woman holding up a large king crab caught in Kirkenes

King crab fishing in Kirkenes

Fish your own king crab and learn how to cook it by experts at the Snowhotel in Kirkenes

In this sea-to-table King crab fishing adventure, you’re involved in every step from catching the crab to eating it! You’ll learn all about this fascinating Crustacean that lives in the cold sea.

King crab is the biggest and most delicious shellfish, which you’ll enjoy in a northern Norwegian style—with bread, butter, mayonnaise and lemon.

Your tour begins with a snowmobile sled ride. After receiving equipment and safety instructions, your guide will take you onto the fjord ice to where the King crab traps are set.

As you travel you’ll learn about these fascinating crabs. Once you arrive at the ice holes, you’ll help pull up the cages and take photos with your big catch.

You’ll then learn how to cook the crabs at the Snowhotel restaurant before savoring your meal. Enjoy this special day!

Transport from Scandic Kirkenes Hotel is included in the tour.


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