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Barents Safari Tours

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Address: Fjellveien 28, Kirkenes 9900, Norway
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+47 901 90 594

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Excellent An Unforgettable Experience

Joined them for a snowmobile & king crabs hunting which includes all you can eat king crab & wine. Everyone at Barents were very professional and friendly; safety briefing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Joined them for a snowmobile & king crabs hunting which includes all you can eat king crab & wine. Everyone at Barents were very professional and friendly; safety briefing, helping us on to ride safely on the snowmobile; took photos with king crabs but unfortunately weather wasn't good enough to see northern lights while we were there but I totally... More 

Thank Eltan16
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't want to do the Hurtigruten excursions in Kirkenes and wanted to see and try fresh crab and found Barents on Google. Booking via email was a breeze, and we ended up with a snowmobile trip, that ended with a crab FEAST. Geir, our guide for the day, picked us up at the pier and drove us to the... More 

Thank davidsuen
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I joined the King Crabs and Northern Lights Hunting Tour and luckily, only 2 of us on that night. We, therefore, were taken exclusive care by Geir. We may thought that snowmobile should not be very difficult to handle, it indeed required very firm and strong arms to keep the snowmobile on your intended track, not on... More 

Thank Lai L
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super happy for having signed up for this trip. Our guide Hans was very professional with an extensive knowledge of the area. All equipment was provided, safety briefing was good, and off we went. The scenery was wonderful and driving the snow mobile on the icecovered fjord was easy and fun. I only wish the trip was longer, but with... More 

Thank Anders G
Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hurtigruten managed trip - very well organised but in the limited time would have loved more time driving on the snow (a real buzz) and less in the Sami Lavvo (interesting but..) Great taster experience enough to know we wanted to do a proper tour if we get the chance! Friendly team, very safety aware and clearly love what they're... More 

Thank DavBab1
Sentosa Island, Singapore
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were travelling in a group tour and Viktor picked us up from our hotel. He made a grand entrance by wearing a 'bulls hat' and that really caught our attention from the start! While on the way to the camp, he gave a short introduction of Kirkenes, and that helped us to appreciate the place better. Upon arriving at... More 

Thank Aveline T
Federal Way, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were met at the Hurtigruten ship and brought out to their dígs. The provided coverall,gloves,a mask...gave ample instructions for us novice folks. Was 10 degrees below zero, but SO dry it was ok (heated handle bars!). Just wish we had more time to do more snowmobiling!! Went in the Sami tent for some talk & coffee. Would love to... More 

Thank Lorraine253
Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

It was a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Couldn't have given a better description than those before me so I'll just proceed with the pluses and minuses. Plus: .No fuss for equipment as everything needed for the safari is provided .Friendly n knowledgeable people running the show .Clear safety briefing before we set off on the snow mobiles .Unbeatable feeling when out... More 

Thank YeeJane
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The guide Ulf was a jolly chap. After a short drive to the venue and kitted up in warm coveralls and snow boots and mittens. We are given a short safety brief on how to operate the Skid doos. We were given ample encouragement to drive safe but have fun. This we did. To be fair the excursion, which was... More 

Thank ian190462
Hervey Bay, Australia
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105 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This safari was definitely the highlight of our trip. We booked the King Crab / Snowmobile safari which is on 3 times a day. We decided to go for the evening one in the hope to see the Northern Lights. We were picked up by Hans from our hotel in a luxury minivan. Rather than just being the driver, he... More 

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