Arriving by cruise and want to see the Pulpit Rock?

Arriving by cruise – going to the Pulpit Rock?

We get many inquiries from guests arriving in Stavanger by cruise-line who want to visit Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock). As the main rule you will need at least 9 hours on land to do a day trip (hike) to the Pulpit Rock. We tailor make your private tour to fit your cruise arrival and departure times.


Hiking to the Pulpit Rock

We offer private day trip premium tours with local guide to one of the world’s most iconic destinations, the Pulpit Rock. On our private tours you can hike at your own pace and enjoy the amazing nature and the breathtaking views of the famous Lysefjord and the surrounding mountains.The Pulpit Rock, or Preikestolen as we say in Norwegian, has been named one of the world’s most spectacular viewing points by both CNN and Lonely Planet. It is the most visited nature attraction in Norway, and is a must-see for visitors to Stavanger!

Trip Overview

  • Style: Private guided tour including transportation
  • Group size: From 1 – 8 persons
  • Distance: A 9 km hike
  • Difficulty: Medium / Moderate. Children should be 8 years or more
  • Duration: Approx 8-9 hours from  (incl transportation)

Tour Description

This is a private premium tour with a Norwegian guide to the famous Pulpit Rock in the Lysefjord. We arrange transportation, including the scenic ferry ride.  In this way we make sure you get back and forth in the most comfortable and convenient way. In addition to lunch we bring Norwegian trail snacks, warm and cold beverage, camera, and hiking sticks. We show you all the cool spots and consequently make sure you and your party get an unforgettable day in the breathtaking Norwegian nature. Let’s make this a hike of a lifetime!

The hike itself takes about 5 hours and is 9 kilometers long, consisting of slightly hilly terrain. Therefore You and your party should be in generally good physical condition, and children should be 8 years or older.

You should wear lightweight hiking shoes or hiking boots, and clothing according to the weather.


Prices: 

April, May and september: from 5.500,-
June, july and august: from 6.500,-  

What’s included?

  • A private tour, just for you and your group
  • Pick up and drop of close to your ship
  • Transportation
  • Local guide
  • Norwegian trail snacks
  • Packed lunch
  • Photo service – we bring the camera and take pictures for you
  • Trekking poles

You should bring

    • Proper shoes and clothing (can be rented)

Note that we can never guarantee the return time and will not be responsible for any delays.

Other ways to see and visit the Pulpit Rock;

Pulpit Rock by helicopter

Book a breathtaking helicopter ride over the famous Pulpit Rock and the Lysefjord. Ground transportation is arranged between downtown Stavanger and the nearby helicopter departure and landing site. 

  • Duration; Approximately 2,5 hours – 30 min flying time
  • Price: NOK 2700,- per person
  • Transfer included

RIB & hike to the Pulpit Rock

A high-speed RIB will take you to a hidden quay in the Lysefjord, from where we will hike a “secret” path up to the Pulpit Rock. Returning by RIB to the city centre (next to your cruise ship) after the hike.

  • Duration; Approximately 6 hours
  • Price: Approximately NOK 30.000,-
  • Group size: Max 10 persons

    Note that this hike is labeled as More Difficult. Suitable for adults (16 yrs. +) who are in good condition, and have previous hiking experience.

Private high-speed RIB safari with Pulpit Rock view

Are you looking for something spectacular? Do you want to explore the fjords and see the amazing Pulpit Rock from the sea level? If so come along for this most engaging, but still safe, action-packed experience at sea! Get your energy levels up during an exciting ride on the waves along the stunning West-Coast, enjoying the magic sceneries.

  • Duration; Approximately 2 hours
  • Price:  Approximately NOK 20.000,-
  • Group size: Max 9 persons

Private yacht & hike to the Pulpit Rock

A private 44 foot Sports Cruiser will take you to a hidden quay in the Lysefjord, from where we will hike a “secret” path up to the Pulpit Rock. Returning with the yacht to the city centre after the hike. Snacks & drinks will be served.

  • Duration; Approximately 6 hours
  • Price:  Approximately NOK 25.000,-
  • Group size: Max 8 persons

Note that this hike is labeled as More Difficult. Suitable for adults (16 yrs. +) who are in good condition, and have previous hiking experience.


Private yacht in the Lysefjord with Pulpit Rock view

Book a 3 hour unforgettable VIP tour with a 44 foot Italian Sports Cruiser to some of the most spectacular fjords and sceneries in Scandinavia. Our luxurious and modern yacht has a 360 degree spacious view from inside and outside accommodates 9 guests.

  • Duration; Approximately 3 hours
  • Price:  Approximately NOK 17.000,-
  • Group size: Max 9 persons
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