RIB Expedition at 71 Degrees North

Join a thrilling boat ride to North Cape and see the rugged coastline of Troms and Finnmark county from water level.

  • Experience an exhilarating RIB ride along the Arctic coastline
  • See the spectacular scenery and wildlife of Troms and Finnmark county
  • Visit Skarsvåg, reputed to be the northernmost fishing village in the world
  • Go up to world-famous North Cape, at the roof of continental Europe
  • Direction

    Northbound direction

  • Season

    Autumn, Summer

  • Difficulty level

    Level 4: Challenging - good mobility and fitness needed

  • Duration

    6 hours

  • Min. passengers


  • Max. passengers


  • Booking code


  • From

    499 €

  • Notices

    Entrance to the North Cape and transport back to the ship is included

In Havøysund, we’ll board a RIB (rigid inflatable boat) and travel speedily along the coast, always eager to spot resident seabirds nesting in the high cliffs. Along the way, our guides will talk in depth about the local landscape and culture.  

Soon, the impressive North Cape promontory and plateau will come into view. From this angle down at the water, you’ll be able to grasp the size of this mountain that stands over 300 metres above sea level.  

Coming ashore in Hornvika, we make our way to Skarsvåg, thought to be the continent’s most northerly fishing village. From there, we take a short hike to Kirkeporten. This distinctive natural arch resembles a church door and beautifully frames the North Cape and ‘Hornet’ rock formation in the distance. 

After enjoying a light snack, a bus will take us up to the North Cape where you can stand on the precipice of the European continent and soak in the breathtaking views.  

Excursion by RIB to North Cape. Excursion by RIB to North Cape.


  • Disembarking port: Havøysund
  • Embarking port: Honningsvåg
  • Available period:  15 June - 30 September
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Transportation: RIB, bus
  • Meals on the trip: Packed lunch, Coffee/ tea, dried reindeer meat, chocolate and snacks
  • Clothes/Footwear: Hiking shoes, warm and windproof clothing. Special clothing is provided (survival suits, life vests, goggles, hats and gloves)
  • We recommend bringing a backpack with water bottle, extra clothing, camera, and sunglasses