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Barents Safari Tours

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Fjellveien 28, Kirkenes 9900, Norway
+47 901 90 594
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Riverboat to the Russian Border

We were properly kitted out in all-in-one waterproof outfits and lifejackets, and given good safety... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2014
Solihull, United Kingdom
A real highlight of great trip!

We were recommended this by our Hurtigruten tour desk and thrilled with it. As they said, the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2014
David O
Sydney, Australia
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Fjellveien 28, Kirkenes 9900, Norway
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Reviewed 12 September 2014

We were properly kitted out in all-in-one waterproof outfits and lifejackets, and given good safety instructions. Then into a fast boat for a 20 minute trip up-river to the Russian border. On land we went to within 1 metre of the border, with strict instructions...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

We were recommended this by our Hurtigruten tour desk and thrilled with it. As they said, the people who run this put soo much energy into the commentary and are caring, honest and above all have a great sense of humour. From the moment they...More

1  Thank David O
Reviewed 28 August 2014

One of those stand out memories. We were picked up at our hotel and transferred to smallish boats. by Lars, Nicole and their assistant Sergei (the chef). We were kitted out in warm clothing and safety equipment. Off we went, all 9 of us, after...More

1  Thank peter_glazier
Reviewed 18 August 2014

From the moment we were picked up at our hotel till we returned we had a total blast. Donning life jackets, no foul weather gear needed as it was a perfect day, we watched as Hans pulled up the crab pot with out meal of...More

2  Thank BaldOldBob
Reviewed 6 August 2014

My sister and I joined on the ATV ride to the Russian border in spring this year and it was one of the highlights of my whole trip! We ride quad bikes at home (smaller versions of the ones used) and so we comfortable and...More

Thank Caitlin S
Reviewed 20 June 2014

This is an adventure safari on the water. You get three hours on a local 'long boat' (river boat) to see how to catch, cook, disassemble and eat King Crabs the local way. Fantastic tour with wet weather coveralls provided. We had 4 deg and...More

1  Thank Mike_R2600-oz
Reviewed 6 April 2014

After a Hurtigruten cruise my son and I stayed a few extra days in Kirkenes. We wanted to have another experience at driving snow mobiles. Ulf picked us up at the hotel. What a character he is. Very charismatic, made you feel right at home....More

1  Thank Cuqui730
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Sometimes in life you have an experience that is so amazing that not only will you never forget it - but you are enriched for ever by it. Such was our snowmobile and crab safari at night with Ulf and Sergei on Monday March 10th...More

Thank Sally-Ann56
Reviewed 3 March 2014

My wife and I were at the top of Norway as part of a Hurtigruten trip. We went to Barents Safari for the morning on snowmobiles. Ulf was an outstanding host - he is quite a showman and made the trip for us. We headed...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Thank you to the ever cheerful hans for picking us up in the luxury Mercedes minibus (no, your driving isn't bad Hans) and taking us over to the edge of the frozen Barents Sea. On with the extra overlayers and boots, gloves and obligatory properly...More

Thank Tina_and_Graham
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11 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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Response from 20FOR7 | Reviewed this property |
I booked with them directly. Great to deal with. An absolute must
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19 February 2017|
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Response from Wicki79 | Reviewed this property |
Gear are provided. If you are well-geared yourself in term of clothing, they will allow you to wear your own winter clothing. If not, they will provide everything for you. Good services!