Hike to the Pulpit Rock
Explore the spectacular Pulpit Rock on a roundtrip from Stavanger
Departs from: Fiskepirterminal, Stavanger
Optional connection:
Duration: 6 hours
Season: 29.3 - 30.9
Sights: Pulpit Rock, Lysefjord
Price: NOK 350

Tour description:

In cooperation with Tide we offer a spectacular hiking tour to the Pulpit Rock. Daily departures with the Tau ferry from Fiskepiren Boat Terminal in Stavanger.

Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) is one of the most visited attractions in Norway, and one of the most photographed sites. To visit this popular rock formation 604 metres above the Lysefjord is a fantastic nature experience.

In 2011 Preikestolen was listed as one of the world’s most spectacular views and natural attractions by Lonely Planet and CNN GO travel magazine. 

On this hike from the Pulpit cabin you can enjoy wild and beautiful nature, and spectacular views. The terrain is hilly with an altitude difference of 350 m. You will find swimming and picnic areas along the trail. The hike takes approx. 4 hours back and forth. A total distance of 6 km.

You travel by boat from the Fiskepiren Boat Terminal in Stavanger to Tau. The ferry crossing takes 40 minutes. A kiosk offering a variety of light meals, snacks, hot and cold beverages is available onboard. From Tau, the trip continues by bus to the Pulpit Rock cabin. The bus returns to Tau and Stavanger several times a day. You have an open return journey for this day only. The bus driver can also inform you about the return hours from the Pulpit Rock cabin. From Tau, you take the ferry back to Stavanger.


We recommend that you bring enough food and drink. You can also buy this from the kiosk onboard the ferry. Please note that the tour requires hiking shoes and hiking clothing. Check the weather forecast in advance and make sure to bring waterproof/extra warm clothing. The weather can change rapidly. We also kindly remind you that the hike is non-guided and at hikers own risk. You should estimate approximately 4 hrs of hiking to go and return, and minimum 1 hr ferry + bus transfer one way.


Book your ticket online here You can also purchase your tickets at the quay before departure, or on board the Tau ferry.  


Season: March 29th - September 30th. 
Departure: Daily from Fiskepiren Boat Terminal, Stavanger. See time of departure here 
Duration: min. 6 hrs. Open ticket with homebound journey the same day.
Distance: Roundtrip
Prices: Adult NOK 350,-
Child (4-16) NOK 175,-
Included in the price: Transportation with ferry and bus

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