Day trip

From Tromsø: All-Inclusive Whale and Sea Bird Boat Cruise

From Tromsø: All-Inclusive Whale and Sea Bird Boat Cruise

From US$ 195.79 per person

Take to the waves and take in Norway’s native marine life by boat on this polar whale and bird safari from Tromsø. Cruise in comfort towards the North to Skjervøy as you admire the magnificent mountain scenery and seascapes.

About this activity

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • See orcas and humpback whales feeding on shoals of herring and competing for the greatest share
  • Be on the lookout for sea eagles soaring along the coastline
  • Enjoy the warm hospitality of expert local guides
Full description

On this comfortable cruise from Tromsø, head to Whale Island and the open sea. Listen to your guide’s commentary about the fish and whale species that thrive in waters that are filled with herring and plankton. The local partner's fast boat ensures that you'll get plenty of time on the water.

The coast of Tromsø in northern Norway is widely considered among the best areas in the region for spotting whales. You’ll be on the lookout for inquisitive humpback and killer whales swimming and feeding, and for birds such as sea eagles, gulls, guillimots, eider ducks, and cormorants.

Frame all the action through the lens of your camera. With outdoor decking and indoor seating on board the heated boat, you can enjoy an up-close experience with Norway’s native wildlife. 

Includes
  • Crew
  • Local guides
  • Snacks
  • Beverages
  • Thermal insulated suits
  • Safety equipment
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Scandic Ishavshotel, Fredrik Langes Gate 2, 9008 Tromsø

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What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Intoxication

Know before you go

  •  The activity may be canceled if minimum number of participants is not achieved
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 150 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Loved seeing the whales and most of crew great but think it would be better to have a bit of a general briefing about where to stand or sit outside on the boat rather than have one of the captains come storming out shouting that if people are standing he can’t see where the whales are. Clearly he had a point but if told beforehand it wouldn’t have happened. Fish soup lovely and boat comfortable

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December 22, 2021

This trip was incredible! We are lucky enough to have a been on a few different whale watching excursions and this was one of the best! The boat was perfect for the experience, the crew were extremely nice and attentive and most importantly we felt like they respected the whales, who ended up swimming near our boat. We were amazingly lucky and saw orcas, humpbacks and eagles. It was perfect!

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December 10, 2021

If your question is if you are going to see whales ... We saw them, and a meter from the ship. Also the water is so clear that you could see how they were swimming around the boat. What is also impressive is the natural light that surrounds you, a mixture of sunrise and sunset that already makes it worthwhile. Fabled service and fish soup too. They could put a little more cookies for breakfast, yes. If you have doubts about whether you are going to get dizzy or not, what I recommend is that you take a pill, or that you consider entering (it is three hours to go plus three hours to return). The boat is small and the waves, of great force, make it move a lot, but at no time do you feel unsafe.

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December 7, 2021

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