Bergen

The heart of Fjord Norway!

Bergen

Bergen is locate at the heart of Fjord Norway!  Gone Paddling has activities for all ages and activity levels!  Most of our guided tours include lunch and pickup/dropoff between Bergen city center and our location on Herdla- approximately 45 mins drive- through the rugged and beautiful western Norwegian landscape.  Check out our activities below and book online to guarantee a spot, today!

Guided kayak tour in Bergen (Herdla)

Includes lunch and transport from/to Bergen city center! Join us on a kayaking trip in the fantastic surroundings, North of Bergen.  Guests on this trip will arrive at our base on Herdla and be suited up and given a safety briefing before taking to the water for a 3-hour guided tour around the protected inland islands and reefs of Herdlefjorden and Hjeltefjorden.  We will pass bird reserve areas and protected Cultural Heritage ruins of the Second World War. Our experienced guides weave historical and cultural highlights into the trip, creating an experience not soon forgotten.  During our break for lunch, guests may get possibly to explore some of the old ruins. Meeting Point Look for a guide or our minibus between Tourist Information and the Express Boat Terminal in Bergen city center (Strandkaien 3).  Busses run on a set schedule and depart promptly at 09:30 am or 2:00 pm (2 pm departure only between 16 July -31 Aug) , so please arrive at least 10 minutes before departure (09:20 am/ 1:50 pm).   (click image for full-size) Practical information Meeting point:  Between Bergen Tourist Information and the Express Boat Terminal in Bergen (Strandkaien 3). Departure at exactly on time (no exceptions). The price includes kayak, personal flotation device, paddles, dry/wet-suit, sprayskirt, transport and lunch. We use double kayaks which are very stable and easy to manoeuvre. Guests should bring: sunscreen, sunglasses, a warm layer of clothes (for colder days), a change of clothes, and a waterproof case for phone/camera. Spare clothes, camera etc. can be stored in dry bags during the trip. Children must be over 7 years old  Activity Duration: 3 hours No special requirements needed. All tours include a safety briefing by an experienced guide. Activity is dependent on the weather and the capability of the groups as a whole. Any activities cancelled due to weather will be rebooked to another day. Anyone under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be refused service with no refund. Have a nice trip!

FromNOK 1'050
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2-day Kayak trip

Our 2-day (overnight) sea kayak trip is an excellent way to cover more ground than a guided daily trip, without committing too much time.  Overnight camping is a great way to relax and immerse yourself in the moment.  Join a public scheduled trip to meet and hangout with interesting people with similar interests or book a private tour.   Guests must bring any personal items including: clothes, toiletries and bedding (sleeping bag and pad), personal snacks, insect spray, etc.  Sleeping pads and bags can be rented for nok 150,- each.  We recommend warm clothes for the cooler evenings, rainproof outerwear- in case of rain, and sleeping mask if you are bothered by the longer summer days and early morning sun.

FromNOK 2'900
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2-day Kayak trip- Ladies Only!

Our 2-day (overnight) sea kayak trip is an excellent way to cover more ground than a guided daily trip, whithout committing too much time.  Overnight camping is a great way to relax and immerse yourself in the moment.  Join a public scheduled trip to meet and hangout with interesting people with similar interests or book a private tour.   We provide all kayak gear, your tent and main meals.  Guests need to bring any personal items including toiletries and bedding (sleeping bag and pad), persoonal snacks, etc.  Bedding can be rented.

FromNOK 2'900
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3-day Kayak trip

Our 3-day sea kayak trip is an excellent way to cover more ground than a guided daily trip or overnight trip and camping is a great way to relax and imerse youself in the moment.  Join a public scheduled trip to meet and hangout with interesting people with similar interests, or book a private tour.  All trips are guided by experienced, professional kayak guides.   Guests must bring any personal items including: clothes, toiletries and bedding (sleeping bag and pad), personal snacks, insect spray, etc.  Sleeping pads and bags can be rented for nok 150,- each.  We recommend warm clothes for the cooler evenings, rainproof outerwear- in case of rain, and sleeping mask if you are bothered by the longer summer days and early morning sun.

FromNOK 3'900
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4-day Kayak trip

Our 4-day sea kayak trip is an excellent way to cover more ground than a guided daily trip or overnight trip and camping is a great way to relax and imerse youself in the moment.  Join a public scheduled trip to meet and hangout with interesting people with similar interests, or book a private tour.   We provide all kayak gear, your tent and main meals.  Guests need to bring any personal items including toiletries and bedding (sleeping bag and pad).  Bedding can be rented.

FromNOK 4'900
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From Sea to Summit- Portaledge

Our most unique and varied trip for those who really want a one-of-a-kind experience that includes: sea kayaking, hiking, climbing, rappelling, and ending with an overnight perched on a cliff face!  Includes all transport, gear (except bedding), meals and required training.  Gone Paddling are members of Leave No Trace and are passionate about sustainable adventure tourism.   The trip starts with a pick-up in Bergen city center and transport to our base on Herdla- just an hour's drive North of Bergen.  Upon arrival, we will go through orientation, pack, load the boats, go through safety on the water, and paddle out for our overnight trip.  Upon arrival, and hike to the location, you will be given the required climbing training and a chance to practice and rappell.  After dinner, you will rappell down to your accommodation in a porta-ledge, where you will sleep under the stars and with a breathtaking view from the mountain over the fjord and the islands of the archipelago.  An experienced guide will lead you along each step of the adventure.   Guest only need to bring a change of clothes, sleeping pad and sleeping bag (also available for rental) and personal/toiletry items.

FromNOK 5'900
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From Sea to Summit- Standard

Among our most unique and varied tours for those who really want a varied adventure which includes: sea kayaking, hiking, and camping in the Norwegian wilderness!  Includes all transport, meals.  Gone Paddling are members of Leave No Trace and are passionate about sustainable adventure tourism.   The trip starts with a pick-up in Bergen city center and transport to our base on Herdla- just an hour's drive North of Bergen.  Upon arrival, we will go through orientation, pack, load the boats, go through safety on the water, and paddle out for our overnight trip.  Upon arrival we will hike to our overnight location, where dinner will be prepared by an experienced guide.  After dinner you can relax and take in the breathtaking views from the mountain over the fjord and the islands of the archipelago.  An experienced guide will lead you along each step of the adventure.   Guest only need to bring a change of clothes, sleeping pad and sleeping bag (also available for rental) and personal/toiletry items.

FromNOK 2'900
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Guided Via-ferrata tour in Bergen (Herdla)

Includes lunch and transport from/to Bergen city center! Join us on a tour in the wonderful surroundings where Herdlefjorden meets Hjeltefjorden for some rock climbing along the bay! On this beautiful three-hour climb along the fjord you get to experience the peaceful fjord landscape and have a lot of fun! During the trip we will climb on climbing nets, across rope bridge and down zip lines. You will get to see some ruins of the Second World War, parts of the a torpedo battery built during the Cold War, and much more. During the trip, there will be a short stop, where we can enjoy our lunch. In this area where we are climbing there has been over 240 different bird species discovered, so maybe we'll also see eagles and other rare birds! We always use experienced guides on our guided tours. Before the trip we will have a safety check-out, where the activity will be explained to you in detail. We will help you with all safety equipment and ensure you are all set before we head out! Meeting Point Look for a guide or our minibus between Tourist Information and the Express Boat Terminal in Bergen city center (Strandkaien 3).  Busses run on a set schedule and cannot wait, so please be ready at least 10 minutes before departure (09:20 am for morning departure or 13.30 for afternoon departure). (click image for full-size) Practical information Meeting point:  Between Bergen Tourist Information and the Express Boat Terminal in Bergen (Strandkaien 3). Departure at exactly 10:30 (no exceptions). Helmet, harness and all other necessary safety equipment will be provided Wear clothing appropriate to the weather condition. Use hiking or mountaineering shoes and we recommend gloves. Bring sunscreen and sunglasses Minimum age: 7 years; Minimum height: 140cm No special requirements needed. All tours include a safety briefing by an experienced guide and you will accompanied by an experienced guide at all times. Activity is dependent on the weather and any activities cancelled due to weather will be rebooked to another day. If you are under the influence of alcohol, we cannot legally allow you to join the trip and your booking will be cancelled without refund. Get ready for a fun and action-packed day!

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Guided Snowshoe Tours (Bergen)

Includes lunch! Our guided snowshoeing tours start with a pick-up in Bergen city center.  You will be transported to the trekking area where you will be given all the equipment needed for the trip!  Once on your way, your guide will take you on a challenging, yet accessible, trip through some of the most spectacular scenery in the mountains in the Bergen area.  Along the way, you will stop for a lunch break and enjoy a warm beverage.   Meeting Point This trip requires a minimun of 4 participants before the trip is confirmed.  Once you receive a confirmation, meet on the specified day and time.  Look for a guide or our minibus between Tourist Information and the Express Boat Terminal in Bergen city center (Strandkaien 3).  Busses run on a set schedule and depart promptly, so please arrive at least 10 minutes before your scheduled departure. (click image for full-size)   Practical information Meeting point:  Between Bergen Tourist Information and the Express Boat Terminal in Bergen (Strandkaien 3). Departure exactly on time (no exceptions, so arrive early!) The price includes all safety equipment, an experienced guide, a packed lunch and warm beverage. Guests should dress for being outside for several hours in sub-zero temperatures and snow/rain: warm clothes, waterproof pants and jacket, wool hat, gloves, sunscreen, etc... Children must be over 7 years old  Activity Duration: 6 hours No special requirements needed. All tours include a safety briefing by an experienced guide. Activity is dependent on the weather and the capability of the group as a whole. Any activities cancelled due to weather will be rebooked to another day. Minimum group size = 4 Maximum group size = 8 Anyone under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be refused service with no refund. Have a nice trip!  

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Kayak rental Herdla

Don't want to follow along with a guided tour?  Have good skills and do not want to be held back by those who are less experienced?  Or maybe you simply want to explore at your own pace.  Rent a quality kayak and accessories at affordable prices and make your own adventure!  We have everything you need to prepare for a cozy afternoon paddle or a full-blown expedition!     Rental prices include: kayak, paddle & PFD. Prices listed on Booking calendar page are per kayak NOT per person! :)  Select pick-up date and return date. Prices are variable during first 7 days. Any early returns will be priced at the actual rental duration, rather than purchased duration.   Prices for Sea Kayaks (NOK)  (pickup/drop-off between 08:30-16:30)   Single Double 1 day 500,- 750,- 2 days 750,- 1400,- 3 days 1400,- 2000,- 7 days 2000,- 3000,- Daily rate for > 7 days 260,- 400,- After hours return fee*  250,- 250,-   * to be charged on day of return.   Additional gear can be rented at the shop, please see prices below. Prices for other paddling gear   Per day Per weekend Per week River kayak 400 kr. 950 kr. 2500 kr. Canoe 300 kr. 600 kr. 1900 kr. Dry suit 300 kr. 500 kr. 1250 kr. Throw bag 30 kr.     Tow rope 50 kr.     Kayak trolley 50 kr.     Dry suit 300 kr. 500 kr. 1250 kr. Long Johns 100 kr. 250 kr. 700 kr. Chart 30 kr.     Compass (sea kayak) 50 kr.     Roof rack (for kayaks) 100 kr.     Dry bag (accessories) 30 kr.     Dry bag- 24-90L 70 kr. 150 kr.   Dry bag- 12-24L 50 kr. 100 kr.   Dry bag- 1,5-10L 30 kr. 70 kr.                                         Contact us and we'll help get you in the gear you need to turn a trip into an adventure!

FromNOK 500
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Bicycle Rental- Herdla (Bergen)

Rent a top quality bike to tour around Herdla!   Available from between 08:30 - 16:30, 7-days per week!     Price Half-day rental- morning (08:30 - 12:30) 300,- kr. Half-day rental- afternoon (12:30 - 16:30) 300,- kr. Full day (return within office hours) 400,- kr. After hours return fee* 200,- kr.   *charged upon return.      

FromNOK 300
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