Top 20 Experiences in Stavanger
Lysefjord RIB Safari from Stavenger
This unforgettable tour to the amazing Lysefjord is absolutely a must if you visit Stavanger! The 42 kilometer long fjord is flanked by steep mountains, some rising over 1000 meters. Visiting the fjord on board a seaworthy RIB is the most exciting way to explore the fjord from sea level. The tour includes stops on the most beautiful parts of the fjord, including the famour Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen). You will be taken good care of by our experienced captains who have sailed in these water for many years. You get to experience the some of the most amazing nature Norway has to offer. The tour starts and ends in the centre of Stavanger and is two hours long. Bring your camera!
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. IMPORTANT This tour can be varied, modified or reduced due to force majeure, specific atmospheric phenomena, late arrival of the ship or arrival with massive delay by passengers. It will always be done for the good progress of the excursion and under the criteria of the assigned guide and our approval. In any case, our main priority will always be to arrive on time to the ship.
Lysefjord Sightseeing to Pulpit Rock
Our Lysefjord Sightseeing tour will give you a front-row seat to some of Norway’s most stunning scenery. Our experienced and sea-savvy Captains will take you right up close to the most famous sights the Fjord has to offer, sharing stories and tales along the way. You’ll get to see Pulpit Rock, hidden caves, gargantuan waterfalls, and so much more. Throughout the voyage, you’ll also be on the lookout for the bustling wildlife that inhabits the region. On a good day it will be possible to spot seals, porpoises, sea eagles, and more. We only employ brand new top-of-the-line RIB Boats, ensuring you a ride that offers the highest degree of comfort, safety, and fun. Skimming the waters on a RIB is exhilarating, but not extreme in any sense. We maintain constant oversight and always make sure everyone onboard is having a good time. So book your adventure today and let us give you something to reply when your friends and family ask if you did anything fun in Norway.
Guided hike to Pulpit Rock Preikestolen
This trip will take you on one of Norway’s most popular and spectacular hikes. It is for good reason that this hike has gained its popularity with visitors to Norway and locals alike. Situated only a few hours from Stavanger, Pulpit Rock - or Preikestolen in Norwegian - is a towering cliff-plateau directly suspended over Lysefjorden. To stand (or sit) so close to the edge is probably the moment that hikers look forward to the most, although it is no easy deed. The top offers unobstructed views over the meandering blue fjord that was formed by the glaciers during the last Ice Age, making it a good spot to enjoy a photo session and possibly a light snack.
Rib safari Tour in Haugesund
Join us for an adventure! A warm welcome at the pier, a quick 5-minute walk to our RIB location, equipment, and a safety briefing from our experienced captain ensure your comfort and security. Embark on a local-led RIB boat tour, cruising historic Haugesund straits, the birthplace of Norway's name. Feel the exhilaration as you transition to open waters, wind in your hair, and the scent of the ocean. Explore islands and canals, gaining insight into resilient coastal communities. Your captain shares captivating tales of the area's history, deepening your connection to the stunning landscapes. Keep watch for the majestic White-tailed eagle nesting on one of the islands. Don't forget your camera! Experience history, nature, and high-speed excitement on a journey that creates cherished memories. Join us and uncover Haugesund's coastal wonders!
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.
5-Hour Guided Hike Tour to Himakånå The Mini Trolltunga
Experience the magic of Norway with the locals! Join our expert guide on an exhilarating hike to the awe-inspiring "Himakånå." This exclusive adventure accommodates a maximum of 15 guests. The journey starts at the cruise terminal, with a comfortable bus or car ride to Nedstrand, a fjord-side village. Your guide narrates the history of Haugalandet during the one-hour journey. Upon arrival, we pick up a light Norwegian lunch, or "Matpakke," from a local store before the 2.2 km hike to Himakånå, 357 meters above sea level. The trail is steep but manageable, taking about an hour each way. At the summit, capture breathtaking panoramic views and enjoy your "Matpakke." Himakånå is one of Norway's popular "selfie spots." Then, we descend to Nedstrand. Join us for a unique adventure connecting you to Norway's nature, history, and local culture. Cherish memories of this unforgettable journey with the locals!
Preikestolen Winter Hike
Cold weather and snowy terrain may seem challenging and intimidating, but our guide provides the safety needed to enjoy the amazing winter landscape of fjord-Norway. The low number of visitors in these low-season months also means that we get the famous Preikestolen more or less to ourselves.
Highlights of the Region Haugesund Guided Bus Tour
Embark on a mesmerizing guided bus tour of Karmøy. Sit back and relax as our expert local guide weaves history and modernity, celebrating Karmøy's rich heritage. Visnes is our first stop, with a mini Statue of Liberty symbolizing the island's global connection. Next, we reach Åkrasanden, an award-winning Blue Flag beach with soft sands and crystal-clear waters, perfect for mesmerizing shots. Our main destination is Skudeneshavn, a charming village at the island's southern tip. Stroll through its historic streets and alleyways, immersed in a bygone era. While in Skudeneshavn, savor delights at The World's Smallest Cafe or explore the unique architectural city center, blending history and modernity. Our final stop is St. Olav's Church, a historical gem from 1250, guiding pilgrims on the St. Olav's pilgrimage route. Capture the spiritual essence, where history, faith, and natural beauty converge. Return to the cruise terminal with cherished memories and stunning photos.
Guided EL-Bike tour in the city of Haugesund and Coastal path
Elevate your Haugesund experience with a local-led electric bike adventure. Equipped with an electric bike and helmet, our guide ensures your safety. Explore the city, pausing at the Fishermen statue and the statue of Harald Fairhair, delving into Viking history. Pedal through a charming residential area, visit the National Monument, Haraldsstøtta, and explore Korsshaugen, a thousand-year-old stone cross. The route follows the picturesque coastal road, encountering the stunning horse sculptures by artist Jason deCaires Taylor, known as "The Rising Tides." As you return along the North Sea coastline, enjoy breathtaking views of the local islands. Join us for a remarkable journey where history, art, and natural beauty converge, leaving you with lasting memories
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.
Preikestolen Sunrise Hike And Breakfast Buffet
By joining our guided sunrise hike, you don’t have to worry about logistics or timing. We highly recommend this tour if you want to avoid the thousands of people that will be on the trail during the high-season (June, July, August). Hike in the peace and quiet of dawn instead! Being at the top as twilight turns to dawn can be magical. But, even on cloudy days, the lack of crowds makes it totally worth going so early.
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.
Pulpit Rock Cruise & Hike in Style
There is no better way to spend the day in Stavanger than to take a cruise down the Fjords to hike up the famous Pulpit Rock. This day will last long in the memory.
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.
The Viking Planet and Cruise to "The Viking Farm", Avaldsnes.
Immerse yourself in this extraordinary adventure, featuring a visit to The Viking Planet Haugesund (www.tvphaugesund.no), a cutting-edge digital museum nestled in the heart of Haugesund. Followed by a captivating journey to "The Viking Farm" at Avaldsnes – the very birthplace of Norway!This exceptional tour is tailor-made for families and Viking enthusiasts seeking an authentic historical experience like no other. Your voyage begins as you step on board the express boat near the cruise terminal, just a 5-minute, stroll to the awaiting vessel. The express boat takes you across the strait to The Viking Planet. After your visit to The Viking Planet, your board the express boat again, which sets sail for Avaldsnes, the realm of the Vikings, a mere 20-minute journey through the iconic "Norvegen," the very strait that bestowed Norway its name.
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.
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.
Stavanger City Island, Guided cruise tour
This tour takes you through the city-islands off Stavanger. Here it is chill and quiet, we go at a slow speed to make the trip a social and pleasant experience for the passengers. This is the trip if you want a day / evening trip with friends or colleagues and eat shellfish or tapas on board before we set you off where you wish.
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.