Biggest Icebreaker cruise in Lapland
Polar Explorer tourist Icebreaker cruise in Lapland offer 3 hours Icebreaker cruise in the frozen water of Bothnian sea in Lapland. During 3 hours Icebreaker cruise 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. You can relax in the cozy saloon, enjoying warm juice, or go for walk on the frozen sea ice. 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 and Swim Certificates to everyone as a memorable gift. Icebreaker shuttle bus provide transportation from Rovaniemi, Kemi and Levi.
Built: 1976, fully rebuilt in 1991
Number of passengers: 160
Length: 78 m
Width: 14 m
Draught: 5.22 m
Gross weight: gross 1976 mt, net 593 mt
Engine: 2 X MAK 8M551AK, 9460 hp
Icebreaker Cruise 3h. Departure 10:00 Finnish time / 09:00 Swedish time
Icebreaker Cruise 3h with BBQ lunch. Departure 14:00 Finnish time / 13:00 Swedish time
Icebreaker Cruise 3h
Departure 10:00 Finnish time / 09:00 Swedish time
Choose following options to include shuttle bus and lunch
Icebreaker Cruise 3h with BBQ lunch
Departure 14:00 Finnish time / 13:00 Swedish time
Choose following options to include shuttle bus
Children 4-12 years old are at 15 % discount. Children under 4 years are free of charge.
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.
from Finland from Sweden
Kemi 73 km Kalix 23 km
Rovaniemi 168 km Luleå 98 km
Ivalo 450 km Kiruna 330 km
You can make your way Axelsvik port in Båtskärsnäs in your own car or bus and park it in the port, free of charge during the cruise.
Check your driving route HERE
We offer to and from shuttle bus transportation for the cruise from Rovaniemi, Kemi and Levi.
You will the get shuttle bus pick-up and drop off time for your cruise in your reservation confirmation.
Shuttle bus transportation includes lunch.
If you are looking for transportation from other destinations, please CONTACT US
Yes, you can make your way with your own car and park free of charge at the port of departure.
There is no age limit for participating in cruise, children of all ages are welcome on board!
No, hot meals are not served, but snacks and beverages are available at the bar.
No, double layer floating suite keep you insulated form cold water. You put on suite over your normal indoor clothes.
Floatation suits are available at size 125 cm, children at age from 7 years old can swim.
No, swimming is voluntary.
Yes, it is absolutely safe. Even a car can drive on ice over 20 cm thick.
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