Discover the stunning Oslo fjord islands every day in the summer departing at 12:00. Hop on and off ferries to hike the coastal 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.
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.
01 July - Early September: every day departing at 12:00 noon. Advanced booking recommended, but not required assuming spaces are still available on the tour. During the off-season (autumn and spring), this tour is available for private groups.
STARTING POINT & DURATION
The tour starts near the departure point for the public boats to the islands, at Rådhusbrygge 4, 0160 Oslo. Meet next to the restaurant "Pipervika på Fisketorget". Duration is 4 hours
Please arrive at the tour starting point 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 unless you choose that ticket option. Some guests come already with public transport cards or the Oslo Pass. Public transportation cards can purchased during the on-line booking process at the check out, at local outlets in the city or from the ticket machines at the tour starting point.