Kristiansand (not to be confused with Kristiansund) is the capital of southern Norway. Additional port guide here http://www.cruise-norway.no/Ports/Kristiansand/default.aspx
Where You're Docked
Ships may dock at several different piers just west of the city centre though the main cruise pier is the most south. All piers are within walking distance into the city.
Money and Tipping
You shouldn't need to use local transportation since most sites are in the city center.
Search hotels in Kristiansand here
The Tourist Office is at Rådhusgata 6, not far from the port.
Shopping & Restaurants
The main shopping areas are Markensgate, the pedestrianised high street, and Skippergata.
Cafes and restaurants may have free wifi for customers.
Maps (right-click to save)
Kristiansand Weather Forecast