Dog sledding Kirkenes

The Ultimate Arctic Experience

Welcome to a winter wonderland

We have made is easy for you. This dream package includes a stay at the Snowhotel 365 located 15 minutes from Kirkenes City Centre. It's the first hotel completely constructed of snow and ice open 365 days a year! Be an explorer for a night and spend the night in one of the cold rooms which holds a temperature of -4 degrees. You sleep on a comfortable mattress in a bed made of ice, and you will be provided with a high quality sleeping bag. In the morning we will serve you breakfast in our restaurant.

At the site you may choose between different activities. Mush your own team of dogs along the fjord in the scenic Sandnesdalen. On this tour guests are driven in a 2 person sled by our experienced dog mushers. Join our famous King Crab safari - this is a must for all visitors! The red King Crab is not only the biggest, but also the most delicious shellfish you will ever have the chance of tasting. 


2 day experience
Medium level

Our hand picked activities for the optimal Arctic experience

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Included in package

  • Transfer tour/retour Kirkenes
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 2h dog sledding 
  • King Crab Safari
  • Warm clothes and shoes

How to book

  • Choose your departure date. The departure date must be the same for all products to make it a full day adventure.
  • Fill in travelers information and payment details. 
  • Wait for your confirmation e-mail and you are ready to go.


Choose & add activities for your experience

Activity Day 1

The tour starts from Kirkenes Snowhotel and our huskies will take you on a journey through a magical winter landscape. On this tour guests are driven in a 2 person sled by our experienced dog mushers. If conditions allow, the guest may get to try driving the dog sled part of the tour.

You decide for yourself if you want to choose the morning, midday or evening departure. All guests must have mobility and be able to walk independently in deep snow. Children must be 7 years or older to participate in this activity.

Dog sledding Kirkenes

Activity day 2

We will take you out on the frozen fjord by snowmobile and sleigh to find the great Red King Crab. You will step out on the frozen fjord and help the fisherman pull the traps from the sea through the hole in the ice. The journey will culminate in a warm, rustic farmhouse restaurant by the fjord, where you will enjoy a feast, served the Norwegian way - fresh, juicy and irresistible! The portions are generous, so no one will leave the table hungry.

King Crab Safari Kirkenes

Choose your accommodation

Stay at the Snowhotel 365 Kirkenes for an unforgettable overnight stay experience. Choose between staying at the Snowhotel 365 in one of the cold rooms which holds a temperature of -4 degrees, or in one of the Northern Lights Cabins. Breakfast and dinner is included.

Snowhotel 365 Kirkenes Cold Room