Narvik Ski Holidays


Where the mountains meet the fjord and the northern lights dance overhead, discover an Arctic oasis for amazing winter activities and spectacular ski adventures on a Narvik ski holiday.
  • Family Friendly
  • Non-Ski Activities
  • Quick Transfer Time

Exceptionally clear skies and northerly latitude - within the Arctic Circle - Narvik ski holidays offer a high chance of seeing the spectacular Northern Lights. If you’re not fortunate enough to catch them, the easy access to backcountry skiing, the beautiful nature, scenery and fascinating history are always there to admire and they won’t fail to take your breath away.

Narvikfjellet is the mountain overlooking the town and offers staggering views of the Ofotfjord. Skiing from its peak with views of the surrounding mountains and fjords is simply mesmerising. You can choose from a number of fun reds and blues, plus the easy access to ample backcountry skiing from the lift makes this an area really worth exploring. It’s an experience that you’ll never forget.

The nearby Polar Park - the world’s northernmost animal park - is well worth a visit too and is home to bears, lynx, deer, moose, muskox, wolverines, reindeer and two wolf packs. It’s even possible to join the guides inside the enclosure to meet the wolves.

Thanks to the Gulf Stream, the Arctic town of Narvik has a mild climate. The fjord never freezes over in the winter and, for this very reason, made it a strategic port that played a valuable role in World War II for the transportation of iron ore from nearby Sweden. (You can learn more about the history of Narvik at the impressive war museum in the heart of the town, well worth a visit).

The Ofotbanen railway line connects the port of Narvik to the rich iron ore deposits in neighbouring Kiruna, Sweden. Its spectacular journey - one of the greatest rail journeys in the world - conveniently connects directly with the Swedish ski resorts of both Björkliden and Riksgränsen too. We highly recommend combining these resorts as a multi-resort itinerary, allowing you to explore the best skiing and activities in the region.

"Rich in beauty, nature and history - and a great place to spot the Northern Lights - Narvik is a once-in-a-lifetime destination you must visit."

Winter in Narvik

Duration: 3:17

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Our Prices

Every holiday is tailor-made, just for you.

To give you the most choice and best value, we create every holiday from scratch. This means that the quotation you receive is unique, based on your preferred departure dates, group size and holiday preferences.

We save you time and get the most for your money.

We sift through the prices and promotions for every airline, hotel and resort, exploring all options. We don’t publish all our prices online. Instead, we give personal quotations within 24 hours of receiving your request.

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Resort Guide

December to May
Nearest airport
Harstad/Narvik, Evenes
Flight time
3 hours 40 minutes
Direct flight
Transfer time
50 minutes
Shared shuttle bus / private transfer / car hire
1006 metres
Vertical drop
806 metres
Avg snowfall
5.15 m / 16 feet
Ski area
20 km
Ski lifts
10% Advanced 50% Intermediate 40% beginners
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