Oslo, recent winner of the EU's European Green Capital Award, is best discovered when active and outdoors. Explore all the places a bus cannot: bike through the Royal Palace Gardens or next to rushing waterfalls in the downtown; hike among the hills and lakes in Europe's largest urban forest; kayak past secret beaches and surprising sea cliffs; wander through the old castle grounds and the stunningly modern car-free harbor. Let Oslo Active Tours, the home of Viking Biking and Viking Hiking, show you all Oslo has to offer.


Bike Rental: 24 hours

A bike rental is the perfect way to discover Oslo like a local, at your own pace. With a quality bike, optional helmet, lock and customized mapping service, you are able to see all of the different sides of Oslo: trendy neighborhoods, historic castles and palaces, world-class parks, stunning coastline and endless forest. Pick the bike up anytime after 9:30 (10:00 in November) and return it the following day. Bikes need to be stored in a safe location overnight. Nearly all hotels in Oslo have secure storage for bikes. If staying in private accomodation, please make sure there is a secure back courtyard or bike room. Customers can choose from a variety of bikes: children's; comfortable city bikes with 5 gears; sporty hybrids with 27 gears and disk brakes; etc. The best choice of bikes is available in the morning, from when the shop opens at 9:30 (10:00 in November). PRICE Child seat: 125 kroner (ages 1-5, max 20kg) Tag-along, 20" child bike or 24" child bike: 125 kroner (approx. ages 5-11) Youth 12+ and Student (with valid ID): 175 kroner city bike / 240 kroner hybrid sport bike Adult: 200 kroner city bike / 275 kroner hybrid sport bike FITNESS LEVEL The city center is relatively flat with only a few small inclines and hills, making it accessible for nearly everyone. Further out along the Bygdøy peninsula's coastline or up in the Oslo forest (called the marka), there are more hills and much of the riding can be on dirt paths. There is basically something for everyone, ranging from easy to challenging. AVAILABILITY April-October: every day, seven days per week, from 9:30-18:00. Advanced booking recommended (but not required) on weekends and during the summer months. November-March: open based on weather and riding conditions. Please contact us in advance for availability. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Customized bike map, rain ponchos and water available for purchase and pump/repair kits available for rental in the Viking Biking shop: 25 kroner each.

Bike Rental: Daily

A bike rental is the perfect way to discover Oslo like a local, at your own pace. With a quality bike, optional helmet, lock and customized mapping service, you are able to see all of the different sides of Oslo: trendy neighborhoods, historic castles and palaces, world-class parks, stunning coastline and endless forest. You can pick the bike up anytime after 9:30 and return it before the Viking Biking shop closes at 18:00. We have a variety of bikes: children's; city bikes, touring hybrids; etc. The best choice of bikes is available in the morning, from when the shop opens at 9:30. PRICE Child seat: 125 kroner (ages 1-5, max 20kg) Tag-along, 20" child bike or 24" child bike: 125 kroner (approx. ages 5-11) Youth 13+ and Student (with valid ID): 150 kroner city bike / 190 kroner hybrid sport bike Adult: 175 kroner city bike / 225 kroner hybrid sport bike FITNESS LEVEL The city center is relatively flat with only a few small inclines and hills, making it accessible for nearly everyone. Further out along the Bygdøy peninsula's coastline or up in the Oslo forest (called the marka), there are more hills and much of the riding can be on dirt paths. There is basically something for everyone, ranging from easy to challenging. AVAILABILITY April-October: every day, seven days per week, from 9:30-18:00. Advanced booking recommended (but not required) on weekends and during the summer months. November-March: open based on weather and riding conditions. Please contact us in advance for availability. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Customized bike map, rain ponchos and water available for purchase and pump/repair kits available for rental in the Viking Biking shop: 25 kroner each

Bike Tour: Oslo Highlights

Our most popular tour, departing daily at 14:00 (2pm). Discover all of the major sites in about 3 hours in a fun and relaxed manner as we bike car-free paths, parks, quiet back streets, and along the fjord. There is plenty of time for stops and pictures. The guides will not only reveal the history behind the monuments and buildings, but cover topics relating to Norwegian culture and politics as well as modern life in Oslo. PRICE Child 1-6 years of age: 200 kroner (child seat or tag-along bike)       Child 7-12 year os age: 200 kroner (child bike)                                                                                     Youth and Student: 300 kroner (valid ID required for students)                                                                Adult with Oslo Pass: 270 kroner Adult: 380 kroner FITNESS LEVEL This tour is for all riders and no specific fitness level is required. The riding is mostly flat except for a couple of short inclines and a 2 minute hill leading up to the Royal Palace. Total distance covered is about 12km (7 miles). AVAILABILITY April-October: every day at 14:00 (2pm). Advanced booking recommended (but not required) for summer months and all weekends November-March: departs at 13:00 (1pm) based on weather and road conditions, so please contact us in advance if unsure. Please note that during this time of the off-season, we reserve the right to cancel the tour with full refund if there is only one participant. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please arrive at the Viking Biking shop at least 15 minutes before the start of the tour. All tours include optional helmet. Water, energy bars, rain poncho and souvenirs available for purchase in the Viking Biking shop.  

Bike Tour: Oslo off the beaten path

Discover an alternative Oslo, full of street art, hip cafés, surprising waterfalls, great food and award winning coffee. During this approximately 3-hour bike tour, we will ride the path along the Akerselva River, with a stop at the heart of Oslo’s food scene, the indoor market “Mathallen” (closed on Mondays). Be amazed by rushing waterfalls in the middle of the city, just blocks from the trendy Grünerløkka neighborhood. And an absolute must is a stop at the modern Opera and the exciting urban development around it, including a stop at Oslo's newest urban beach. PRICE Child 1-6 years of age: 200 kroner (child seat or tag-along bike)       Child 7-12 year of age: 200 kroner (child bike)                                                                                     Youth and Student: 300 kroner (valid ID required for students)                                                                Adult with Oslo Pass: 270 kroner Adult: 380 kroner   FITNESS LEVEL This ride involves a few short and steep hills next to waterfalls but otherwise is mostly flat. Stops are frequent and total distance covered is about 11km (7 miles). AVAILABILITY June-August: every day at 10:00. Advanced booking recommended (but not required). May & September: Fridays-Saturdays-Sundays at 10:00. Advanced booking recommended (but not required). October-March: private tours available, contact us to book your group's tour. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please arrive at the Viking Biking shop at least 15 minutes before the start of the tour. All tours include optional helmet. Water, energy bars, rain poncho and souvenirs available for purchase in the Viking Biking shop.  

Bike Tour: Private Groups

Viking Biking can offer private bike tours or rentals for groups of any size. Whether you want to take one of our four standard tours, create a personalized bike tour for your group, or rent the bikes to discover the city on your own, we can create an experience you will never forget. Private bike tours and bike rentals are a great option for larger families, a couple looking for a more tailored ride, a company or organisation in need of an original team building activity, etc.   No matter the occassion, Viking Biking can make your day in Oslo truly unique. And if you want to include a meal or drink with the tour, we have lots of suggestions ranging from seaside restaurants, trendy cafés or traditional Norwegian food.   Most customers choose either a 3 hour tour (Oslo Highlights bike tour or Oslo off the beaten path) or a 4 hour tour (Vikings & Beaches or Forest to Fjord). Prices are as follows:   1person: 3000 kroner for 3 hour tour / 4000 kroner for 4 hour tour 2person: 1500 kroner pp / 2000 kroner pp 3person: 1000 kroner pp / 1330 kroner pp 4person: 750 kroner pp / 1000 kroner pp 5person: 600 kroner pp / 800 kroner pp 6person: 500 kroner pp / 670 kroner pp 7person: 430 kroner pp / 570 kroner pp 8-19person: 380 kroner pp / 500 kroner pp   * Group discounts for 20+ participants are available. Contact us for more information. * Please note all 4 hour tours include either entrance to Viking Ship Museum or public transport ticket to the starting point of the Forest to Fjord tour.

Bike Tour: Self Guided Tour (6 days) of the Oslo Fjord

During this self-guided bicycle tour with luggage transfer, discover the hidden charm of the harbour villages along the fjord, while bicycling on small, low traffic roads and bike paths. Itinerant circuit with overnight stays in centrally located hotels. And yes, you should bring your swimming gear.    The Self-Guided trip includes 6 nights with breakfast in centrally located hotels (3/4*), 2 dinners, luggage transportation, bicycle (possibility for electric bikes), route descriptions and maps, GPX files, boat Sandefjord - Strömstad - Fredrikstad, bus or boat Drøbak - Oslo, and a hotline service.   ROUTE PROFILE Level of difficulty: 2 out of 3 Route profile: This tour has been rated category 2 because of some uphills and a relatively curvy landscape on some stretches. The daily legs are between 17 and 55 km. We advice you not to choose this tour unless you are used to cycling.   DEPARTURES Every Monday from the 4th of June until the 10th of September   PRICES: Category A: NOK 9650 Includes three 3 -star & three 4-star double room  Category B: NOK 8350 Includes six 3-star double rooms    Add-Ons Electrical bicycle upgrade: NOK 850 per bike Extra nights: See "Hotels/meals" Included in the price: 6 nights with breakfast (buffet) in centrally located 3-4 stars hotels 2 dinners Route descriptions and maps ("Bikeline" style, available in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Norwegian) Luggage transportation GPX files Hotline service Boat Sandefjord-Strömstad and Strömstad-Fredrikstad Boat or bus Drøbak - Oslo Bicycle (Vélo de Ville, 24 speeds Shimano with mudguard and carrier)   HOTELS/ MEALS   Our hotels Three 3 - Star hotels and three 4 - star hotels (Sandefjord, Son and Oslo - some with SPA possibilites) . The rooms all have en suite bathrooms and air conditioning.  In the unlikely event of changes you will receive un updated hotel list when arriving at your first hotel.    Meals A rich breakfast buffet is included every morning. 2 dinners are also included (no beverage).   Extra nights If you wish to book extra nights in Drammen or Oslo before or after the tour, please email us at info@vikingbiking.com Prices per person per night with breakfast included: Oslo - prices on request   THE BICYCLE   Standard Bike: Vélo de Ville 24 speed aluminium hybrid bike with two hand breaks and mud guard  OR Electric Bike: Vélo de Ville Comfort woman with 7 speed Nexus and Ansmann engine   Bikes Include: Handle bar bag with map holder 1 pannier to be attached to the carrier Bottle holder Repair kit (1 kit per reservation) and pomp Lock Broad, comfortable seat Mileage counter   Not included: Helmet Click pedals. Bring your own, if you wish, and the equipment to attach them  Gel saddle for the seat. If you wish to bring your own, remember to pick the biggest size available.    INFORMATIONAL MATERIAL INCLUDED Sent by email upon booking: Information sheet Hotel list To be picked up at the first hotel: Map book Route descriptions Luggage tags for the luggage transportation Updated hotel list Voucher for the Sagasund ferry Booking number for the Fjordline ferry Boat and bus time tables Drøbak - Oslo Ticket for boat/bus Drøbak-Oslo Brochures of the area around the Oslo Fjord Travelogue from the Oslo Fjord GPX files on request before departure. You must bring your own device.   Please note when booking: If you are not firmly decided to book yet, please call us or send us an email instead of using the online booking system. Once we receive a booking request we have to contact the hotels to check their availability on the requested dates. Do not book your flight until you've received an email confirmation from us. This may take from a couple of hours to 3- 4 labour days. 

City Walk : Must Sees of Oslo

Allow us to sculpt your first impression of Oslo on our stroll through the old city center, an ancient Fortress, the artsy City Hall and past a Royal Palace to the Vigeland Sculpture Park.  With our stories, channel your inner artist and we’ll draw up a sketch of the history of Oslo.   Arriving at the Vigeland Park, we’ll share the enchanting story of how one man alone could build what today is the world’s largest sculpture park. As we reach the pride and joy of the Vigeland park, The Monolith, we guarantee a jaw drop. Want to be able to say that you have been to Oslo with pride? Then this is the tour for you. In our very humble opinion, our Oslo Must Sees offers the best of the best, a walking tour and a visit to the famous Vigeland Park.   Are there no bookings availiable on your preferred day? Or, Interested in a private version of this tour? Please contact us directly!   PRICE (Includes: Public Transport / Guide) Adult: 375 Norwegian Kroner Student: 285 Norwegain Kroner  Child: 190 Norwegian Kroner   AVAILIABILITY Feb 3rd - Apr 28th  Oct 6th - Dec 15th Saturdays: 09.30   May 1st - September 29th Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturdays: 09:30   No Tours: Mar 31st, May 17th, Sept 15th, Dec 22nd & 29th   Additional Information:   The tour duration is ca. 3,5 hours   Meeting Point: Directly in front of the Nobel Peace Center Address: Brynjulf Bulls plass 1, 0250 Oslo   Cancellation Policy Refunds Public Tours up to 72 hours before departure  

City Walk : Short & Sweet

This Oslo City Walk give you more than just a taste, it takes you through the city center of Oslo, showcasing spots like the Opera, Akerhus Fortress and of course we will dig in to the customs of the Norwegians. Come on! If you’re short on time, our Oslo city tour is the tour for you. On our Oslo City Walk, we hit the sweet spots of Oslo and nothing else. The harbor area will give you a look at the medieval Akershus Fortress and modern Oslo City Hall. As Norway is home to the cheese slicer, of course, you’ll get to taste the best brunost the Nordics has to offer. Our Oslo City Walk also gives you a quick peek of the quirky Opera House. Short, Sweet and done in 2.5 hours. Oslo City Walk is great for tight schedules and kids with a short attention span. Join us!   Are there no bookings availiable on your preferred day? Or, Interested in a private version of this tour? Please contact us directly by email (info@vikingbiking.com) with the Subject: City Walk: Oslo Short & Sweet.   PRICE (Includes: Guide + Sampling of Norwegian Brown Cheese "Brunost" Adult: 200 Norwegian Kroner Student: 150 Norwegian Kroner  Child: 100 Norwegian Kroner   AVAILABILITY February 3rd - April 28th  & October 6th - December 15th Saturdays: 14:00 (2 PM)   May 1st - September 29th Tuesday, Thursday , Friday & Saturdays: 14:00 (2 PM)   No Tours: March 31st, May 17th, Sept 15th December 22nd & 29th   Additional Information:   Meeting Point: Directly in front of the Nobel Peace Center   Cancellation Policy Refunds Public Tours up to 72 hours before departure    

City Walk w/ Certified Guide : Urban Contrasts & Development

Join you Certified Oslo Guide for a tour from present to past! Travel from areas of rapid urban development thru the old quater and ancient fortress.   Your certified Oslo Guide will tell you more about one of the fastest growing capitals in Europe and show you how the city blends in new buildings with the old. Enjoy the modern Barcode district and learn about the transformation of this historically industrial port city into the Green Capital of Europe. We will pass by the Opera House, walk through the old town area of "Kvadraturen" from the 16th century and ending with a tour through the medieval fortress of Akershus.    If there is no tour availiable on your chosen date or you would like to book a private tour, please contact us a info@vikingbikingoslo.com with the subject "City Walk w/ Certified Guide : Urban Contrasts & Development"   PRICE (Includes: Guide) Adult: 200 NOK per person Child: 100 NOK children (4-15 years)   AVAILABILITY Every Saturday at 14:00 (2pm) and Monday at 17:00 (5pm) Duration about 2 hours   MEETING POINT Oslo Visitor Centre at Central Station (Jernbanetorget 1) Ends at “Akershus Fortress”   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The tour is guided in Norwegian and English. Please wear warm clothes and good shoes.   CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation 72 hours prior to departure of tour will be charged 50% of the tour’s total cost. Cancellation 48 hours prior to departure of tour will be charged 100% of the tour’s total cost.

Food Tour & Fjord Cruise : Beer, Buffet, & Boat Tour

A unique and complete tour for those who like food tours on land and water. Join us on this experience by visiting a local Norwegian bar to have some local beer and after we will drop by a Norwegian market so you can see the different types of food Norwegians like to eat. After having some drinks and doing some sightseeing, we will then go to the Oslo Fjord to take a 3-hour boat tour on the Oslo Fjord where you will be treated to a bountiful buffet of local food from both land and sea. This tour includes drinks, food & a local guide who will give you key insights into Oslo history and the Norwegian culture.   PRICE Adult: 800 Norwegian Kroner  Child: 700 Norwegian Kroner (Ages 3-17)   * A deposit will be taken at check out and the rest paid on the day of the tour * Max 15 Participants per tour. * Minimum drinking age 18.   AVAILABILITY Every Day at 16:00 (4pm) June 18 - September 3rd Duration is about 7 Hours (We dislike rushing our clients. Fun & Good Times We Promise!)   MEETING POINT: We meet by the Chocolate store "FREIA" next to the Grand-Hotel Karl Johans gate 31, 0159 Oslo, Norway   INCLUDES: Guided walk, public transportation, food, drinks and boat tour   FOOD ALLERGIES Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any dietary restrictions. We will do our best to arrange alternate tastings for you so you can still enjoy The Oslo Tour cuisine. If you do not eat meat, we can offer you a different Norwegian dish.   WEATHER CONDITIONS We do our tours rain or shine We recommend to bring good shoes and check the weather conditions 1 day before to be prepare   CANCELLATION POLICY: Due to the extremely high demand of this tour, refunds are only granted to cancellation 7 days of more before the start of the tour.

Food Tour : Beer & Cheese Tasting

This walk down the river gives you a taste of Norway's burgeoning brewery scene as well as a long-standing tradition of local cheeses and farmer's markets.   Your tour begins just next to the "Tiger" statue at the Oslo Central train Station ("Oslo S"). Follow your guide as they tell of local history and cultural insights while you walk through Oslo's urban center to the Akerselva River, otherwise know as "The Green Lung of Oslo". Enjoy the beauty of a stroll down Oslo's urban green way and learn how this once industrialized riverfront has transitioned into a the city's haven of food, culture and beer (Pay attention and you might win a prize at the quiz later in the tour!). Next stop is Mathallen, an indoor food market with more than 30 merchants. The market is famous because it is open year round and carries and unparalled assortment of local Norwegian food and drink (both traditional and fusion in style). Here you will have time to explore all the tastes, smells, and wares unique to Oslo! The trip continues up the river to cozy in pub with a fireplace. We will meet with the pub owner, a Norwegian from the North of Norway, who has a talent describing the beer that is sure to leave you charmed and well informed. In true Northern Norwegian style, we will be presented with our beers along with cheese tasting plates for everyone. The cheese is selected from some of the best cheesemakers in Norway and we are happy to have something specially made for you. The tour ends with a guided stroll back to the train station to make sure you safely get home.   Are there no bookings availiable on your preferred day? Or, Interested in a private version of this tour? Please contact us directly at info@vikingbiking.com with the Subject: Oslo Food Walk: Beer and Cheese Tasting    PRICE (Includes: Guide, Beer, Cheese)* Adult: 700 Norwegian Kroner  Child: 450 Norwegian Kroner   *A deposit will be taken at check out and the rest paid on the day of the tour*   AVAILIABILITY From Wednesday To Sunday at 17:00 (5pm) 2-3 Hours   INCLUDES: Cheese tasting (4 Norwegian types of cheese) 5 Local/Scandinavian beers ( 0,4 Lt) A guided walk thru the hipster area of Oslo.   FOOD ALLERGIES Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any dietary restrictions. We will do our best to arrange alternate tastings for you so you can still enjoy The Oslo Tour cuisine. If you do not eat meat, we can offer you a different Norwegian dish.   WEATHER CONDITIONS We do our tours on sunny, rainy , stormy & snowy days. We recommend to bring good shoes and check the weather conditions 1 day before to be prepare   CANCELLATION POLICY: Refunds Public Tours up to 72 hours before departure   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Max 15 Participants per tour. Minimum drinking age 18 This tour is perfect for people with short time in Oslo. However beer lovers might want to try this tour since we do a good selection of Norwegian local beer. ( Families are welcome too)   *A deposit will be taken at check out and the rest paid on the day of the tour*

Food Tour : The Deluxe Experience

This tour has it all. Brunch, beer, cheese, history ...even fashion! That's why we call it DELUXE! This 3-4 hour tour starts downtown and it will lead you to local spots of the city with interesting history and yummi food. Important that on this tour you will be having 3-4 stops with food tastings including 3 beers.    Highlights include: 3-4 stops with food tastings including 3 craft/Norwegian beers History & Cultural walking tour with you professional guide Visit to the "Freia" chocolate shop, Norway's most famous chocolate store. Visit a Bunad shop - get to know the traditional dress and fashion of Norway Full Brunch (please be hungry!) Experience Oslo's quick and efficient public transportation system (tickets included) A Norwegian Brown cheese tasting  The journey will ends by the river, just a 5 minute walk from the Oslo Cathedral and a 10 minutes from the start of the tour. We recommend not to have a big breakfast since this tour is very satisfying   PRICE (Includes: Guide)* Adult: 850 Norwegian Kroner  Child: 650 Norwegian Kroner (Ages 3-17)   * A deposit will be taken at check out and the rest paid on the day of the tour * Max 15 Participants per tour. * Minimum drinking age 18.   AVAILABILITY Tuesday To Sunday At 13:00 (1PM) Duration is Between 4 & 5 Hours (We dislike rushing our clients. Fun & Good Times We Promise!)   MEETING POINT: We meet by the Chocolate store "FREIA" next to the Grand-Hotel Karl Johans gate 31, 0159 Oslo, Norway   INCLUDES: Selected food, dessert  & drinks at 5 local restaurants, public transportation ticket, and guided tour   FOOD ALLERGIES Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any dietary restrictions. We will do our best to arrange alternate tastings for you so you can still enjoy The Oslo Tour cuisine. If you do not eat meat, we can offer you a different Norwegian dish.   WEATHER CONDITIONS We do our tours on sunny, rainy , stormy & snowy days. We recommend to bring good shoes and check the weather conditions 1 day before to be prepare   CANCELLATION POLICY: Refunds Public Tours up to 72 hours before departure    

Food Tour : Traditional Thursday

This guided walk satifies your palate with the weekly Norwegian tradition of Raspeball, drinking in a local pub, and finishing with a seasonal regional dessert.    Every Thursday is Raspeball day in Norway, and we decided to celebrate by hosting this delicious food-walk through the heart of Norwegian tradional cuisine in the old downtown . The Raspeball is a potato dumpling, but is goes by many names (klubb, kumle, komle, kompe or potetball) in the different regions of Norway. This dish is served with farm fresh salted lamb, evanger pølser ( lamb sausage ) and a carrot and sweet potato mash. After enjoying this traditional meal, the journey continues to an old workers pub, " the Mason bar", where you will sip on some of the some of the finest beer the local breweries have to offer. The tour finishes off with a unique dessert that originates in a town not too far south in the Oslo Fjord call 'Moss". Give yourself a chance an join locals on this Thursday and be ready to take home one of the most traditional tastes in Norwegian food.   Are there no bookings availiable on your preferred day? Or, Interested in a private version of this tour? Please contact us directly at info@vikingbiking.com with the Subject: Oslo Food Walk: Traditional Thursday   PRICE (Includes: Guide)* Adult: 750 Norwegian Kroner  Child: 650 Norwegian Kroner   *A deposit will be taken at check out and the rest paid on the day of the tour   AVAILABILITY Every Thursday at 13:00 (1pm) Duration is 3 - 4 hours   MEETING POINT: At the Tiger Statue just outside the Oslo main train station.  Address: Jernbanetorget, 0154 Oslo   INCLUDES: Main dish, 3 Norwegian beers, Chocolate tasting, City Walk & Guide    FOOD ALLERGIES Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any dietary restrictions. We will do our best to arrange alternate tastings for you so you can still enjoy The Oslo Tour cuisine. If you do not eat meat, we can offer you a different Norwegian dish.   WEATHER CONDITIONS We do our tours on sunny, rainy , stormy & snowy days. We recommend to bring good shoes and check the weather conditions 1 day before to be prepare   CANCELLATION POLICY: Refunds Public Tours up to 72 hours before departure

Kayak Tour: 2 Hours on The Oslo Fjord

Discover sea cliffs, secret coves, and traditional summer villages as you paddle Oslo's most beautiful side – the seaside. During a 2 hour trip you can get not only a short introduction to kayaking, but we will also show you the natural highlights of this coastal urban paradise. Starting from the sheltered bay at Sjølyst Marina you journey will take you past nearby islands, fantastic beaches, and historic coastal communities.There is plenty of time for stops and pictures. Our qualified and experienced kayak guides will reveal the history of the Oslo Fjord dating back to the ice age, through the Vikings, and modern day maritime life. It all happens here in the Fjord! Kayak experience is not necessary, we adapt our tours to our guests.   PRICE   Child (under 14) : 550 Norwegian Kroner (Please contact us if you plan to paddle with kids under 14) Adult:  730 Norwegian Kroner    FITNESS LEVEL Ability to swim is required. Kayak experience is not necessary, we adapt our tours to our guests.   AVAILIABILITY The 2 - Hour Kayak Tour is availiable every day May 26, 2018 - September 15, 2018 Monday – Friday: 13:30 - 15:30   * If bookings are not availiable on your preferred date, please inquire to us directly at info@vikingbiking.com with the Subject: 2 Hour Kayak Tour in The Oslo Fjord   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION   The kayak tour leaves from the Sjølyst Marina The Sjølyst Marina is located at Drammensveien 164 N – 0277 Oslo   By Bike The Sjølyst Marina is a beautiful and flat 20 minute ride along the coastline from The Oslo Active Tours headquarters to the marina. "Add-on" a bike rental at check-out.   By Bus Bus 20, 31 to Skøyen station Bus 32 to Sjølyst   Cancellation Policy:  Cancellation up to 14 days before departure: 100 % of the trip price will be refunded. Cancellation up to 7 days before departure: 50 % of the trip price will be refunded. Cancellation later than 7 days before departure: The trip price will not be be refunded. The Activity provider will deduct 120 NOK from refunds for international bank transfer fees. Please make sure to show up at the meeting point atleast 125 minutes before the start of the tour. No refunds for for no-shows.

Kayak Tour: 3 Hours on The Oslo Fjord

Discover sea cliffs, secret coves, and traditional summer villages as you paddle Oslo's most beautiful side – the seaside. During a 3 hour trip you get MORE! An introduction to kayaking is follwed by the natural highlights of our coastal urban paradise. Starting from the sheltered bay at Sjølyst Marina you journey will take you past nearby islands, fantastic beaches, and historic coastal communities (home to the Royal family summer cabins among othersn notable natives). On this trip there is more time for stops, pictures, and extended breaks. Our qualified and experienced kayak guides will reveal the history of the Oslo Fjord dating back to the ice age, through the Voyages of  Vikings, and modern day maritime life. It all happens here in the Fjord! Kayak experience is not necessary, we adapt our tours to our guests.   PRICE   Monday - Friday Child (under 14) : 650 Norwegian Kroner (if you plan to paddle with kids under 14, please contact us before booking) Adult:  890 Norwegian Kroner    FITNESS LEVEL Ability to swim is required. Kayak experience is not necessary, we adapt our tours to our guests.   AVAILIABILITY The 3 - Hour Kayak Tour is availiable every day May 26, 2018 - September 15, 2018 Monday – Sunday: 10:00 - 13:00 Saturday-Sunday: 14:00 - 17:00 (2pm-5pm) * If bookings are not availiable on your preferred date, please contact us by email at info@vikingbiking.com with the subject: 3 Hour Kayaking Tour    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION   The kayak tour leaves from the Sjølyst Marina The Sjølyst Marina is located at Drammensveien 164 N – 0277 Oslo   By Bike The Sjølyst Marina is a beautiful and flat 20 minute ride along the coastline from The Oslo Active Tours headquarters to the marina. "Add-on" a bike rental at check-out.   By Bus Bus 20, 31 to Skøyen station Bus 32 to Sjølyst   Cancellation Policy: Cancellation up to 14 days before departure: 100 % of the trip price will be refunded. Cancellation up to 7 days before departure: 50 % of the trip price will be refunded. Cancellation later than 7 days before departure: The trip price will not be be refunded. The Activity provider will deduct 120 NOK from refunds for international bank transfer fees. Please make sure to show up at the meeting point atleast 15 minutes before the start of the tour. No refunds for for no-shows.

Nature Walks: Forest to Fjord

Hike through Europe's largest urban forest, taking in a variety of sites from traditional wooden buildings, hilltop view points, pristine lakes and enough berries to last an entire holiday! The tour begins with a stunning metro ride up the hills, starting at sea level and ending nearly 500 meters above the city and fjord below. From there, the hiking begins, climbing steeply through the Oslo "marka", a dense forest with a couple of thousand kilometers of hiking paths. Dirt paths, rocky passages and deep forest await, as we make our way to the view point of Vettakollen, a "locals only" destination for one of the best views in all of Oslo. This stop is perfect for a panoramic lunch (bring your own or purchase along the way at a café in a local forest cabin). After lunch, continue through the forest until arriving at the shores of Sognsvann, one of Oslo's prettiest lakes and perfect for a swim. The tour ends at this lake, with easy access to a metro stop for return to the city center. PRICE Child 1-12 years of age: not available                                                                        Youth and Student: 240 kroner (valid ID required for students)                                                              Adult: 300 kroner FITNESS LEVEL Good fitness level is required. The terrain is very hilly, going up-and-down most of the tour. Good trail shoes or hiking boots are recommended. Participants should be able to walk in such conditions for 30 minutes at a moderate pace. AVAILABILITY End of June - Early September: Fridays and Saturdays departing at 12:00 noon. Advanced booking recommended, but not required assuming spaces are still available on the tour. Autumn - Spring (off season): available for private groups. Please contact us for more information. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please arrive at our shop at least 15 minutes before the start of the tour as the group departs at 12:00 noon exactly in order to make the first ferry. This tour uses the public transport system and tickets are not included in the price of the tour, but can be purchased in our shop or during the on-line booking process at the check out.

Nature Walks: Island Hopping in the Oslo Fjord

Discover the majestic Oslo fjord and its various islands like a local, hopping on and off ferries to hike the forests, sea cliffs, charming villages and historic sites of three islands (sometimes two, sometimes four depending on the season and ferry schedule). With a Viking Hiking guide, explore the fascinating ruins of a nearly 1000 year old abbey, picnic on a hidden beach and walk the flower-covered paths of a summer village full of brightly painted, traditional wooden cabins. Don't forget a swim suit and towel as there is time for a swim in the surprisingly warm waters of the Oslo fjord! We also stop for a picnic lunch, which you can bring with you or purchase on the way. PRICE Child 1-9 years of age: not available                                                                        Youth and Student: 240 kroner (valid ID required for students)                                                              Oslo Pass: 230 kroner Adult: 300 kroner FITNESS LEVEL Average fitness level is required. The walking is mostly flat, but on a mix of stones, gravel paths and dirt roads. Participants should be able to walk for 30 minutes at a moderate pace and wear good walking shoes for the trails. AVAILABILITY 01 June - Early September: every day departing at 12:00 noon. Advanced booking recommended, but not required assuming spaces are still available on the tour. Autumn - Spring (off season): available for private groups. Please contact us for more information. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please arrive at our shop at least 15 minutes before the start of the tour as the group departs at 12:00 noon exactly in order to make the first ferry. This tour uses the public transport system and tickets are not included in the price of the tour, but can be purchased in our shop or during the on-line booking process at the check out.