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King Crap Tour - AMAZING

During our Hurtigruten Tour wie booked this great activity. We took the speed boat out to the sea... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael B
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Great experience followed by a delicious meal

King crab safari on the Barents Sea. We learned how to catch, prepare, and how to eat these giants... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our Hurtigruten Tour wie booked this great activity. We took the speed boat out to the sea, they showed us how they catch the craps and afterwards we spent lunch time in a very nice Fishers cottage and could eat as much King Crap...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago

King crab safari on the Barents Sea. We learned how to catch, prepare, and how to eat these giants Norwegian style. Our multi-talented captain "Geil" was very entertaining, and taught us a lot about how the crabs were introduced into the area. He showed us...More

Thank mumcat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of 🦀🦀🦀🦀🦀🦀 and attentive guides who were very talkative and funny. We were taken out to the spot outside of town where the crab pots with the crabs were. Then we took them to town, and cooked them and had a feast in the...More

Thank Ymerdrys
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Awesome tour, Mike is very informative and an amazing guide, the food was absolutely delicious we got lots of crab, we learnt a lot about the crab ans the area and would highly recommend this tour.

1  Thank Snowlover13500
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The tour provided by Kirkenes Snow hotel-we visited inside after our trip. The crab meat very tassty and delicious. Nice experience! Shaul

Thank Natalya D
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Our family of 6 booked the evening tour. We arrived at snowhotel and our guide took us on a wooden sled driven by snow mobile. It was an exciting drive through vastness of deep snow. The handsome guide, Tommy told us about the king crabs...More

1  Thank Lydia T
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The excursion was conducted by Kirkenes Snowhotel. They provide us with outdoor gears, bring us to the frozen lake with snowmobile sledge and showed us on how to catch and to hold the King Crab safely. After that, we have been served with a bunch...More

2  Thank ItsmePJ
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We went in the morning - which gave us a beautiful view of the sun rising over the frozen fjord. The actual activity of going out to the traps, hoisting up the crabs, taking photos, and coming back is pretty short (we were out there...More

Thank NYCStressBunny
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This was on of the coolest things I have ever done in my life! It was sooo much fun!!!!! Although i highly recommend going the earliest possible since it gets really dark early. IT WAS FREEZING, i mean you will be frozen, dont even bother...More

Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed 23 January 2018

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7 July 2018|
Response from Natalya D | Reviewed this property |
King Crab Safari-reservation-via pasvikturist site, depend of season: summer - or winter - activities more options: Kirkenes toutist office, Kirkenes Snow Hotel, other Kirkenes hotels
15 February 2018|
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Response from TexasFNP |
Thank you! I have decided to do the 7 day one way cruise from Bergen to Kikenes and then get off there and stay a few nights in snow hotel and Gamme. Hoping that is the best of both worlds!