Experience the highlights of the Telemark Canal! Sail with one of the historic canal boats from the town center on Skien. Enjoy the shifting landscape and the impressive locks on your way to the canal hub in Lunde. Bus transfer back to Skien from Lunde.
The package includes the boa trip from Skien to Lunde and return with bus from Lunde to Skien.
Monday to friday: (Tuesdays and Thursdays after 10.09) - Kl. 07.50 attendance at Hjellebrygga pier in Skien. - Kl. 08.10 departure with M/S Henrik Ibsen from Hjellebrygga pier. - Kl. 12.50 arrival at Lunde lock. - Kl. 13.40 departure with VY, local bus line 103, from the parking lot at Lunde lock. - Kl. 14.02 arrival at Ulefoss center. - Kl. 14.07 departure with Vy, line R1, from Ulefoss center. - Kl. 14.40 arrival at Landmannstorget in Skien center.
Saturday & Sunday (Saturdays after 10.09) - Kl. 07.50 attendance at Hjellebrygga pier in Skien. - Kl. 08.10 departure with M/S Henrik Ibsen from Hjellebrygga pier. - Kl. 12.50 arrival at Lunde lock. - Kl. 13.40 departure with the canal bus from the parking lot at Lunde lock. - Kl. 14.40 arrival at Hjellebrygga pier in Skien.
PS! You can also do this trip the opposite way, by starting in Skien at kl. 11.23/ 11.50 in the afternoon with the canal bus to Lunde, and boat back on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
Find the half day trip called Half day trip afternoon: Skien-Lunde-Skien Practical information on board:
Parking: Your car can be parked at the parking lot at Hjellebrygga pier free of charge. Be aware that you need a parking permit to avoid fines. Collect it from the crew on board before departure.
Meals on board: There is a restaurant on board. It is possible to prebook breakfast and lunch with your tickets. You can also order food directly at the boat from their menu without prebooking. It is not possible to book a table for the entire journey, and you can’t bring your own food.
Booking and payment:
Rate: Adults from 16 years: From NOK 833,- to NOK 1105,- per adult. Children 4-15 years: From NOK 277,- to NOK 450,- per child. Children 0-3 years: Free of charge The rate for this package can vary when it comes to your choice of date. Please select date of choice to see the package rate.
PS! These are rates for online bookings. Fee for bookings made over phone or email is NOK 80,- per person.
Periods 2023: 18. May – 9. September: Daily 12. September – 7. October: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
Booking: Due to high demand, we recommend that you order in advance. Do not wait until the day before.
Payment: All reservations must be paid in full when booking.