Lysefjord from above and below

Combined fjord cruise AND Helicopter tour

The spectacular and ultimate tour through Lysefjorden is 6 hours in total. Explore Lysefjorden in class & comfort aboard a luxurious private yacht, paired with delicious food and stunning landscape. On this trip you also get to see the magnificent Lysefjord from a Helicopter. Private Cruise Stavanger offers daily excursions on request, contact us for more details, or read more information below.


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The best of both worlds

Combined Extended Fjord Cruise and Helicopter tour

This highly recommended and unforgettable cruise tour will take you from Stavanger into the spectacular Lysefjord, passing the famous Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock), and the waterfall Hengjarfossen, exploring the old power plant village of Flørli. When we dock at Flørli harbour you will have the opportunity to explore the beautiful surroundings and even walk up some of the 4444 steps of stairs if you like. Flørli is famous for its 4444 steps right up the mountain – the longest wooden stairway in the world

From Flørli, we will arrange for up to two helicopter rides (max capacity of 5 passengers per 40-minute tour). From the air we will enjoy these magnificent views among others;

  • Månefossen (one of Norways largest waterfalls)
  • Kjerag / Kjeragbolten  (a rock wedged solidly in a mountain crevice, 1100 meters above Lysefjord)
  • Fløyrli (famous 4444 stairs from sea level)
  • Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock – a massive cliff 604 meters above Lysefjorden)

We will then continue to Kjerag, the Majesty of the Lysefjord. At 1084 metres, “Kjeragbolten”, a round rock wedged solidly in a mountain crevice, towers above the other peaks along the Lysefjord.

The VIP-yachts are adapted to cruise the most hidden waters, to see the most spectacular places and beautiful historic sites from the Viking éra en-route to the ice polished walls of Lysefjorden. The yachts are fast and comfortable and you can enjoy Champagne with your family or friends while taking photos or just enjoying the breathtaking scenery.

    When we have visited all the stunning locations, we’ll return to the yacht where we enjoy a fantastic seafood meal on our way back to Stavanger

    Detailed Information Helicopter ride

    The helicopter will pick us up at Flørli. From the air we will enjoy some magnificent views. Månefossen (Pronounced Mo’ neh fo’ sen), or The Mån Falls, is the 9th largest waterfall in Norway (90m high), and the Largest in Rogaland Fylke (Province/County). The old farm at Mån behind-above the falls is 60-80 minutes hike in steep terrain from the parking lot, which we will also fly over.

    From this place we will continue across the mountain ridge towards Kjerag. Here you will see the geological formation shaped 11`500 years ago after the ice age. Kjerag or Kiragg is located in Lysefjorden, in Forsand municipality. Its highest point is 1110 m above sea level, but its northern drop to Lysefjorden attracts most visitors. The drop is 984 m (3,228 ft) and it is also the site of Kjeragbolten, a 5 m³ stone located between two rocks. Kjerag is a popular hiking destination. Some go there because Preikestolen has become too crowded, some to jump onto Kjeragbolten and some BASE jumpers from all over the world go there to dive off the high cliffs.

    Then we continue out the fjord towards Preikestolen passing Fløyrli with its famous 4444 stairs from sea level straight up. Continuing to Preikestolen, also known by the English translations of Preacher’s Pulpit or Pulpit Rock, and by the old local name Hyvlatonnå (“the carpenter-plane’s blade”), is a massive cliff 604 metres (1982 feet) above Lysefjorden, opposite the Kjerag plateau. The top of the cliff is approximately 25 by 25 metres (82 by 82 feet), almost flat, and is a famous tourist attraction in Norway.

    When we have viewed these 3 breathtaking places we will be landing back at the yacht where we’ll eat some fantastic seafood on our way back to Stavanger.


    7 hours – 54.000 NOK

    Combined Cruise and Helicopter is a combination of Extended Lysefjord Cruise (7 hours, 1-7 guests, 34.000 NOK) and a 40 minute helicopter ride (max 5 passengers, 20.000 NOK). Pick up and landing is at Florli.


    On request.


    Meet up and end location: Central Port of Stavanger (Vågen), close to the fish market.

    Food & Beverage
    Enjoy some delicious Norwegian food onboard the yacht. Check food & beverage prices here.

    All prices includes private tour with captain.

    Available with Barolo III

    7 hours – Price on request
    The same tour as the one described above, but with an added sense of luxury, space and comfort. With the Barolo III yacht you get 21 meters/71 feet of space to move around and experience the fjords in true high fashion style. Great for groups of up to 12 people. Also possible to have a Gourmet Chef on board the yacht for that extra delicious meal. Read more about the Barolo III yacht here.

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    Tour Details


    Capacity for the helicopter is 5 persons, so if there are more people in the group we can do several trips.  

    With the Marquis yacht the capacity is 1 – 7 guests. 

    With the Barolo III yacht the capacity is 12 guests, with great space to move around and enjoy the views.

      What´s included

      • A private yacht cruise in stunning Lysefjorden
      • A glass of Champagne
      • Fresh fruits, snacks and soft drinks
      • An unforgettable helicopter ride
      • A fantastic seafood meal


      • An exclusive VIP-cruise in the stunning Lysefjorden
      • The 44 foot Sports Cruiser
      • Vagabond’s Cave
      • An unforgettable helicopter ride
      • Fly over Preikestolen – the world recognised Pulpit Rock
      • Fly-over Kjerag – the rock between the mountains wall
      • The beautiful bird eye view over Lysefjord

      Cruise Overview

      Duration: 7 hours
      When? On request
      Where? Meet up and end location: Central Port of Stavanger (Vågen) , close to the fish market

      Meeting point

      Central Port of Stavanger (Vågen), near the fish market (Fisketorget).

      What can be added?

      • Additional food & drinks onboard
      • Extra time; NOK 5.000,- per hour (Marquis) /
        Price per hour on request(Barolo III)

      The captain will guide in English. Guiding in any other language can be added.

      What Drives Us is

      Quality & Compassion 

      Private Cruise prides itself on the ability to make the perfect cruise for almost any occasion. We deliver daily private sightseeing cruises as well as delivering a service which is completely customized, unique and personal. We understand compassion and careful planning are key factors. We take pride in our high-standard service and immaculate attention to detail that we provide to each one of our clients.

      Coming from abroad?

      Where is Stavanger and how to get there?

      Stavanger is located on the south west part of Norway, and offers easy access by plain directly from several European cities and easy transfer through hubs like Copenhagen, Amsterdam and London for overseas travelers.

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