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Northern Lights Chase from Tromsø in a small group NOK 1270

This is the ideal tour for those who want to chase the Northern Lights in a small group. Everyone has close contact with the guide and receives personal training about photographing the Northern Lights. Sometimes we put on snowshoes and head out into the wilderness. We travel in our own vehicle with maximum twelve participants. It is simply magical. You think you must be dreaming, especially when you catch an outbreak and it keeps moving and changing shape.


Do you want to have this experience while you are staying in Tromsø? We travel to an area where we very often can catch the Northern Lights, such as Sommarøy/Kvaløya - Skibotn, but there is no guarantee.


You have a private car with your private guide/driver.  


Departure from Tromsø Tourist Information Office at 19:30 

Duration: 5 hours

Number of participants: 2-12

Included: Transport, guide and driver, hot drink, biscuits,  high resolution photos from the trip, warm thermal suit and winter boots.

Price: NOK 1270 per person

Booking no later than 2 hours before departure.

Tripod available for rent for NOK 100

Northern Lights Chase from Tromsø NOK 940

The Northern Lights are both mystical and magical. You don’t know when this natural phenomenon will appear, but when it does it will simply take your breath away. The colours and shapes change and move, like a giant and ever changing work of art in an otherwise dark sky.


Do you want to have this experience while you are staying in Tromsø? We hunt for the lights in an area where we very often catch the lights, such as Sommarøy/Kvaløya - Skibotn, but there is no guarantee.  


Departure from Tromsø Tourist Information Office at 19:30 

Duration: 5 hours

Number of participants: 20-50

Included: Guide, pictures from facebook, and a warm drink + snack

Price: NOK 940 per person

Booking no later than 2 hours before departure.

Tripod available for rent for NOK 100

Northern Lights Chase from Tromsø in private car 1- 4 persons NOK 5970

The Northern Lights are both mystical and magical. You don’t know when this natural phenomenon will appear, but when it does it will simply take your breath away. The colours and shapes change and move, like a giant and ever changing work of art in an otherwise dark sky.

Do you want to have this experience while you are staying in Tromsø? We hunt for the lights in an area where we very often catch the lights, such as Sommarøy/Kvaløya - Skibotn, but there is no guarantee.


You have a private car with your private guide/driver. 


Departure from Tromsø Tourist Information Office at 19:30 

Duration: 5 hours

Number of participants: 1-4

Included: Transport, guide and driver, hot drink, biscuits, 2 tripods, high resolution photos from the trip, warm thermal suit and winter boots.

Price: NOK 5970 per car

Booking no later than 4 hours before departure.

Northern Lights Chase from Tromsø in private car 5- 7 persons NOK 7970

The Northern Lights are both mystical and magical. You don’t know when this natural phenomenon will appear, but when it does it will simply take your breath away. The colours and shapes change and move, like a giant and ever changing work of art in an otherwise dark sky.

Do you want to have this experience while you are staying in Tromsø? We hunt for the lights in an area where we very often catch the lights, such as Sommarøy/Kvaløya - Skibotn, but there is no guarantee.


You have a private car with your private guide/driver.


Departure from Tromsø Tourist Information Office at 19:30  

Duration: 5 hours

Number of participants: 5-7

Included: Transport, guide and driver, hot drink, biscuits, 2 tripods, high resolution photos from the trip, warm thermal suit and winter boots.

Price: NOK 7970 per car

Booking no later than 4 hours before departure.

Snowshoeing in a small group NOK 570

We run snowshoeing trips in easy terrain on the picturesque.

island of Kvaløya. Our trips are suitable for those with previous snowshoeing experience as well as those who are keen to try. We also have snowshoes for children so the whole family can participate. The starting point is just a 20-minute drive away. After brief instruction from your guide, we’re ready to set off on an exciting snowshoe trek. We take photos, which are sent free to all our participants after the trip. 


Departure from Tromsø Tourist Information Office at 11:00 

Duration: 3 hours

Number of participants: 2-12

Included: Transport, guide and driver, hot drink, biscuits, snowshoes, high resolution photos from the trip.

Price: NOK 570 per person

Booking no later than 2 hours before departure.

Fjord Tour by minibus NOK 970

Join us for a wonderful adventure in spectacular surroundings on the island of Kvaløya. On this exciting nature and photo safari, we visit Ersfjord, Kattfjordeidet, Sommarøy, Hillesøy and much of the outer coast of Kvaløya.


A knowledgeable local guide will take you on a journey with a focus on close-up experiences with the nature. One of the many highlights is the opportunity to take photos at various locations in a unique coastal community. You will experience breath-taking views of majestic mountains rising directly from the sea in narrow fjords. If we are lucky, we will see whales in the sea and white-tailed eagles in the air, which adds an extra dimension to the adventure. Our acquaintances in the local community is a major asset on our trips.


Departure from Tromsø Tourist Information Office at 11:00 

Duration: 4,5 hours

Number of participants: 2-12

Included: Guide, thermal suit and a warm drink + snack

Price: NOK 970 per person

Booking no later than 2 hours before departure.

Tripod available for rent for NOK 100

Reindeer NOK 1600

Join an authentic Sami guide, who comes from a Sami family with long reindeer herding traditions. Enjoy an unforgettable experience of pure reindeer sledding (3 km) and Sami culture.


During your visit, you will also experience feeding the reindeer, lasso throwing, sightseeing at the camp, Sami food, storytelling, display of cultural artefacts and joik (traditional Sami song). 

Reindeer sledding: 30 minutes


Included: Guide, transfer (10 minutes each way), warm clothes, hot meal, hot drinks

Duration: 4 hours

Level of difficulty: Easy / Family

Number of participants: 2-32

Departure time and place: 10am (10:00) at Radisson Blu hotel

Whale Safari NOK 1200

To find the whales, we must first search for the herringer, a key food source. We’ll be still and wait patiently, and experience that the whales will eventually come to us. In order to minimize any disturbance to the whales, we will stay no longer than 30 minutes.

When you arrive there will be given safety information. Afterwards, we show you on the map the areas where we’ll be searching for the whales. As we go, you will be able to learn more about the boat and it’s history, or just sit comfortably and enjoy the landscape. We will provide you with warm clothes and boots before going out on deck.


During the trip you will learn more about the historic background of the city Tromsø, it’s population and expansion, and also about the surrounding islands. You will also learn more about the traditions in Northern Norway, for example the fishing industry, while being served something warm to drink.


Olav Ringdal Jr is a 72 foot former rescue boat, built in 1952. A good sea boat as in all weathers assisted people and other vessels until 1983. The boat has a warm and good indoor space and a spacious deck that fits well to enjoy the nature we have here in the north. You decide whether you want to sit inside or out while we add from and to the quay.

We look forward to having you as a guest on board Olav Ringdal Jr.


Departure from: Pier by Scandic Ishavshotell

Duration: up to 6,5 hours

Start – End: 09:00 – 15:30 (latest)

Pick up 15 minutes prior by the pier

Included: Transport, hot drinks, warm clothes and boots

Number of participants: 4-36

Difficulty: Easy


Waffles, hot dogs, soda and beer available to buy on every tour

Dogsledding NOK 1550

Wake up and see the Arctic! 

Experience the fantastic Arctic morning light while driving your own dogsled. We will teach you how to control the dogsled before your guided adventure into Tromsø\'s Arctic wilderness begins. Life has different days. This one you will remember! We provide all necessary equipment, arctic suits, boots, hat and mittens. After the trip we gather around the camp fire with home made cake, coffee and tea.

Day trip pick up: 10am Scandic Ishavshotel


Period: Nov- March

Pickup Scandic Ishavshotel: 10 am

Duration: 4 hours total, 1,5 hour dogsledding.

Price: 1550 NOK per person

Child (7-12 years): 775 NOK

Contact us for booking.


Afternoon dog sledding trip 

In the period of november-january we have a beautiful spectre of colors in the sky as the sun is just below the horizon, in norwegian known as "mørketid". There will be a mix of daylight and darkness, which gives you the best of both. February-march there will be more and more daylight  as we get closer to the spring.


Period: Nov-March

Pickup Scandic Ishavshotel: 2 pm

Duration: 4 hours total, 1,5 hour dogsledding.

Price: 1550 NOK per person

Child (7-12 years): 775 NOK

Contact us for booking.

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