Leisurely Blue Ice Family Walk on NIGARDSBREEN Glacier near the Sognefjord is suitable for families with children from 8 years and for those who want a short glacier hike in low speed.
Some part of the route on the glacier climbs quite steep up and down, which is made easier by steps. The participants should be reasonably sure-footed and good balance while walking .
Tickets for visiting the exhibitions at Breheimsenteret are not included but can be purchased ONLINE (only online) cheaper as a package.
Groups of 16+ pers. need to book the hike in advance as a privattour!
01.07 - 25.08
kl. 11:30 departure 12:00
kl. 12:30 departure 13:00
kl. 13:30 departure 14:00
kl. 14:30 departure 15:00
At the bottom of the glacier on the left side. More Info
This is a mountain hike, the terrain is not flat and requires surefootedness, good balance and "outdoor shoes". The path to the glacier can be slippery.
Attention! From the parking lot to the bottom of the glacier (meeting place) you need min. 1 hour. Duties at the boat are not included.
Age limit is min. 8 years.
Flat shoes (no sandals), body-covering clothing (no shorts or skirts without leggings), warm clothing, wind/rain jacket, sunglasses possibly food. Children in the frame or dogs are not allowed. More advices about equipment.
Adults NOK 350.- and children (8-12 years) NOK 200.- . The boat across the Nigardsbreen Lake is not included.
From ca. 10.06.2019: Online booking min. 2 hours in advance or if there are still places available, directly of your Glacier Guide (only cash in NOK or Euro.)
Attention! From the parking lot to the bottom of the glacier you need min. 1 hour. Duties at the boat are not included.
For easier access, use the ferry at the car park. From the quay, follow a marked path with red marks until you get to the top of a wooden stair. There you turn left (sign Family Hike). After that, please follow the orange cones to the bottom of the glacier on the left side (two small equipment shelters).You have to cross a suspension bridge to get to the left side.
01.07 - 25.08
Groups determine the start time itself between 10:30-14:30.
Transportation with the boat is included.
Nigardsbreen car park at the equipment depot (sign GUIDE) next to the toilets.
16+ pers. NOK 490.- per pers. (adults and children) incl. boat transportation and necessary glacier equipment.
All private group hikes must be booked in advance.
Booking and request