Half day trip afternoon: Ulefoss-Lunde-Ulefoss (bus first)
18 May 2023 - 10 September 2023 13 September 2023 - 9 October 2023
*Due to an unforseen change of bus routes this package can for now only be booked by direct contact with the Telemark Canal Booking at +47 409 20 000 or email@example.com*
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 Lunde lock to Ulefoss locks, and then the canal bus from Ulefoss back to Lunde train station.
Monday to Friday (Wednesdays and Fridays after 10.09) - Kl. 12.10 attendance at Ulefoss locks bus stop, about 100 meters from the locks. - Kl. 12.26 departure with Vy bus, line 103, from Ulefoss locks bus stop. - Kl. 12.45 arrival at Lunde lock. - Kl. 13.20 departure with M/S Henrik Ibsen from Lunde lock. - Kl. 15.20 arrival at Ulefoss locks.
Saturdays & Sundays (Sundays after 10.09 - Kl. 12.05 attendance at Ulefoss locks bus stop, about 100 meters from the locks. - Kl. 12.22 departure with the canal bus from Ulefoss locks bus stop. - Kl. 12.50 arrival at Lunde lock. - Kl. 13.20 departure with M/S Henrik Ibsen from Lunde lock. - Kl. 15.20 arrival at Ulefoss locks.
PS! You can also do this trip the opposite way, by starting in Ulefoss at kl. 10.35 in the morning with the canal boat to Lunde, and bus back. Find the half day trip called Half day trip morning: Ulefoss-Lunde-Ulefoss (boat 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). There is a short walking distance to the bus stop, about 100 meters.
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: 19. May – 10. September: Daily 13. September – 8. October: Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
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.