Snowmobile safari in Kirkenes – Hurtigruten land excursion

Snow mobile safari Kirkenes. Photo credit Kirkenes Snow HotelSnowmobile safari in Kirkenes – On a frozen fjord you will drive snow mobiles across the beautiful landscape in the height of the Arctic winter.

This is an optional land excursion which you can add to your Hurtigruten cruise booked through Fjord Travel Norway. The land excursion will appear during the cruise booking process, with prices and details.

Kirkenes. Photo by Joern Tomter


During the trip your guides will tell you about the history of the Sami people, the extreme Arctic climate and the unique wildlife that inhabits the area. After the journey you can enjoy a hot drink and sample some dried reindeer meat in a well-heated Sami lavvo (tent).

You will receive thorough instructions on snowmobiling safety before your experience begins. Bring your driver’s license if you want to drive a snowmobile. You will drive in pairs, with the opportunity to switch drivers half way.

Snowmobile safari. Photo by Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway

Snowmobile safari

Duration: 2 hours 30 min
Included: Coffee and dried reindeer snack
Transportation: Bus and snowmobile
What to bring: Comfortable shoes, warm and windproof clothing (special clothing will be provided).
Age restrictions: Min. 12 years old and accompanied by an adult.
Notices: Guests under 18 and guests without a driving license are not allowed to drive the snowmobiles.
Difficulty level: Average physical condition – involves physical activity on uneven surface and/or steep terrain. Not suitable if you have limited mobility.

Please note: The trip is subject to weather/snow conditions.
Available: December 15- May 5
Land excursion #7C

Northern Lights Arctic coast. Photo by Gaute Bruvik

Northern Lights Arctic coast

This land excursion is available on the following Hurtigruten Cruise packages:
Northern Lights cruise & Snow hotel, 6 nights  (included in the tour)
Northern Lights Adventure cruise, 7 nights
Northern Lights Christmas cruise, 8 nights

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