8F: Snowmobile trip in the polar night

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Join an unforgettable snowmobile trip to one of Europe’s most extreme and exciting natural areas. During this excursion you will travel from Mehamn, the world’s northernmost mainland town, located on the often wild and stormy Finnmark coast, over the mountains to the old trading post and fishing village of Kjøllefjord. Along the way, the guides will tell you about the Sámi people, the geographic and climatic conditions, what life is like on the Finnmark coast, and how the local population utilise nature in both the summer and winter months. Some of Norway’s best instructors will ensure that proper training is given before you hop onto your own snowmobile for this once in a lifetime trip through fascinating scenery. Experience the snow-clad valleys, the fresh winter air and perhaps the mesmerising Northern Lights in the clear, starry sky. In Kjøllefjord you rejoin the Hurtigruten ship to continue our voyage.

  • Available: Daily from December 08 to May 17
  • Departure: 00:45 hrs am (Mehammn – Kjøllfjord)
  • Duration: Approximately 2,5 hours
  • Guiding: English
  • Price 2017: EUR 360,- per person / 25% discount per child 4-15 years old
  • Child conditions: Children up to 18 years can join the snow mobile tour as a passenger
  • Included: Special clothing and warm drink.
  • Please note:
    • Special conditions: Driver license is required to drive a snowmobile, driver has to be over 18. Good physical condition is necessary to participate.
    • Weather dependent: All outdoor activities are weather dependent and may be cancelled or replaced by more suitable alternatives should the conditions not permit to run the tour as planned. A full refund will be made for activities cancelled by the supplier due to weather conditions.
    • Northern Lights: Northern Lights observations are never guaranteed, sometimes it can be repeated several times during one evening and sometimes it simply stays away. Northern Lights observations are weather dependent; it needs to be clear sky in order to spot the Northern Lights.