Posted on 2021-12-14
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Icebreaker Cruise: Full-day Icebreaker Cruise Experience From Rovaniemi

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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 center
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 Icebreaker cruise is suitable for everyone


◾ 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

What's included, what's not

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

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 icebreaker cruise. 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 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.

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours

Prepare for the experience - Things to know before you go

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.