-Place where you are connected with nature-
The Polar Cabin is a traditional Norwegian cottage. It offers accommodation near Tromsø and activities during summer and winter in a spectacular arctic landscape at Vågnes, 20 km from the city centre.
We are focused on the quality of the activities and we offer good food, adventure, information and service.
Polar Cabin is the place where you can enjoy life!
Visit the best place to see northern lights. This is a special opportunity to connect snowshoeing and have a local lunch in Polar Cabin. Take a bus 450 from the Tromsø city centre main bus stop: Tromsø Havn Prostneset at 11:40. We will be waiting with snowshoes for you at the bus stop Sør-Vågnes snuplass (arrival cca.12:20). You will explore the beautiful birch forest and hike steeper slope with spectacular views of the fjords and surrounding mountains. The snowshoeing will be 2,5 hours and it will be approx. 5 km real hike. The Polar Cabin is comfortable and warm. You will get a hot lunch (local bacalao, tea, coffee, dessert) and can relax a bit. After lunch, you will be guided to the bus stop, from where you will take the bus back to the city.
LEVEL: MEDIUM. Not suitable for guests with a heart condition or restricted physical ability. Suitable from age 12 years old.
INCLUDED: guide, snowshoes, poles, lunch, dessert, tea, coffee.
DURATION: approx.. 5 hours
PRICE: 890 NOK/PP
TRANSPORT: WITH BUS NUMBER 450 direction Oldervik
From bus terminal Tromsø Prostneset 11:40 departure
to bus stop Sør-Vågnes snuplass 12:20 arrival
Return from bus stop Sør-Vågnes snuplass 16:18 departure
to bus terminal Tromsø Prostneset 16:55 arrival
BUS TICKET PRICE: 75 NOK (ONE WAY) Tickets bought on board, cash only.
Use your smartphone to purchase tickets! In Troms County, you can purchase most tickets for public transport by phone. Search for and download our mobile app Troms Mobillett for your iOS or Android device. From Zone Tromsø - to Zone Skittenelv.