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All reviews rib boat boat ride great fun fast ride protective gear once in a lifetime minute rib would highly recommend this tour rainy weather afternoon trip his knowledge explained everything great trip enjoyed every minute few weeks in addition highlight of our trip
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Our rib boat adventure sightseeing around Balestrand's fantastic fjord system was an excellent experience. We had bad weather on the day, but our guide ensured that this did not take away from the beauty that surrounds this small town. All required cold and wet weather...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank banksy58
Reviewed 24 October 2018

The RIB ride from Balestrand to Flam is a 1.5H experience not to be missed. Lars and Tomas took excellent care of us in preparing us for the wild ride. His priority is a safe trip. We were outfitted head-to-toe in a space suit with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Lars_Malsnes, Eier at Balestrand Fjord Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you for your nice comments. We provide mainly sightseeing roundtrips, but for larger groups like yours, it is ideal to send luggage ahead. This is something we can arrange aswell. I am glad you enjoyed the trip.

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

The rib boat ride, and the entire town of Balestrand, was the high point of our trip to Scandinavia. Yes, it was very expensive for a short ride. I don’t need to do it again, but am very glad I did it once in my...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Llhp
Lars Arne M, Eier at Balestrand Fjord Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

Thank you for the great comments. We will take with us your suggestion, but we also try to get groups traveling together or familys sit together.

Reviewed 15 September 2018

I took this tour with Lars a few weeks ago and it was definitely one of the highlights of my entire trip. There's not much else I can add to all the amazing reviews on here except to say if you're in Balestrand just book...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Lars_Malsnes, Eier at Balestrand Fjord Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

I am glad you enjoyed beeing my co-pilot.

Reviewed 14 September 2018

We had taken both the rides Nærøyfjord sightseeing(3 hours) and Balestrand Sightseeing(1 hour). Both the rides are different and the scenaries/views are brilliant. Its the best rides to enjoy the fjord sightseeing. Me and my wife were only two members for Nærøyfjord sightseeing accompanied by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Our group of 5 went on the Naeroyfjord RIB ride and LOOOOVED it!!!! The majestic beauty and countless waterfalls that we saw was stunning! We loved going fast and Lars stopped at picturesque places to give us plenty of time to take photos! Don't forget...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

A fantastic way to view the scenery and have fun at the same time. Trip lasted just over an hour and warm gear and goggles were provided. One of the highlights of the holiday.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael D
Lars Arne M, Eier at Balestrand Fjord Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thank you for the nice comment. I'm glad you enjoyed the trip 😀

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Let me preface my review by saying that I usually avoid 'high adventure' type activities (zip lining, etc). But this rib boat tour was one of the best tours I've taken! I was pleasantly surprised at what a smooth ride we had in the boat...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Lars Arne M, Eier at Balestrand Fjord Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

I'm glad you and your family enjoyed the trip.

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This 90-minute rib boat tour is worth the effort and price. The views are excellent and more than what you see on land. The fast ride is extremely interesting though if you have back problems (or sensitive sitting area), you might want to reconsider since...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank marc h
Lars Arne M, Eier at Balestrand Fjord Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

I'm glad you enjoyed it, but I'm sorry your back hurt after the ride. Sognefjord can be rough at times. We always do our best to make the trip as comfortable as possible.

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

One hour fjord tour with Lars on a rib boat.great way to experience the area close up! Family of 3 with a teenager. Highly recommended

Date of experience: August 2018
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Lars Arne M, Eier at Balestrand Fjord Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

I thank you for the comments. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

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My kids and grandkids stayed at Dragsvik (we stayed in Balestrand) and all their planned activities starting from Balestrand revolved around the very limited bus schedule between Dragsvik and Balestrand (only 5 busses per... More
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Hello. E-mail adresse is info@balestrandadventure.no
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Hello Alice b. I can recommend this roundtrip. I offer daily roundtrip starting and private trips. Please visit our website balestrandadventure.no for more information. For further information please contact me by mail... More
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