Aurora Spirit Distillery

Enjoy the view towards the Lyngen Alps

Arctic Distillation Experience

Guided tours in the Distillery

Local food

Enjoylocal cuisine and drinks

Northern lights

Northern lights can sometimes be seen from inside the visitor centre

Northern lights outside

On clear evenings the Aurora is just spectacular outside the distillery

Aurora Spirit has established a unique distillery that attracts international attention with its spectacular location. The Lyngen alps, the fjord, the northern lights and the arctic wilderness provide an excellent setting for making whisky and other alcohol products under the brand name Bivrost. The products are based on local herbs, berries and melted glacier water.

Our opening hours for visitors are from 11 – 15, MO-FR. (For special requests and groups we can offer other options).

Our most popular experience is the “Arctic Distillation Experience“, which is normally conducted at 13.00 and 14.00 (MO – FR). 

Arctic Distillation Experience

At this guided tour, you’ll learn about hi-tech alcohol production on top of the world. During this exciting guided tour, you will see, feel and smell Arctic ingredients.

Tours normally run every day (M-F) at 13.00, and 14.00
Duration: 45 minutes + tasting
Price, guided tour: 299 NOK per person, includes a complementary tasting glass.
Age limit: No limit on tour, 20 years for tasting.
Disabled: The facility is adapted for disabled persons.

Want lunch during your visit? 
Book as an extra option to the Arctic Distillation Experience.


Other experiences at Aurora Spirit Distillery:

Food and drinks served at the distillery:

Creamy and delicious Carrot soup.

Vegan friendly. Served with bread and glacial water

149,- NOK 

Bidos - traditional saami soup with reindeermeat and vegetables.

Served with bread and glacial water.
149,- NOK 

Local Fish soup.

Served with bread and glacial water

149,- NOK 

"ODIN's coffee"

 (Really) local version of another famous coffee – drink. 
99,- NOK

"Hot chocolate"

(non alcoholic)
30,- NOK


AuroraSpirit Distillery is located at Lyngen Resort, under the majestic Lyngen Alps in Northern Norway. The distillery is located at 69 degrees N.

The nearest airport is Langnes Airport , Tromsø. From Tromsø you can drive either :
– By Nordkjosbotn ( E8 – then E6 ) and take off from Oteren towards Lyngseidet  (868).
– Or via Breivikeidet ( Turn off at Fagernes – Fv 91 ) by ferry across Ullsfjorden. Both roads are signposted towards Lyngseidet .

When you get to Lyngseidet follow the road towards Koppangen, approx 10km. Lyngen Resort is located on the right side of the road .

Click here for Google Maps – directions from Tromso to AuroraSpirit…

Ferry routes can be found at Bjørklids ferry shipping company ‘s website.

Distances to AuroraSpirit :
• From Tromso via Breivikeidet : 75 km (1h 45 min)
• From Nordkjosbotn via Oteren 70 km ( 1 hr 15 min)
• From the municipal center Lyngseidet : 10 km (10 min)
• From Alta via Olderdalen 220 km ( 4h 10min)

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located?
AuroraSpirit Distillery is located at Lyngen Resort, under the majestic Lyngen Alps in Northern Norway. The distillery is located at 69˚ N. For directions and map, please check:
Do I get to taste Whisky?

Our Whisky is not ready (by law) until November 2019, but we offer small tastings on the “new make” guided tour (in the bar). There is also the opportunity of having a Guided Whisky Tasting, as a separate product that you can book.

Can we buy bottles of Bivrost at the Distillery?
Unfortunately, we cannot sell our products directly from the distillery. According to Norwegian law, wine and spirits for personal consumption may only be sold at the Vinmonopolet, the government-run alcoholic beverage retailer. An outlet is located approx. 10 km from the Distillery.
Is it suitable for children?
The guided tour is suitable for children. We have a child rate for purchase at the front desk. Children can also get a soft drink and wait in the Lounge, We’ll take care of entertaining them.

MEETINGS in the Bivrost Lounge

The Bivrost Lounge can host up to 50 people. Incredible view towards the Lyngen alps.

BOARDMEETING in the Midgard Lounge

Suitable for smaller meetings, group sessions ant tastings. Art by Elind Rui Blix and Macallan.


The Aurora fjord cabins offer a stunning view of the Arctic surroundings, in the living room.


Aurora fjord cabins are situated right behind the worlds northmost distillery.


MON – SUN AT “ANYTIME”. Price; 0,- NOK. Follow the marked path, and learn about our Arctic heritage! 
Takes about 20 – 30 minutes. Light – medium difficulty. Please be careful if you venture into the WW2 bunker (as it is dark and haunted).