King Crab Safari

KS01 King Crab Safari with diver incl meal

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Pick up at your hotel and transfer to the boat (20 min). Short photo stop at the Russian border. Tour on the fjord on a comfortable boat or RIB. On the boat trip possibility to see the rich fauna in this area (birds, seals and maybe wales). After a short ride in a great north Norwegian fjord landscape the diver gets down and catch crabs for us. OLecture on king crab and preparation of fresh crab on board. Enjoy a fresh King Crab lunch on board or in our beautiful restaurant ashore (depends on group size).

Period: 01.05 – 30.11
Duration: 10:00 – 14:00
Daily min 2 persons

1690 NOK per person
845 NOK per child 4-11 years
Can be combined with Bathing in the Arctic Ocean with survival suit: + 550 NOK per person
included transportation from/to hotel or Hurtigruten pier, guide, boat tour, protective clothing, king crab meal, coffee/tea

KS40 King Crab Fishing in Kirkenes incl meal

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An experienced fisherman will take you for an unforgettable King Crab Fishing tour on a RIB boat where we will cruise along the Bøkfjord and the Barents Sea to find the right place to catch the King Crab. You will be hands on deck to help pull up the King Crab cages from the depths. Your guide will take you back and serve your catch in a traditional, renovated boat house by the fjord. You may eat as many King Crabs as you wish.  Lunch will be fresh, fresh, fresh! The tour guide will provide you with protective clothing and necessary equipment. Normal health condition required. No access for wheel chair.

Period: 01.05 – 30.11
Duration: 13:00 – 16:00 and 18:00 – 21:00 (evening tour only available until 15.09)
Daily min 2 persons

1600 NOK per person
800 NOK per child 7-11 years

included transportation from/to hotel, guide, boat tour, protective clothing, king crab meal, coffee/tea

KS16 King crab safari by riverboat to the Russian borderline, with King crab meal

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Meet and eat the King crab from our crab traps, as we visit Boris Gleb – An Icon of Norwegian-Russian border history. You follow our riverboats from Kirkenes to our facility at the Russian borderline. We serve you a King Crab meal, cloudberries with cream, followed by coffee or tea. While the crabs are beeing prepared you’ll learn that the cultural history of the laplanders and the Orthodox church of Russia are closely connected to the border area. You’ll be as close to the border as you can almost touch it!

Period: 01.06 – 10.09
Duration: 14:00 – 17:00
Daily min 2 persons

1650 NOK per person
825 NOK per child 4-11 years

included transportation from/to hotel, guide, boat tour, protective clothing, King Crab meal, coffee/tea

KS34 King Crab and Russian Border by bus (min 4 persons)

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Kirkenes is the King Crab capital of Norway and the only Norwegian border point to Russia. King Crab is an important export article in the north. This fascinating animal coming originally from Russia can grow up to 2 meters between the claws and can weigh up to 15 kg. This sightseeing will give you more information about the “King Crab City – Kirkenes”. After a tour around Kirkenes we head to the Russian border and get insight in Norwegian and Russian relations. From the Russian border we move further to the fjord where you`ll be served a full King Crab meal in wonderful surroundings while getting more information about the crab and our area so far North.

Period: 01.05 – 30.11
Duration: 18:00 – 21:00
Daily min 4 persons
max 16 persons

1800 NOK per person
900 NOK per child 4-11 years

included transportation from/to hotel, local guide, King Crab meal, table water, 1 glass of white wine


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Pasvikturist operates normally and is available only by phone/email between 10.00 – 14.00 (our office for visitors will be closed from Monday 16. March)

Since the Norwegian Institute of Public Health has implemented strict bans on travel to and inside the country, most of our excursions and trips are cancelled until 31 March.


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