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The NCE Afternoon Boat Trips

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As part old our small (max 6 per boat) guided tours, you can visit the Old Skarsvåg settlement; enjoy spectacular views of the Kirkeporten rock formation, the North Cape Horn or the North Cape Plateau; sail through Risfjord or Mefjord; and see bird nesting sites. The expertise offered by the NCE guide will help you gain an even greater appreciation of the challenges faced by early explorers. Better still, you may even have the opportunity to greet whales. Don't forget your camera!

Take your experience to the next level by joining one of our expeditions to catch King crab or go fishing for cod, saithe or halibut.

Price is for a base of a 2 hour tour.
A 3-hour experience including a a trip at sea to catch crab or fish, a king crab or fish cooking course followed by a meal of the freshest sea food is NOK 695.

Fishing rods available on request for NOK 160.

If you wish to do a boat trip in particular, enquire at to find out if a particular experience has already been decided for that particular day. Rate is based on a 2-hour tour.
Longer tours are charged at the rate of NOK 200 per extra hour of sailing, and NOK 100 per extra hour of hiking.

Depending on your requests and our availability, we will agree with you on the destination of the tour.

In addition to the regular tours below, NCE can design a hike to ensure you get the experience you want.

Old Skarsvåg by boat (BOAT) (~2 hours)

Let us take you to the place where the most northern fishing village of the world was situated in the old days. There are no more fishermen living here today, but Old Skarsvag is now home to many other species.
If you are lucky, you’ll get to see the nesting site of up to 20 fishing eagles. Don’t forget to bring your camera!

What you get:
- guided boat tour in the Risfjord
- information on history & culture of Skarsvag, northernmost fishing village in the world
- hands-on experience of marine life of the North Cape region
- beautiful view of old and new Skarsvag and the surrounding landscape

The BIG NCE Boat Tour (BOAT) (min 3 hours, extra charge applies)

Get the full-on experience of all the North Cape has to offer by sea:
Driving out the Risfjord we will pass Old Skarsvag, the former settlement of the most northern fishing village in the world. Once out at sea you’ll have a breath-taking panoramic view of the North Cape Horn and Plateau. A few minutes later you’ll find yourself at the foot of the North Cape, waving at the visitors looking down from the North Cape Globe. We then take you to Mefjord where you’ll get to experience the magic of Kirkeporten from the sea side. Don’t miss this chance to capture the beauty of this ancient holy place with your camera.
At the end of this tour you can visit the Skarsvåg Tourist Center for a nice cup of coffee or tea, get some souvenirs for your loved ones at home or satisfy your information hunger in the little mini museum inside the center.

What you get:
- guided boat tour to the highlights of the North Cape (Risfjord, Old Skarsvåg, North Cape Horn & Plateau, Mefjord, Kirkeporten)
- information on history & culture of Skarsvåg, northernmost fishing village in the world
- hands-on experience of marine life of the North Cape region
We can provide a light lunch (e.g. fish soup) on this tour. This must be booked in advance.

The NCE King Crab Experience (FISHING) (min 1 hour boat trip, min 2 hours including the preparation and taste)

Are you crazy for king crabs? Come out and catch them with us. Extend the trip and we’ll show you how to prepare and enjoy the taste of fresh produce from the ocean.
Want some more? We’ll offer you an even bigger experience when you combine this tour with our other fishing / boat tours.

What you get:

- guided boat tour
- hands-on experience of marine life of the North Cape region
- explanation of king crab fishing and preparation of king crab meat

The BIG NCE Fishing Tour (FISHING) (min 3 hours, extra charge

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