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“Great service, and a very nice start on your trip”
Review of Gjendebaaten

Gjendebaaten
Ranked #2 of 6 things to do in Vagamo
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Gjende lies 984 metres above sea level and has peaks of more than 2,000 metres on all sides. Barely an hour by boat from the car park at Gjendesheim, you have Jotunheimen National Park and many fantastic walks before your feet. Want to walk the Besseggen ridge? Most people choose to walk Besseggen from Memurubu to Gjendesheim. We have up to 7 departures a day from the quay at Gjendesheim to Memurubu (Besseggen) and Gjendebu. There are two return departures from Gjendebu. Find your departure and book your ticket on our website!
Reviewed 12 September 2017

There are two boats on Gjende now, I've taken the old one several times and the new one once. Both are a great way to get to Memurubu or Gjendebu.

After getting your tickets and getting onboard you can choose to sit inside in the warmth or stand outside on the deck. Both places offer a great view of the surroundings. All bags and backpacks are safely stored on deck under plastic covers in case of rain.

If you're spending the night at Memurubu and don't want to carry all your luggage back yourself, you can send it by boat back. This is a huge advantage, as walking Besseggen with a familys worth of sleeping bags, clothes etc on you back can be heavy.

The crew is polite, efficient and trustworthy. I'd recommend using this boat service anytime, and especially if you're going all the way to Gjendebu for further mountaineering activities.

Thank KRN-NO
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

It it a quick and easy way to get into the mountains to start your hikes at Gjendebu or Memurubu. You can book online to ensure your place on the boat. You can see Besseggen form underneath before you hike it. Taks only about 25 minutes to Memerubu

2  Thank Halvard S
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This is the boat taking you along the green coloured Gjendevannet (the lake) to places like Memurubu and Gjendebu. Places ideal as starting points for hiking in Jotunheimen and crossing Besseggen.
The boat can even just take your bags while you hike.

1  Thank Øystein F
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile
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