Icebreaker cruise in Swedish Lapland

Arctic Explorer icebreaker

about us

Join to the daily icebreaker work
Arctic Explorer is keeping daily routine from December to March making route for ships through the frozen sea in Piteå.  Join to Icebreaker daily work for 2 h and feel as part of the crew. Learn about work in Arctic ships and participate in daily work of sailors. During the 2 h cruise you will be shown all the way down to the engine rooms and all way up to Captain’s bridge. You can relax the cozy saloon, enjoying warm juice, or go for walk on the frozen sea. The icebreaker makes a pool free of ice and every visitor can take a swim in the dark icy water, in floatation survival suit. The captain will present Cruise and Swim Certificates to everyone as a memorable gift.
Icy water swimming
Enjoy effortless floating in dry survival suite in the middle of the Arctic Sea
Walking on ice
Walk safely on sea ice, take impressive photos of yourself in front of the ship at sea
Local experienced crew
Meet captain and other crew members on the bridge
Children can swim
Children 125 cm tall and over can join swimming activity with their parents

SHIP DETAILS

  • Built: 1962, rebuilt in 2004
  • Number of passengers: 80
  • Length: 38 m
  • Width: 10 m
  • Draught: 5.0 m
  • Gross weight: gross ton 332
  • Engine: 1 X NOHAB POLAR 6 Cylinder
  • Ice class: 1A

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Cruise 10:00-12:00
Cruise 13:00 - 15:00
Fully booked
No cruise

PRICE

€ 150

Price includes

2 h icebreaker cruise, swimming in survival suites, walking on sea ice (weather permit), hot drink on board, Cruise&Swim certificate, friendly guides and crew on board, great memories.

Booking terms

20% deposit is paid at the moment of reservation. final payment is 30 days before the cruise.

Cancellation terms

20% fees are charged if cancelled more than 30 days before the cruise, if cancelled 30 days or less before the cruise, full payment is charged.  

How to get

By own transportation

Address: 

Norra Stenarmen 3, 

94143 Piteå, Sweden 

Distances

Luleå:       65 km (45 min drive)

Skellefteå:  70 km (50 min drive)

Arvidsjaur: 133 km (1 h 35 min drive)

CONTACT US

+358 207 437 100

PL10, 96101 Rovaniemi, Finland

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