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Travel like a local! Hop aboard a postal boat and cruise through narrow straits to idyllic islands and the remote communities of Bulandet. Jump on and off the boat, and explore the islands on your own.

This full day trip hopping from island to island, starts in Bergen by express boat. You'll be dropped off at a place called Krakhella, where a bus transfers you to the quaint village of Hardbakke in Solund. 

From here, you will board a postal boat named Stjernsund. In addition to delivering mail, the boat transports passengers, school children and sometimes even sheep. The captain will share local history of these remote communities as you cruise past unique rock formations, hundreds of small islands and straits so narrow you wonder how even the smallest boat will manage to navigate through.

Once you've arrived at the island of Bulandet you can enjoy lunch at the local cafe, or rent a bike to explore the area between Bulandet and Askvoll in Værlandet.

If you don’t rent a bike, you can enjoy your free time in the Bulandet area. A bus will take you from Bulandet to Askvoll.

From Askvoll you will return to Bergen by express boat.

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Itinerary for Island Hopping to Bulandet and Værlandet

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Boat to Krakhella

Bergen Strandkaiterminal


Bus to Hardbakke

Krakhella Pier


Boat to Gåsvær

Hardbakke Pier


Photo stop at Gåsvær



Boat to Bulandet

Gåsvær Pier


Free time



Bus to Værlandet

Bulandet Pier


Ferry to Askvoll

Værlandet Pier


Boat to Bergen

Askvoll Pier


Arrival in Bergen

Bergen Strandkaiterminal

Important on this trip


Bring a windproof jacket in case of wind and cool temperatures on the sea. Bring layers of clothes to adjust between sitting, walking and perhaps biking.


No meals are included in the ticket. Food and drinks can be purchased on the express boat, or at the local café at Bulandet island. On your way to Bulandet you can also purchase freshly made svele (pancake) and coffee at Gåsvær.

Meeting Point

The meeting point is at Strandkaiterminalen in Bergen. Please meet 15 minutes before departure.

Bike Route

By bike you can get from Bulandet to Askvoll where you will continue by boat towards Bergen.

Bike Rental

Rent a bike at the Joker Bulandet (local grocery store located at the pier). 

Booking +47 - 57 73 21 44

The bike rental is not included in the price of this tour, and costs approx. NOK 100 that you pay upon pickup at Joker.

Bring Cash

Please be aware that some places on this trip don’t accept card payments. We advise you to bring som cash to be safe.