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24 hours in Oslo: Fjord and rivers

General good health necessary. Hiking shoes or similar needed.
Generell god helse er nødvendig. Tursko eller lignende trengs.
Reasonable standard of fitness required. Hiking shoes or similar needed.
Generelt god fysisk form nødvendig. Tursko eller lignende kreves.
Some hiking experience required. Backpack with food and water, hiking shoes or similar required.
Middels trente turgåere med god fysisk form nødvendig. Gode turklær og tursko kreves.
General hiking experience required. Backpack with food, water, and hiking shoes required.
Generell turopplevelse påkrevd. Ryggsekk med mat, vann og tursko kreves.
Above average hiking experience required. Backpack with food, water, and hiking shoes required.
Over gjennomsnittet turopplevelse kreves. Ryggsekk med mat, vann og tursko kreves.
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Explore Oslo from water! First we will take you on a nature hike along Lysaker river in the green neighborhood of Oslo. Explore the waterfalls, rapids and rich birdlife along this beautiful river. The next part is a Kayak tour on the Oslofjord - an experience you will treasure for the rest of your life.

This tour combines both the hiking in the beautiful nature of Oslo and an amazing kayak adventure.
P.S: A 24- hour ticket for public transportation is included in the price.

Day 1: Enjoy a stroll along the Lysaker river

Enjoy a stroll along the Lysaker river in the green neighborhood of Oslo. The trip starts at 13:00 outside Oslo Visitor Centre at Jernbanetorget in Oslo city centre. From there we will take the Røa Line to idyllic Røa.

We will slowly hike down towards the Lysaker river. There is a charming and accessible path along the riverbank. You will love it! Norway is a land of waterfalls and some of them (small but powerfull) are located right in Oslo.

We will cross bridges, enjoy waterfalls, frothing rapids, lush trees and the twitter of birds. The trip finishes at Jar station where we will hop on the metro and arrive back at Jernbanetorget, where we started.

It is a real Norwegian experience not far from the city center!

Day 2. Discover Oslo on a kayak

On Bestumkilen at 10:00 you will be greeted by good friends from the Oslo Kayak Tours, and your adventure continues in peaceful paddling on the Oslo Fjord. There you can experience Oslo from another beautiful side - the seaside- and you can't get closer to the nature! During a 3- hour trip you can get not only a short introduction to kayaking, we will also show you some highlights of the city and its surrounding nature.  At our base in the sheltered marina you will receive the equipment best suited to you and we will take you through safety instructions and basic techniques before we head out from our privat beach on the water of the Oslofjord. From here it is only a short way to small islands and nice sandy beaches. The guides will share information on sights like the picturesque marina with its house boats and other special vessels, the modern architecture on Fornebu and the beaches along the coast of the peninsula Bygdøy.

Kayak experience is not necessary, we adapt our tours to our guests. We use single and double kayaks and will provide you with the boat that fits you and your abilities best.

Travelling is all about sharing experiences, so why not go on hike together with friends or family, and book one of our tours as a larger group? We will be delighted to offer you a group discount:

  • Small groups of 5-10 can save 5% per person
  • Groups of 10+ can save 10% per person
  • Group discounts will be applied against the base price of the tour

Please be aware that there is a minimum of 3 guests on this tour.

Participants have to be able to swim.

We recommend you to wear comfortable clothes and please bring a dry shift of clothes, in case you are going to swim.

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Additional information

Tilleggsinformasjon

Hiking schedule
Turplan

Please check the Calendar above. We recommend all participants to arrive 10 minutes before the tour starts.

Vennligst sjekk kalenderen over. Vi anbefaler alle deltakere å ankomme 10 minutter før turen starter.

Trip length and distance
Turlengde og distanse

This is a special offer including two tours (3 hours of Lysaker river Tour + 3 hour Kayak Tour). A 24- hour ticket for public transportation is included in the price.

Payment options
Betalingsmuligheter
You can pay with VISA/credit card in advance or with PayPal.
Children information
Informasjon om barn
Children below 13 years of age pay reduced price. Minimum age for children: 6 years.
Required experience
Nødvendig erfaring
General good health necessary. No special hiking or kayaking experience is required. We are here to teach you!
Accessibility
Stroller and wheelchair friendly

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First Aid Kit

All Oslo Hiking guides bring first aid kit on all tours.
All the guides have done first aid training.
Two of our guides, Trygve and Jon, are educated and work as nurses.
The CEOof Oslo Hiking AS leads First Aid Course for Red Cross volunteers.