Welcome to 50 Degrees North

We love coming to work every day, because we are truly passionate about the Nordic region – our home. We are here to ensure that your Nordic experience is the very best it can be and that you have an authentic travel experience – one that challenges the traditional, touristy way of travelling and gives you memories that last a lifetime.

Who we are

50 Degrees North is a Nordic travel specialist with offices in Lillehammer (Norway), Vancouver (Canada) and Melbourne (Australia). Although our offices are located around the world, over 90% of our staff are natives of the Nordic region and therefore bring a lifetime of knowledge and passion into planning your holiday!

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What we do

We are genuine destination specialists that plan and organise most of what takes place once you have reached your destination (accommodation, activities, transportation), however we are also happy to book your international flights. We have a wide variety of existing tours on offer, but we are equally happy to put our knowledge and energy into creating something tailor-made to suit your needs.

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Our difference

We are Scandinavians who specialise in innovative, authentic and responsible travel experiences above the 50th parallel north. We are passionate about creating unforgettable Nordic holidays and travel experiences, while steering you away from stifling crowds. We also offer a high level of personal service and 24-hour emergency support during your time in the Nordics.

208 Tours
20 Countries
353 Attractions
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Manshausen, credit: Margo Pfeiff

The World Needs More of Norway's Friluftsliv

Margo Pfeiff spends time in the glorious outdoors of Norway and discovers that the world needs more of Norway's Friluftsliv. Friluftsliv, a word coined in 1859 by writer Henrik Ibsen, loosely means “free air life,” and it signifies a fundamental understanding of the healing effects of nature.

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Hurtigruten Lofoten Food experiences

Food, Glorious Food: A Delicious Guide to Hurtigruten

Ivy Thompson explains the wonderful food options on Hurtigruten's Norwegian Coastal Voyage, enjoyed on our small group tour this winter, 'Arctic Light, Auroras and Hurtigruten'. The stunning Norwegian coastal scenery is hardly interrupted during onboard meal times: breakfast, lunch and dinner is served in dining-areas with panorama views thanks to large window-panes on either side of the restaurants.

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Ørjan Bertelsen / Hurtigruten

Arctic Light, Auroras & Hurtigruten: A Group-tour With a Difference

Earlier this year, I set out on a work-related adventure: I escorted our wildly popular ‘Arctic Light, Auroras & Hurtigruten’-tour for 14 days in January. Most of the exciting winter-itinerary offered brand new experiences even for a Norwegian like myself: A delightful first-hand insight into a range of our most popular products and destinations; all rolled into a winter wonderland small-group adventure.

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