Welcome to Svartisen in Meløy

Welcome to our page about Svartisen. Here you will find all the information you need about the shuttle boat routes and timetables, dining at Brestua, experiences, accommodation and other activities that we offer here at Svartisen.

We have our own booking site for easy booking of activities in the area. Check it out now and see if you can find available dates!

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Glacier hike

Fantastic glacier hike with a rare view – a great experience in a mighty glacier landscape. We offer glacier hikes during the day and in the evening. This way, you can get the ultimate midnight sun experience with the glacier and the fjord. Choose between a spectacular morning hike or the ultimate midnight sun experience with the glacier and fjord views.

Both tours are identical in content and duration, but have different start times. Please choose the start time that best suits your needs when booking your hike.

Check our booking calendar here for availability.

Can’t find a date that works? Have a larger group or other special requests? Contact us! We have multiple guides available to accommodate your needs.

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Welcome to Brestua, a restaurant with the world’s finest location!

After a day filled with adventures and thrills, unwind and savor culinary delights at Brestua. Nestled amidst nature’s embrace, Brestua invites you to unwind and reflect on the day’s adventures.

When are we open?

Brestua Reopens for the Season on May 31st! But we are delighted to accommodate your special gatherings, tailoring our services to meet your unique needs outside of our regular season.
Contact Brestua on email brestua@tilsvartisen.no

  • 31. may – 13. june: 11:00 – 17:00
  • 14. june – 18. august: 10:00 – 19:30
  • 19. august – 1. september: 11:00 – 17:00
  • 6. september – 29. september: 12:00 PM – 06:00 PM ( Open Weekends friday to sunday)

Regardless of when you visit us, you can be sure to find something delectable on the menu. Indulge in a taste of passion and expertise at Brestua, where our chefs meticulously craft each dish with love and care.

Moore than just food

Brestua transcends the ordinary, offering an experience that extends far beyond the realm of a mere restaurant. Whether you’re planning a wedding, confirmation, birthday, christmas party, or summer luncheon, Brestua is the ideal venue to create unforgettable memories. Reach out to our event specialists and let us help you craft an unforgettable celebration at Brestua.

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Isprins- The shuttleboat to Svartisen.

To get to Svartisen, you have to cross the Holandsfjord by boat. This is what we at til Svartisen (formerly Engenbreen skyss) is responsible for. Our regular routes are initially from the end of May to the end of September. In addition to this, transportation can be requested.

The tour starts in Holandsvik, just off FV17, about 1 km from the tourist information center. You can park in designated areas either in Holandsvika or at the tourist information center. From the parking lots, you walk down to the quay and board Isprins on the crew’s notice. Remember to let guests who are leaving the area have room to get off the boat.

We drive from Holandsvika to Svartisen with Isprins, the journey takes about 10-12 minutes.
The journey over is absolutely part of the experience that awaits and we recommend that you have your camera ready.

When we arrive at the quay in Svartisen, you will find Engen Brygge, bicycle rental, toilet and the possibility of accommodation. From the quay, it is about 3 km of gravel road before you start the climb up the mountains to the glacier.

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Isprinsessa – RIB trips to Svartisen and tours in Meløy

Isprinsessa is our RIB boat with which we run trips and supplement departures to Svartisen from Holandsvika.

The boat is a Cappelli Tempest 900 from 2018, which is equipped with two engines of 250 hp each and has room for 12 passengers.

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Accommodation at Svartisen

If you want to experience more without having to travel out of the area and back again, staying overnight is a good idea. We have a variety of accommodation options in the area: Bryggeloftet, Lillehytta and Storehytta, in addition to tent sites in the area around Brestua.

By staying here, you can feel what Svartisen really has to offer! When evening comes, the peace will also sink even more. You can hike in different hiking trails, book glacier hiking or take a refreshing bath & sauna. The choice is yours.

Start your day with your own breakfast on the balcony, or order breakfast from Brestua, feel the fresh glacier air and enjoy the silence of nature. This is an experience we believe everyone should experience.

in addition to our accommodation units, you can also find Tåkeheimen (external link) at 1073 meters above sea level. This is owned and managed by DNT (external link).

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