Fjord & Glacier Tour - From Balestrand
Mini Glacier Tour
FJORD & GLACIER TOUR FROM BALESTRAND
Departs from: Balestrand
Duration: 9 Hrs./ 5 Hrs
Sights: Norwegian Glacier Museum, Bøyabreen Glacier.
Experience fjord landscapes and Bøyabreen glacier on the same day.
The Mini Glacier Tour include visit to Bøyabreen glacier and Supphellebreen glacier as well as Norwegian Glacier Museum in Fjærland.
The Scenery in the Fjærlandsfjord is absolutely breathtaking.
The narrow Fjærlandsfjord with its steep and forested mountainsides leads you to the edge of the majestic Jostedalen Glacier.
On the boat tour you may enjoy a good dinner, snacks and beverage while cruising the fantastic Fjærlandsfjord.
There is an abundance of wildlife in the area, and more than 100 different bird species have been observed in the Bøyaøyri Nature Reserve.
On arrival Fjærland, bus will take you to the Norwegian Glacier Museum. The Norwegian Glacier Museum is an interactive museum for the Whole Family, who gives you knowledge about glaciers and climate in New inovative ways.
From the Norwegian Glacier Museum the tour continues up to Bøyabreen glacier – a branch of Jostedalsbreen glacier.
Here You can take some photos and see how the glacier presses itself into the landscape. The bus returns to Fjærland quay, and the sightseeing boat takes you back to Balestrand.
The trip back gives you the chance to reflect on the fact that these fjords were shaped several thousand years ago by ice.
The tour may be combined with other activities.
This Tour includes:
Boat ticket: Balestrand – Fjærland T/R, Glacier bus and Glacier Museum.
Timetable / info
Dep. Balestrand 08:00 Dep. Balestrand: 12:00
Dep. Hella 08:10 Dep. Hella: 12:10
Dep. Fjærland 09.45 Dep. Fjærland 15:20
Arr. Balestrand 11.25 Arr. Balestrand 16.35
FULL DAY: Experience two Glaciers!
From Balestrand / Hella 08:00 / 08:10, Return from Fjærland 15:20.
The bus takes You to the Norwegian Glacier museum, Supphellebreen Glacier, and Bøyabreen Glacier, and returns to Fjærland in time for departure with boat.
Arrival Balestrand: 16:35, Hella 17:10
From Balestrand / Hella 12:00 / 12:10, Return from Fjærland 15:20.
The bus takes You to the Norwegian Glacier museum and Bøyabreen Glacier, and returns to Fjærland in time for departure with boat.
Arrival Balestrand: 16:35, Hella 17:10.