Posted on 22/12/2020
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From Rovaniemi: White Icebreaker Adventure

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Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime cruising experience in the Bothnian Gulf departing from the coastal town of Kalix in Sweden. Marvel at the spectacular arctic scenery and walk on the thick ice.

TOUR DURATION: 9-10 hours
MEETING POINT: At your hotel, within 10km of Rovaniemi city centre
LANGUAGE/S: English, Finnish, (other languages available on request)
DEPARTURE TIME: 7.00 am to 10.00 am, depending on the season
OPENING SEASONS: December to April
WHO CAN COME: This White Icebreaker Adventure tour is suitable for everyone

Highlights

◾ Board the spectacular white Icebreaker and have a unique experience
◾ Marver at with solid ice sea, white as far as the eye can see
◾ Experience floating into the icy water in your survival suit
◾ Enjoy a delicious Sweedish traditional meal

Description - What to expect

Get picked up in the morning from your hotel in Rovaniemi and head to cross the border in Sweeden and reach the coastal town of Kalix where is your departure point for your ice break adventure. Climb onboard the spectacular White Icebreaker and have a unique experience of the sea being covered with solid white ice. Listen to the sound of crackling ice, as crushed ice blocks rise below the icebreaker hull.

Enjoy the striking scenery, walk on the ice sea and learn how to wear the floating suits. Take a dip into the icy ocean, but stay dry and warm in your survival suit. Listen from your guide the icebreaker’s history and learn about the ancient Viking history in the area.

After the cruise enjoy a traditional meal of Swedish meatballs at the border town of Haparanda before you are driven back to your hotel in Rovaniemi.

What is included

✔ Pick-up/drop-off
✔ English speaking guide (other languages available on request: Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese)
✔ Return trip from Rovaniemi to the harbour and back
✔ Guided tour on the ice breaker
✔ Sweedish traditional lunch
✔ Survival suit swimming/floating in the open sea

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours

Important Info

Please fill in your name and date of birth correctly during the booking the tour. Your name and date of birth must be consistent with your passport details. Bring your passport with you during the tour. Please note that you wouldn’t be able to change the dates after you book the tour.