Scan Magazine, Issue 99, April 2017

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Scan Magazine  |  Special Theme  |  Top Attractions in Norway

Chill out on the deck and try to catch a bit of dinner.

Adventure cruise on the fjords What if we told you there is a way to go on a safari, but instead of paving your way through the burning hot jungle, you would be in the fresh Norwegian air with a tailormade programme to suit you and your travel companions’ needs? Instead of walking, you would be on a luxurious yacht, joining adventurous activities along the fjords. By Line Elise Svanevik  |  Photos: SailSafari Adventures

SailSafari Adventures offers private cruises for the adventurous tourist, exploring some of the most scenic Norwegian nature. It takes guests on a journey through the renowned Lysefjord, located in southwestern Norway, with a focus on hikes up to the monumental views of both Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock) and Kjerag. “We offer a floating ‘apartment’, which brings our guests closer to the grand nature the fjord has to offer,” founder and 74  |  Issue 99  |  April 2017

general manager Atle Gundersen explains. “Lysefjorden has a wild, raw nature, and the feeling of becoming at one with it is incredibly special.” Gundersen realised that there was a gap in the market for this kind of offering, which is why he established the company in 2014. “Our most popular product is the package including three days and two nights – the Lysefjord Adventure cruise – with a privately guided tour to the Pulpit

Rock and Kjerag, and potentially the Flørli stairs, the longest wooden staircase in the world.”

Exclusive expeditions Despite the extensive range of package deals, SailSafari Adventures has a strong belief in personally tailoring the experience for each individual group to maximise the experience of the visitor. On the Lysefjord Adventure cruise, up to six guests will arrive at the Port of Stavanger in the morning, followed by two to three hours of sailing on the fjords. After a spot of relaxation on the yacht, there will be a privately guided mountain hike to see the breath-taking views from the Pulpit Rock, taking up to two hours

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