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Check out our food concept!

"Catch your own King Crab dinner!"




Start your culinary adventure with a pickup outside the Magic Ice Bar in Tromsø at 10:30 in the morning.
Embark on a scenic fjord drive by van or minibus with our storytellingguide. After a 35-minute drive, arrive at Æra - Panorama Glass Lodge for aunique dining experience. Fresh king crabs are flown in daily from the icywaters of the Barents Sea, allowing you to enjoy some of the world's freshestand most luxurious seafood.

We retrieve the live king crabs from a saltwater aquarium and cookthem in front of you while we tell stories about the significance of king crabsas a natural resource and their journey from Kamchatka to Kirkenes.

The freshly cooked king crab legs are then served on the table alongside bread, butter, lemons, and mayonnaise. No extra ingredients are neededbecause the freshness of the king crab ensures its salty yet sweet flavor.Coffee, tea, and water are included in the dinner, and additional drinks can bebought separately.

Meeting time and place 10:15 am outside the Magic Ice Bar in Tromsø, Kaigata 4

Duration10:30 - 14:00 (up to 3.5 hours)

Included Transfer from Tromsø, English-speaking guide, two-course premium lunch withking crab soup starter and main course of king crab meat, water, warm drinks(coffee&tea)

What to bring or wear Weather appropriate clothing, in layers

Level of difficulty EasyMinimum age 10 y/o

Reserve the experience directly through the booking process or contact us*


At Æra, indulge in a delightful lunch at our restaurant, where we specialize in an array of pancake creations! Enjoy hearty, dinner-sized portions with a vast selection of toppings ranging from cheese, ham, and reindeer, to mushrooms, blueberries, potatoes, and more.

Our menu features traditional dishes of meat and fish, each prepared with a nod to heritage and flavor. For our vegetarian guests, we happily offer tailored meals upon request. Please inform us of any allergies so we can ensure a safe and enjoyable dining experience for you.

Practical information:

Join us for lunch served daily from 12:00 to 14:30.
(valid between 15.09.24 - 01.04.25)
Dinner is served from 18:00 to 21:00.
(valid between 15.09.24 - 01.04.25)

We look forward to hosting you here in the Arctic!



Do you have free wifi?
Yes, in all our cabins!
Do you have a waiting list for booked out dates?
Yes, we do. We will contact you if we get any available cabins on your requested dates.
How do I get from Tromsø airport or the city center to Skittenelv/Æra?
In winterseason you get a rental car included in the stay when you book directly on our website. (15.09..2024-15.04.2025).This ensures you great flexibility. You can also use public transport (bus) or taxi to us.
What is the kitchen equipped with?
In our Panorama Glass Lodge Cabins and Aurora glass cabin superior is equipped with cooking hobs while our Aurora Glass Cabin, Aurora cabin 1-bedroom and Aurora Family 2-bedrooms is equipped with a stove. All cabins have a coffee machine, kettle, fridge and all you will need to cook.