Do you enjoy the late summer evenings, and would rather wake up a bit later? Then this boat tip is perfect for you.
The canal bus takes you from Hjellebrygga pier in Skien to Lunde locks. In Lunde you will embark of one of the historic canal boats and enjoy the peaceful journey downstream to Skien. On your way you will experience 5 locks, including Vrangfoss which is the largest lock in the canal with 5 chambers.
The package includes a canal bus from Skien to Lunde, and then a canal trip from Lunde back to Skien.
- Kl. 11.35 attendance at Hjellebrygga pier in Skien. - Kl. 11.50 departure with the canal bus from Hjellebrygga pier. - Kl. 12.50 arrival at Lunde locks. - Kl. 13.25 departure with MS Victoria or MS Henrik Ibsen from Lunde locks. - Kl. 17.30 arrival at Hjellebrygga pier in Skien
PS! You can also do this trip the opposite way, by starting in Skien at kl. 08.10 in the morning with the canal boat to Lunde, and bus back. Find the half day trip called Half day trip morning: 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 bus driver 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.
Booking and payment:
Rate: Adults from 16 years: From NOK 1005,- to NOK 1035,- per adult. Children 4-15 years: NOK 405,- 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.
Periods 2022: 19. May – 4. September: Daily 6. September – 9. October: Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
Booking: Due to high demand, we recommend that you order in advance. Do not wait until the day before. PS! These are rates for online bookings. Fee for bookings made over phone or email is NOK 80,- per person.
Payment: All reservations must be paid in full when booking.