Wedged in a mountain crevice sits the Kjerag Boulder. This famous natural attraction lures thrillseekers from all over the world. Why? Well, because they dare to stand on the rock that’s elevated above Lysefjord.
Book a return bus between Stavanger and Øygardstøl, the starting point for the Kjerag hike. Our reliable service gives you time to explore Kjerag mountain and enjoy the stunning view when you reach the top. Standing tall at a mindblowing 1084 metres, Kjerag towers above the other peaks surrounding the picturesque Lysefjord.
Many visitors who take the beaten path to the top of Kjerag plateau are happy to admire the beauty of the fjord below. Other adventurers crave that heartstopping moment. The big photo opportunity. When you reach the summit, you’ll see the boulder wedged between mountains. This is your chance to stand on the famous rock that is suspended nearly 1000 metres above sea level.
Do you dare to take that step?
While Kjerag mountain and the boulder is deservedly a popular attraction. When you reach the top you’re spoilt by breathtaking views of majestic mountain tops and the stunning Lysefjord. A word of warning, this is a steep climb over rocky terrain and it can become slippery in wet weather. Remember that this is not a guided hike, however, it’s well signposted so sticking to the route shouldn’t be too difficult. It’s a tough hike in places so you’ll need a good level of fitness. Make sure you’re prepared with the right hiking equipment and plenty of food and drink to keep your energy levels up.