Glacierguiding Nigardsbreen: Blue Ice Family Walk

Easy and leisurely Blue Ice Family Walk (1 hour) on Nigardsbreen Glacier near the Sognefjord is suitable for families with children from 6 years and for those who want a short and easy glacier hike in low speed.

kjegle webYou meet the guides by the left edge of Nigardsbreen

For easier access, use the ferry at the car park. From the quay, follow a marked path with red marks until you get to the top of a wooden stair. There you turn left (sign Family-hike). After that, please follow the orange cones to the bottom of the glacier on the left side (two small equipment shelters).

Calculate on using min. 1 hour from the car park incl. boat transportation (15 min) and the hike ( 30-45 min.) up to the edge of the glacier. 

NB! No private guiding on the Family Walk. Groups of 15+ pers. need to book in advance.

Tickets for visiting the exhibitions at Breheimsenteret - the Glacier Visitor Centre - are not included but can be purchased ONLINE (only online) cheaper as a package.

Information about equipment 

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Date: 

01.07 - 25.08 daily.

Time:

  • Meeting time 11:00 at the botom of the glacier - left side
    Departure      11:30
  • Meeting time 12:00 at the botom of the glacier - left side
    Departure      12:30
  • Meeting time 13:30 at the botom of the glacier - left side
    Departure      14:00
  • Meeting time 14:30 at the botom of the glacier - left side
    Departure      15:00

Duration:

1 hour on the ice.

Calculate on using min. 1 hour from the car park incl. boat transportation and the hike up to the left edge of the glacier.

Age limit:

Min. 6 years.

Equipment:

Footwear with low heels (no sandals), clothing that covers the whole body (no shorts or skirts without leggings). Children in carrying frames and dogs are not allowed to join the trip.

Price:

Adults NOK 300.- Children NOK 150.- (6-12 years)

Tickets:

Purchase online or at Breheimsenteret - the Glacier Visitor Centre - min. 1 1/2 hrs before the trip starts or buy your tickets directly of your glacier guide. Payment to the guide cash only (NOK or EURO).
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