Central Norway

Beyond Limits: Glacier Hike on Svartisen

Date: Thursday 9 aug 2018 - Saturday 1 Sep 2018 Show map

Join us into the ropes, and we will lead you up on the blue shining glacier of Engenbreen in Meløy municipality. 5-hour trip, no previously experience necessary.

Along the way, we tell stories and share facts, as we climbed up the beautiful glacier arm that stretches down the mountain side. The deep blue color of the ice, and the summer contrast down in the lowlands makes it all magic. Join us, and get a taste of a little arctic adventure at Svartisen in Nordland!

Must be booked at leat one day in advance:
DATE 1.June - 31.August + Saturdays and Sundays in September.
TIME: From Holandsvika dock. Please take the 11.15 departure (boat to Svartisen).
DURATION - 5 hours
PLACE - Engenbreen
GROUP SIZE - If bigger group, we got more guides
MEETING PLACE - Pier in Holandsfjorden
EXPERIENCE - No previously experience necessary.

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Beyond Limits: Glacier Hike on Svartisen


Date Time Location    
15 Aug
Wednesday 15 aug 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM  
16 Aug
Thursday 16 aug 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM  
17 Aug
Friday 17 aug 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM  
18 Aug
Saturday 18 aug 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM  


  • Landmark
    Svartisen (Meløy) 3 km
    Glomfjellene (Meløy) 20 km
  • Ferry
    Forøy (Meløy) 7 km
    Ågskardet (Meløy) 9 km
  • City centre
    Glomfjord (Meløy) 16 km
    Bodø 69 km
  • Airport
    Bodø lufthavn 68 km
  • Sight
    Saltstraumen (Bodø) 70 km

Nearby accommodations

Cabin & apartment

Reipå camping

Distance: 21.2 km
Reipå Camping is located close to Rv 17, 7 km north of Ørnes and approx. 50 km from Svartisen glacier. The distance to Bodø is about 120 km. The Campsite has 9 renovated small cabins (shower/wc/kitchen in service building), 2 apartments and parking spaces for Motor Homes / Camping Trailers. Free wireless Internet available.
Cabin & apartment

Furøy Camping

Distance: 7.7 km
Furøy Camping is located close to Kystriksveien (EN: The Coastal Route - rv17) - just by the Forøy/Ågskardet ferry dock in Halsa in Meløy municipality.
Cabin & apartment

Cabins by the Svartisen glacier

Distance: 3.3 km
Stay the night just near Svartisen Glacier and enjoy the view and tranquillity after the last boat has departed, and you have the area to yourself. The rental cabins are high standard and well-equipped.