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From Rovaniemi: Icebreaker Cruise with Lunch by Shuttle Bus

Product ID: 209241
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Experience a once-in-a-lifetime tour through the frozen waters of the Bothnian Sea in Lapland on an Icebreaker ship. Swim in warm survival suits in the icy waters the relax in a cozy saloon with warm drinks.
About this activity
Duration 3 - 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, Polish
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Chinese, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Portuguese, Russian

Pickup optional

Pick up location: 1. Arctic Treehouse Hotel: outside by reception 2. Santa Claus Holiday Village: outside in front of hotel Santa Claus Holiday Village reception. There is Tree Elves restaurant in same building 3. Santa Claus Hotel: outside of the building by main entrance to hotel 4.Rovaniemi train station: Train station is small. Pick up is outside by main entrance to station building
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Witness the massive ice breaking power of the icebreaker ship
  • Enjoy a guided tour through all 7 decks of the incredible boat
  • Take a swim in the icy water in a survival suit
  • Relax in the cozy saloon afterwards enjoying a warm drink
  • Receive a Cruise & Swim certificate after the cruise
Full description
Board the incredible Polar Explorer Icebreaker ship and depart from the port in Axelsvik, Sweden. Begin one of the greatest adventures in Lapland as you journey for 3 hours through the ice in the Bothian Sea.

During the stop, take the chance to swim in warm survival suits and walk on the frozen sea ice. Warm up with hot drinks in the saloon bar afterward. Enjoy an audio-guided tour through all 7 decks of the ship via an audio guide application in 18 languages. Watch an exclusive 11-minute movie about icebreakers around the world in the icebreaker theatre. The captain will present you with a Cruise & Swim certificate and the end of the tour as a memorable gift.

Shuttle bus transfer is available from Rovaniemi.
  • 3-hour icebreaker cruise
  • Hot drinks on board
  • 7 decks guided tour
  • Audio guide in 18 languages
  • Film in Icebreaker theatre
  • Swimming in survival suits
  • Cruise & Swim certificate

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Axelsviksvägen 291C, 952 95 Båtskärsnäs, Sweden. Please arrive to the harbor the latest 20 minutes prior to cruise departure. Boarding will start 30 minutes prior to cruise departure.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
Know before you go
• Icebreaker departs from Axelsvik, Sweden
• Free parking is available at the harbor
• Shuttle bus is available from Rovaniemi
• No public transfer is available to the port
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Polar Explorer Icebreaker

Product ID: 209241