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Briksdal Glacier Shuttle Bus
Tour starts from the Port of Olden. GLACIER EXPRESS SHUTTLE BUS OLDEN – BRIKSDAL Join the GLACIER EXPRESS SHUTTLE BUS on a return journey to the source of Olden’s beautiful turquoise waters, the famous ‘Briksdal Glacier’. Relax in comfort on the 45 minute trip along the valley whilst enjoying the spectacular landscape views of the mountain waterfalls, the crystal clear reflections in the lakes and the traditional architecture. Once we reach our destination, you will have 2 hours of leisure time, where you can walk along the paths up to the Glaciers edge, learning a little history of the Glacier through the years, and witnessing the force of the waterfalls up close on your way. You may just wish to take in the fresh air and embrace the natural beauty of your surroundings. There are many photo opportunities for you here. For those of you who like to shop there is the souvenir shop which stocks many handicrafts of the area. Or you might like to take refreshments in the restaurant before re-joining us on the scenic return journey back down the valley. The entire trip will take a maximum of three and a half hours. There will be continuous service throughout the day when the cruise ship is in town. Meeting point is just outside the security gate after leaving the ship. You will be met by staff from Olden Adventure guiding you to the designated bus.
Rent a car during your stay in Olden. By car you have time to visit several attractions in one day. We are happy to give you guidance of where to go. Map included. € 160 : Ford Focus Titanium (or similar)- 5 seats, GPS incl. Third party insurance included Collision damage waiver (Excess NOK 10000) Free mileage
Loen Skylift including transfer
Norway's new attraction has opened! Loen Skylift is located only 6 km from the Port of Olden, and will bring you from the fjord to the top of Mt. Hoven (1011 m) in only 5 minutes. Loen Skylift is one of the steepest cable cars in the world, and offer a breathtaking and unforgettable view of the Norwegian fjord landscape. Each cabin (two) have room for 35-40 persons. Loen Skylift run continously during operating hours, without fixed departures. After 5-7 airy minutes you arrive at the Mountain Station, and Hoven Restaurant where you will have a 210 degree panoramic view overlooking Mt. Skåla and Lake Lovatnet in the east, Jostedalsbreen Glacier and Olden in the south, and the Nordfjord that winds its way towards Stryn in the west. From Mount Hoven you can explore the mountain on your own in a comprehensive network of trails. On foot in the summer, or skiing or snowshoeing in winter. The possibilities are many – the choice is yours. Olden Adventure is offering a package including Loen Skylift and transfer directly to and from the cruise pier in Olden. Departures on the hour from the pier and every half hour from Loen throughout the day as long as the ship is docked in Olden is giving you as much time as you wish in Loen. Tickets for Loen Skylift will be handed out from our Olden Adventure office before boarding the shuttle bus. The office and the shuttle bus is located just outside the security gate.
Open Top Glacier Sightseeing
Open Top Glacier Sightseeing tour starts from the cruise terminal and heading for a glacier view point 12 kilometers from the village. At the view point there will be a 10 minute stop for photo opportunities. The tour goes along the beautiful emerald green Olden lake surronded by high mountains, waterfalls and untouched nature. There are also several interesting views of old architechtual buildings along the route.