Riverboat Adventure

Explore one of Europe’s Largest Canyon and the Alta River with Sorrisniva from June to September.
Alta is also a perfect place to see the midnight sun.

In the 1870s the river was leased to the Duke of Roxbourgh. Since then, new generations of lords and other people have tried their luck fishing in the river, and allowed themselves to be enchanted by the magnificent nature. Alta River is also a popular destination for the city’s population.

Experience the Alta River and Alta Canyon

If you are longing for breathtaking scenery, a trip to Northern Europe’s largest canyon is recommended!

Season
Jun 1 – Aug 20
Times
12:00
Duration
2 – 2.5 hours
Group size
2 – 25 persons
NOK
1495,- pp / 750,- child 3 – 12
About the tour
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Tour description

The Alta Canyon is one of our best kept secrets in Alta. Only experienced boaters can maneuver themselves up to the top of the river, were the valley becomes narrower and the nature wilder! Alta Canyon is one of Europe’s Largest and a guided tour by riverboat is a perfect way to experience it. Listen to the stories around the River from our guides and enjoy the nature and wildlife surrounding.

This is a trip suited for the whole family. After the trip you will be served hot beverage and cake at Sorrisniva.

Tour summary

  • The guide meet you at Sorrisniva at 12:00

  • Stories will be told when going upwards the river

  • Time to take photos during the trip, while going into the wilderness

  • The trip goes all the way to Alta Canyon & Gabofossen, before we return back

  • Guests per boat: 5-10 (depending on the water level in the river)

Included

  • Safety west, guide, hot beverage and cake at Sorrisniva.

Not Included

  • Transfer

Optional

  • Lunch and dinner (must be pre-booked)

Alta River Adventure

The trip to Patagoski will take you through some of the best fishing spots and to the first big rapid in the river!

Season
Jun 1 – Aug 20
Times
12:00
Duration
1 – 1.5 hours
Group size
2 – 25 persons
NOK
895,- pp / 450,- child 3 – 12
About the tour
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Tour description

The trip will take you into the wilderness, were no cars can enter. Listen to our local guides’ stories about the River, while being surrounded by beautiful nature scenery.

Perfect family trip! After the trip you will be served hot beverage and cake at Sorrisniva.

Tour summary

  • The guide will meet you at Sorrisniva at the agreed time

  • Stories will be told when going upwards the river

  • Time to take photos during the trip, while going into the wilderness

  • The trip goes all the way to Alta Canyon & Gabofossen, before we return back

  • Guests per boat: 5-10 (depending on the water level in the river)

Included

  • Safety west, guide, hot beverage and cake at Sorrisniva.

Not Included

  • Transfer

Optional

  • Lunch and dinner (must be pre-booked)

Alta Canyon & Gourmet Dinner

A guided tour to Alta Canyon, aperitif and 3-course dinner. The best of Alta in summer combined!

Season
Jun 1 – Jul 11 / Jul 12 – Sep 10
Times
14:00 / 17:00
Duration
Approx. 5 hours
Group size
2 – 25 persons
NOK
1950,- pp / 975,- child 3 – 12
About the tour
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Tour description

The Alta Canyon is one of our best kept secrets in Alta. Only experienced boaters can maneuver themselves up to the top of the river, were the valley becomes narrower and the nature wilder! Alta Canyon is one of Europe’s Largest and a guided tour by riverboat is a perfect way to experience it. Listen to the stories around the River from our guides and enjoy the nature and wildlife surrounding. This is a trip suited for the whole family.

The second highlight of the trip starts when arriving back at Sorrisniva. You will be served an aperitif before a 3-course locally sourced gourmet dinner, is served inside our restaurant.

Tour summary

  • The guide will meet you at Sorrisniva at the agreed time

  • Stories will be told when going upwards the river

  • Time to take photos during the trip, while going into the wilderness

  • The trip goes all the way to Alta Canyon & Gabofossen, before we return back

  • Guests per boat: 5-10 (depending on the water level in the river)

Included

  • Safety west, guided tour to Alta Canyon, aperitif and 3-course dinner

Not Included

  • Transfer not included, can be requested

A Taste of the Alta River
For groups Only

A perfect trip combined with lunch or dinner in the restaurant!

Season
Jun 1 – Sep 10
Times
12:00 – 18:00 (on request)
Duration
0.5 – 1 hour
Group size
10 – 60 persons
NOK
495,- pp / 250,- child 3 – 12
About the tour
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Tour description

The trip starts directly outside Sorrisniva and take you to one of the best fishing spot in the river. This trip is perfect for larger groups who want a taste of the river adventure. It is perfect to combine with lunch, dinner, meeting and other team adventures at Sorrisniva.

Tour summary

  • The guides will meet you at Sorrisniva

  • The group can be divided into smaller groups, depending on the group size

  • While waiting at the river banks, you can relax around the bonfire, enjoy hot beverage,    aperitif and a snack

  • Stories will be told when going upwards the river

  • Time to take photos during the trip

  • The trip goes to one of the best fishing spot in the river , before we return back and the group can switch

  • Guests per boat: 5-10 (depending on the water level in the river)

Included

  • Safety west, guide, hot beverage and cake at Sorrisniva / Aperitif in the evening

Not Included

  • Transfer

Optional

  • Lunch and dinner (must be pre-booked)

Contact us

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Phone number
Email address
Visiting address
Sorrisniva 20, 9518 Alta
Reception hours
08.30 - 16.00 GMT+1