July/August | 10:00am + 12:00pm + 14:00 (2:00pm) | Daily
September | 10:00am + 14:00 (2:00pm) | Daily
October | 11:00am | Daily
November/December | 11:00am | Wednesdays & Sundays
* Please arrive 20 minutes before departure.