SKROVA ISLAND CRUISE

Discover Lofoten’s hidden white sandy beaches, rich marine reefs and majestic sea eagles living side-by-side with ancient fishing communities.

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Photo of sandy white beach at Lofoten Islands Northern Norway - Lofotens Hawaii from Brim Explorer Arctic Tours

Protected from the winds by the Lofoten Wall and surrounded by skerries and white sandy beaches, the remote island of Skrova is known as “Lofoten’s Hawaii”. Only reachable by boat, the small community is one of the last remaining fishing villages on the Norwegian coast, with only 200 inhabitants. ​Go ashore to visit the community, or enjoy a short hike in the mountain before returning to the ship.

Along the way we discover the central role that fish has played to the local communities and the Norwegian economy. From traditional fishing villages to modern fish farms. We will deploy our underwater drone to discover these pristine waters and their rich marine life. Above the surface there is a good chance of spotting the white-tailed eagle, Europe’s largest bird of prey.

Meeting point: The pier outside Thon Hotel Svolvær, minimum 15 minutes before departure.
13:30 – 16:30 (3 hours)
Svolvær – Skrova – Svolvær
Adult 990 NOK – Youth (12-16) and student 790 NOK – Child (3-11) 590 – Infant (up to 2 years) free
11 August – 31 September
Fresh pastry, coffee, seasonal local foods and drinks available for purchase

Built specifically for discovering Arctic Norway, Brim offers comfortable, stable, silent and emission-free sailing with uninhibited views from multilevel indoor and outdoor decks, with live feeds from an underwater drone and hydrophone.

What will you explore

  • The remote island fishing community of Skrova
  • The rich marine life of Lofoten below-the-surface
  • Sea eagles
  • Abandoned fishing communities of the Lofoten skerries
  • Below-the-surface perspective of marine life

The electric catamaran Brim allows you to take in the sights and sounds both above and below the surface in complete silence.

Digital photo of the boat - Brim Catamaran

What is included

Free WiFi & Push Notifications at Points of Interest
Wheelchair access
Scandinavian and English guides
Photos of sandy white beaches in Lofoten Norway - Lofotens Hawaii - Brim Explorer Arctic Tours

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Experience natural beauty through innovative design and technology: Silent electric engine allows us to get close to the wildlife without disturbing or polluting the environment.

Keywords; Lofoten, Henningsvær, Svolvær, eco friendly, local food, green tourism, arctic, Skrova, coral reef, family tours, underwater, drone, eagle