Do you want to experience the impressive locks of the Telemark Canal without spending the whole day? Then this is the perfect trip for you!
Start with the canal boat from Ulefoss locks to Lunde. The boat sails into the heart of the canal landscape. On your way you will pass two locks, where Vrangfoss is one of them. Vrangfoss is the largest lock with 5 chambers.
The package includes canal boat from Ulefoss locks to Lunde locks, and then the canal us from Lunde back to Ulefoss.
Monday – Friday (Tuesdays and Thursdays after 10.09) - Kl. 10.15 attendance at Ulefoss locks. - Kl. 10.30 departure with M/S Henrik Ibsen from Ulefoss locks. - Kl. 12.50 arrival at Lunde lock. - Kl. 13.40 departure with Vy bus, linje 103, from Lunde lock. - Kl. 14.02 arrival at Ulefoss locks.
Saturday & Sunday (Saturdays: after 10.09) - Kl. 10.15 attendance at Ulefoss locks. - Kl. 10.30 departure with M/S Henrik Ibsen from Ulefoss locks. - Kl. 12.50 arrival at Lunde lock. - Kl. 13.40 departure with the canal bus from Lunde lock. - Kl. 13.55 arrival at Ulefoss locks.
PS! You can also do this trip the opposite way, by starting in Ulefoss at kl. 12.22/12.26 in the afternoon with the canal bus to Lunde, and boat back. Find the half day trip called Half day trip afternoon: Ulefoss-Lunde-Ulefoss (bus first)
Practical information on board:
Parking: Your car can be parked at the parking lot at Ulefoss locks free of charge. While driving from Ulefoss center, the parking lot is reached about 200 meters before the locks. It is marked with a parking sign (a large “P”) and the symbol for the Telemark Canal (a boat in a lock).
Meals on board: There is a restaurant on board. You can order food directly at the boat from their menu without prebooking. It is not possible to book a table for the entire journey.
Booking and payment:
Rate: Adults from 16 years: From NOK 710,- to NOK 825,- per adult. Children 4-15 years: From NOK 273,- to NOK 350,- 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.