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King crab experience

Join local fisherman who will help to deliver your catch directly to your dinner table. On an extended pier you will help to pull up the king crab cages from the floor of the Barents Sea. Next stop is Norway’s oldest king crab restaurant where your haul is cooked fresh for you to savour.

  • A hands-on experience as you help with crab fishing from the pier
  • Learn about king crab fishing and its history
  • Enjoy a meal at the oldest king crab restaurant
  • Destinations


  • Season

    Available all Year

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Min. passengers


  • Booking Code


  • From

    $ 199

You will help to haul up the king crab cages from the fjord floor by standing on an extended pier. You will learn all about this amazing creature and the history of king crab fishing in the region.

Next stop is Norway’s oldest king crab restaurant which has amazing views situated next to Jarfjord. Here, your freshly caught king crabs will be prepared and cooked for you to enjoy.


  • Included: Transfer from hotel (Thon Hotel or Scandic Kirkenes Hotel) to Sollia Lodge and vice versa. Special waterproof clothing, king crab meal, and soft drinks.
  • Minimum number of participants: 10.
  • Minimum age of participants: 8 years old. 
  • Available for guests with limited mobility, on request.
  • Please inform us of any allergies or dietary requirements.
  • Excursion is subject to local weather conditions.
  • Booking code: KKN14


Daily, four times a day (see below) in the time periods:

  • 01.12.2019 – 30.11.2020
  • 01.12.2020 – 30.11.2021
  • 01.12.2021 – 15.04.2022

Daily, four times a day:

  • KKN14PM200 (excursion 12.00 – 14.00)
  • KKN14PM1400 (excursion 14.00 – 16.00)
  • KKN14PM1600 (excursion 16.00 – 18.00)
  • KKn14PM1800 (excursion 18.00 – 20.00)