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Seen from the boat, the landscape is like a string of pearls with the cascading Langfoss Waterfall the most impressive of them all. With its 612-metre cascading fall, it has justifiably been rated as one of the ten most beautiful waterfalls in the world by CNN and others. 

The contrasts in Åkrafjorden are huge: Naked mountain sides, luscious pastures, still-reflecting fjords and cascading glacial waters, Stone Age remains and small power stations; all inspiring admiration for the people who live and have lived here. On the roadless north side of the fjord we can trek along overgrown tracks between idyllic small farms, while traffic whisks trough the new tunnel on E-134 on the south side. Visible is Bråskot Farm, a mountain plateau location so steep that the children there had to be safely tethered by rope. Seen from the boat, the landscape is like a string of pearls with the cascading Langfoss Waterfall the most impressive of them all. With its 612-metre cascading fall, it has been justifiably been nominated as one of the ten most beautiful waterfalls in the world. A short fjord cruise leaves you with lasting impressions.

Bustransfer from Haugesund can be booked in addition to the tour. Haukeliekspressen bus: Departure Haugesund 09.20 - arrival Teigland 10.55, departure Teigland 16.30 - arrival Haugesund 18.20.

Book you tickets online or by by mail or telephone.

For groups on request at special prices in an exteded season.

Åkrafjorden Fjord is situated between Haugesund, Hardanger and Bergen where Folgefonna Glacier National Park stretches all the way down to the sea. Åkrafjorden is a designated Landscape park, and receipts from ticket sales contribute to the continued care of this unique area.
Bus transfer to Åkrafjorden from Haugesund.
Adults
290 NOK Children 150 NOK

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  • Nature attractions Nature attractions
  • Sailing & Boat Activities Sailing & Boat Activities
  • Fjord & Coastal Cruise Fjord & Coastal Cruise
  • Sightseeing Sightseeing

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6/14/2013 - 9/1/2013
Mon - Sun
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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Fjord Cruise in Åkrafjorden

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