• Duration: 10 hours
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This is a full-day 10-hour tour that includes a 3-hour Icebreaker cruise. You will witness massive ice-breaking, swim in a survival suit in the Arctic sea, learn the difference between an icebreaker and any other ship, meet the captain and take a walk on the ice of the frozen sea.

Tour also includes buffet lunch which is served in riverside panorama restaurant of Kukkolaforsen fishermen village. Medieval village open-air museum is available for a visit at no charge.


Polar Explorer Icebreaker cruise and lunch with shuttle bus transportation from Rovaniemi

Itinerary for morning cruise:

Departure from Rovaniemi (Finnish time)
06.25 from Santa Sport hotel
06.35 from Arctic Treehouse hotel
06.45 from Santa Claus Holiday Village
07.00 from Rovaniemi Tourist information (Koskikatu 12)
07.10 from Rovaniemi Train station

08.30 - 09.00 Boarding (Swedish time)
09.00 - 12.00 Icebreaker cruise (Swedish time)
12.00 - 12.30 Disembarking (Swedish time)
12.30 - 13.15 Transfer to lunch restaurant (Swedish time)
13.15 - 14.30 Lunch (Swedish time)

Drop off in Rovaniemi
17.15 Rovaniemi Train station
17.20 Rovaniemi Tourist information (Koskikatu 12)
17.30 Arctic Treehouse hotel
17.40 Santa Claus Holiday Village
18.00 Santa Sport hotel

Itinerary for afternoon cruise:

Departure from Rovaniemi (Finnish time)
08.55 from Santa Sport hotel
09.05 from Arctic Treehouse Hotel
09.15 from Santa Claus Holiday Village
09.30 from Rovaniemi Tourist information (Koskikatu 12)
09.40 from Rovaniemi Train station  

11.00 - 12.00 Lunch (Swedish time)
12.00 - 12.30 Transfer to lunch restaurant (Swedish time)  
12.30 - 13.00 Boarding (Swedish time)
13.00 - 16.00 Icebreaker cruise (Swedish time)
16.00 - 16.30 Disembarking (Swedish time)

Drop off in Rovaniemi
19.45 Rovaniemi Train station
19.50 Rovaniemi Tourist information (Koskikatu 12)
20.00 Arctic Treehouse Hotel
20.10 Santa Claus Holiday Village
20.30 Santa Sport hotel

What's included

Price includes:

  • 3-hour icebreaker cruise
  • Hot drinks on board
  • Guided tour through 7 decks
  • Audio guide in 16 languages
  • Film in Icebreaker theatre
  • Swimming in survival suits
  • Cruise & Swim certificate
  • Buffet lunch in a riverside panorama restaurant
  • Transfers from/to select locations in Rovaniemi

What do I need to bring

Warm clothing, ID, snacks if you like (day is long).

Important information

The Polar Explorer Icebreaker Cruise’s departure terminal is located in Swedish Lapland, only 40 km away from the Finnish border.
From Finland to Sweden the border crossing goes without any stops, any checks.
When crossing the border from Sweden to Finland, you may be asked to show your COVID vaccination certificate. Please have it with you.

The activity provider shall not be held liable for any compensation for loss of gratification in case of swimming cancellation for safety reasons due to unforeseeable adverse weather conditions

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 29 days or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 10% if cancelled 365 days or less before departure



Guided Language

  • English

Audio Language

  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Francaise
  • Español
  • Italiano
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Svenska
  • Suomi
  • Chinese
  • in
  • Malay
  • Thai
  • Japanese
  • Turkish
  • Hebrew


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