Surrounded by glaciers and wild mountains, this is the perfect starting point for a true Arctic adventure.

If you would like an active stay here with us and would like to hike a glacier, ski a mountain, kayak the fjord or ride a dog sled, go on a whale safari or just experience the blazing Northern Lights – this is the right place for it.

All this can be experienced just outside your doorstep, and we have the most experienced guides who will all do their best to show you the essence of Jøkelfjord – the home we are so proud of.

SEA ACTIVITIES

Whether you want to go on a whale safari, try to catch the biggest fish of your life, or just paddle around in peace and quiet. We have sea activities for all ages and activity level.

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DOGS & DOG SLEDDING ACTIVITIES

Visit the kennel, get a taste of the musher's life, ride a sled. You don’t come much closer to the nature than this.

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GLACIER & MOUNTAIN ACTIVITIES

Experience the unique Øksfjordjøkelen Glacier, take in the scenery from the peak of one of the spectacular mountains surrounding the fjord, shred the powder underneath the Northern Lights.

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OTHER ACTIVITIES

We offer a wide array of activities, historical and cultural activities or local activities and events. There is always something happening in this area.

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THIS IS SOME OF OUR ACTIVITIES

ADVENTURES & EXPERIENCES

SEA ACTIVITIES

Whale Safari

(Nov-Jan)

Guided boat trips to the glacier

(May-Sept)

Bird Safari

(Feb-Oct)

Fjord Safari

(May-Sept)

Northern Lights by boat

(Sept-April)

Deep Sea Fishing

(All Year)

Ski by boat

(Dec-May)

ADVENTURES & EXPERIENCES

DOG AND DOG SLEDDING ACTIVITIES

Husky daytrip - multiple varieties

(Jan-April)

Husky overnight experience

(Jan-April)

Husky hiking

(May-Oct)

Kennel tour

(All year)

ADVENTURES & EXPERIENCES

SAMI EXPERIENCE

Reindeer migration (7 stages)

(Spring-Autumn)

Every stage starts by finding and gathering the whole herd, then carefully leading the herd through the mountains towards their summer pasture in the spring, and winter pasture in autumn. All stages are between 6-12 hours long, depending on the reindeer.

1. Gathering and herding the reindeer in Jøkelfjord.

Activity level: Hard

2. Gathering and herding the reindeer and newborn calves, Swim stage underneath the glacier.

Activity level: Easy

3. Gathering and herding the reindeer, from the Øksfjordjøkelen glacier to Skalsa valley.

Activity level: Medium

4. Gathering and herding the reindeer from Skalsa valley through the Langfjord glacier valley to Tverrfjord.

Activity level: Hard

5. Gathering and herding the reindeer from Tverrfjord, over the Áibmadasgáisá glacier to Bjørnvika or Kjerringdalen.

Activity level: Very Hard

6. Gathering and herding the reindeer from Bjørnvika or Kjerringdalen through Reinfjord to the Reinfjord valley.

Activity level: Medium

7. Gathering and herding the reindeer from Reinfjord Valley to Olderfjorden.

Activity level: Medium

1. Gathering and herding the reindeer from Olderfjorden to Reinfjord Valley.

Activity level: Medium

2. Gathering and herding the reindeer from the Reinfjord valley through Reinfjord to Bjørnvika or Kjerringdalen.

Activity level: Medium

3. Gathering and herding the reindeer from Bjørnvika or Kjerringdalen, over the Áibmadasgáisá glacier to Tverrfjord.

Activity level: Very Hard

4. Gathering and herding the reindeer from Tverrfjord through the Langfjord glacier valley to Skalsa valley.

Activity level: Hard

5. Gathering and herding the reindeer from Skalsa Vallay to Skalsa.

Activity level: Easy

6. Gathering and herding the reindeer across the Jøkelfjord, swim stage.

Activity level: Very Easy

7. Gathering and herding the reindeer from Jøkelfjord to the Jøkelfjord valley.

Activity level: Hard

Very Easy: You must be physically capable of walking distances up to 1km in nature. On these stages boats are used.

Easy: You must be physically capable of walking distances up to 3km in nature and rocky terrain. Boats are an option on these stages.

Medium: You must be physically capable of walking distances up to 10km and at least 500 height meters in nature and mountain terrain.

Hard: You must be physically capable of walking distances up to 15km and at least 1000 height meters in nature and mountain terrain.

Very Hard: You must be physically capable of walking distances up to 20km and at least 1500 height meters in challenging mountain terrain. (No climbing)

ADVENTURES & EXPERIENCES

GLACIERS & MOUNTAIN ACTIVITIES

Glacier hiking

(July-Sept)

Ski touring - Comes in multiple varieties

(Dec-May)

Mountain hiking

(July-Sept)

Avalanche course - Comes in multiple varieties

(Dec-April)

Learn Ski touring - Comes in multiple varieties

(Dec-May)

ADVENTURES & EXPERIENCES

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Historical trail

(July-Sept)

WW2, the evacuation of Jøkelfjord

Culture trail

(June-Sept)

Ancient sacrificial and burial grounds

Indoors climbing

(All year)

Outdoors climbing

(July-Sept)

Snowshoeing

(Dec-April)

Kayaking

(All year)

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