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Boats in the Halden canal

Throughout the ages, 25 steamboats in all has plied the canal, and 6 of these old steamboats are still in the canal in adition to other boats.


The list below are boats you can charter. At the moment no boats are running on scheduled times.

At the right side of this page is info on boats in the canal.

MS Brekke (100 people) 
Runs on scheduled times during the summer 14.6-20.8.2017
in 2017 it runs Tistedal - Krappeto - Tistedal on Wednesdays.

Tistedal - Strømsfoss / Strømsfoss - Tistedal on Thursdays and Sundays.


DS Turisten (60 people) After being raised up from the bottom of Femsjøen (a lake), and thousands of restoration hours to several million NOK were the steamship Turisten again placed in service on the Halden Canal in 2009. Only charter.


DS Engebret Soot (20 people) are disposable for charter traffic. Resident in Ørje. DS Engebret Soot was built in 1862, and is probably the world's oldest propeller steamboat in operation. Booking mob. 908 30 597. Only charter.



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