Oslo offers many opportunities for both sea and river kayaking, as well as, SUP (Stand Up Paddle Boarding). Enjoy exploring the coastal landscapes of the Oslo fjord, the Bygdøy peninsula, or Hovedøya Island on one of our 2-3 hours guided tours. For a fresh water experience, join a guided paddle down the Akerselva River, formerly an urban factory district turned Oslo's modern green corridor. Kayaking and SUP provide a different perspective of Oslo and allows you to fully immerse yourself in a city where nature and urban growth exist in harmony.

Bike, Hike & Kayak the Norwegian Fjords

Exciting glacier walks, kayaking on beautiful fjords, spectacular hikes and a historic cycling tour are a few of the highlights on this week-long hiking, biking and kayaking tour in the Norwegian fjords.   Want to spend a week to experience the Norwegian fjords like a Norwegian? Hiking, biking and kayaking is the ultimate way of doing it!   With kayaks, mountain bikes and hiking boots, you will get to experience fjords and waterfalls in the land of the midnight sun. We gather up at Finse on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, the highest-altitude station on the famous railway between Oslo and Bergen, and end the tour at Flam in the famous Sognefjorden.    DEPARTURES: 2020 July: 12 August: 02, 09, 22   PRICE 22,500 Norwegian Kroner per person +3000 Norwegian: Add-on of 'Single Room supplement'   Contact for Reservations and questions:  info@vikingbikingoslo.com DIFFICULTY            Level 3 out of 5. Please read more about our level of difficulty here. We are active for 6-9 hours each day, but we have a comfortable pace and enjoy the nature as we go. You should expect rocky paths and a bit of scrambling. You need a little hiking and mountainbiking experience to do this trip, no kayaking experience is required. WHAT TO BRING? Have a look at the full equipment list by clicking "Equipment list" in the menu above. The weather changes fast in Norway, and you can experience snow even in the summer. There fore we ask you to follow the equipment list when packing.  ACCOMMODATION We stay at the famous mountain lodge Finse1222 and a charming guesthouse in Flam/Aurland. The single supplement for the whole trip is 2500,- NOK. One night is spent in tents on the kayak trip. It is possible to rent sleeping bag and mat for the night in tents, this costs 600 NOK and includes a liner for the sleeping bag.  BAGGAGE There is no weight limit, other then what your airline has imposed, but, as the group and luggage will all have to fit into our transportation, we do ask you not to bring more than one main item of baggage and one daysack. You will only have to carry your daysack on this trip. We will store the luggage you don't need for the kayaking trip for you. For the luggage transfer that you send with the train, we only include the cost for one piece of luggage.  INSURANCE  You need a travel and health insurance, that also includes transportation back to your country. Remember to bring your insurance card/information.  LANGUAGES          The guide speaks English. CHANGES MAY OCCUR We reserve the right to make changes to the program, and the price. The day to day program is indicative, and changes may occur. Please have a look at our terms and conditions.  NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS               Minimum: 7 people; Maximum: 14 people. WHAT'S INCLUDED?           Professional nature guide. We always use carefully selected authentic accommodation when sleeping indoors (twin rooms as described in the program).  Breakfast, packed lunch, and dinner for all days (see day to day program).  All local transport. Rent of bike, bike helmet, glacier equipment, and kayaks. NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE: Transportation to the meeting point at Finse and from Flam. We are happy to assist and book train tickets and give advice on travel itineraries. The trip ends in Flam.  Drinks and snacks. Rent of sleeping bag and mat   Surrounded by mountainous wilderness and national parks we will hike on the glaciers of Hardangerjøkulen, and cycle the famous Navvies' Road (Rallarvegen). Through world-class natural scenery, we will cycle a 1,700-metre descent down from the mountain to Flam by the Sognefjord.   Then a different view and experience await us, as we kayak on the clear water of the fjords. We go from one beautiful place to the next, passing substantial, impressive waterfalls, isolated villages and wild nature. The narrow Nærøyfjord is a branch of the massive Sognefjord, and this is where we go on an overnight kayak tour. The fjord is on UNESCO's world heritage list. The 18-kilometre-long (11 miles) fjord is up to 500 meters (1,600 ft.) deep in some parts and only 250 meters (820ft.) wide at the narrowest. Widely famous for being one of the world's most beautiful and dramatic fjords. Last but not least; With a truly magnificent view of the fjords, you get to experience real western Norwegian landscape by foot  as we hike the mountain Prest. See the beautiful fjords from above, the breath-taking landscape will marvel you.    The first two nights we stay in a comfortable mountain hotel, one night in a guesthouse by the fjord, then we go deeper into nature and sleep in cozy tents so that we can get connect with the Norwegian landscape, and then back to the guesthouse for our last dinner together.  On this hiking, biking and kayaking tour, we guarantee views and photographic scenery that will take your breath away – every single day!   If you have the time, we recommend that you plan an extra day in Oslo before or after the tour. Oslo is among Lonely Planet's top 10 cities on their Best in travel 2018 list.

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 (6-14) : 580 Norwegian Kroner (Please contact us if you plan to paddle with kids under 14) Adult:  750 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 June 01, 2019 - September 14, 2019 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 Child (6-14) : 680 Norwegian Kroner Adult:  900 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 June 01, 2019 - September 14, 2019 Monday – Sunday: 10:00 - 13:00 (10am-1pm) Saturday-Sunday: 10:00-13:00 (10am-1pm)  & 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.