King Crab Safari

Thus far the largest ever caught King Crab in this area was 14kg and nearly 2 meters by diagonal measure. The King Crab, also called Kamchatka’s Crab, grows in these pure waters to be the largest crabs in the world.
King Crab Safari in the Arctic Sea, Barents Sea
Nesseby, Kirkenes

The King Crab Safari offers you the experience of catching the largest self fish of the arctic powerful sea – The Arctic Sea – offers another challenge.
The King Crab can weight amazing 15kg and offers you healthy and delicious meat. During the safari, the captain will prepare and serve full tray of this treat which is traditionally eaten with mayonnaise and toast. The trip will start as agreed by boat from the beautiful Nesseby fishing village located on the shore of the Arctic Sea. You will spend the day in breathtaking scenery of mountains and sea, fishing, and checking the crab traps. And of course by experiencing the taste of the best delicacy the Arc-
tic Sea has to offer.
During the day you have the possibility to fish seawolf, cod, haddock, black cod and halibut just to mention few.
All fishing equipment is arranged for you and the safaris are organized throughout the year. Thus far the largest ever caught King Crab in this area was 14kg and nearly 2 meters by diagonal measure. The King Crab, also called Kamchatka’s Crab, grows in these pure waters to be the largest crabs in the world.

Duration of the program 4 hours. Also possibilities for longer safaris. Weather permission. Clothing according to
Price includes: delicious snack prepared from fresh King Crabs, fishing permissions, fishing equipments, inflatable life jacket, (overalls and boots if needed), guiding by a professional fisher (in English/Norweigan).
Price: 200eur/person, when 2–5 persons, 160eur/hlö, when 6–8 persons
Itinerary: Levi – Pokka – Inari- Utsjoki – Nuorgam - Nesseby (442 km)
Distances:
    Nuorgam–Nesseby (48 km)
    Utsjoki–Nesseby(99 km)
    Kirkkoniemi–Nesseby (130 km)
    аэропорт Ivalo–Nesseby (274 km)
    Saariselkä–Nesseby (295 km)
    Levi, Kittilä–Nesseby (442 km)

Bookings Levi Tourist Office Ltd, +358 16 639 3300, levin.matkailu@levi.fi
Levin Matkailu Oy/Levi Tourist Officet Information
Myllyjoentie 2; FI-99130 Levi
Tel.+358-600 550 134,     +358 -16 639 3329 (direct)
mob.+358 40 5606 316 Maija Palosaari
fax.+358-16 643 469
maija.palosaari@levi.fi
www.levi.fi

Resources: http://www.merikalastus.fi/english
http://www.kuningasrapusafari.fi/in-english.php
http://www.varanger.com/index.php?lang=eng&id=25
http://www.visitnorway.com/ru/where-to-go/north/kirkenes-and-eastern-finnmark/king-crab-safari-near-kirkenes/

Season:
It looks like November - December is off season!
  • This company runs King Crab fishing from open boat from May 1st to October 20th - pasvikturist.no/english/…
  • This company runs tours from boat June to October, and on Ice and with snowmobiles, from January to April - www.arctic-adventure.no/page.jsp?id=128
    olsemannen@hotmail.com -- Kirkenes
  • With Hurtigruten you can do it in December (1 Jan - 20 April, 01-31 Dec) - hurtigruten.com/activities/…
  • And here do you have the general information on the Norwegian touristboard site - visitnorway.com/uk/…
    Stop by the heavily guarded Russian border on your way to a king crab safari. And be sure to put on a dry suit and try floating in the Barents Sea. -- King crab safari near Kirkenes
    In Kirkenes there is another challenge: to overnight at the Snow hotel: http://www.kirkenessnowhotel.com/ at the period of 15.12.2014 - 20.04.2015
Located: 
LEVI
Available: 
on summer
on winter