1. Please bring two towels, one for sitting on when on the bench and one for drying off. Always use a towel under you when using a bench.
  2. Water for consumption is not available on the floating pier. Please bring your own drinking water.
  3. Alcohol is allowed in the sauna. Please read our FAQ for more information.
  4. Only use fresh water on the oven, never use salt water. There is fresh water available by the oven.
  5. Be mindful of other guests!
SvalBad sauna oven and benches

SvalBad’s sauna oven.

Enjoy a dip in the arctic ocean!


  1. The age limit for using SvalBad is 18. Children over the age of 10 can use SvalBad when accompanied by a parent or a guardian.
  2. No food is allowed in the sauna.
  3. Visibly intoxicated guests and guests who doesn’t follow the sauna guide’s requests will be denied entry and removed from the premises.
  4. Guests are responsible for their own safety in the sauna, and when swimming by the floating pier. Never swim alone.
  5. Do not leave any trash on the floating pier. Bring your waste with you when you leave!


  1. If you feel unwell, dizzy or sleepy while in the sauna, leave the sauna immediately.
  2. There is rescue equipment and first aid kits available on the floating pier.
  3. Never swim alone – The water is cold. Always have someone watching nearby when swimming in the water
  4. A secure bathing area is available by the ladder. The area is 1.5m deep and walled in for safety.
  5. You are responsible for your own valuables.
Woman bathes in the arctic waters from the SvalBad floating pier.

Woman enjoys a dip in the arctic waters.


Dressing room

There is an unheated dressing room available outside of the sauna area.


There are no toilets on the floating pier.


Showers with cold water is available outside of the sauna during the summer months.


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