Half Term Heaven

Cabin Accommodation

Cabin Accommodation

Wake Up To A View Over The Frozen Archipelago

Frozen Pack Ice Tour

Frozen Pack Ice Tour

Snowmobile Across The Frozen Archipelago of Lulea

Learn Nordic Winter Skills

Learn Nordic Winter Skills

A Swedish Lapland Break For All The Family

Fun For All The Family

Fun For All The Family

Try Your Hand At Ice Fishing

Brändon Lodge

Brändon Lodge

Relaxing Atmosphere

Half Term Heaven

Brändön Lodge is an ideal setting for a half-term Arctic adventure. Stay in welcoming cabins overlooking the frozen archipelago, which has been transformed into a perfect winter playground. This exclusive holiday has been tailored to suit couples and families alike. Learn new wilderness skills and experience unique thrills on the frozen sea and surrounding area. This relaxed resort has just 15 cabins with a lodge housing a bar & restaurant. Morning excursions give way to afternoons at leisure and to enjoy the kick-sleds and toboggans & ice-hockey sticks that are always on offer
Day 1 Luleå
Scheduled morning flight from London Heathrow to Luleå via Stockholm. On arrival you will be met by a local guide and transferred to Brändön Lodge. Settle into your cabin overlooking the frozen archipelago and enjoy a 2-course dinner served in the main lodge.
 
Day 2 Snowshoeing
Today's adventure begins after breakfast where you will be coached in the ancient art of snowhoeing. Snow shoes have been a preferred form of transport in the region for thousands of years. It is an ideal way of traversing across deep snow and allows you to explore otherwise inaccessible terrain. Easy to master, you will soon be following your expert guide into the surrounding Brando forest. A rest stop and wilderness lunch is taken in a Sami tent, sitting on reindeer skins around an open fire. Return to the lodge where the remainder of the day is at leisure. Dinner is served in the lodge.
 
Day 3 Snowmobile Safari
Today’s adventure is a 2 hour snowmobile safari through the snow covered forests. Adults drive in pairs with children drawn on a sled behind the guide. Stop half way for hot drinks where you can take in the tranquility of the forest and admire some stunning views. Dinner is served in the lodge.
 
Day 4 Husky & Northern Lights Adventure
Visit a nearby husky kennel. Learn to mush a team of dogs, and then drive 2 per sled on an exciting ride through a forest. Lunch at the lodge. This evening enjoy a Northern Lights snow shoe walk with hot drinks served as you look out for the Aurora.
 
Day 5 UK
Free time for some last minute snow fun before a return transfer to Luleå airport in time for your flight back to the UK.
Brändon Lodge - Lulea Region
Brändon Lodge
The cottages at Brändon Lodge are simple yet warm and stylish. Each cabin has 2 bedrooms, a kitchenette, lounge, bathroom and veranda overlooking the frozen sea. The main pinewood lodge houses a cosy bar and restaurant, where Head Chef, Johan Hedenström designs imaginative menus based on locally-sourced produce. Johan is equally at home cooking in the kitchen as he is over an open fire in the Arctic wilderness. The facilities on hand are topped off by a lake-side sauna and bubble pool.
Brandon Lodge - Hovercraft Tour
Unique to Brändön Lodge, this specially adapted hovercraft is an exciting way to explore Luleå’s frozen archipelago. Look out for local Arctic wildlife as the hovercraft zips across the ice-covered bay. There is a stop to allow you to walk on the ice and marvel at your remarkable surroudings.
Season: Late December - Beginning April
Duration: 2½ hours
Includes: Thermal suits & boots and a light lunch and hot drinks
£245 pp
Brandon Lodge - Northern Lights Search By Snowmobile Sled
Join the search for the northern lights. Board a snowmobile sled, filled with reindeer pelts and snuggle under the warm blankets. An expert guide then pulls you across the frozen sea. As you travel between the frozen islands, any light pollution fades and you have the perfect setting should the northern lights make an appearance.
Season: Early January - End March
Duration: 2 hours
Includes: Thermal suits and boots
£100 pp
Brandon Lodge - Northern Lights Snowshoe Walk
Snowshoes have been the footwear of choice for thousands of years and are ideal for traversing across deep snow and allowing you to explore otherwise inaccessible terrain. Easy to master, you will soon be following your expert guide into the surrounding Brändö forest. A rest stop is taken by an outdoor fire and if you are lucky and the conditions are right, the northern lights may light your way.
Season: Early January - End March
Duration: 2 or 3 hours
Includes: Snowshoes, thermal suits & boots hot drinks ( 2 hr tour) meal and hot drinks (3 hr tour)             
£100/182 pp
Brandon Lodge - Ice Fishing
Your expert guide will drive you by snowmobile sled across the frozen ice, to some of the best fishing locations. Drill a hole to the water below and enjoy hot drinks and sweet bread whilst waiting for a bite.
Season: Early January - End March
Duration: 2 hours
Included: Thermal suits & boots, hot drinks and sweet bread 
£100 pp
Brandon Lodge - Dinner On Ice
Dine with a difference. Enjoy a candlelit dinner upon the frozen sea. Tables are adorned with a white tablecloth and candles, the seats are covered with reindeer pelts, as dinner is served by the roaring open fire, which warms the traditional tepee tent. Step outside and you may even be rewarded by a dancing display of the northern lights.
Season: Early January - End March
Duration: 2½ hrs
Includes: 3 course dinner and coffee. Drinks additional.
£255 pp