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Kongens Plass 1, Kristiansund 6509, Norway
+47 928 51 744
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the regular harbor ferry but great for site seeing tourists

It is approx. a 20 minute boat ride that makes four stops in the harbor. At 75 Kroners it is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great little sightseeing

A useful and charming little ferry that travels around Kristiansund harbour and gives you a great... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Adele H
Copenhagen, Denmark
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The Sundbaten boat - The world’s oldest public transport service in uninterrupted use. Part of Kristiansund’s cultural heritage and the world’s oldest means of public transport still in use. The first passenger boat service started up in 1876. A new boat - Angvik - was taken into service in 2005, and now service the harbour along with Rapp built in 1958. These small passenger ferries depart from the Piren pier at the foot of Kaibakken hill and run between the four «lands», as the four areas of Kristiansund are called. A roundtrip with the Sundbaten is a great way to experience Kristiansund. Explore different parts of the town with churches, galleries, klipfish museum and a vivid harbour life. Enjoy one of Kristiansunds strongest cultural monument at a very low price. Frequent departures on a daily basis (Sundays only from May-October). A round trip takes approx. 15-20 minutes and it makes a nice sightseeing tour of the harbour and surrounding area. On request the Sundbaten is available for charter, ie for groups. Guided tours, city walks and even more complex arrangements through the whole region is arranged on request.
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Kongens Plass 1, Kristiansund 6509, Norway

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is approx. a 20 minute boat ride that makes four stops in the harbor. At 75 Kroners it is fairly inexpensive. Get your tickets at the tourist information hut on the dock. It is an enjoyable ride and expertly operated. We just stayed on...More

Thank okiesooner09
Reviewed 5 November 2017

A useful and charming little ferry that travels around Kristiansund harbour and gives you a great view of the islands. It does 4 stops and a round trip takes about 15-20 minutes. The Captain told me he connects to a jetty 95 times during a...More

Thank Adele H
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Check this one out . Cruise around the bay and see the port from all angles. This weekend there is an annual festival of timber framed boats all of them beautifully men tainted.

Thank Paddy M
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We decided to leave the car behind and take sundbåten. Sundbåten offers a fantastic view of the harbour. Today the fare was free and the conductor was polite and informed me of this when I tried to pay with my cellphone.

Thank Christopher Joh... L
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice to see the harbor and go between the island that make up Kristiasund. It used as a water ferry for everyone. And makes for a nice sight seeing adventure. Can go from one stop get off go exploring and catch it at next...More

1  Thank Merle H
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

A very affordable and nice roundtrip for only 75 kr. We were allowed to go up with the skipper, a friendly man that loves his job. Nice views from the boat.

Thank MauriceAG
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The captain was on of the old school...he made us feel special. It's a must. Pay extra and get off in each island for a 20 min walk.

Thank PhilipY1
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Pretty quick. 20 min. 100 NOK for a family. Worth doing it, all the more when the sun is here. 3 mini stops. On each bank. Many photos to be taken.

Thank jcl_paris
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We took a round on the sundbåt from Kirkelandet, around on its 3 stops, and back to Kirkelandet, which took about 15 minutes. The weather was beautiful and we were sitting on the sun deck, enjoying the view. There is no food or beverage service...More

Thank Trond B
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a public transportation. you can buy a round trip and it takes 20 mins or so. It is nice and easy way to see how to city looks from the sea. Highly recommended.

Thank Lasrin
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11 August 2017|
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Response from Paddy M | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can certainly hop on hop off as this is essentially a commuter service for the locals. There is another sightseeing cruise which lasts a couple of hours and costs about 20usd
Lyssa W
8 May 2015|
Response from roarjens | Reviewed this property |
Hello, sundbaten runs 6 days a week, not sundays. 2 times each hour. Not possible or necessary to buy tickets in advance. Single ticket 35 NOK. For that you can take a roundtour (20 min). It is also possible to leave the... More