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When your cruise ship docks at the Port of Oslo, head into town and see the sights on a hop-on hop-off tour with City Sightseeing. This DIY shore excursion allows you to explore Oslo at your own pace, and learn about the landmarks and attractions with the help of audio commentary. Use your 24-hour ticket to see sights like the Kon-Tiki Museum, Akershus Fortress, Vigeland Sculpture Park and more.


  • Oslo shore excursion: Oslo city hop-on hop-off tour
  • Hop on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus
  • Regular departures every 30 minutes between 10am and 4.30pm

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What You Can Expect

Oslo Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing Oslo Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Oslo Shore Excursion: City Hop On Hop Off Tour

Leave your cruise ship at the port, and make your own way into downtown Oslo to explore by City Sightseeing bus. Show your voucher to the driver and hop aboard at any of the 17 stops around town. How long you stay on board is up to you; hop on and off whenever and wherever you like. Your voucher is valid for 24 hours.

Hop off to see Akershus Fortress, the head-turning medieval castle, surrounded by greenery, or immerse yourself in Norway’s Viking history with a visit to the Viking Ship Museum. Other sights you may want to see include Vigeland Sculpture Park or Christiana Square with its striking architecture.

Stay on board for the full 1.5-hour loop if you wish and sightsee from the comfort of your bus. Read the Itinerary for a list of stops and sights.

This activity is within a 10-minute walk to the Port of Oslo, so you determine the time you return to your ship. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure you have plenty of time to return to port. This shore excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.


Bus Stops Include:
  • Oslo Cruise Terminal & Akershus F.
  • Bjorvika Viewpoint
  • Oslo Opera House
  • Clarion Royal Christiania Hotel
  • Oslo City Hall & Tourist Information
  • Stortinget, The Norwegian Parliament and Karl Johan Street
  • Hard Rock Cafe Oslo and The National Gallery
  • The Royal Palace and The Ibsen Museum
  • The Vigeland Sculpture Park
  • Norsk Folkemuseum, The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History
  • The Vikingship Museum
  • The Kon-Tiki Museum, The Polarship Fram and The Norwegian Maritime Museum
  • The Vikingship Museum
  • Norsk Folkemuseum, The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History
  • Aker Brygge, Tjuvholmen
  • Oslo City Hall and Tourist Information
  • Christiania Square and Akershus Fortress

Customer Reviews

John H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Good way to see city.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Saw everything we wanted to see and information was very useful. Lots better than a tour who talk all the time!

Rebecca R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Stopped right at the Viking museum and didn't have to wait long at all


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Easy access to the hop on, hop off bus from the port, a clean and beautiful city.

Edward d

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great way to see the city!!!

Ping Ping Hong Kong

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Location of bus stops was excellent, close to the port and key points of interests
Allow us to browse around key places with good amount of time and the drivers are friendly and helpful
Very impressive views at Vigeland Scrupture Park and Akershus Castle

Juel V United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great value for the money. Best way to see the city on a limited schedule with commentary. The free Wi-Fi was great!!

Roland H. N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Another excellent stop for us with this tour something we would highly recommend!

Jill F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

We were on a cruise with limited time in the city. They picked us up at the pier and took us to the sights we wanted to see.

Collette G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Easy port pick up. The bus stops right next to the ship and the Castle. Oslo is spotless, beautiful. We would love to go again. We wanted to visit the Viking museum and it was really good. Amazing how these boats were able to go as far overseas as they did, the Vikings must have been an amazing race of people. We didn't want to venture too far and so this tour was idea for us, obviously didn't inherit many Viking genes !
The guides are the usual tour bus multi lingual headphones and provide more than enough info. Book it, save your feet for the climb up to the castle.

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