Fjord & Glacier Tour from Balestrand

  • Water Adventures
  • Fjord Adventures
  • Mountain & Glaciers

Join in on a magical Fjord Cruise through a fantastic fjord landscape, experience the Bøya Glacier up close and visit the Norwegian Glacier Museum - all in one exciting trip!

In Fjærland, the mighty Sognefjord meets the Jostedalsbreen glacier and many consider this idyllic fjord village to be the world's most beautiful place to explore the glaciers!

Tour description

On this tour a sightseeing boat will take you from Balestrand into the idyllic Fjærlandsfjorden to Fjærland. The Scenery in the Fjærlandsfjord is absolutely breathtaking. The narrow Fjærlandsfjord with its steep and forested mountain sides leads you to the edge of the majestic Jostedalen Glacier.

On the boat tour you may enjoy a good lunch, 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 innovative 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.

Visit idyllic Balestrand on the Sognefjord in a nutshell tour.

Practical information

  • Meeting point: The Balestrand Ferry Quay, see map HERE.  The boat is called the Fjord Lady. Please be there 15 minutes before departure
  • The tour includes: Return ticket Balestrand – Fjærland, lunch on board, ticket to the Glacier Bus, entrance to the Norwegian Glacier Museum

Have a nice trip!

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    01.JUN - 15.SEP