(from April to December)
-OUTDOOR ACTIVITY ORGANISER-
-Meet us in nature-
Polar Cabin is located at Vågnes, on the mainland, 3 miles north of Tromsø. The cottage is located in a birch forest along the forest road to Bakvatnet. From Åsfjellet above the cottage there are great views of Grøtsundet, Kvaløya and Ringvassøya. The terrain around the cabin is hiking-friendly with berries and mushrooms. The mountain offers a wide area of grass covered with rich flora.
1-4 PERSON 1.800NOK/NIGHT/ROOM
5-6 PERSON 2.700NOK/NIGHT/ROOM
7-10 PERSON 4.500NOK/NIGHT/2 ROOMS
WE RENT OUT
SNOWSHOES Tubbs VRT 24” 150 NOK/DAY
In winter season it is highly recommended to use snowshoes or skis to get to the cabin.
The Polar Cabin is a traditional norwegian cottage where you can relax and enjoy the arctic athmospshere. It has spacious living/social room, fully equipped kitchen - refrigerator, microwave, stove, coffee machine filters, toaster, kettle, detergents, two bedrooms in the attic with 10 beds - one bedroom sleeps 6 and the other sleeps 4 (beds are arranged in alcoves sleeping 2), 1 toilet with toilet paper, 1 shower, barbecue facility outside cabin, slippers.
We will be at your service during your stay.
We can arrange breakfast and dinner on request.
We also can arrange rental of outdoor equipment and organise activities for you such as ice fishing, fjord tours, snowshoeing, alpine skiing, hiking, fishing, bicycling, camping...
TRANSPORT BY BUS
From the airport you have to get to the city by Flybuss or bus number 42 to bus terminal Tromsø Prostneset. From Tromsø Prostneset you have to take a district bus number 450 to Sør-Vågnes Snuplass (name of the bus stop). Bus nr. 450 goes quite often from Monday to Saturday and there is no bus connection on Sundays. You can easily check timetables by inputting ‘from Tromsø Prostneset (Tromsø) to Sør-Vågnes snuplass (Tromsø)’
BUS TICKET PRICE: 75 NOK cash only (one way from Tromsø Prostneset to Sør Vågnes snuplass)
You can also rent a car, taxi, or request a transfer from us.
You will also need to stop at a supermarket to buy food.
TRANSPORT WITH CAR
If you drive north to Oldervik, you'll find Vågnes approx. 5 km before Skittenelv. Just after the sign for Skittenelv Camping, turn right to the parking area where you have to park your car in summer and in winter too. If you have lot of luggage, we will help you to get it up to the cabin. From parking place you have to walk and follow the forest road, where the gravel road splits after half km, turn right. It is all about 1.3 km walk up hill. (20min.)
TRANSPORT BY POLAR CABIN
1-4 PERSON/ONE WAY 750 NOK
5-10 PERSON/ONE WAY 1.350 NOK