Rental of kayaks or El bike without a guide

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If you are experiencd with bicycling on electrical bikes, or have a 'Våttkort' course or similar education for kayaking, we offer rental of hiking elbikes and kayaks in cooperatioon with Hotel Ullensvang.

Rental can be arranged from the reception at Hotel Ullensvang.

You can rent for a full day <8 hours, or half day <4 hours.

When placing your booking for rental, choose the date of rental, number of 'Adults',  'book', and then you choose addons for either ElBike or Kayak, half day or full day rental.

Rental of kayaks or El bike without a guide
All seasons
Meetup point

Receptiontel Hotel Ullensvang

Ullensvangvegen 865

5781 Lofthus

About the activity

For rental of equipment you must evaluate your hiking skills. We have some terms for rental:

  • All participants must have experience with or kayaking.
  • No kayaking with temperature <0 degrees C, or wind >7 m/s.
  • For bicycling following all traffic regulation. Additional terms el biking is described in the FAQ. Please this before renting.
  • The weather and conditions changes rapidly, within hours a sunny day can change into rain/wind/fog. You must have experience handling these conditions.
  • Biking and kayaking on your own, you must be prepared with equipment in case of bad weather/an accident.
  • 15 year age limit
  • 12 year age limit for tandem kayak together with parents.

These terms apply for all members in a group.

If you dont have the skills/equipment listed above Trolltunga Active/Hotel Ullensvangcan deny giving out the rental of gear at meetup.

The safest alternative is always the guided tours!


-Good physical condition.

Please inform us of any medical conditions like asthma, epilepsy etc.


Kayak full day < 8 hours 850 nok

Kayak half day < 4 hours 750 nok

El bike full day <8 hours 1050 nok

El bike half day < 4 hours 850 nok

What's included?

Kayak (we have both single and tandem kayaks)

Electrical bike


Lifejacket and drybag



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Difficulty and requirements
Duration and distance
Meet up

Receptiontel Hotel Ullensvang

Ullensvangvegen 865

5781 Lofthus


The conditions in the fjords are unpredictable. They can change from minute to minute. Rain and he wind plays an important role in how cold it feels.

A general thumb rule is: prepare for the worst conditions.

We dont recommend kayaking with wind > 7m/s.

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Terms for rental of El bike

Electric Bike Rental Agreement for Hotel Guests

Thisagreement stipulates the rules that guests must follow when renting the hotel’selectric bicycles (ebike). Please ensure that these rules are followed whenenoying your cycling trip.

GeneralAgreement and Policies:


I.           Ebikes are rented out clean and in proper workingcondition and must be returned to the issuing agent in hand.

II.           Ebikes are maintained on a daily basis.

III.           It is the repsonsibility of the Client to checkthe ebike before leaving the hotel.

IV.           The Client agrees to return the ebike in a cleanand undamaged condition to avoid any additional charges for repair, maintenanceor replacement.

V.           The Client accepts the use of the ebike and takesfull responsibility for the care of the ebike while under his/her possession.

VI.           Damagedparts or components will be repaired/replaced at the hotel’s discretion.

VII.           Normalwear and tear is accepted but does not include broken spokes, rims, bent rims,damaged frames, handlebars, seats or other parts from misuse and/or crashes.

VIII.           Kindlyrestrain from cycling to prohibited areas and restricted routes.

IX.           TheHotel under no conditions will take any liability for any laws or rules notfollowed by the guest.


DetailedTerms & Conditions:


·        Application for bicycle rental:

·        Thehotel’s bicycles are rented out to the hotel’s guests only.

·        Pleasecheck the availability of the bicycles and make a reservation in advance.

·        The client must be 15 years of age or older tohire an ebike.

·        Weight Limit: The rider + carry luggage must notexceed 120 kg per ebike.

·        A valid ID Card or Driver License or Passport ANDa Credit Card is required from the client. The Hotel will take a mobile phonephoto as proof of the identification document.

·        The Client will tell the Hotel prior to hire ifthey intend to take  the  bike out of the region of Ullensvang.

·        Returning of the ebike

·        Charges for late return of the ebike are 200 NOKper ebike per hour or part thereof.

·        No refunds are given if the ebike is returnedprior to the end of the rental period.


·        Rental Fee

·        All prices include VAT/MVA

·        Any residual fees payable against the Clients credit card shall berecorded on the Out/In register and a copy provided to the Client at time oftransaction.


·        Accidents

·        Ifyou get involved in an accident while using the hotel’s ebike, please reportthe time, place, cause and circumstances of the accident to the hotelimmediately. If necessary, you must also contact the police or carry out anyother actions stipulated by law.

·        TheHotel will assume no responsibility for the accident. If the accident makes itnecessary to start an out-of-court mediation process etc., it will be done onthe Client’s sole responsibility.

·        Inaddition, regardless of the above, the hotel may claim compensation from theguest for all damages, even including damages that the hotel has had tocompensate to a third party.


·        Bicycle damage or breakdown

·        Ifthe ebike breaks down or sustains damage during the rental period, pleasecontact the hotel immediately.

·        Ifthe Client has repairs done to the ebike without the hotel’s prior permission,the hotel cannot cover the costs of the repairs.

·        Any loss or damage incurred by the Client willresult in a $1000 excess insurance claim fee.

·        The Client agrees not to ride the ebike in anysaltwater whatsoever.

·        The Client agrees not to go into water deeper than10 cm or just above the ground  leveltyre rim. Submerging the ebike above this height may result in a motor faultand the Client will be responsible for any repair.

·        If evidence of off-road cycling use is found, aminimum cleaning charge of 450 NOK/ebike will apply plus any repairs due tomisuse.

·        The ebikes offer power assisted pedalling and some pedalling isrequired by the user to achieve the most efficient use and distance. Thebattery will be fully  charged on hire. Aflat battery request for pick up will be charged out at 200 NOK per 15 minutedrive to exchange batteries.Loss or theft of a bicycle

·        The Client will ensure their ebike is not left unattended at any time.

·        Ifyou lose your ebike or it is stolen during the rental period, please contactthe hotel immediately.

·        Loss of ebike will result in the Client incurring a current replacementRRP cost. This cost is currently around 17 000 NOK.

·        Loss of battery will result in a current replacement RRP cost of7 000 NOK to the Client.


·        Loss or destruction of a key

·        For each loss of key, a 250 NOK replacement costwill apply.

·        Prohibitedacts

·        Whenusing our rental bicycles, the following things are forbidden:

·        Drunkor reckless driving, or any other violation of traffic regulations.

·        Usingthe bicycle in dangerous or unsuitable locations.

·        Parkingthe bicycle in a bicycle-prohibited-zone or a place where it disturbs car orpedestrian traffic.

·        Modificationof the bicycle or its accessories, or otherwise changing them from theircurrent state.

·        Continuingto drive the bicycle after noticing that it has a flat tire or some otherproblem.

·        Lettingthe bicycle be used by someone else than the person named in the application.


·        Hotels refusal to rent out a bicycle. The hotelmay refuse to rent out a bicycle for one or more of the below reasons:


·        The hotel considers it likely that the applicantcannot follow the rules stated above.

·        The hotel has reason to believe that the applicantis a member of a criminal organisation or some other organisation detrimentalto public peace.

·        If the rental period overlaps or is predicted tooverlap with a period of strong wind, rain or other hazardous weather.

·        If the  Hotel is of the opinion that the client cannotsafely control the ebike.


·        Health &Safety

·        Before ridingoff Clients must be briefed by our authorized staff.

·        The Clientmust always wear a helmet when riding the ebike.

·        The Clientmust cycle on the right-side of the road or on a cycle lane.

·        The Clientmust obey all road signs and traffic signals.

·        It is the repsonsibility of the Client to checkthe ebike before leaving the hotel.

·        When stopping,move left off the road / cycle way to the kerb or footpath

·        When approachingpedestrians from behind (e.g. on shared access ways), signal       your approach by using the bike bell orverbally announcing your approach

·        ALWAYS ride with consideration and caution of other cyclists.


·        Release Waiver:

·        Clients acknowledge and agree that Hotel Ullensvang  has no control over the operation of therental ebikes by Clients.

·        The  Hotel assumes noresponsibility for and cannot be held liable for any personal injury, propertydamage, third party liability or other loss, accident, delay, inconvenience, orirregularity which may be occasioned either by reason of any wrongful,negligent or accidental acts or omissions on the part of the Client or theClient’s agents; any defect in or failure of any vehicle, equipment orinstrumentality owned, operated or otherwise used by the Client; any wrongfulor negligent acts or omissions on the part of any other party not under thecontrol, direct or otherwise.

·        The Client indemnifies Hotel Ullensvang, its agents and employees fromand against any and all liability arising during the rental period. Clientsacknowledge that they are aware of the risks involved with cycling includingbut not limited to physical exertion, forces of nature, accidents, travel viaany mode of transport, adequacy of medical facilities, or negligence on thepart of employees, agents or others of Ullensvang Hotel.

·        Clients agree to be responsible for their own welfare and accept anyand all risk associated with the activities they undertake.

·        Clients acknowledge and agree Hotel Ullensvang  has the right to refuse hire for not executingthis document or other required documentation correctly.

Terms for rental of Kayak

Document kayaking experience, minimum 'Våttkort' or similare certificate.

Weather conditions < 7 m/s.

Will my camera get wet?

Yes, if it is raining. Make sure you bring a cover. Depending on the tour and the conditions there might be other situations where you or your camera could get wet, your skipper will advise you beforehand so you can store things away on time.

Is the information meeting also for kayak tours?

The information meeting is mainly focusing on the long and demanding Trolltunga tours. If you have any questions, you can join the meeting and the guide will come with advice at the end of the meeting.

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