Sightseeing on Torne river

Activity facts

Suitable for: Everyone Gather at: Meeting Point
Explore Jukkasjärvi from the Torne River. On this guided boat trip you take a seat in one of our traditional riverboats made of wood and experience Jukkasjärvi, the home of Icehotel, by learning about its past and its present.
Jukkasjärvi is a place with a long and rich history and the name itself, Jukkasjärvi, means "meeting place by the river" and originates from the time when the village was a trading post. Your guide will teach you about Jukkasjärvi, its local history, and culture, as well as the impact the river has had on the area. Learn about the way people used to live and what life in Jukkasjärvi looks like today.
Practical information about our tours


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We will provide you with a life jacket. You will be sitting down throughout the whole boat tour.
It might be windy on the river, make sure to be properly dressed according to weather in order to stay warm and enjoy your tour.

Keep in mind

The activity always begins at scheduled time, gather at Meeting point at least 15 minutes earlier, dressed according to weather.
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