Who are we?

Visit the Arctic represents 3 of North Norway’s best adventure destinations.

Destinations on the map:

The company is a total supplier of accommodation and activities in Harstad, Senja and the Alta area, with a focus on the very best experiences that Northern Norway offers in this area.
Surrounded by majestic, breathtaking scenery and authentic culture, we are quite confident that you will find perfect environment for your event that is both exciting, professional and something that participants will remember and be inspired by.
Whether it’s a business trip, conference, meeting, event, customer trip, wedding, anniversary, a group of friends or any other type of trip, our unique accommodations, exciting dining experiences and meeting facilities are part of what we would like to present to you.
The goal is that you, as our customer, can also relax and enjoy the experiences while we sneak around the scenes and arrange logistics and timing.
Visit the Arctic has long experience with all types of events both nationally and internationally and is helpful with accommodation, dining, activities and local transport.

Below you will find some more information about the individual places.

Let your next event be an exciting and successful experience in Northern Norway!

Please contact us – we will arrange everything!


Located in Alta at the beautiful Alta river, Sorrisniva can offer real Arctic winter experiences in harsh nature!

Here you can experience Finmarksvidda by snowmobiles through wild and beautiful areas.

The Northern Lights and the Arctic Light are part of the adventure and on snowmobile safaris we can visit mountain lodges and lavvu camp along the way, stay in tents and feel the silence. We have team building, ice fishing and a real Sami experience.
In Sorrisniva is our famous ice hotel: Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel, an experience in itself, whether you want to stay overnight, visit the ice bar or view ice art.

Our restaurant is in Norgestoppen and focuses on food made from local produce.

We have our own local guides so you can feel well taken care of throughout your visit.

We have 45 snowmobiles and winter equipment such as winter clothing and other gear for Arctic conditions for up to 300 people.

In summer and autumn we offer exciting river boat safaris along famous Alta river, which is one of Norway’s best salmon rivers. Can be combined with team building.

We have over 30 years of experience with large and small events for groups, team building and meetings and we are happy to tailor your next event!

In addition to the ice hotel, we arrange accommodation at hotels in Alta.

You are very welcome!

Harstad – Aktiv Events

Harstad is a great base for good Northern Norwegian experiences.

Pekka in Aktiv Events is highly focused on providing memorable experiences to the guests and has a range of options to offer.

Here we offer team building activities for groups of up to 200. It is much fun and a lot of challenge opportunities where nature is explored both in winter and summer time.

Everything from snowmobile safaris and wilderness camp under the Northern Lights to lively RIB tours in stunning archipelago scenery. Harstad is surrounded by beautiful, easily accessible mountains and a unique cave which is one of Europe’s longest.

Not least, Harstad is known for its gourmet restaurants, which in collaboration with Visit the Arctic can also take the take the delicious meals into the wild for wonderful outdoor experiences.

We arrange high end audiovisual equipment can be moved where you wish to assist your event outdoors or indoors, also in Alta or on Senja. Live streaming of events and conferences can arranged if you wish. All this in a combination with very nice hotels, meeting rooms and conference halls for every request.

A taste of the Arctic – ask us to facilitate your northern Norwegian favorite experience.

Hamn i Senja

In Hamn you meet with generous hospitality, a warm atmosphere, tranquility and pleasant meeting places inside and outside, good food and activities that ensure that every visitor will bring nice experiences home.

Today Hamn is a modern resort located in a historic fishing village from 1880s. The place is spectacularly situated in the beautiful Bergsfjord on the west coast of Norway’s second largest island Senja.

It is a perfect place to bring your staff and business associates in an informal and relaxing atmosphere. Here it is easy to make the right decisions, create unity and a good basis for business and development.

Accommodation and dining
In Hamn you live in suites and apartments with good comfort and beautiful views. Our restaurant Storbrygga Spiseri serves local food in an informal maritime atmosphere. We have outdoor dining on the quay and some more dining areas with unbelievable views to the midnight sun, fjords, mountains, all seasons with colorful North Norwegian nature around and even the northern lights dancing in the sky.

This is a place you want to go back to. Welcome to visit us!

Contact us

Contact us for help and suggestions for your next event. We have office in Oslo and we can also meet you at your office. If you want to meet us in Northern Norway or elsewhere, we are flexible.

Call or email us to get a nice offer and information: booking@visitthearctic.no

Eli Enoksen Tel.m. (+47) 90 12 60 87
Director of Sales Scandinavia

Heinz Strathmann Tel.m. (+47) 95 44 55 66
Director of Sales Europe, Americas & Asia

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