RIB Expedition at 71 Degrees North
Take a thrilling boat ride to the North Cape and see the rugged coastline of Troms and Finnmark County from water level.
Experience an exhilarating small boat (RIB) ride along the Arctic coastline
See the spectacular scenery and wildlife of Troms and Finnmark county.
Visit Skarsvåg, reputed to be the northernmost fishing village in the world.
Journey up to the world-famous North Cape, at the top of continental Europe.
Autumn (Sep - Oct), Summer (Jun - Aug)
Level 4: Hard
Entrance to the North Cape and transportant back to the ship is included
In Havøysund, we’ll board an RIB (rigid inflatable boat) and make a speedy trip along the coast. Keep your eyes peeled for seabirds nesting in the high cliffs. Along the way, our guides will talk in depth about the local landscape and culture.
You’re sure to be impressive when the North Cape promontory and plateau come into view. From the water, you’ll be able to grasp the size the North Cape, which stands over 1,000 feet above sea level.
Going ashore in Hornvika, we’ll make our way to Skarsvåg, thought to be the continent’s northernmost fishing village. From there, we’ll take a short hike to Kirkeporten. This distinctive natural arch resembles a church door and beautifully frames the North Cape and the ‘Hornet’ rock formation in the distance.
After a light snack, a bus will take us up to the North Cape. Stand on the precipice of the European continent and soak in the breathtaking views.