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Lysefjord

Stavanger, Norway
+47 51 89 52 70
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Long hike, very busy but totally worth it.

We could never have imagined that SO many people would choose to hike to the top, nor that so many... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
MmeCastor
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London, United Kingdom
Long and amazing fjord

You won`t think there is a end for this fjord if you travel with a boat from one end to the other... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Hege H
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat trip” (62 reviews)
“pulpit rock” (252 reviews)
“hour cruise” (24 reviews)
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Stavanger, Norway
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+47 51 89 52 70
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We could never have imagined that SO many people would choose to hike to the top, nor that so many would be so inappropriately prepared. It is a tough hike. You need to wear proper walking boots and be equipped for all kinds of weather....More

Thank MmeCastor
Reviewed 23 May 2017

You won`t think there is a end for this fjord if you travel with a boat from one end to the other - it it soooo long! There is much to see along the sides, you can even jump off for a waffle at Helleren...More

1  Thank Hege H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Don't book in advance in case you get bad weather. It's a waste of time without the sun. Wait for a sunny day and go get your ticket. It's not cheap but worth every penny for the amazing views and waterfalls. A fantastic 3 hr...More

4  Thank Terry B
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We booked this as a shore excursion on Royal Caribbean. This is a scenic boat ride from a very industrial city to beautiful mountains and inlets. Once you get to the fjords, it is so pretty. We had a warm and sunny day which provided...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We did the sunrise hike twice to Preikestolen and the view over the Lysefjord is magical. It is something you have to do, at least once! We have written about it and also have a cool video - check it out at thewelltravelledman.com - Enjoy!!

1  Thank thewelltravelledman
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It's one of my favourite spots in the world. I loved hiking a few hours to get to the top of the cliff..Only downside:it's packed in high season

Thank lucadambro
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Went there in the morning, starting hiking at 04:00. Great trail and the view was stunning. Clouded so not the best sunrise but the lightning were magic. Arrival at 05:15 on the spot so it was very piecefull, no other hikers.

Thank I-Hardstone
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Well organised boat trip. Stopped to allow photo opportunities at Pulpit Rock and other places. Had excellent English speaking guide on board

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

If you arrive on a huge cruise boat then book a 2-3 hour cruise up this fiord on a local boat, and avoid the over priced offerings from your cruise company. The departure point is very accessible and the content of the short trip very...More

9  Thank StAlbansPadre
Reviewed 2 May 2017

In my opinion, the main reason to visit Lysefjord is to do the Pulpit Rock Hike. The rock itself looks entirely distant and unimpressive just from a boat in the fjord. You REALLY have to take the walk to the top. Fantastic walk, loads of...More

6  Thank Adrian T
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L Yon N
24 August 2017|
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Response from panayiotis57 | Reviewed this property |
You don't walk the fjord, you sail through it on a boat! It makes no difference what hand you may use while sailing, as you will just be seated most of the time.
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Janet E
6 August 2017|
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Response from achoix | Reviewed this property |
Preikestolen walk! Or a ferry ride (any of them that take you along through to Lysebotn and Stavanger. Lysefjord is one, if not the best fjords to visit on a boat. We went while it was raining and it was fantastic. Powerful... More
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Akanksha K
21 July 2017|
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Response from Adrian T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't know how busy it gets in August sorry. Is it Pulpit Rock you want to see ? I just want to point out to you that if the main purpose is to see Pulpit Rock, from a boat in the fjord you are so far away from the... More
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