King Crab Safari

  • join a professional fisherman for a unique experience at sea
  • learn all about king crab; how to catch and prepare it for delicious treat
  • taste the delicious fresh seafood
  • try deep sea fishing. No previous experience required, all equipment on board.

 

3 hour safari   1700NOK/person for groups 2-5
  1400NOK/person for groups 6-12

Possibility to book extra hours, 450/550NOK/hour/person

WINTER ACTIVITIES

King Crab Safari

 

Deep Sea Fishing

  • tailor made fishing trips
  • possibility to catch various species; cod, pollock, catfish, halibut ect.
  • top equipped fishing vessel with a professional fisherman

 

Dog sledging

  • local mushers with fabulous dogs, both pure breed Alaskan huskies and Siberian huskies.
  • trails in the pristine mountains around Nesseby
  • just the sound of paws pounding the snow
  • enjoy a cup of hot drink and a lunch in the wilderness

 

Day with a reindeer herder

  • reindeer are semi-tamed animals, finding their food in the wild all year round
  • in the winter their pastures are on the southern side of Varangerfjord
  • spend a day with local reindeer herders and learn about their lifestyle and culture
  • either drive your own snowmobile or ride on a sleigh
  • lunch in the wilderness

 

Snowmobiling

  • we can arrange the rent of snow mobiles
  • plenty of trails in Nesseby to explore the outback on your own

 

Wildeness Safari and Ice Fishing

  • sledge trip to the mountines nearby Nesseby
  • you can see reindeer, grouse, fox, elk or even eagle
  • try ice fishing
  • enjoy lunch by a campfire

 

Cultural Heritage in Varanger

  • visit Varanger Sami Museum
  • visit local silver smith

 

Cross Country Skiing

  • best season is from early Mach until mid-May
  • several prepared trails in Nesseby
  • see Aldonrennet and Tana-Varanger løypa for local cross country arrangements (FESTIVALS)

 

 

SUMMER ACTIVITIES

 

King Crab Safari
- see above

Deep Sea Fishing
- see above

 

Cultural Heritage Tour at Varanger Fjord

  • speed boat transfer from Nesseby to Mortensnes cultural heritage site
  • walk through 10.000 years of history at your own pace, self-guided with an app on your smart phone
  • visit the exhibition telling the story of ancient Sámi gods in the nature
  • coffee and snacks by campfire at seashore

 

Fishing in the rivers and lakes in Nesseby

 

Hiking in Varanger

 

Varangerhalvøya National Park

http://www.miljodirektoratet.no/Global/dokumenter/Publikasjoner/Brosjyrer/Varangerhalvøya_NP_E_nett 181011.pdf

 

 

AUTUMN ACTIVITIES

 

Grouse Hunting

  • Nesseby area is perfect for grouse hunting
  • season is from 10.9.-15.3.
  • make your base at the cabin and take day trips to different grouse destinations in the area

Tilauksesta järjestämme telttaleirin pyyntipaikoille tunturiin

Metsästysmatkat ovat arjolla vain kun riekkokannat ovat kestävällä tasolla

 

FESTIVALS AND ARRANGEMENTS IN VARANGER

 

Aldonrennet - cross country skiing event

  • annual happening in February/March
  • 26km cross country skiing for the whole family
  • magnificent scenery and lovely trails

 

Finnmarksløpet  - dog sledging competition across Finnmark

  • the longest dog sledge competition in Europe, 1200km
  • from Alta via Kautokeino, Tana, Kirkenes to Varangerbotn and back to Alta
  • a week in early March
  • concerts, winter markets and lively check points for the public to visit
  • arrangements in Varangerbotn for 3-days
  • dates for 2019 www.finnmarkslopet.no

 

VAKE- Varanger Arctic Kite Enduro

  • -Snow kiting challenge across the Varanger
  • in April
  • www.vake.no

 

Tana-Varanger- cross country skiing event

  • annual cross country happening in April
  • 90km of prepared skiing track in fabulous Varanger landscape
  • either take the challenge and go all the way or just a distance that’s good for you!

 

Varangerfestivalen - Jazz festival in Vadsø

 

Vuonnamarkanat - traditional market day

  • late August or early September
  • annual market following the tradition from centuries back when traders came to buy goods from the local Sámi people
  • food, arts and crafts. Only handmades, no plastic

 

Christmas markets