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Fjord Cruise and Whale Safari Boat Tour from Tromso

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Take an up to 7-hour fjord cruise and whale safari from Tromsø and discover awesome arctic landscapes and beautiful fjords. Spot majestic whales and dolphins as you learn about the arctic's ecosystem and culture.

◾ Sail through the Norwegian fjords and marvel at the arctic landscape
◾ Spot humpback whales, killer whales, and orca and harbor porpoises
◾ Benefit from your knowledgeable guide and learn about the ecosystem of the region

Good to know before you go

DURATION: 5-7 hours
MEETING POINT: Rå Sushi Restaurant (outside, in Stortorget), Tromsø city center
LANGUAGE/S: English, Norwegian
OPENING SEASONS: From 16th of October to 31st of January, daily
WHO CAN COME: This tour is suitable for everyone
TOUR IS OFFERED BY Arctic Expedition

What is included

✔ Scenic transport via a comfortable catamaran (up to 3 hours one way)
✔ Knowledgeable English-speaking guide and host
✔ Local history, nature, and cultural tour
✔ Short documentaries and presentations about the whales and Arctic eco-system
✔ Thermal winter suit and life jacket
✔ Hot coffee, tea, and biscuits
✖ You can buy cold drinks and warm food onboard (waffles, sausages, etc.)

Description - What to expect

Board your comfortable and spacious catamaran in Tromsø and cruise in one of the prettiest Norway’s fjords. Your ride will take you along majestic arctic scenery and you will have the opportunity to spot impressive humpback whales, killer whales (orca), or harbor porpoises. You might even get really lucky and see a fin whale. Late October to mid-February is when some of the world’s biggest mammals visit the coast outside Tromsø to feed on herrings. Once you reach the whale feeding site, you’ll have 1-1.5 hours to take a close-up look at the feast.

During your cruise marvel at the Arctic landscape and capture with your camera some impressive photos of the mammals and the arctic landscape. Enjoy your hot coffee or tea while admiring the unique natural setting. If you’re still hungry, there is a kiosk on board to purchase hot expedition meals, snacks, and cold drinks.

Not included/Bring with you

Please wear warm clothes including boots, hat, scarf and mittens

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours

Important Info

◾ Please note that whale sightings cannot be guaranteed. Sightings can be affected by weather conditions and/or whales’ natural behavior.
◾ The route, duration, and destinations might be affected by weather conditions.