ACTIVITY & ADVENTURE
"Only Those Who Wander Find New Paths"
"Berre den som vandrar, finn nye vegar"
THRILLS ON WHEELS
Biking in Setesdal Valley
Travel from the coast up the lush inland valley of Setesdal to choose a bicycle and join for a scenic ride along the old steam train path. The views and atmosphere in the valley have inspired poets and artists, and never fails to evoke the love and passion for nature and rural life. Today, the cultural heritage of the Setesdal valley, including song, music, and dance, is UNESCO-protected.
HARD HAT THRILL - SOLBERG MINES
Solberg historical mineral mine
Put on your hard hat and prepare for an exciting and educational tour inside a real mineral mine a short ride from the Næs Ironworks. This is a unique opportunity to learn about everyday life and working conditions 300 years ago. The Solberg mine, in operation from around 1730 until circa 1870 was a direct supplier of magnetite iron ore to nearby Næs Ironworks.
ISLAND SAFARI BY RIB
Adrenaline-filled RIB tour
Dress up in a comfortable flotation suite and life jacket to board the RIB, to get ready to set out on this exciting adventure to visit lighthouses, well preserved out ports and the astoundingly beautiful surroundings of the Raet National Park. The RIB also pulls up at a beach, where you may take part in the local effort to remove garbage or debris.
Hold on to your hats (and helmets) on this adrenaline-filled day! At the rafting centre you are met by your instructors, given all your equipment, practice your skills and the important safety drills on calmer waters. Once ready to head down the grade 3–4 rapids, you paddle, you surf, you laugh and you shriek with delight. This is an exhilarating way to spend the day and experience the nature of southern Norway. Ideal for the rafting novice and expert alike.
See more. Less effort and more fun.
By Segway you get to see the city centre in a fun, easy and effortless way. The instructors will teach you how to drive the Segway in minutes – with focus on safety. This tour will guide you through the highlights of Kristiansand: the Fish Market, the Guest Harbour, Christiansholm Fortress, the City Beach, riverside Otra, the Old Town, Wergeland Park and the Cathedral.