This tour will be operated in English only. This independent sightseeing tour allows you to explore the North Cape on the island of Mageroy, which literally translates as ‘Meagre Island'. Begin with a drive through the wild, desolate terrain to the North Cape Plateau, taking in the Arctic flora and fauna and perhaps seeing some of the many reindeer grazing here. At the North Cape you can explore at leisure and visit the cafeteria, souvenir shops, post office and small Ecumenical Chapel. Or gaze across the ocean from the famous globe monument on the cliff's edge or enjoy a short film in the cinema showing the landscape change through the seasons.
Overview: Explore Norway’s stunning North Cape, starting from Honningsvag, and see Europe’s northernmost point. You’ll travel through wild, desolate terrain to the North Cape plateau to the tip of the island of Mageroy, where the Atlantic and Arctic oceans meet in stunning panorama. Enjoy refreshments, pick up souvenirs and mail post cards with the unique Nordkapp postmark, and take in a multi-media show on the changing seasons and weather conditions of this unique environment.
Highlights: Island of Mageroy: See breathtaking scenery, including the famous globe monument on the towering cliffs, Arctic flora, and grazing reindeer. North Cape Hall: Learn about expeditions to the “Land of the Midnight Sun”. Visitor’s center has a museum and restaurant. Honningsvag: The fishing village is the capital of Norway's North Cape and home to 3,000 of Mageroy’s 4,000 people.
What to Bring: SeaPass card and photo identification Camera Cash/credit cards Sun protection
What to Wear: Walking shoes Light jacket
Important Notes: Tour will be offered in English only. This excursion is not guided, an escort form the ship will give general information re departure times form North Cape.Guests must be able to walk about 300 feet from the coach to North Cape Hall. Guests will have 20 to 50 steps to the plateau and cinema. Anyone who misses scheduled departure is responsible for their own return to the ship.