Polar Explorer tourist Icebreaker offers 3 hours cruise in the frozen water of Bothnian sea in Lapland.
✔️ Engine: 2 X MAK 8M551AK, 9460 hp
✔️ Length: 78 m, Width: 14 m, Draught: 5.22 m
✔️ Once in a lifetime experience
✔️ Comfortable and warm bus
✔️ No special skills required
10.12 - 10.04
~ 3 hours
During 3 hours you will be a witness of a massive ice breaking power of the vessel, have a guided tour all the way down to the engine rooms and all way up to Captain’s bridge.
Tour is available on 16 languages via audio guide application and includes 11 min movie in icebreaker cinema about icebreakers all over the world.
You can relax in the cozy saloon, enjoying warm juice or go for walk on the frozen sea ice during the stop.
The icebreaker makes a pool free of ice and every visitor can take a swim in the dark icy water in flotation survival suit.
The captain will present Cruise & Swim Certificate to everyone as a memorable gift.
✔️ Cruise & arctic swim certificate
✔️ Hot drink on board
✔️ Film in icebreaker theater
✔️ 7 decks guided tour (available on 18 languages via application)
✔️ Swimming in survival suits
✔️ 3h icebreaker cruise
✔️ Professional English speaking guide
✔️ Hotel pickup & drop off
⚡ Seasonal outdoor clothing
⚡ Camera and drinking water
The Polar Explorer Icebreaker Cruise’s departure terminal is located in Swedish Lapland, only 40 km away from the Finnish border. It is easy to reach from any place in Finnish and Swedish Lapland.
You can arrive to icebreaker cruise terminal by your own transportation and park your vehicle in terminal free of charge. If you wish to enjoy our shuttle bus transfers from Rovaniemi, Kemi, Tornio, Haparanda or Luleå please choose our shuttle bus included program.
A booking is confirmed when you receive a confirmation email. If you think you have made a booking and have not received an email confirmation, please send us an e-mail with an inquiry through our contact form, and we will figure this out together.
You can pay through the internet, through our website. This is by far the easiest, safest and fastest way to reserve and pay for your adventure. You will receive a voucher as a confirmation via e-mail which you will need to bring with you for your trip. You will always get a voucher by email: REMEMBER TO PRINT IT OUT AND BRING IT ALONG OR MAKE SURE THAT YOU CAN SHOW IT ON YOUR ELECTRONIC DEVICE!
This is a nice question. We ask all participants to be ready from the start of the pickup time indicated in the voucher. Please be at your assigned location at the start time that you chose when booking the tour.
Here you should wait for your guide. Have your email and phone number listed with us so we can contact you if we run into any trouble finding you.
1. Start with thermal underwear and warm socks.
2. If it’s really cold, –20 or below, wear an additional fleece layer on top of your thermals. Another pair of socks, preferably woolly or thermal, will keep your feet warm.
3. Wear pants with thermal lining. Don’t underestimate the importance of a neck warmer or a scarf. Slip into your winter boots and do them up well.
4. Almost done! Throw on your winter jacket, put on a warm hat and thermal gloves. Don’t forget to tuck your gloves into your sleeves and zip your jacket ALL the way up
Nordic Adventures is also happy to rent out the winter clothing for 25 €/person/day.
Most of our tours (please see specifications under each tour) include transfers from accommodation in Rovaniemi city area. It is included in the adventure price. Transfers from accommodation places located further out from the city (for example Arctic Snow Hotel, Apukka Resort, Arctic Circle Wilderness Lodge Resort) can be arranged at an additional cost.
The pick up is usually 5-20 min before the start of the safari (time in your voucher). Transportation back is immediately after the end of the safari.
We try to provide exact pickup time one day before the start of the tour by email or text message/whats-app, which is why it is important that you provide your valid email and phone number when booking a tour.
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