The Southern Tip of Norway

Norway - the ultimate nature-based cruise destination

The Southern Tip of Norway

Photo:Johan Remen Evensen

Lyngdal Cruise Port


Lyngdal, located in the traditional district of Lister, is the natural staring point for exploring this beautiful region in the southern tip of Norway. Hiking, beaches, fishing, biking, fjord, Viking and pirate history and mysterious stones are just some of the things on offer in Lyngdal and Lister. Lyngdal extends literally from the sea to the hills, the mountains and fjords and offers advendtures throughout. Lyngdal is the perfect first – or last – stop on your journey through Norway. When you go ashore at Lyngdal, you will arrive close to the beautiful sandy beach innermost In the Rosfjord. Lyngdal has a small, charming town centre with numerous unique little shops.

Attractions & Excursions

Kvåsfossen – South Norway Salmon Centre
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Kvåsfossen – South Norway Salmon Centre

A short coach ride along the salmon river Lygna takes you to Kvåsfossen waterfall. The waterfall with it 36 m drop, is one of the biggest inthe region! Inside the mountain is a visitors’ centre with Norway’s longest salmon ladder (220 m). Large windows allow you to study the wild salmon and sea trout up close. The Centre is home to one of Norway’s largest wildlife exhibitions. Experience the wildlife in lifelike surroundings.
Viking tour – a trip back in time

Viking tour – a trip back in time

From the coast, we drive through a agricultural landscape to the visitor centre at Tingvatn, site of an ancient place of assembly for the inland communities of southern Norway. The site is associated with the Iron Age and the Migration Period in particular. The gathering place, burial mounds and stone circles can still be seen.
Lindesnes – Norway’s southern most point

Lindesnes – Norway’s southern most point

Norway’s southernmost point is only 30 minutes away by coach. Opened in 1656, Lindesnes Lighthouse was Norway’s first lighthouse to be fitted with a lamp. Climb the 31 steps to the top for an amazing view, or take a look around the lighthouse museum and shop. The journey to Lindesnes Lighthouse takes you through varied landscape, ranging from wooded hills to coastal belts.
Fantastic Flekkefjord - History meets

Fantastic Flekkefjord - History meets

street art in the Dutch quarter A stroll through the old streets of the Dutch quarter, part of Southern Norways best kept wooden houses and explore the fascinating history from the 16th, 17th and 18th century. «Hollenderbyen» - The Dutch City - has also become a great outdoor gallery for street art where new ideas meet old traditions. The guided tour starts by coach from the cruise pier.
A garden tour in Norway’s deep south

A garden tour in Norway’s deep south

In a landscape shaped by the Nordic climate, keen gardeners in Norway have to make the most of a short growing season. Spring arrives earlier here in the south, allowing lush oases to flourish in the idyllic countryside. A stroll through our collection of open gardens give visitors an opportunity for inspiration and meditation and meet the garden owners, who enjoy sharing their expertise and passion for plants.
Lista – Norway’s top birdwatching spot

Lista – Norway’s top birdwatching spot

Enjoy the ultimate Norwegian birdwatching experience at Farsund/Lista in the far south of Norway. The famous Lista lighthouse, with its bird observatory and visitor centre, is the perfect base for your guided birdwatching trip. Lista Bird Observatory, founded in 1990, carries out standardised mist netting and daily migration counts in the vicinity of the lighthouse. It is an ornithologist’s paradise.

Port Facilities

Open Open
ISPS approved Yes
Designated quays for cruise ships Yes
Pilot 12/16
Tidal movement
Ship tenders allowed
Ships stay minimum/maximum
Maximum number of ships per day in port
Maximum number of passengers per day in port
Environmental limitations/restrictions No

Maximum Ship Dimensions

Length No restrictions
Draft No restrictions
Air draft No restrictions
Beam No restrictions



Port Services

Bunkers Yes by car /Barge
Supplies Yes
Waste handling Yes
Fresh water
Waste water method
Are the port facilities according to Cruise Norway's quality guidelines?


Port of Lyngdal

Phone +47 38334000
Contact person Jane Arnesen
Phone 94506064
Mailing Address P.O.B. 353, 4577 Lyngda
Visiting Address Prost Birkelandsgt 4, NO-4580 Lyngdal
Port control
Emergency channel (VHF)
Medical Emergency
Pilot channel (VHF)
Distance to nearest pilot station 10 nm/1hrs

Shopping Yes
Tax refund
Distances - airport
Distance to city centre 2 km


Mailing Address Lyngdal Kulturhus
Visiting Address Grøndokka 4, NO-4577 Lyngdal
Phone 95945266
Contact person
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