Polaroasen

Stay with the camel family

An experience beyond the ordinary!

Surrounded by the varying and majestic nature of Sørøya, you will experience something extraordinary. You will live in a newly renovated house with round windows, with a camel family as your company. You can feed the camels, spend time with them and go trekking with them. You will be invited to meals with the family, have some nice conversations around the campfire, felt your own camel wool slippers or paint the sceneries of Sørøysund on your canvas.
The tempting trekking terrain, local food, stories and discussion will complete the atmosphere created by the presence of the camels. Everything is done in an environmentally sustainable way. An experience for the whole family or a group of friends.

Day of arrival: You will be met by the pier. Accomodation and get-together supper.
Day 2: you will join the family’s daily activities with the camels: feeding, hanging out with the camels and training them. If the weather allows, we’ll go trekking with the camels, and have some lunch outside. You can participate in felting seat covers or slippers. A dinner with the family always has a local twist. There are lots of musical instruments in the house, you can feel free to use them. You can also watch the film KAMEL, if you haven’t seen it at the cinema.
Day 3: More cozy camel company, and on a good weather some trekking with them. If you’re still keen on hiking, there are a many options for outdoor people of all age groups; Sandfjellet (sand mountain), sand beaches, Kjøttvikvarden, mountain lakes, climbing the mountain tops and the road to Tarhalsen lighthouse. We’ll plan the hikes according to wishes.
Simple trekking food will be served during the hikes. Nature activities can be found for the whole family: collecting rocks, shells and driftwood, or how about painting a picture of the panoramic scenery of Sørøysund
You will be served a dinner with the family, and on a beautiful day will light the campfire in the backyard. Perhaps the weather gods allow a little walk under the midnight sun!

Day 4: Breakfast and check-out. (Trip 2, with Sunday as the check-out day, also lunch included.)
Before the boat leaves, you’ll still have some time for a nice morning stroll.

Where

Akkarfjord, Norway

When

3 days, 3 nights

1 Arrival by boat on Monday
Hammerfest - Akkarfjord: 15.00 - 15.30
Check-out on Thursday after breakfast.
The boat leaves at 09.25

2 Arrival by boat on Thursday
Hammerfest - Akkarfjord: 14.00 - 14.30
Check-out on Sunday after lunch.
The boat leaves at 16.00

Price

4500

kr

package

Trip 1, week days - adults: 4500 NOK, children: 2200 NOK (under 6 years for free)
Trip 2, weekend - adults: NOK, children: 2300 NOK (under 6 years for free)

Included in the price: accomodation, linen and all the meals, all the equipment for felting and art painting. A good selection of board games and instruments is available.

We prefer local food and serve home-baked whole-grain bread.
You need proper weather-appropriate clothing, and water-proof shoes suitable for trekking.
Guiding, transport and a boat can be arranged if desired.

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Hamnegata 3, 9600 Hammerfest
post@visithammerfest.no
 
+47 78 41 21 85
 
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