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Oslo Boat Tour

Discover the surroundings of the port of Oslo on this sightseeing cruise. You can hop on and off this traditional Norwegian vessel as many times as you want, allowing you to explore the capital at your own pace. 

Oslo sightseeing boat itinerary

The sightseeing cruise around the port of Oslo is done on board the “Helena”. This traditional wooden Norwegian boat will follow the coast of the Oslo Fjord.

From the boat's deck, you can see the iconic monuments of the Norwegian capital, such as the Opera House building, the Arkeshus fort, the City Hall (where the Nobel Peace Prize is delivered every year) and the islands of Hovedøya, Bleikøya, and Lindøya.

This boat will also take us to Bygdøy, the popular neighborhood of Oslo famous for its museums – The Maritime Museum, The Fram Museum of polar navigation, Kon-Tiki Museum of a famous raft exhibition, the Viking Ship Museum, and the Norwegian folklore museum, among others.


The service departs daily, every 15 minutes, between 9:45 am and 4:10 pm from the following piers:

  • Oslo Opera House.
  • DFDS Ferry Terminal.
  • Oslo City Hall.
  • Color Line Ferry Terminal.
  • Bygdøy museum district.

The journey between the closest stops to the city center (City Hall and the Opera House) and the furthest (Bygdøy) takes approximately 90 minutes.

To use the boat service, please attend any of the designated piers on the itinerary, at least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time.

How it works

The boat ticket is valid for 24 hours from when it is used for the first time. From that moment, you can use it to hop on and off the boat as many times as you want at any of the 5 stops.


Adults Children from 4 to 16 years old Children under 4 years old
24 hour ticket
US$ 21.50
US$ 10.80

24 hour ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 21.50
  • Children from 4 to 16 years old

    US$ 10.80
  • Children under 4 years old


More Information


1 day.


Ticket for the Oslo sightseeing boat valid for 24 hours.

Unlimited access to the sightseeing boat at the designated stops for the duration of the ticket.

Not included

Food and drink

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Oslo local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

US$ 21.50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before


Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.