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Cruise Destination Olden - Nordfjord

Gateways to the glaciers

We wish you a warm welcome to The Nordfjord. Olden is a small pleasant village at the end of the Nordfjord. A ten minutes walk from the quay will bring you to the centre of Olden, with shops, outlet stores, cafés, ATM and a post-office. The beautiful Olden Valley stretches approx. 20 km in between 1.700 metres tall mountains at the edge of Jostedalsbreen Glacier in the middle of Jostedalsbreen National Park. Olden – Nordfjord Cruise Port consists of the following ports: Måløy, Selje, Nordfjordeid, Sandane and Olden.

Attractions & Excursions

Experience the Briksdal Glacier
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Experience the Briksdal Glacier

Duration: 3,5 - 4 hours. Journey through the beautiful Olden Valley up to the frozen cascade of the spectacular Briksdal Glacier, the best known of the Jostedal Glacier’s many icy arms. From Briksdal Glacier Mountain Lodge to the glacier there is a choice between a hike or a ride in the popular Troll Cars.
Loen Valley - Kjenndal Glacier
Photo: Sergey Bogomyako

Loen Valley - Kjenndal Glacier

Duration: 4-5 hours. See the breathtaking Loen Valley by boat on the glassy, ice-green Loen Lake, and experience the wild Kjenndal Valley and Kjenndal Glacier.
Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre
Photo: Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre

Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre

Duration: 3 hours. Located on the banks of beautiful Lake Oppstryn. Experience the panorama glacier film, the interesting exhibitions of climate changes and wildlife. Outdoor park featuring Norwegian minerals.
Nordfjord Panorama
Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Fjord Norway

Nordfjord Panorama

Duration: 4.5 hours. Panoramic views and culture on the northern banks of the Nordfjord.
Hoven Loen (new 2017)
Photo: Espen Haagensen/Hoven Loen

Hoven Loen (new 2017)

A spectacular new attraction and adventure arena in Loen opens in May 2017. Only 6 km from the Port of Olden. Cable Car and restaurant.
Via Ferrata Loen
Photo: Ernst Riha

Via Ferrata Loen

Duration: An airy experience for those who are seeking a different challenge.

Port Facilities

ISPS approved Yes,
Designated quays for cruise ships Yes
Pilot Channel 13
Tidal movement Approx. 1.2 m
Ship tenders allowed Yes
Ships stay minimum/maximum No limitations
Maximum number of ships per day in port Depends on anchor, dp, drifting
Maximum number of passengers per day in port None
Environmental limitations/restrictions No painting during stay in Olden Thoughtful use of side trusters
Other Download port manual from www.nordfjord. no/cruise

Maximum Ship Dimensions

Length No limitation - Captains discretion
Draft 11 m when docked
Air draft No limitation - but 2 airdraft to be taken into consideration
Beam No limitation


Pontoons Available at south side of pier area.New tender area planned in the village
Tugboat Available with 6 hrs. notice

Port Services

Bunkers Not available
Supplies Minor supplies available in area
Waste handling Place waste container at shore side
Fresh water Fresh water available from shore side
Waste water method By Truck with 48 hrs notice
Are the port facilities according to Cruise Norway's quality guidelines? Yes


Port of Olden - Nordfjord

Phone +47 57 85 26 20
Contact person Kjell Fagna
Phone +47 57 85 26 20
Mailing Address POB. 104 - NO-6701 Måløy
Visiting Address Nordfjord Havn IKS
Port control
Charts Norwegian Chart No. 253
Emergency channel (VHF) Channel 16
Medical Emergency Phone 113
Pilot channel (VHF) Channel 13
Distance to nearest pilot station: nautical miles/Hours

Buses No
Taxi Yes
Shopping Yes - 700 m
Tax refund Yes - when Olden is last port in Norway
Distances - airport 60 km / Sandane Airport, Anda
Distance to city centre 700 m

Visit Nordfjord

Mailing Address Stryn
Visiting Address Perhusvegen 24, NO-6783 Stryn
Phone +47 57 87 40 40
Contact person Beate Vik Hauge
Phone +47 57 87 40 51
E-mail beate@nordfjord.no
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