We have a wide range of excursions you can participate in.
Summer: King Crab rafting Safaris, midnight sun rafting, Barents Sea fishing, Andersgrotta.
Winter: Arctic King Crab fishing tour, husky trips, hunting northern lights tours, snowmobile trips.
+47 78 97 05 40
Hurtigruten Barents Kirkenes takes pride in giving our guests an arctic adventure.
During winter, activities like our northern light safaris, husky dog-sledge trips, snowmobile tours, northern light and king crab safaris are offered. Also new this winter you can enjoy a visit in our Artic Ice Dome. In summer you can go fishing for giant crab, join a canoe safari or take a hiking tour. The Russian boarder is just a 500-meter hike away.
+47 78 99 08 20
Using public transportation you can take a round trip from Kirkenes to Vardø with the coastal steamer Hurtigruten and back to Kirkenes with a scheduled bus. In Vardø, the easternmost town of Norway, you can explore the Vardøhus Festning, a fortress from 1734, or the Steilneset Memorial. After 1 hour the bus follows the Barents Sea coastline between Vardø and Vadsø on the way back to Kirkenes.
Available all seasons on Sundays, duration 8 hours.
At the Borderland Museum one can explore theme exhibitions connected to local history. We present the history of the settlement and development of the region, from its origin as a common territory between Russia, Finland and Norway. We also document the industrial history of the mining company A/S Sydvaranger. The war exhibition contains, among other things the Russian fighter plane Ilyushin.
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Located in the middle of the pedestrian street, it is a gateway into and out from the Barents region, showcasing exceptional home-grown productions.
The project and exhibition space was recently established by Pikene på Broen, a collective of curators and producers who have been actively initiating and facilitating artistic productions in and about the borderlands since 2001.
Dr. Wesselsgate 14