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Engen Skyssbåt (boat service) brings you accross the Holandsfjord with MS Isprins. If you want to get close to Norway's second largest glacier, this is the easiest way to achieve it. The trip across the fjord takes only 10 minutes.

Engen Skyssbåt (boat service) brings you accross the Holandsfjord with MS Isprins. If you want to get close to Norway's second largest glacier, this is the easiest way to achieve it. The trip across the fjord takes only 10 minutes. 

The trip over the Holandsfjord runs from Holandsvika, along Kystriksveien Fv17, between Glomfjord and Halsa. When you arrive at the dock at Svartisen you can either choose to walk all the way to the ice edge (about 50 minutes) or you can rent a bicycle from Engen Skyssbåt. There is a road almost all the way, but the last part goes on rocks and must be done by foot. The last part is uphill and a bit steep. 

Along the road (20 min from the dock) towards Svartisen you can visit Brestua for lunch, coffee or dinner. 

You may also join a guided tour on Svartisen by these two companies: Beyond Limits and Meløy Adventure. 

Visiting Svartisen also will give an oportunity to get real close to the moose.  Just next to Brestua you can Kiss a Moose at the moose farm. Bring your camera!

Schedule for 2019.  25 May to 1.September: 

From Holandsvik
0745a, 1000b, 1100, 1200, 1400, 1500, 1600b, 1700 and 1800b

From Svartisen : 
0945a, 1015b, 1115, 1215, 1415, 1515, 1615b, 1715 and 1930b

a) On request, please call:  tel. 959 20 327

b) Valid 10.6 - 11.8

In SEPTEMBER we offer the following tours: 

FRIDAY from Holandsvika

15.00 and 18.00.  

FRIDAY from Svartisen : 

15.30 and 18.30

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY from Holandsvika: 

12.00, 15.00 and18.00

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY from Svartisen

12.30, 15.30 and 18.30

Accommodation at Svartisen: 

There are two places to stay near Svartisen. A great choice if you want to spend some alone time and experience the silence after the last boat returnes to the mainland.  

Engen Gård - an old farm. A hight standard accommodation with great views.  

Cabins at Brestua (the tourist center) and close to the Moose Farm.  


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  • Source: Kystriksveien
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