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Oslo by Walk & Public Transport

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During this tour you will feel yourself like a local - public transport together with your feet will be at your disposal. With your professional local guide you will visit the Kon-Tiki Museum, will stroll around the Akkerselva river embankment, and will also visit Bygdøy peninsula. Several photo stops are organized so that your Facebook friends could see some of the Norwegian beauties, too.
6 hrs
Activity Level
Tour category
Private Tours
Per group
Akershus Castle and Fortress
20 min
Akershus Castle and Fortress is a medieval complex protecting the city of Oslo. It has also been used as a prison.The main building now is used for official events and dinners for the foreign heads of state. Akershus fortress is still a military area, but is open to the public daily until 21:00.
Vigeland Park
40 min

Frogner Park is a public park, that used to be a part of Frogner Manor. The manor house is located in the south of the park, and houses the Oslo City Museum. Frogner Park contains the well-known Gustav Vigeland installation of 212 bronze and granite sculptures. 36 figure groups represent a “circle of life” theme.

Kon-Tiki Museum
30 min
The Kon-Tiki Museum houses vessels and maps from the Kon-Tiki expedition, and a library. The museum was originally built to house the Kon-Tiki raft, made of balsa wood based on pre-Columbian model that Norwegian adventurer Thor Heyerdahl used to sail from Peru to Polynesia in 1947. Another boat in the museum is the Ra II, a vessel built of reeds according to Heyerdahl's perception of an ancient Egyptian seagoing boat.
Oslo Cathedral
20 min
Oslo cathedral is a very old church, dating to the 17th century .It is used for the state events and the special occasions for the Norwegian Royal Family like the wedding of Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway, and Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby in 2001.
Oslo Opera House
10 min
Opera house is a beautiful white structure, located by the water in Oslo harbor. It is the home of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theatre. The roof of the building angles to ground level, creating a large plaza that invites pedestrians to walk up and enjoy the panoramic views of Oslo.
Viking Ship Museum
30 min
The Viking Ship Museum houses archaeological finds from different areas of Scandinavia. The main attractions are the Oseberg ship, Gokstad ship and Tune ship. Additionally, the Viking Age display includes sledges, beds, a horse cart, wood carving, tent components, buckets and other grave goods.
Day plan
08:45 - 09:00
Meet your guide outside the main port gate.
09:00 - 09:30
We'll start with taking the subway train to Nydalen, the newer district of Oslo where you will have a chance to experience 'travel and time and space' by taking the Tunnel of Light, a unique artistic display of color and light surrounding the escalator at the station.
09:30 - 10:30
Walk along the river Akerselva for approx 1 hour through the recreational part of Oslo - through forests and several waterfalls.
10:30 - 12:30
Board bus N 30 that goes clear through town and ends at the Bygdøy peninsula. Take a walk at the peninsula through the forest and along the waterfront till you get to Bygdøynes. Once there, you will visit the Kon-Tiki museum - a place that houses original vessels and artifacts from the world-renowned expeditions of Thor Heyerdahl, one of the most famous schentists, adventurers and environmental campaigners of all time.
12:30 - 13:00
At the end of the tour, you will catch the ferry back to the city center.
13:00 - 15:00
Walk through the Oslo center.
15:00 - 15:05
Flnish the tour in the city center. Free time to explore Oslo on your own.
Attention! The specified tour start time is the earliest available or an example! Usually, all tours start 30 minutes after your ship docks. Your tour start time will be adjusted accordingly after you book. If you have questions, please talk to our Shore Excursion Specialist to find out the exact tour start time for your ship.
Included in tour
  • Private professional tour (6 hrs)
  • Public transport day pass
  • Entry fee to the Kon-Tiki Museum
  • Possibility to stay in the city center after the tour, if you wish
not Included in tour
  • Meals / snacks
  • Drinks / coffee break
  • Other admissions / donations
  • Tips / Gratuity
Important info

IMPORTANT: NO refunds for late passengers or for those who don't read their Oslo Meeting Instructions and have been waiting at the wrong location.

Please note, a surcharge of 25% applies to all public holidays. This additional charge is added to the total group price given in the booking form.
Public holidays in 2020:  01.06, 25.12 and 26.12

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