Top 20 Experiences in stavanger
Haugesund Shore Excursion: Åkrafjorden & Langfoss waterfall
Enjoy authentic Norwegian nature discover one of the most spectacular waterfalls in all of Norway. During the trip to the Langfoss waterfall we will know the history and local culture of the area through professional guides. A Fjord cruise through Åkrafjorden is possible under petition. This excursion is intended for all those cruise passengers who arrive to Haugesund.
Shore Excursion: Hike to Pulpit Rock "Preikestolen"
Shore excursions for cruisers in Stavanger. We operate between 7am and 22 pm and coordinate with you your pick up time. You can find a cheaper option to visit one of the most spectacular places in Norway...Preikestolen! A rocky platform 604 meters above the waters of the Lysefjord. To get to the top, you need to walk a 4km mountain trail. Some parts of the route have a steep slope. It is necessary to be in good physical shape to take this tour. There is a steep walk and long distance walks so please bare this in mind. It is very important to keep your schedules back to the cruise.
Lysefjord Sightseeing. Stavanger Rib-Safari
Lysefjorden sightseeing is our most popular trip, offering an exhilarating voyage through the beautiful coastal landscape of the west of Norway. The journey starts out on the coast outside Stavanger. From there, we will enter the Lysefjord with its dramatic nature and bustling wildlife which attract tourists from all over the world every year.
Stavanger: Waterfalls, Caves and Rock Tour By Sea
This popular boat tour of Stavanger allows you to love the stunning fjords, Pulpit Rock, waterfalls, and idyllic islands. This is a great choice when porting in Stavanger on your cruise or staying in Stavanger. The memories from the stunning views will last a lifetime and we feel their is no better way to see the Pulpit Rock than to be cruising down the Fjords.
Guided hike to Kjerag and Kjeragbolten
The fjord adventure would be incomplete without a guided trip to Kjerag bolt. The five cubic meter glacial deposit is mysteriously suspended between two rocks, with the location being a world of its own. It inspires to humbleness and gratitude for having been allowed the privilege to experience nature in its utmost purity, from the top of the world. Standing on the boulder itself is not for the faint of heart and visitors to Kjerag should be reminded that what this place has to offer is more than just an impressive boulder. Chances are you will be in awe of nature’s unmistakable beauty the entire trip, culminating with the breathtaking vistas over the Lysefjord. BASE jumpers challenge their limits on a regular basis from this majestic location and visitors may get the chance to see the “flying” daredevils in action.
Rib safari Tour in Haugesund
Experience an exhilarating RIB boat tour as you explore the rich coastal culture of the islands around Haugesund. Your captain takes you through the quaint straits around Haugesund which originally gave Norway its name. The straits were the way to the North - the Nor-way! As the straits give way to the open ocean, get ready for the high-speed adventure while you immerse yourself in spectacular Norwegian nature with the smell of the ocean and the wind in your hair! The tour takes you around some of the islands and little canals, with your captain telling stories of the history and people living in this rough coastal environment. If you’re lucky, you may just spot the White-tailed eagle that has its nesting area on one of the islands. Remember your camera! Meeting point: Cruise terminal Viking Adventure booth Equipment: Life jacket/suit, goggles and gloves (provided) Duration: 2 hours including, short walk to RIB pier, dressing and security briefing (approx 1 hour driving)
Boat Cruise to Lysefjorden and The Pulpit Rock, Fixed tour price
This is a guided tour where we visit different sights between Stavanger and into the Lysefjord. Such as. Fantahåla, Jettegryta, Prekestolen, Goats, Henganefossen etc. On the fly-bridge cruiseing in Lysefjord on a sunny day with family, friends, spouse or colleagues, it gives a wonderfully beautiful atmosphere with powerful mountain sides that meet the blue fjord.
Highlights of the Region Haugesund Guided Bus Tour
Lean back in your seat and enjoy the highlights of the island of Karmøy, with stories from the Viking age to today's world class offshore industry. This spectacular tour with plenty of photo-stop opportunities, includes Visnes and the mini Statue of Liberty, the renowned white sandy Blue Flag beach of Åkrasanden and St.Olav's church which was built in 1250 and an important stop for pilgrims. The main highlight is historic Skudeneshavn. Explore the wonderful atmosphere of this beautiful village. "It is known as the ‘White Lady’ of Norway for a reason. Demure, proud and picturesque.” Absorb the pervading calm of the narrow streets and alleyways as you have the opportunity to relish fresh waffles and coffee in The World's Smallest Cafe. Or simply explore wonderful walks in this unique architectural small village city center. Stopping points are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.
Experience the magnificent Lysefjord, Pulpit Rock. Join-in tour from Stavanger
The Lysefjord is one of Norway's most breathtaking fjords, and Preikestolen - or the Pulpit Rock - is one of the most archetypal destinations in the world! Join this 6-hour fjord tour with a full sightseeing program. Experience Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock), "Vagabond's cave", old mountain farms, local wildlife, idyllic islands, and majestic scenery. Enjoy magnificent views to the Pulpit Rock, which mounts 604 meters above the fjord. The hiking trip to the top of the Pulpit rock takes about two hours each way. Reaching the Pulpit Rock by foot gives you the opportunity to stand on top of the magnificent mountain hill and see the narrow Lysefjorden below.
Guided EL-Bike tour in the city of Haugesund and Coastal path
Experience much in a short time with our electric-bikes and local guide. This is an exceptional opportunity to take beautiful photos of the Viking city, Haugesund. We bike through the main shopping street, Haraldsgata, to the iconic Fishermen statue, then onward to the statue of Harald Fairhair. Learn about the rich Viking and seafaring history of the area from the vantage view of the straits that served as the highway of the seas. The tour continues through a residential area northwards towards Norway's only National Monument, Haraldsstøtta - an ode to King Harald Fairhair and the unification of Norway. Here we take time to take in both the monument and Korsshaugen, the stone cross that dates back 1000 years. See the local islands far out on the horizon as we cycle onward to the stunning horse sculptures, "The rising tides". This is a scenic and effortless way experience Haugesund! Duration: 2 hours including 5 min walk to bike garage, adjusting bikes and security briefing.
Familycruise to "The Viking Farm" Avaldsnes, Norways birthplace!
An unique opportunity to experience an authentic Viking Farm at Avaldsnes, known as the birthplace of Norway - directly from the cruise terminal! The tour is specially designed for families and lovers of Vikings, authentic historical surroundings, and short walks! We board the express boat MS Gyda and set course for the Vikings at Avaldsnes(approx.20min). You sail through "Norvegen", the strait that gave Norway its name. Our guide will tell stories from Viking times to the development of the oil and gas industry and today's green energy. At the old Viking harbor, you are welcomed by Viking guides whose tales will transport you back a 1000 years. The first part of the Netflix series, "Norsemen", was filmed here. Entrance fee included. There is time to explore the village on your own and participate in activities for children before we return. On return, our guide speaks of Haugesunds rich history. You may disembark either in the city center, or at the cruise terminal.
Stavanger: Customized Private Tour with a Local
Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see. With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
Guided hike to Florli 4,444 steps
Consider spending a day climbing the world’s longest wooden staircase. With its 4444 steps, Flørli is known to be one of the scariest stairs in the world. The climb is long and strenuous, but provides great lookout points where you can stop to catch your breath while enjoying the vista over the Lysefjord down below. This is a two-part hike that does not take you through the same scenery more than once. The descent follows the hundred-year old marked trail that was once used by the “Rallarer”. Rallarer were often underprivileged men that were employed in the 1800s Norway to help build infrastructure. They are remembered to have carried up to 80 kg loads on their backs, and are the ones that built the stairs along with the Flørli Hydroelectric Power Station at their base. The dam at Ternevatnet, which the return trail passes, also stands as a reminder of their mastery.
5-Hour Guided Hike Tour to Himakånå The Mini Trolltunga
Your journey begins at the cruise terminal. A bus or car will take you to Nedstrand into one of the fjords, passing the small communities and beautiful landscape. The buss trip will take approximately 1 hour. While passing Fjords and mountains, your guide will tell you about the life and history of the people of Haugesund. Upon arrival at Nedstrand, soak in the surroundings of the cozy village, Hindervåg. Then we go on a hike up to Himakånå, 357 meters above sea level. The walk is around 2 km, it is a steep walk, but we take it at a slow pace. The walk takes around one hour each way. Once we reach the summit, it's the perfect time for pictures of the panoramic views. Himakånå is one of Norway's most popular "selfie spots"! Here we'll rest and enjoy our "matpakke"( a light typical Norwegian lunch), taking in the breathtaking mountain and fjord surroundings, before we head back down to Nedstrand.
City Sightseeing Stavanger Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
With a 24-hour City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus ticket, you can explore the stunning city of Stavanger at your own leisure! Passengers can hop-on and hop-off at any of the 11 tour stops along the route or stay on the bus for the full loop which takes 50 minutes. Enjoy access to Stavangers biggest sights with our conveniently located tour stops, including Stavanger Cathedral, Petroleum Museum, Ledaal Royal Residence and many others! As you travel through the city, passengers will enjoy 360-degree views from our double-decker open-top buses, plus access to a fantastic, multilingual commentary.
Sensational Stavanger Self-Guided Audio Tour
Nestled among some of Norway’s most beautiful fjords, including the famous Lysefjord, Stavanger really is one of Norway’s most stunning locations. There are some great hiking trails and climbing opportunities suitable for all abilities, Perfectly suited for discovery on foot, our self-guided audio tour allows you to set the pace and explore at your leisure as you uncover the stories of this exciting city. To discover this great city in your own time just download this self-guided audio tour, pop in your headphones, open the map that comes with your download and start walking. This tour will help you appreciate Stavanger in its full splendour as a cultural capital. You will also gain an appreciation of the history of Stavanger and the role it has played in Norway’s history. The tour will take approximately two hours, but you can pause the audio guide when needed. Grab a bite to eat or do some shopping along the way. Please note that this tour is only available in English.
Stavanger Private Transfer from Stavanger city centre to Stavanger airport
Take the worry out of your departure to Stavanger Airport and pre-book a private transfer to suit your group size (up to 6 people). Avoid the long lines for taxis at the hotel, and travel in the comfort of a Premium car or minivan.
Stavanger Private Transfer from Stavanger (SVG) Airport to City centre
Take the worry out of your arrival at Stavanger Airport and pre-book a private transfer to suit your group size (up to 6 people). Avoid the long lines for taxis on arrival, and travel in the comfort of a Premium car or minivan.
Guided Photo Tour in Magma Unesco Global Geopar, Norway
Kjetils unique knowledge of the local area combined with an eye for motifs and light makes this tour a unique experience. You will guaranteed have pictures that can go straight up on your wall.
Stavanger (SVG) to City Center to Airport - Private Transfer
English-speaking, affordable, safe, comfortable ride from wherever you need — hotel, Hourly disposal or a meeting. Experience a great chauffeur service. We monitor your flight landing time and offer complimentary waiting time of 60 minutes at the airport and 15 minutes at a non-airport location.