Maritime Oslo

As a coastline capital, Oslo and maritime go hand in hand. From polar adventurers to Pacific Ocean explorers, we’ll discover Oslo city and the Kontiki and Fram Museum on our Maritime Oslo Private Walking Tour. Let our Oslo expedition begin!

The story about the tour

Let us take you on a journey. A journey through the ages and across seas, with stories of discovery, peril, intrigue and bravery. Tales of polar and Pacific Ocean explorers who discovered, adventured, and conquered. On our journey, we’ll explore Maritime Oslo with a private walking tour through the Norwegian capital, followed by visits to the Kontiki and Fram Museum. 

To begin our adventure, close your eyes and think back to the time before iPhones, laptops, and cars. When maps were invented, but all discoveries and scientific advancements still had to be done with ships led by adventurous explorers willing to risk their lives for the cause of the expedition. Open your eyes. Where are we? You guessed it; we’re at the Fram Museum, where we’ll hear about the explorers who became world-famous celebrities because of their expeditions to the polar regions of the world. 

Close your eyes again and fast forward in time to the middle of the 1900s, from polar vessels to a balsawood raft; open your eyes and find yourself at the Kontiki Museum. We’ll make our way through the exhibitions, astounded by the story of Thor Heyerdahl. By crossing the Pacific Ocean, he fulfilled his dreams of exploring the world and living in science. 

To do our own sailing, we’ll take the public ferry from the Fram Museum back to where we began. You’ll probably recognise where our ferry will make land from our walking expedition earlier today that led us to the main sights of the city centre, including the Oslo City Hall, Akershus Fortress and the Royal Palace. Arriving back at the pier, whether you’re a Viking warrior or polar explorer, we hope you enjoyed our expedition, Maritime Oslo Private Walking Tour, as much as we have.

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    Good to know

    • Prebooking:Required
    • Length: 5h 0m
    • Distance: 3.9 km
    • Language:
      nb english french german italian spanish
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    • Included in the tour:
      Professional guide Public transport ticket (return) or Ferry tickets (return) Fram Museum entrance fee Kontiki Museum entrance fee
    • Cancellation policy: 3 days
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    • Private tour prices & options:
      • Group of 1 649 eur
      • Group of 2 367 eur
      • Group of 3 273 eur
      • Group of 4 226 eur
      • Group of 5 198 eur
      • Group of 6 179 eur
      • Group of 7 165 eur
      • Group of 8 155 eur
      • Group of 9 148 eur
      • Group of 10 141 eur
      • Group of 11 136 eur
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      • Group of 13 128 eur
      • Group of 14 125 eur
      • Group of 15 122 eur
      • Group of 16 120 eur
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      • Group of 18 116 eur
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    The day of the tour

    The day of the tour

    Where to meet

    Please be at the departure point, Nobel Peace Center, Brynjulf Bulls plass 1, outside the main entrance – located at in the City Centre, 10 minutes early to check in for your tour.

    How to find the guide
    Look for our guide holding the OURWAY logo as a sign.

    If you have trouble locating the guide or the meeting point, please give us a call a few minutes before the start of the tour. When you call before the tour begins, we have a greater chance of helping you find your way.

    How to get there
    Bus: 30, 31, 32, 70, 81 (Stop: Rådhusgata)
    Tram: 12 (Stop: Aker brygge (Vestbanestasjonen))
    Boat: B1, B2, B9, B10, B20, B21 B22 (Stop: Aker brygge)

    Please note
    Part of this tour takes place in areas where you will have to walk on gravel or unpaved walkways. We suggest wearing comfortable walking shoes.

    The ferry to/from Bygdøy operates March-October. When not in use, the journey will be substituted by bus.

    Weather
    Norway is a country with four seasons. Please dress accordingly.

    In case you need to reach us

    head quarter: +46 8 410 773 30

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