"Great kayak tour down the river into the fjord finishing by the opera house. Fun tour guides. Nice to see the river and the fjord at the same trip."

Monte Parker

"Var så heldig å få bli med på kajakktur på Akerselva i anledning Oslo kulturnatt. Dødsfett! Anbefales på det sterkeste!"

Julie L Stephensen-Roland

Akerselva River Tour

Akerselva river tour is one of the best tours Oslo has to offer. Choose between kayak or stand up paddleboard (SUP), and explore Oslo in a very unique way.

Tour Info:

  • The tour lasts 90 minutes.
  • Kit hire included – kayak or SUP, life vest, paddle and helmet.
  • Suitable for all ages and abilities from 10 years upwards.
  • Starting point only an 11 minute ride on public transport or 20 minute walk from the Oslo Central Station.
  • You can leave your belongings in our vehicle which will be waiting for you where the tour ends near the Opera House.
  • We provide all kit – kayak or SUP, paddle, life vest and helmet. Wear weather-appropriate clothing (such as waterproofs if raining, swimwear if hot and sunny!) and you may want to bring a bring a towel and change of clothes.
  • If you want to go to the sauna to warm up after paddling, Oslo Badstuforening is located right beside the end of our tour and offer drop in every day from 0700 to 1900. If they are full it is only a short walk to Aker Brygge to GreenBoats Fjord Spa. Show them your Mad Goats booking and get 25% partner discount on sauna drop in at GreenBoats. GreenBoats is open Tuesday to Sunday from 0700 to 2100.

Sessions:

From September we run a reduced schedule. Click the booking button to see availability or get in touch about arranging a private group tour.

Price:

  • Adult – 790 NOK
  • Student – 590 NOK
  • Child – 490 NOK
  • 15% off for OsloPass holders – go to VisitOslo to get your discount code.
  • All of our activities can be purchased online as gift cards.
  • For group prices please see Private Akerselva River Tour.
  • If you have a YouWish, True Story or any other voucher from a third party company please email kontakt@madgoats.no with your voucher number, preferred tour date and time (you can check availability in the booking calendar), number of participants, and whether you would like kayaks or SUP.

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Price

  • Adult – 790 NOK
  • Student – 590 NOK
  • Child – 490 NOK

For group prices please see Private Akerselva River Tour.

Duration

This tour lasts for 1,5 hours

Location

CLICK HERE!
(You can also find the map below). Your guide will meet you here at the start time.

Participants

Fitness requirement: low – medium.
Age requirement: 10yrs +

Equipment

All included. Kayak or SUP, paddle, lifevest and helmet.
– you may want to wear swimwear or rain pants in the kayak to avoid water dripping on your clothes.

Skill level

Beginner; no experience needed.

Info

Akerselva river tourStarting in the leafy-green Grünerløkka district, you will pass through Grønland & underneath the Oslo Central Station, paddle past the ultra-modern Munch Museum and finish the tour at the Opera House Beach. Akersleva River tour is fringed by modern and old buildings alike, crossed by historic bridges such as Ankerbrua and Vaterland, and even features a 500m long tunnel just before you reach the Oslo Fjord. Call us for any questions, if needed.

  • Our Akerselva River tour starts at Nordre Foss Park across the river from Mathallen. It is really easy to see us with all the kayaks but please call +47 400 80 440 if you  cannot find it.
  • You can leave your belongings in our van, which will be parked where you finish the tour at the beach next to the Oslo Opera House.
  • You may get wet; you are hereby warned. Bring a towel, spare change of clothes and shoes you don’t mind getting wet. We recommend wool underwear if it is cold, waterproofs if it is raining, swim wear if it is hot and sunny – in other words dress appropriately for the weather conditions!
  • If you have them, waterproof rain pants are great as some water may drip on your clothes whilst paddling.
  • If you want to go to the sauna to warm up after paddling, Oslo Badstuforening is located right beside the end of our tour and offer drop in every day from 0700 to 1900. If they are full it is only a short walk to Aker Brygge to GreenBoats Fjord Spa. Show them your Mad Goats booking and get 25% partner discount on sauna drop in at GreenBoats. GreenBoats is open Tuesday to Sunday from 0700 to 2100.

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