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The wonderful Jopikgarden Guesthouse is a quintessential Swedish farmhouse set on the beautiful island of Hinderson in the Lulea archipelago. Jopikgarden remains a firm favourite on the Sandgrouse Travel ‘Snowmobile Northern Lights Safari’. Visit between January and April for activities such as, Northern Lights hunting, snowshoe walking, snowmobiling and husky dogsledding.

With only four cosy rooms each with their own en-suite bathroom, and a homely décor throughout it is easy to quickly find yourself relaxing by the fire with a warming brandy after a day out on the ice. Renowned for its fine dining and creative use of locally sourced foods, the guesthouse has a bustling trade at the weekends with people coming from far and wide seeking out the first class coffee and waffles, served with local cloudberries and ice cream. 

Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari

4 NIGHTS 5 DAYS, TOP LODGES, TRUE WINTER ADVENTURES, SWEDISH LAPLAND Welcome to Swedish Lapland – the collective name used internationally for Sweden’s northernmost destination. This short 4-night break takes in three of the area’s top...

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Between January and April the beautiful Hinderson Island in the Lulea archipelago is accessible by ice road or snowmobile only, either way you will be arriving here in a unique fashion. The secluded and special island is the perfect setting the charming and traditional Jopikgarden Guesthouse.

Furnished in a typically Swedish way, the farmhouse is a cosy home from home with wooden floors throughout, light and airy rooms and a small bar and restaurant.

As you would expect in Swedish Lapland there is of course a sauna to be found out in the garden, perfect for a defrost after you have been out for the day on the snowmobiles or with your team of huskies and guide. 


A wide variety of winter activities are on offer here:

Ice-fishing on the frozen lakes and sea

Guided snowshoe walks in search of the Nothern Lights or Aurora Borealis

Snowmobiling on the tundra or through the forests

Husky dogsledding with your own team of dogs and a guide. 

Temperatures in this part of northern Sweden are extremely cold during the winter months, we recommend travellers pack for a true winter experience.

Guests are also supplied with additional suitable winter clothing on arrival and or before their activities commence.

The best time to visit is from the beginning of January to the beginning of April. 

Transfers to and from the guesthouse are conducted on snowmobiles across the sea ice – a stay at Jopikgarden Guesthouse is incorporated into a Sandgrouse Travel ‘Snowmobile Northern Lights Safari’.