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Polar Explorer Icebreaker

57 reviews
Batskarsnas, Sweden
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Reviewed April 15, 2019

What an experience. Breaking ice of the Baltic sea and then swimming in it and walking on the ice is amazing.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Kalpesh A
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

After a long ride from Rovaniemi, Finland, we reached the icebreaker. This massive piece of steel broke the ice under her, leaving a "swimming pool" in the middle of the ice field. We dressed in red insulating outfits and went into the frozen water. Later...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Yeh r
Reviewed April 10, 2019

We were picked up in Rovaniemi and driven into Sweden for lunch before boarding the ice breaker. The ice breaking is an interesting experience but the real reason we were there was for swimming in the frozen sea. It's not a long experience, maybe 10...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank hervor
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

My mother and I loved this trip! The icebreaker cruise itself was very fun and we stayed outside for ages-in spite of the cold-watching the ice crack. The swim was incredible. You don’t feel the cold at all in the provided suit and we had...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank emily462
Reviewed February 20, 2019

We join the icebreaker cruise on 04 Feb 2019. We have some advice for the company Too many people that they can not really know who is which color group when all people wear on the special clothes. Like me, I just jump into the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank donnerunsouhait
OlgaR2842, Public Relations Manager at Polar Explorer Icebreaker, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2019

As to swimming, we have 6 groups and each group has own time slot ! - we do not force anyone to water and out of water. If you feel, that you did not swim enough, just say! People all dressed same in survival suites...More

Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

10 out of 10. Great advanture, one of only two places on earth you may have such a trio. We were there with 3 kids, and it was awesome!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ogeylon
Reviewed February 4, 2019

First of all thanks to crew how they explained the ship is very helpful and Icefloating was a very good challenge and experience. but when going to Sweden place the meal is to early to be eaten or the timing should have been included in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Vintage1980
Reviewed February 4, 2019

I would start my review at the start of the process, the booking stage. The team at Polar Explorer were faultless! They answered my emails very quickly. I booked a tour for our family group of 6 (aged 21 -58 years). I choose this tour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank 90terrip
Reviewed January 31, 2019

The ice swim was something that we really were looking forward to and although the swim experience was fantastic we were also left somewhat disappointed on the overall event. You feel like you are just a number on this excursion. There must have been well...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Burnsta
Reviewed January 21, 2019

I dont think that there is a set time for floating in the water which to me was the highlight of the trip and what I had paid hundreds of euro's for. You go in the water off one side of the back of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shropshire1234
OlgaR2842, Public Relations Manager at Polar Explorer Icebreaker, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2019

Dear Sandra, Thanks for your feedback. We found your email now in spam, sorry that we did not reply, we just did not see it. We have 24 h phone assistance and there are 10 guides on board, you can speak with immediately if any...More

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August 19, 2019|
Response from OlgaR2842 | Property representative |
Hello Sorry but we don't have locker's. You can leave your staff with our guides or friends in the dressing room or take with you under the survival suits if it is not too big.
January 7, 2018|
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Response from OlgaR2842 | Property representative |
Yes the visa is valid for Finland and Sweden. Enjoy (-: