Kristiansand

KRISTIANSAND
BY AIR
Kristiansand Airport Kjevik is located 10 kilometers from Kristiansand city centre. You can arrive at Kjevik Airport by plane from major Norway cities. SAS, Widerøe and Norwegian have arrivals from Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger and Trondheim.

There are direct international arrivals from Copenhagen, Amsterdam, London and Gdansk. You will find four car rental firms based at Kristiansand Airport Kjevik.

TO AND FROM KRISTIANSAND AIRPORT KJEVIK
Between Kristiansand and Kjevik the airport bus service consists of the regular bus service on line 35. The bus stop is just outside of the terminal. You will also find bussed to Lillesand, Grimstad, Arendal. Two taxi companies operates at Kristiansand airport, Kjevik. See more information about bus and taxi to and from Kristiansand Kjevik Airport.

For more information see https://www.visitnorway.com/places-to-go/southern-norway/getting-here/

Ship location in Kristiansand

Stavanger

STAVANGER
BY TRAIN
There are regular train departures to Stavanger from Oslo via Kristiansand, and the journey takes about eight hours.

The local train between Stavanger and Egersund departs at least once every hour, providing easy access to the Jæren area.

BY PLANE
Stavanger has Norway’s second largest airport when it comes to international air traffic. To/from Stavanger International Airport Sola, there are direct flights from more than 60 destinations in Norway and abroad.

An airport shuttle bus links the airport and the city centre of Stavanger. It departs every 20 minutes, and travel time is approximately 30 minutes.

Ship location in Stavanger

June 21-24 

Join this voyage to experience the uniqueness of life at sea. Get a taste of southern Norway’s natural marvels Pulpit Rock and Lysefjord. See the cosmopolitan oil capital of Stavanger, and arrive a day early to enjoy the wildlife and amusement parks of Kristiansand.

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DEPARTURE Kristiansand

21. 06. 2022 16:00

21. 06. 2022 18:00

ARRIVAL Stavanger 24.06. 2022 09:00
INCLUDED
Meals
NOT INCLUDET Flights and transfers to and from the ship, Drinks on board (available for local prices). Field trips, Other personal expenses.

Preikestolen

We will take a stop in Lysefjorden, and you can hike up to Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock).
Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock) towers 604 metres above Lysefjord, this is one of Norway’s most famous mountain hikes.

The hike to Preikestolen is a total of eight kilometres and the round trip takes four hours. The hike has an elevation gain of about 500 metres, and some sections are steep. This trip costs NOK 200 per person. This trip must be booked online.

Flørli stairs

You can also choose to climb the Flørli stairway. The stairway have 4.444 steps and is one of the longest wooden stairways in the world. We have 20 seats for this trip.
At the top you will get a great view out of the Lysefjord and Preikestolen.

We have 20 seats avaialble for this trip.

This trip costs NOK 200 per person. This trip must be booked online.

On Sea Norway trainees live together on the banjer deck, you sleep either on a the bunk or in a hammock.
You can choose to join a watch team or not. We recommend everyone to join in on a team, it makes the voyage more interesting and you get to know your fellow trainees better.
The daily routines goes like this: Trainees, will be assigned to one of three watch teams who work for 4 hours and then have 8 hours off, both day and night.

You can read more about the watch posts here.

While at sea, meals are served at the following times:

0730: Breakfast

1200: Lunch

1730: Dinner

Further food in the late evening is available as required for the night shifts.

You must bring hardwearing, warm clothes that are water- and windproof, and good shoes. Even if you sail in summer, it can be cold at sea, especially on night watch.

Other items:

  • Passport, this also applies to Norwegians sailing between Norwegian ports
  • Sleeping bag, not too warm
  • Cap
  • Gloves
  • Toiletries
  • Suntan lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shoes with rubber soles, or rubber boots
  • Towel
  • Personal medicines
  • Mobil phone charger
  • Small backpack for going ashore
  • Pack your belongings in a soft bag without wheels. (it must be stored in your locker, which only takes 120 liters).
  • Bring a small padlock to lock your locker with, or buy one on board.

 

The on board shop
Our shop carries snacks, chocolate, soft drinks, toiletries and souvenirs.

Mobile phones and power
There is no mobile phone coverage when we are in open sea. If you require contact with people ashore, the ship and the office will assist you. The power supply onboard is 220V AC.

Washing clothes
Normally, it’s not possible to wash your clothes on board. However, if your voyage is longer than one week, you may contact the sergeant about using the ships washing machine.

Luggage
The ship has limited space for luggage. Your luggage allowance is a bag of 120 litres.

Seasickness and drugs
Remember to notify the sergeant and watch leader on board if you use seasick medication or seasick bandage. When using seasickness medication you are not allowed to enter the rig within a certain time after use, 6 hours after the last pill taken and 12 hours after the seasick bandage is removed. When at sea/sailing the ship is “dry,” i.e. totally alcohol restricted.

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