• Looking for the ultimate arctic adventure? Join our snowmobile safari.

    Looking for the ultimate arctic adventure? Join our snowmobile safari.

    We offer fixed depatures twice a day, and tailor make trips for groups. With our top-quality winter equipment to keep you warm, and our reliable snow-scooters, we can offer safaris of different lengths.
  • Want to experience the northern lights?

    Want to experience the northern lights?

    Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel is the ideal location to experience the Northern Lights, our guides and staff know where we can see the lights from the best spots available. Sometimes we even see the lights just above our restaurant Laksestua and right above the Igloo hotel itself.
  • Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

    Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

    The Igloo Hotel is situated in Sorrisniva (former Alta Friluftspark), 20 kilometres from Alta town centre. The Igloo Hotel is the only one of its kind and is built for the 15th time in 2014.
  • Resturant Laksestua

    Resturant Laksestua

    Sorrisniva is in the middle of Nature`s larder; the river, the fjord and the pleateau offer excellent raw materials for our chef; Johnny Trasti, to magic into delicious dishes.
  • Dogsledding


    We cooperate with the personal and professional Northern Lights Husky. The dogsled tour is suitable for everyone. The Northern light husky is a dog sledding farm, where the guests are welcome to meet the dogs, cuddle with puppies, learn how to put on all the gear and eventually drive their own dog sled.
  • Riverboat Excursions

    Riverboat Excursions

    We are situated right on the banks of Norway’s best, and indeed world-famous, salmon-river. We can offer excursions on the river in traditional river-boats, whose experienced skippers guarantee you a safe and comfortable ride.
  • Winter Weddings

    Winter Weddings

    The Ice Chapel is part of the Igloo Hotel, in Sorrisniva, about 20 km from Alta Airport. The Igloo Hotel is constructed afresh every year, and next winter’s will be the 15th in the series.
  • Group tours

    Group tours

    Sorrisniva is a company that offers a wide variety of activities and unique experiences to our clients. This makes us an ideal partner for your meetings, conferences, courses, kick offs or incentive trips for successful employees.



Sorrisniva Igloo hotel

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel is closed for the season.
Our new hotel for the year 2016 will open January 4th, and will be our 17th year of building the Sorrisniva Igloo hotel. We invite you and your friends, or business partners and colleauges, to an unique and exciting experience. We tailor northernlight experiences by scooter, provide scootersafari at day and evening, and offer dogsledding trips. In our restaurant, Laksestua, we serve nordic cuisine at its best. We welcome you to visit us at Sorrisniva.
Are you looking for a unique location to host events or conferences, or are you interested in planning a winterwedding in our Ice Chapel? Please contact us and we will do our best to tailor a perfect event for you.


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