Husky Safari in Tromso
DURATION: 3:30 HOURS (09:45 -13:15) (2 persons per sledge)
Today you will have the opportunity to experience a great adventure and enjoy time with the huskies, which are part of the heart and soul of Tromso. Take a transfer of 30 min arriving to the enthusiastic welcome of over 300 friendly huskies. After a short briefing, meet your team of Huskies who will take you on a brisk run of 4km on Kvaloya Island, one of the largest islands in Norway. During your visit, you will be served a typical Norwegian stew of reindeer & vegetables followed by coffee & pastries. Returning back to Hotel Radisson Blu Tromso at 13:15.
Northern Light Dinner Cruise
20:00 – 23:00
Minimum 2 paxJoin a dinner cruise on a local family owned catamaran, with good deck space and a warm cozylounge. This is a very localway to hunt for the lights. The owners live on board in the winter season.
We stay in protected waters, and we find a secure place for the Northern Lights. This depends of course if nature is with us or not. Northern Lights from the seaside are spectacular and beautiful. Even the light pollution from the town disappears into the black sea.You also get a fabulous view of the Tromsø areain the beautiful Arctic winter night. Knowledgeable hosts with years of experience will do their utmost to give you a memorable experience.During the trip you will be serveda North-Norwegian traditional fish dinnermade with the best ingredients and a dessert and hot drinks.
(18:15 – 22:30)
Transfer to the base camp and meet the professional Northern lights hunters who will be your guides. From the camp, located in an uninhabited area with no artificial lights to disturb the experience or the chance to capture the Aurora Borealis on camera. With a great view of the skies there is also time to sit around the open camp fire inside a Sami tent and grill sausages, visit the huskies and their puppies or warm up inside. Due to the stable climate at this location and with some personal persistence, there are excellent possibilities to see even the weakest of lights. Included is a traditional dinner of Finnbiff (beef & mushroom stew) followed by coffee and cake. Returning back to Hotel Radisson Blu Tromso at 22:30.
Whale Safari On Rib Boat
PRICE: ON REQUEST
08:30 – 13:30
This is a trip that is highly recommended for photo enthusiasts or anyone that wants to enjoy close encounters with the whales. You will be picked up in Tromsø by bus and driven to a base camp located north on Whale Island.
Enjoy your adventure exploring the fjords by boat with breathtaking scenery. The most common whale species are humpback whales and orcas, but there are also chances of seeing fin whales and possibly harbor porpoises and other species. Don’t forget to keep your eyes open for other wildlife such as white-tailed eagles and different seabirds, e.g. shags, guillemots, little auks, and the seals that sometimes can be seen resting on the cliffs. Insulated body suits will be provided (included).
*only available until the 10thof February or as long as the whales are there.