When traveling to Northern Norway to hunt for Northern Lights or midnight sun, the place you choose to stay, is always important. If your ticket says Alta, then this is where you should choose to stay. This accommodation is placed between the fjord and the mountain, just 15 minutes from Alta and it’s the perfect place to enjoy the silence and connect to the nature. You choose if you want your stay to be self served or if you want all inclusive service.
Alta has been named the city of the northern lights, and for good reasons. We can actually track the northern light research in Alta all the way back to 1838. Of the good location, just below the aurora oval, with an inland climate and mostly clear weather, Alta is aperfect destination for experiencing the remarkable green light dancing across the sky. This tour is all about Northern Lights hunting and you'll spend the almost 4 hours finding the best location for Aurora viewing. We start the trip in our Explorer Store, were we will give you an understanding of the phenomenon. After an informative start on the evening we will head out in our comfortable Highline Mulitvan.
Do you want to spend some hours in Altafjord with the possibilities for whale spotting? Join us on Fjord & Whale Safari! In the winter season we have a fantastic light here in the North. We also have the posibilities to watch some of the world’s biggest mammals, the whales, in the Altafjord. This tour combine both fjordsafari and whale watching. You will also get an Insight in the histoty in Alta, from the Rock Carvings, the WWII and to modern time. We depart at 9:00 from Alta town centre. Changes in the tour may occur due to the weather and temperature conditions.
Join us on a 4 days unforgettable journey. We cross Finnmarksvidda from Alta to Karasjok, the classic route voted by Forbes Travel Guide to one of the world`s five most beautiful skiing tours! This is an unforgettable Journey over the frozen landscape, where you will experience the arctic silence, the wilderness and the amazing light. We will make sure you have a memorable experience. Explorethe arctic silence, the wilderness and the amazing light!
A fine and high quality restaurant with local food, drinks combined with the storytelling around the famous Alta River and Alta slates, you will have areal good food experience here.
Stakeriet has the capacity for 150 people and has a separate room for privacy, which has capacity for 30 persons for meetings, conferences and dining.