Daytrip: Skien – Dalen - Skien

19 Mai 2021 - 5 September 2021
18 Mai 2022 - 4 September 2022
18 Mai 2023 - 10 September 2023


This is the daytrip for the real canal enthusiast. You will experience the whole canal from Skien to Dalen. Enjoy the ever-changing scenery, the impressive lock construction, and the fjord-like landscape in the upper parts of the canal.


The package includes the boat trip from Skien to Dalen and return with bus from Dalen to Skien. There is a change of bus in Seljord.

Travel Route:

- Kl. 07.50 attendance at Hjellebrygga pier in Skien.
- Kl. 08.10 departure with M/S Henrik Ibsen or M/S Victoria from Hjellebrygga pier.
- Kl. 17.40 / 18.35 arrival at Lastein pier in Dalen.
- Kl. 18.45 departure with bus from Lastein pier in Dalen, with Vy local bus, line 142.
- Kl. 19.58 arrival Seljord bus station
- Kl. 20.05 departure with bus from Seljord bus station, with Vy bus, line R1 Mon-Fri.
- Kl. 21.40 arrival at Skien bus station in Skien.

Practical information on board:

Your car can be parked at the parking lot at Hjellebrygga pier free of charge. Be aware that you need a parking permit to avoid fines. Collect it from the crew on board before departure.

Meals on board:
There is a restaurant on board. It is possible to prebook breakfast and lunch with your tickets. You can also order food directly at the boat from their menu without prebooking. It is not possible to book a table for the entire journey.

Travel on Mondays:
On Mondays the boats turn in Lunde.
Which means that MS Victoria sails from Skien to Lunde and turns back to Skien.
And MS Henrik Ibsen sails from Dalen to Lunde and turns back to Dalen.
If you wish to sail on Mondays, we ask you to contact us book this trip manually.

Bus return:
There is a change of bus in Seljord during the weekdays.
The buses are corresponding and will wait for each other.
During the weekends there is one bus that drives the entire trip.
From Skien bus station, it takes approx. 10 minutes to walk to Hjellebrygga pier.

Booking and payment:

Adults from 16 years: From NOK 1319,- per adult.
Children 4-15 years: From NOK 285,- per child.
Children 0-3 years: Free of charge
The rate for this package can vary when it comes to your choice of date.
Please select date of choice to see the package rate.
PS! These are rates for online bookings.
Fee for bookings made over phone or email is NOK 80,- per person.

Periods 2023:
18. May – 9. September: Daily

Due to high demand, we recommend that you order in advance. Do not wait until the day before.
PS! These are rates for online bookings. Fee for bookings made over phone or email is NOK 80,- per person.

All reservations must be paid in full when booking.

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