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Booked a fabulous morning trip based on the promise from the guys in the Tourist Information office... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Sarah S
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Barry, United Kingdom
Easily book a tour here

We booked our glacier tour here. Very quick. Explained the multiples legs of the trip, and times... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
M W
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Sarasota, Florida
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Balestrand Tourist Information is centrally located by the harbour in Balestrand. The office is open May - September. Here you can buy tickets for day tours, and for the express boat. Bike rental, hiking maps, books and postcards for sale...more
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Booked a fabulous morning trip based on the promise from the guys in the Tourist Information office that we would absolutely love it. We did. It was speeding on a rib boat down the fjords to some beautiful areas, hidden gems, with an awesome stop...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We stopped by the Balestrand Tourist Office to book a glacier tour and get some other info and found a very disinterested young man staffing the desk. Perhaps it was one of the last days of center was open, we heard later that it was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

We booked our glacier tour here. Very quick. Explained the multiples legs of the trip, and times, which were spot on.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank M W
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The guy serving us was really helpful and offered up lots of suggestions when we hired our bikes. He was patient and thorough wrt safety etc. The office shuts really early in the day and seems to be understaffed. Big queue for the one staff...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Laura Y
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The Balestrand TI is just a few steps from the harbor and the dock where the fjord boats arrive, and at the most five minutes from the Kviknes Hotel. The young staff are very helpful with good knowledge of the tours available, local walks in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Aaron F
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Helpful information but woefully understaffed, so grab the brochures and go it on your own or BE PATIENT and wait.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank GaryP272
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Not a particularly slick operation but the two staff were able to give us the information we request about bus times and tips about discounts for seniors and also for couples

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DofTW
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The woman we spoke to was very helpful in giving us information about area activities. She also was able to reassure me about a rib boat trip we wished to try. I was hesitant because of mobility issues but I was glad we took her...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ClaireR2641
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

The season must start later as this little attraction was closed three days when we were in Balestrand

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BJaneH
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

While Balestrand is small enough you can get a good idea of what there is to do on your own it's still worth stopping by here for further suggestions as the lady working was very friendly and informative and this is also where you would...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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DanielT7421
15 December 2018|
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Response from Aaron F | Reviewed this property |
The Balestrand to Flam boat departs Balestrand at 0830, arriving Flam at 10:30 am. We used it in July 2018. Do not know if the same schedule is in Winter. You should go online and buy tickets in advance anyway, so that... More
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