Join us on an unforgettable snowmobile tour into the polar night across one of Europe’s most extreme and exciting natural environments.
See the world’s northernmost mainland town, Mehamn.
Drive a snowmobile over the mountains between Mehamn and Kjøllefjord.
Hear interesting stories about life on the coast of Finnmark.
Possibly see the Northern Lights.
Level 3: Medium
2 hours 15 min
Transportation: Bus/Snowmobile. Meals on the trip: Warm drink. Clothes/Footwear: Comfortable shoes, warm and windproof clothing. Special clothing is provided. Note: Valid driving licence must be presented. Subject to weather/snow conditions
The excursion starts with a bus trip from Mehamn, the world’s northernmost mainland town, up and over the mountains to the old trading post and fishing village of Kjøllefjord. Along the way, your guides tell you about the indigenous Sámi people, the area´s geographic and climatic conditions, what life is like in this part of Norway, and how the locals effectively utilise nature. Some of Norway’s best snowmobile instructors are on hand to ensure you receive proper training before departing.
Then off we go to experience snowy valleys, invigorating winter air and perhaps the mesmerizing Northern Lights in the clear, starry sky. During spring, the sun returns, resulting in a different, yet equally exhilarating experience due to many more hours of daylight and a milder climate. We conclude our expedition in Kjøllefjord where you rejoin the Hurtigruten ship.
Disembarking port: Mehamn
Embarking port: Kjøllefjord
Available period: 15 December - 30 April
Meals on the trip: Warm drink
Clothes/Footwear: Comfortable shoes, warm and windproof clothing. Special clothing is provided
Note: Valid driving licence must be presented. Subject to weather/snow conditions.
Age limit: 6 years old together with parent Not available 01 January and 25 December
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