EXPLORE THE WILDFJORDS AND THE GLACIER WITH KAYAKDate: Tuesday 5 sep 2017 - Saturday 30 Sep 2017
NORD EKSPEDISJON: Kayak trip from Jøkelfjorden towards the majestic Øksfjord glacier. Experience the great arctic nature and scenery. Including expedition lunch and warm drinks. During the trip we might se the magnificent polar dolphin or the majestetic sea ea
Do you want to join us for a trip to explore the Wildfjords of Finnmark and Troms and also have a glimpse of majestic Øksfjord glacier? We leave Alta and head out of the Altafjord where we passes several historic landmarks on the route. Our local guide tells you about the history of Alta from the earliest settlements, Altas favorable position under the Northern Lights belt and the local history up until today.
When we arrive our destination in Jøkelfjord we will have a safety brief before enter the drysuits and put the kayaks on the water. We will head towards the Jøkelfjord glacier and enjoy the great arctic nature and scenery. After paddling for a couple of hours we go ashore and have a nice lunch. After some warm drinks we head back towards the starting point. During the trip we might se the magnificent polar dolphin or the majestic sea eagle.
You don`t need any kayak skills beforehand. This trip fits everybody. The drysuits makes it comfortable even in bad weather. But you should wear warm clothing, preferably woolen underwear. Bring a warm hat, gloves and jacket for the lunch break. We have drybags so you can pack your belongings waterproof.
Included in the price:
- Professional kayak guide
- Sit-on-top kayak and drysuite
- Necessary safety equipment and drybags
- Expedition lunch and warm drinks
- Local history
Pickup outside The Northern Lights Cathedral main entrance. Other places on request.
For more information check out our homepage: www.nordekspedisjon.no