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Grip island must see if you are in the neighborhood

In good weather a relaxed boat trip, with friendly crew. Nice atmosphere @ Grip. very small island... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Antwerp, Belgium
Grip Island - the highlight of our trip

To make the on-line reservation for the 3 1/2 hour voyage to Grip Island is easy. But make sure to... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Lafayette, California
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The round trip takes about 3,5 hours, with a guided tour at Grip. Grip has a long and stirring history so far back that the origin of the name is unknown. However we are certain that it was the abundance of fish in the sea surrounding these islands...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Kaibakken 1, Kristiansund 6509, Norway
+47 926 08 045
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In good weather a relaxed boat trip, with friendly crew. Nice atmosphere @ Grip. very small island witch is only inhabited during summer. Amazing views .

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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

To make the on-line reservation for the 3 1/2 hour voyage to Grip Island is easy. But make sure to check the schedule ahead of time. We were under the impression that Gripruta also went to Grip Island on Wednesdays, but it did not, at...More

Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The place was beautiful once we got there but be warned, everything (instructions, the tour, information about departures, etc.) is in Norwegian. Thankfully I was with a local who was able to translate everything for me. I missed out on a lot of information I...More

1  Thank savannahrae214
Reviewed 18 July 2018

A beautiful day, the boat ride was lovely, and the atmosphere at Grip was just amazing. The guiding was good, and just enough and we had time to wander around by ourselves as well. A bit unclear as to where we should meet before the...More

Thank mograg
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a fisherman's village you have to take this trip. A very small island where the houses are almost wall to wall. The seas are ruff and before the water barrier was in place all the inhabitants sheltered in the church...More

Thank Frode_Ti
Reviewed 12 June 2018

we went out on the sea to Grip with a nice sized tourist boat and the weather was very great, so we could see the islands and mountains around. Grip is a very cute little island, where we had a few informations from the guide...More

Thank Kinga M
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Such a small, cozy and beautiful place. Really recommend it and would go on a weekend so the small shops and cafés are open

Thank Håkon S
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

When you visit the Atlantic havsveien, take a trip through Kristiansund. The boat to the grip goes from the pier in Kristiansand Grip was the smallest municipality in Norway. The trip takes a little hour.

1  Thank Y1295NHrogerw
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The view at Grip is amazing. The trip is lovely and an experience to remember. Unfortunately, the "captain" seems to take a few liberties with your email if you order online. You can expect spam emails, send as group email to other people that have...More

2  Thank 862argo
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Grip, a tiny island just a few feet above the sea level, is a fantastic place to visit. On the island there is a village, with appr eighty houses, half of them residental buildings, half of them sea houses. The history goes back to viking...More

Thank hestenseth s
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