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Beauty all around!!!

This is a stunning location to visit. I came to this place on a cruise ship throughout Norway... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
London, Canada

Went with a party, using the little vehicles. You still have a short term to get to the glacier... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a stunning location to visit. I came to this place on a cruise ship throughout Norway. Briksdal Glacier is not very far from Olden a wonderful port town where I docked. There are loads of tours coming to this place. It is a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ChrisT2734
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Went with a party, using the little vehicles. You still have a short term to get to the glacier by very picturesque on the way. Recommend looking up at the walls of the valley as you can see where the glacier has scraped the rock...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

The glacier is truly amazing nature at its best. The surroundings are beautiful as well, thick forests cliffs and lakes. We went with an organised trip by bus and there was a 10 min walk from the car but very good paths and lovely scenery...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AlyJ105
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This trip is an absolute must for anyone in Olden. The views on the way to the glacier are mesmerising. We paid for a bus trip to the Glacier which took about 40 minutes from the centre of Olden and had a couple of hours...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SashaP247
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Beautiful even though it was a very wet day. Did the climb to the glacier, got soaked to the skin but it was well worth. A totally amazing sight. The troll car would definitely be the easy way up but I would say take your...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janice M
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

A stunning piece of nature surrounded by amazing scenery. The glacier is reducing in size but still awesome to see. Take a troll car up as quite a steep walk, no good if you have mobility issues. Only negative feedback is that the whole place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank caz93
Reviewed 9 September 2018

My wife and I visited the Briksdal Glacier in July. It's out in the middle of nowhere. Parking is available but is not free. Followed by a short, steep walk up to the gift shop, dining area and the path to the glacier viewing. Troll...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Briksdal Glacier is an excursion that everyone should do if in the area. We did it with our 6 years old son. Park the car and pay for it. At first you go up to a steep road, but is a small one. Then it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Has to be one of the most beautiful places I’ve visited in my life . The walk from the caffe isn’t hard for a normal person but if disabled there is transport available to book . It’s about a 45 minute walk to the Glacier...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MRJC1
Reviewed 1 September 2018

book the journey from the port online, no need to use ships excursion, double the price.Really enjoyed the trip was a wonderful walk and a pleasant surpeize to see so much water and beautifull flowers on the way.

Date of experience: August 2018
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29 October 2018|
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Response from ca2nova | Reviewed this property |
The total distance from the Briksdal Inn to the glacier viewing point is about 2 km. The troll cars start at the Inn and take you about 1.5 km. You walk the remaining 500 m (approx). We walked the whole way and I don't... More
2 October 2018|
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Response from StainesJo | Reviewed this property |
The public bus we took cost us around 50 kroner each (about £5 ) each way. The bus stop was right where you disembark. It was quite straightforward apart from the initial scrum to get on as no one queued! Bus arrived about... More
7 August 2018|
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Response from dmb100 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for this late reply, been on a cruise. My comment would be try to go as far as you can up the hill for a closer view. Even with the trolley we didn't get to the foot of the glacier.