Fjord Cruise & Whale Safari
(without rigid inflatable boat)
Are you ready for a cruise in the amazing winter fjords of Northern Norway? Wildlife, aquaculture, local villages, the weather and the elements in the Arctic as well as the Arctic landscape, and of course
the beautiful fjords. This is what is waiting for you.
From late October to end of January (approximately) some of the world’s biggest mammals visit the coast outside Tromsø to feed on herrings. The most common whale species we see are
the humpback whale, killer whale (orca), harbor porpoise and sometimes even the fin whale. You are invited to come on board to take a close-up look at the feast. Once we reach the whale feeding
site, we stay for 1 – 1,5 hours
The boat will provide you with a good opportunity to take photos
and nice sightseeing. There is a kiosk on board to purchase hot
expedition meals (dry food to which you add hot water), snacks and
Availability: October to end of January (subject to whales)
Hours: Daily 9am departure (please arrive 15 minutes early)
Duration: 5 – 7 hours
Meeting point: Back of Rå Sushi restaurant (outside at Stortorget)
Tromsø city center)
Price per person:
Adults: 1395 NOK
Children: 700 NOK (4 - 12 years)
Children under 4 years free
• Scenic transport by boat (Up to 3 hours one way)
• Knowledgeable English-speaking guide and host
• Local history, nature and culture
• Short documentaries and presentations about the whales and
the eco-system in the Arctic
• Thermal winter suit and life jacket
• Hot coffee, water, tea and biscuits
Please note that whale sightings cannot be guaranteed. Sightings
can be affected by weather conditions and/ or movement patters of
the whales, so it is not possible to be able to offer a guarantee.
The route, duration and destinations seen on the tour can differ
from day to day based on the weather. However, if the whales are
not spotted, you can still enjoy the fjord cruise.
Food on board
You can buy cold drinks and warm food onboard (waffles, hot dogs,
expedition meals – dry food to which you add water, etc.
(vegetarian expedition meals available)
What to bring
Warm clothes: boots, hat, scarf and mittens
Keep in mind that the weather in the arctic can be rough some days. If
you think you might get seasick, please bring sea-sickness medicine with
you and take it half an hour before the trip starts.