Phoenix returns to Lyngdal again and again
Jane Arnesen, harbour master Port of Lyngdal, commented: “We have been working to get other cruiselines as well, but we have not received any yet. The fjords into Lyngdal is a safe journey and we have no limitations from the Norwegian coastline. We have a 70m berth with a depth of 11m that can be used for cruise vessels [11 bollards from 50t to 200t], but we prefer that they lie at anchor due to loading operations in the port.”
The city of Lyngdal is about 2km from the tender quays via shuttlebus although many passengers enjoy the walk. There is parking for up to 100 cars and tours buses only a few metres away and there are nearby toilet facilities.
About 20km away is Norway’s longest salmon stairs and further the south cape of Lindesnes. Passengers can also visit Lista for beautiful beaches, birdlife, Viking and pirate history as well as the old Dutch city of Flekkefjord. There is a golfcourse in Kvinesdal.
There are plans to build a new harbour area with a quay of 600m with a minimum depth of 25m and also a passenger terminal.