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Barents Safari Tours

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Fjellveien 28, Kirkenes 9900, Norway
+47 901 90 594
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Great experience

Viktor collected us from our hotel and the fun started the moment we shook his hand. Great guide... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
hattie b
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
Wonderful people and magical place for snowmobile

When we met them at the harbour we understood straight away that the excursion would have been... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
Glenda G
,
Milan, Italy
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Fjellveien 28, Kirkenes 9900, Norway
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Viktor collected us from our hotel and the fun started the moment we shook his hand. Great guide, full of facts and info about the local area. We booked the snow mobile tour which ended in a feast of king crab! They provided extra clothing...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

When we met them at the harbour we understood straight away that the excursion would have been amazing. Two super fun guys came to pick us up at the harbour and as soon as we got at the camp we have also realised they were...More

1  Thank Glenda G
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Great experience with fun and knowledgeable team who make you feel very welcome. Skidoos good fun Snow crab fantastic and plentiful at meal afyet the fjord trip

1  Thank Sara H
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We did the snowmobile safary in February 2017.This was an excursion booked through Hurtigruten cruise. The transfer took around 15 minutes and the driver (Viktor) was very friendly and nice. When we arrived they provided us with warm clothes and helmets. One the guys gave...More

1  Thank cons_fil
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Booked the snow mobile safari through Hurtigruten. The buses were there waiting for us when the ship docked, 17 of us in total doing the trip, too many for one mini bus so Hubby and I travelled in a bus on our own - felt...More

1  Thank Jod65
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

We did the safari on 27 Jan 2017. We were given warm overalls, gloves, boots, helmet. There was a guide who gave us instructions on how to operate the snowmobile. They emphasized on safety. We saw the northern lights from the office and again on...More

Thank paxyy
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This was overall excellent. Run by Hans Halle who was kind, knowledgeable and spoke fantastic English, the tour was done within 3-4 hours and well run. We also were lucky enough to see the northern lights which we missed whilst in Iceland. The snowmobile rides...More

1  Thank Rupert S
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

The tour was exactly as described and more, because of the welcoming and friendly hosts. Instructions on riding the snow mobile patiently explained, transforming us from novice to expert Drivers! The king crabs are a sure thing and they taste just as fresh as they...More

1  Thank LuAnn O
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I had booked a snowmobile and king crab tour, expecting that it would be a small group activity ( as all my other outdoor activities in Norway have been ). Imagine my horror on discovering I had been placed on a trip with a bus...More

3  Thank Elizabeth H
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Great fun trying out the snow mobile through the frozen sea and watching how snow crabs are caught from the water beneath the ice. Of course the yummy free flow of what else but HUGE snow crab! Most importantly is the wonderful crew - friendly...More

Thank Wei Ling L
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candle_haha
27 July 2018|
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Response from Asia K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to hear that. We communicated via email and always received instant relpies. As soon as the booking was finalized we have received vouchers for each activity. However, summer is their low season so maybe they are... More
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Kathy V
13 March 2018|
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Response from Ove G | Reviewed this property |
Hi I have just spoken with Barents safari. I was a bit surprised over no reply you are referring to. My experience over this company is good. The owner told me they have problems with mail transferred from FB and... More
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Snowlover13500
12 January 2018|
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Response from Barents-Safari | Property representative |
Dear Snowlover, Unfortunately we do not have snow in summer. Therefore, we can not offer snowmobile tours. :-) Best regards, Nicole (Barents Safari)
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