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Fjord Norway Vestland BERGEN

Fjord cruise Bergen - Alverstraumen

  • Børshopen by the Fish Market, Bergen
  • +47 97921000
  •  /  km From You

Experience the spectacular fjord landscape in Nordhordland on this fjord cruise from Bergen to the narrow strait Alverstraumen.

On the first part of the cruise you get a great view of several of the historic sites in the city, including Bergenhus Fortress, Mariakirken (St. Mary's church) and Bryggen, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The boattrip continues through the magnificent and varied nature in Western Norway in the City Fjord, the Salhus Fjord and the Kverna Fjord towards the spectacular Alverstraumen. Alverstraumen is a strait in Alver municipality. The strait is between 100 and 200 meters wide and one kilometer long, and is characterized by strong tidal currents. On the way through the strait we pass a labyrinth of larger and smaller islands and islets.

Departure point:
The departure point is at Børshopen by the Fish Market, right behind the Tourist Information. It is within walking distance of most hotels and the cruise port in Bergen. The tour finish at the same place at Børshopen.

About the boat:
M/S Eric Bloodaxe is a modern sightsseeing boat that has plenty of space outside and inside, not to mention a stunning view from the panoramic deck. The boat is adapted for wheelchair users inside and outside on the main deck, and there is also space for strollers. Food is not sold onboard, but feel free to bring your own lunch.

3 hours and 15 minutes

Tickets are sold online here, at the Tourist Information in Bergen, on bergencruise.no and on board. 

Your email confirmation is your ticket for this tour. Please bring a print out of your ticket or show the ticket on your mobile device when boarding.

Cancellation policy:
For cancellations received up to 72 hours before the scheduled departure, you will receive a full refund. For cancellations received less than 72 hours before the scheduled departure, we don't offer refunds. Contact the point of sale where you purchased the ticket in case of cancellation.

Bergen Card:
15% discount when using the Bergen Card. Enter BergenCard in the promo code field in the booking process to get the discount. Remember that valid cards must be presented when boarding for each person in the booking. Not available on family ticket.

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Description Price*
Adults 590.00 Tickets
Children 4-17 years 295.00 Tickets
Senior/Student 590.00 Tickets
Children under 4 years 0.00 Tickets
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