The Swimming at 71° Certificate

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Experience the freshness of the Barents Sea and swim with us outside the most northern fishing village in the world! "When you swim here you won’t get sick for a year!" – is what the locals say.

What you get:

- an official NCE certificate demonstrating your swimming experience at 71° in the Barents Sea outside the northernmost fishing village in the world
- a cup of hot chocolate, tea or punsch afterwards
- towels available and a comfortable indoor warming area
- our staff can take photos for you on request

Duration: 1 hour
Meeting place: Skarsvåg Tourist Center, Børnesveien 17, 9763 Skarsvåg
This experience is available during the Skarsvåg Tourist Center opening hours

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