Our Polarcirkel boats

adventurous boat rides

Travel with us to Nordenskiold Lodge or Isfjord Adventure Hotel by open RIB boats. A ride with Kapp Linné, Tempel or Nordenskiold is an adventure on its own as you fly on the open sea, from wave to wave, passing bird cliffs, seals, walrus or even polar bears. The wind on your face, howling in your ears. It is a feeling of freedom and the adrenalin is pumping.

From June to September the only way to travel to our remote outposts is by boat. When you choose an open Polarcirkel boat you get transport and adventure at the same time. With sea spray and crisp arctic winds in your face you get as close to the elements as possible as you fly from wave to wave.

We will you equip you well and teach you all you need to know for a thrilling ride. The Basecamp suites will keep you warm. The Basecamp guides will keep you safe.

The Polarcirkel boats are used for fjord safaris and transport to your next destination in the Isfjord area. They are also available for private hire and transport.

Boat names: Kapp Linné, Tempel and Nordenskiold

Type: Polarcirkel 845 Diving
Capacity: 12 passengers
Length: 8,45 meters
Width: 2,70 meters
Depth: 21 degrees
Building yard: Helgeland Plast AS, Mo I Rana
Service speed: Up to 20 knops
Engine: Volvo 300HK with auxiliary engine
Crew: 1 captain

We take bookings for: Daytrips, transports, charter, bespoke adventure tours.

Join us on an open RIB boat fjord safari through the bright spring in Spitsbergen. In the wilderness it’s just you and surrounding mountains. Summer light revealing the treasures of the mountains and Arctic ocean. This is a half day excursions will take you to the birdcliffs by Bjørndalen and to historical Grumant.

Every day
5 hours
May-June
Min. 4 partisipants
Min. age 12
per person 1,590 nok

A wide fjord opens at 78°N on the west coast of Spitsbergen. Looking north you will see the distinct sailing mark Alkhornet. Looking south you will find Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel, your home far away from home. Isfjorden is a gigantic fjord complex with cultural monuments from all Svalbard’s historical periods. Hop on our Polarcircle boat and explore the glaciers and characteristic mountains, bird- and wildlife that is conspicuous with great activity and traffic of nesting birds.

Tue,Thu, Sat
5 hours
June-September
Lunch included
This trip starts at Isfjord Radio
Min. age 12
per person 1,890 nok

Join us on an adventure to Barentsburg. The first impression is of being transported back in time to Soviet Russia; the town centre even features a statue of Lenin. A single road cuts through the small town. Old houses, dating back to the beginning of the 20th century, stand on both sides. The facades are a bit crooked and ramshackle. Some houses visibly bear the weight of history. In this place you can smell the past centuries in the air.

Wed, Fri
5 hours
June-September
Lunch included
This trip starts at Isfjord Radio
Min. age 12
per person 1,890 nok

For 6 days you will have the pleasure of observing and photographing the abundance of birdlife that Svalbard has to offer together with your local expert and guide. At this time, we have left the silence of winter behind and entered the exciting season of bird migration. Every cliff, lake and wetland are teeming with life. Join us at the end of the world for an exceptional and educative bird watching tour.

Summer 2020
6 days
July
Min. 4 participants
Most meals included
Isfjord Radio and Basecamp Hotel
Min. age 15
per person 21,900 nok

ADVENTURES AND PLACES TO STAY IN SVALBARD

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