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Tromso - optional Winter excursions & activities

Snow mobile. Photo Svensby Tursenter
Photo: Snowmobile in Tromso area
Snow mobile safari. Photo erje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway
Photo: Snow mobile Safari
Northern Lights. Photo Helge Staerk/Innovation Norway
Photo: Northern Lights
Northern Lights dinner cruise. Photo Soroya Havcruise
Photo: Northern Lights Dinner cruise
Photo MB Havcruise/Soroya Havcruise
Photo: MS Havcruise
Fishing trip. Photo Soroya Havcruise
Photo: Arctic fishing
Fishing trip. Photo Soroya Havcruise
Photo: Fishing trip
Reindeer. Photo CH/Innovation Norway
Photo: Reindeer
Saami with Reindeer. Photo Terje Rakke, ordic Life/Innovation Norway
Photo: Saami with Reindeer
Northern Lights Tromso area. Photo B Jorgensen/Innovation Norway
Photo: Amazing Northern Lights at the Arctic coast
Tromso under the Aurora. Photo Bard Loken/Innovation Norway
Photo: Tromso under the Aurora


You can book additional activities & extra nights in Tromso. 

You just add the preferred activities during the booking process of your chosen Northern Lights tour package.

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Snowmobile Safari & Wilderness Cabin stay

This overnight package is connected to the Northern Lights trip with dog sledding or reindeer sledding, you will stay in the camp after the activity and go on the snowmobile safari after breakfast the following day.
The overnight stay in the camp replaces one night at the hotel in Tromso, and does not add nights to the tour.

Overnight stay in Camp Tamok:
An overnight stay enhances your chances of seeing the Northern Lights, and the guides will inform you if the aurora appears in the nighttime. The camp offers an overnight stay in rooms for two persons, in a shared timber cabin (with 6 rooms) or a private Aurora Chalet. Breakfast is included. There is a separate building with toilets, showers and a changing room.

Snow mobile:
You need no previous skills to drive a snow mobile, all you need is normal physical condition. The excursion begins with a thorough safety introduction. The trail has a distance of 15 km each way, 30 km in total. The starting point is at 250 m above sea level, and the guide brings you up to 875 m. You will be driving in pairs, one driver and one passenger on each snowmobile, with opportunity to switch places during the trip. You need to bring your driver’s license.

Included:
Transfer from the centre of Tromso by bus/minibus.
Insulated body suit, boots, gloves, headwear and helmet
English-speaking guide
Overnight stay in a double/twin room in the Wilderness timber cabin or Aurora Chalet w/breakfast
Make sure to wear warm undergarments (wool or fleece is recommended)
Available: From December to the end of March (depending on snow conditions)
Price: NOK 2350 per person in a double/twin room

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Fishing in the Blue light

Late morning departure. The amazing, unique Arctic light, where the colors appear in different shades of blue, is wonderful seen from the sea. Combined with fishing onboard the catamaran MS Havcruise, with views of Tromso and the surrounding islands, it will be a truly exciting experience. Lunch will be prepared on board, hopefully with the morning's catch.

The catamaran takes only 12 passengers, and as the Norwegian crew lives onboard the vessel during the winter season, you will definitely feel "at home"!
Duration 3 hours
Min. 2 passengers

The price includes: hiring of equipment and suits, homemade fish meal from the catch, coffee, tea, hot chocolate
Make sure to wear warm winter shoes, caps and warm gloves/mittens
Booking: When you make a tour booking, the additional activity will appear during the booking process
Available: From January 26
to the end of March. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. 
Price: NOK 1300 per person
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Whale safari

Morning departure. Join the exciting Orca and Humpback whale safari on the catamaran MS Havcruise out to the open sea to look for the whales. It is a very stable and comfortable boat with a warm, homely cozy lounge and ample space on deck. On the way out one often sees sea eagles and seals. Depending on weather conditions you can also try your fishing luck (NOK 200, payment onboard)

The catamaran takes only 12 passengers, and as the Norwegian crew lives onboard the vessel during the winter season, you will definitely feel "at home"!
Duration 3-6 hours (depending on where the whales are)
Min. 2 passengers

The price includes: hiring of ponchos, homemade waffles, hot drinks, 4 binoculars
Make sure to wear warm winter shoes, caps and warm gloves/mittens
Booking: When you make a tour booking, the additional activity will appear during the booking process
Available: From October 27 to January 25, except Dec 24-26 
Price: NOK 1300 per person
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Reindeer Sledge

Late morning departure. You will be picked up in the centre of Tromso, with transfer through beautiful Arctic scenery to the Tromso Wilderness Centre, located at the Kvaloya island outside Tromso. THe guide will provide you with warm clothing. You will then go on an amazing trip with the reindeers; the old, traditional Sami way of transport.

After the trip you can try the ancient art of lasso-throwing, and listen to songs and stories of the Sami people. A hot meal of traditional food served in a Lavvo (Sami tent) rounds off the day.

Duration: Appr 3 hrs 
Make sure to wear warm winter shoes
The trip includes:
Transfers, reindeer sledge trip, traditional meal, warm clothing
Booking: When you make a tour booking, the additional activity will appear during the booking process
Available: From December 27 to March 20 (depending on snow conditions)
Price: NOK 1690 per person
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Add night & Northern Lights Dinner cruise

Additional night at the same hotel as for the selected tour & evening activity

Hunting the Northern Lights at sea:
Enjoy this relaxing and comfortable way of hunting the Northern Lights onboard the catamaran MS Havcruise, which takes you from the centre of Tromso to the darkness outside of the city lights, with views of Tromso and the surrounding islands. The catamaran takes only 12 passengers, and as the Norwegian crew lives onboard the vessel during the winter season, you will definitely feel "at home"! Starts from the centrally located pier in Tromso

The trip includes:
Overnight w/ breakfast
Dinner cruise w/a traditional, Norwegian fish dinner & tea/coffee/hot chocolate. Vegetarian meal available on request
Booking: When you make a tour booking, the additional package price will appear during the booking process
Available: From October to the end of March, except Dec 23, 24, 25, 31 
Price: From NOK 1995 per person in double/twin room, according to the chosen price category & room type
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Add night &
Northern Lights trip w/Reindeer sledge

Additional night at the same hotel as for the selected tour & evening activity

You will be picked up in the centre of Tromso in the afternoon for the transfer to the Tamok Valley, due to its geographical location the climate is drier and colder than in Tromso, thus offering a maximum chance of seeing the Northern lights.
You will then go on an amazing trip with the reindeers; the old, traditional Sami way of transport. You will drive in pairs, one sled for each reindeer. You can also try lasso-throwing, and you will learn about Sami culture and history.
After the sledge trip you will be served a traditional Sami meal.

The trip includes:
Overnight with breakfast.
Transfers, reindeer sledge trip, traditional meal, warm clothing and shoes
Duration: appr 7 hours
Booking: When you make a tour booking, the additional package price will appear during the booking process
Available: From November
to the end of March (depending on snow conditions)
Price: From NOK 2445 per person in double/twin room, according to the chosen price category & room type.
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View our Northern Lights tours to Tromso:

 

Northern Lights Safari
Tromso Winter Adventure
Ice Hotel, Northern Lights & Tromso

 

View all of our Northern Lights tours

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