Getting here


Sandefjord Airport, Torp has flights to many domestic and international destinations. You can also reach Vestfold by the Bastø-Fosen ferry from Moss to Horten, or by the Color Line service from Denmark to Larvik. There is a good public transport network for people who don’t have their own car, including excellent rail and coach connections with Tønsberg. As of 2017, there is also boat transport between Tønsberg and Verdens Ende leaving daily.

To visit Færder National Park, you can fly to Oslo Airport, Gardermoen or to Sandefjord Airport, Torp. Torp is the closest airport. There are trains to Tønsberg from both Gardermoen and Torp. All trains on the Vestfoldbanen line stop at Torp station. There are also several bus connections. with Torp

The nearest train station is in Tønsberg. There are trains to Tønsberg from Larvik, Sandefjord and Oslo.

Timetable and Tickets

Nettbuss Travel runs express coaches on the route Oslo – Tønsberg.

Timetables are available at Nettbuss homepage. The information there is always up-to-date. Prices are attractive if you buy your ticket well in advance from nettbuss.no. Buying your ticket in advance on the Internet also guarantees you a seat on the bus.

TimetableOrder tickets

You can get very close to the national park by local bus. There are buses from Åsgårdstrand to Sandøysund on Hvasser and to Verdens Ende, with many stops along the way. Always check the timetable in advance; bus times may vary between the summer and other seasons.

Timetable and Tickets

There is a joint taxi call centre for Tjøme, Nøtterøy and Tønsberg.

Phone: +47 33 33 02 51
Mail: post@vikentaxi.no

You can get close to the national park by taking a ferry to Sandefjord from Strømstad or to Horten from Moss. You can then continue by train or bus to Tønsberg. From Tønsberg and Sandefjord it is also possible to take a taxi boat.

Tønsberg-Verdens Ende
Daily departures from Tønsberg
See homepage

Colorline
See homepage

Bastø-Fosen
See homepage

Fjordtaxi: taxi boats to the islands
Booking or Rune Hubner: +47 483 14 448

Lighthouse to lighthouse (Guided RIB boat tours in Færder National Park)
Individual bookings
Company bookings (chartering a boat)

All onboard (You will hear some fascinating stories on this guided RIB boat tour through a unique landscape)
Booking: www.allonboard.no
Phone: +47 948 58 026
Email: ag@allonboard.no

Klipperfjord (The charter boat Klipperfjord can take 50 passengers while the Klipperfjord 1 can take 100 passengers.)
Booking: herlogun@online.noklipperfjord.no

Skyssbåten
Booking: www.skyssbaaten.no

Car parks include the ones at Verdens Ende and at Fynsbakken south of Sandøsund, as well as Lilleskagen on Hvasser. All of these places also have good marinas for visitors. In addition, there are visitor berths at Jensesund, Vestre Bolæren and Østre Bolæren, at Mågerø Marina and Havna on Tjøme, and at Arås, Kjøpmannskjær and Knarberg on Nøtterøy. Tønsberg has one of Norway’s best marinas for visitors.

See all marinas

Getting around


There are many different taxi and charter boats, as well as regular ferry services from the old fish quay in Tønsberg. Several companies also offer RIB boat tours to companies, parties and other groups.

All onboard: You will hear some fascinating stories on this guided RIB boat tour through a unique landscape.
Phone: +47 94 85 80 26
Email: ag@allonboard.noallonboard.no

 

Lighthouse to lighthouse: Guided RIB boat tours in Færder National Park.
Individual bookings: Read more
Company bookings (chartering a boat):Read more

 

Færder Gutt: En eller to timers turer med MS “Færdergutt” som tar opp til 12 personer. Prisen er kr. 1.500/ timen- uavhengig av antall personer som blir med.  For booking, kontakt Sigvart på telefon 911 55 811 – se også deres FACEBOOKSIDE

Klipperfjord: The charter boat Klipperfjord can take 50 passengers while the Klipperfjord 1 can take 100 passengers.
Booking: herlogun@online.no, klipperfjord.no

 

Fjordtaxi: Taxi boats to the islands.
Booking fjordtaxi-faerder.no or Rune Hubner +47 48 31 44 48

 

Footpaths: The Oslofjorden Outdoor Recreation Council has excellent information about the footpaths in Vestfold, both within and outside the national park:

oslofjorden.com/kyststi/

Equipment for hire


Opplev parken og parkens randsone med båt, sykkel eller kano. Eller du kan snorkle og fiske krabber på Verdens Ende.

Maritim Vedlikehold
www.maritimvedlikehold.no

Tel. +47 905 64220

Aktiv Fritid
http://a-ritid.no/aktiviteter/sykkelutleie
Tel: +47 971 42 512

Kayak / canoe rental:
http://padleopplevelser.no
Tel: +47 906 51 152

Snorkleutstyr / Krabbesnører
Ask at the reception desk of the Færder National Park visitor centre
Tel: +47 335 07 600

Facilities


This is where you will find information about picnic sites, showers and where to get rid of your waste, including where to empty marine toilets.

You can enjoy a picnic pretty much anywhere in the national park. In the ruins of the old aquarium just below the visitor centre there is a BBQ area with tables and benches – not to mention fantastic views of the sea and islands.

At Verdens Ende there is a new service building with showers and toilets for people in boats and other visitors. There is a well-stocked kiosk in the building.

Showers and toilets are also available at Sandøsund on Hvasser and on Østre Bolæren.

There are rubbish skips at Verdens Ende, in Sandøsund and on Østre Bolæren. At Verdens Ende there is also a pump-out station for marine toilets.

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Resources for visitors


Here you will find information about doctors and emergency care. You can also learn about signposting in the national park and where to go for more information.

There are information points in Norwegian, English, Polish and German outside the Tønsberg port authority office, by the aquarium ruins at Verdens Ende and at the marina for visitors on Østre Bolæren.

A major project to improve signposting in the national park is underway. In some areas, such as Moutmarka, signposting has already been completed. Eventually the plan is to put up signs with local information on most of the islands and areas within the national park.

The local municipalities have lots of practical information on their websites:

Tjøme:  https://www.tjome.kommune.no/om-tjome/servicetorget/
Nøtterøy:  http://www.servicetorget.no/fylker/vestfold/notteroy-kommune.htm
Tønsberg:   http://www.servicetorget.no/fylker/vestfold/tonsberg-kommune.htm
More details: www.visitvestfold.com

Tjøme:

Tjøme doctor’s surgery:  http://www.tjomelegene.no/ – Tel. +4733303400 – mobile +47 48003903.

Mon. – Fri. 08:00-14:00

Sat. – Sun. closed

Nøtterøy:

Nøtterøy doctor’s surgery: http://www.notteroylegesenter.no/forside/ – tel. +47 33 35 17 50.

Oseberg Medisinske Klinikk (private clinic): http://www.osebergklinikken.no/ – tel. +47 33 51 39 50.

Nøtterøy Medisinske Senter (medical centre): http://notteroy-medisinske-senter.no/notteroy-legesenter – tel. +47 33 35 17 50.

Bellevue doctor’s surgery: http://www.bellevuelegesenter.no/ – tel. +47 33 30 44 90.

Tønsberg:

Tønsberg casualty ward: http://tonsberglegevakt.no/ – tel. +47 116 117

Skiringsalsgaten 9A, 3117 Tønsberg.

Vestfold hospital: http://www.siv.no/  – tel. +47 33 34 20 00

Halfdan Wilhelmsens allé 17, 3116 Tønsberg.

Emergency phone numbers

Norwegian Air Ambulance:  https://norskluftambulanse.no/

Ambulance: 113
Police: 112
Fire and accidents: 110

The Norwegian Nature Inspectorate (SNO) is the part of the Norwegian Environment Agency responsible for the government’s environmental field work. The SNO supervises both the natural environment itself and human conduct in the countryside. One of its important tasks is to provide advice and information. The areas in and around Færder National Park are the responsibility of SNO Tønsberg.

Contact: Egil Soglo (ranger), mobile +47 99 38 65 03.

Code of conduct

The national park is run on the principle of conservation through use, so you are welcome to experience the park, but you must help us to look after it.

Learn about our code of conduct