Coastal Boat Tour Departing Bergen Norway

Scenic cruise

Explore coastal towns

Visit fjords & beaches

This 12-day coastal Norway cruise begins in Bergen, Norway and takes you along the whole Norwegian coast to Lofoten. Sailing along the coast of Norway is a unique lifetime experience, offering the amazing scenery of fjords and mountains.  You’ll get to see charming small towns in places where you wouldn’t believe people live and the most unique mountains you never knew existed.

Norway's coastline is the second-longest in the world and includes more than 239,000 islands and islets, most of them uninhabited. Sail with the wind and explore fishing villages, remote islands and majestic fjords, with stunning views of steep mountains, wildlife, waterfalls and sunsets.

This tour is packed with outdoor adventures and excursions making it the perfect cruise for exploring the very best of Western Norway. Ideal for small groups of family and friends, couples, or as a private charter for honeymoons, group travel or team retreats, this coastal sailing voyage is sure to please.

 

Experience the spectacular nature, wildlife and culture of Norway with the luxury sailing yacht, Stella Oceana, as your base. We provide a classy, comfortable, spacious and relaxed atmosphere with a friendly and professional crew. Are you ready to spend 2 weeks exploring the entire coast of Norway on a unique expedition?

Coastal village in nature
Coastal village in nature

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Puffins in værøy
Puffins in værøy

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Sailing the coast
Sailing the coast

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Coastal village in nature
Coastal village in nature

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Tour Highlights

  • Explore Ålesund, Bodø, Skrova & small island villages

  • Visit the Coastal Museum and Saltstraumen maelstrom

  • Visit a puffin colony in Værøy

  • Various opportunities for hiking, biking, fishing, sailing, SUP, kayaking, & beach bonfires on remote islands

  • Fjord cruise to Trollfjord

If your desired tour dates are not available on the booking calendar, let us know and we may be able to arrange special dates for you.

You begin your cruise from Bergen at the Bergen Harbor. Your captain and first mate will show you around and help you get settled in. We’ll enjoy a light lunch before setting sail to Florø. As we leave the Bergen harbour, relax on the top deck and soak in the views of the colorful wooden house mixed with modern Scandinavian design. After a night in Florø, we’ll explore the Coastal Museum in Sogn og Fjordane. Showcasing the natural and cultural history of the coast of the region is an excellent introduction to your voyage. Next, we sail to Ålesund, the most important fishing harbor in Norway which played a critical role in shipbuilding and repair until very recently. We’ll dock at a slip in the marina so you can go ashore and enjoy the amenities and culture of Ålesund. A highlight of this stop is the opportunity to kayak or paddle board through the beautiful Brosundet canal that stretches through the center of town. Our next stop is Kristiansund. Be sure to visit the old town in the lower part of Innlandet and take a walk to Klubba and the coast where you can see the Atlantic Ocean Road. We then continue our sail north through Trondheimsleia to the islands of Smøla or Hitra. Here you’ll get to experience a night at anchor before our long-distance sail (130nm) from Hitra to Rørvik. A long sailing day means relaxing, reading, participating in sailing and eating good food all day long. Rørvik is a port town in the Vikna archipelago and our next stop. The municipality consists of around 6,000 islands, islets and reefs. Here at 65°N, just below the Arctic Circle, the locals grow fruit trees and most of the buildings are made of wood, giving Rørvik a quaint small-town feeling. Spend the day exploring by kayak, SUP or on foot. Sailing along the Helgeland coast, we visit the small town of Sandnessjøen. Framed by the seven sisters mountain range, it is our final stop before crossing the arctic circle and sailing into Bodø. The opportunities for photography of the seven sisters are unparalleled from our sea vantage point. You’ve felt the power of the wind in our sails, next experience the power of the tides. Saltstraumen is a narrow strait just outside of Bodø with one of the strongest tidal currents in the world. Experience the maelstrom up close on an evening RIB (rugged inflatable boat) tour. You’ll have the next day to walk the streets of Bodø and enjoy the artsy village vibes. Our final section of coastline is across the open sea area of Vestfjord over to the Lofoten islands. Stopping over in Værøy, you can choose to go on a guided day trip to visit a puffin colony or hike up to mountain tops with incredible views. Then we sail over to the Norwegian fishing village island of Skrova. Again, you can opt to hike to the top of the island with incredible views of steep mountains and coastline or relax on the white-sand beaches. Lofoten sailing isn’t complete with some deep-sea fishing and a trip through Trollfjord, the quintessential of all Norwegian fjords. We end our coastal sailing from Bergen Norway to Lofoten Islands, in Svolær. If you’re keen to see authentic, rural Norway while cruising along the coast, in the comfort of a luxury sailing yacht, then this is the adventure for you!

Trip Details

PRICE

122,857 kr per person

859,999 kr private charter

START

11:00 Monday Bergen

END

14:00 Friday Svolvær

STARTING HARBOR

Bergen Harbor

5014 Bergen

ENDING HARBOR

Svolvær Harbor

Torget 21

8300 Svolvær

DURATION

12 days

GROUP SIZE

Maximum 6 (public tour)

Maximum 8

SEASON

May - September

DAYS

Monday - Friday

ABOUT YOUR CAPTAIN

Former Norwegian Coast Guard Sea Captain with 35 years experience

FLEXIBLE PAYMENTS

 

Reserve your spot with just a 10% deposit today!

 

Make payments that work for you for the remaining amount due no later than 60 days prior to the tour start date.

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INCLUDED

  • All meals, snacks and desserts from lunch Day 1 to lunch Day 12

  • All listed activities Hot tub, kayak, SUP boards, tender boat, fishing gear

  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth sound system, TV onboard

  • Plush bedding and towels

  • Toilets and showers

  • Up to 12 hours of cruising time each day through the coast of Norway

  • Personalized service for your group's arrival

  • Local captain and first mate

  • Stories and interpretation in English, Norwegian or Japanese

  • Indoor and outdoor seating and dining areas

NOT INCLUDED

  • Alcoholic beverages

  • Land transportation

  • Gratuities

  • Alcoholic or soda beverages

  • Any additional activities, meals while on shore, or entrance fees not listed in the itinerary

  • Travel Insurance

WHAT TO BRING

  • Personal items including warm clothing, rain jacket and pants, Boat shoes, Active wear & swimwear (see our packing list here)

  • Camera and/or binoculars

  • Sense of adventure

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