If there is one thing that defines Norway and Norwegian nature, it is for sure fjords. The name itself is Norwegian and is used to describe this special type of landscape all over the world. Therefore, when visiting Norway, it is almost essential that you take the time to visit some of the breathtaking fjords that define the Norwegian soul. Joining a fjord adventure like this is certainly an unforgettable experience.
If you chose to come along on our fjord tours at Hardanger Fjordsafari, you will see how truly amazing the fjords in Hardanger are. We start in Eidfjorden, where we will give a brief, but thorough, safety walk-through, before we head out in the RIB to see several magical destinations.
You will, among other things, see the beautiful Simadalsfjorden and Skår, as well as traditional cider farms located in the breathtaking fjords. It will truly be an adventure for a lifetime where you get to experience the fjords up close. This is one of those adventures where you cannot forget to bring your camera. Everywhere you look in the fjords is picture worthy.
This RIB trip is considered a cider safari that starts in Eidfjord and takes you on an exciting sightseeing with fantastic stories. We visit Ulvik Frukt & Cideri. This fruit and cider farm is open for visits, tastes and sales of products. Hopefully the 3 hours you spend with us will give you insight into our lives and treasures in Hardanger. On this tour you will meet local flavors and local products in combination with traditional stories.
This sightseeing is reserved for groups of 18-24 people for whom we run two trips in one hour. When the boat stops in the innermost part of the Simadalsfjord, we are at one of Norway's largest power plant in the mountains. We will tell about the power station, and put it in connection with other sights that we do not reach with the boat, such as Vøringsfossen, Hardangerjøkulen and Sysendammen. Simadalsfjorden is visually beautiful, with its steep mountain sides and several small waterfalls.
The trip starts in Eidfjord Harbor after dressing, and a short safety review. A stop will be in Hotle where there are goats out that come down to the boat. At the next stop there is often copper to be seen in the sea or on land. When the boat stops in the innermost part of the Simadalsfjord, we are at one of Norway's largest power plants in the mountains. When we later place ourselves in the middle of the Eidfjord, we will be able to see the Eidfjord community, the mountain farms Kjeåsen and Skår, Hardangerbrua and Hardangerjøkulen. Here you get lots of information about what has shaped nature, people and the society we see. A trip with us can certainly affect what you want to see and do after you return ashore.
It is not always an easy task to plan a family trip that is enjoyable for everyone. Usually, the younger generations have different interest than the older generations. Luckily there is an option that will for sure be amusing to the whole flock. Join our fjord tours and experience the greatness. The amazing views, delicious traditional food as well as the insightful guides will hit right in the sweet spot for the older members of the family, while the speed of the boat and the exotic wildlife will without a doubt amuse the children. So, if you and your family is looking for an unforgettable vacation, don’t hesitate to join us on our magical fjord adventures.
If you have any questions regarding the fjord adventures that we offer, please do not hesitate to ask. We are more than happy to assist you on your needs.