Day trip

Tromso: Northern Lights Photo Excursion

4.3 / 5

44 reviews

Activity provider: Green Gold of Norway AS

Tromso: Northern Lights Photo Excursion

Activity provider: Green Gold of Norway AS
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From US$ 120.64 per person

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Enjoy fjords, lakes, and mountains around Tromsø in the search for the Northern Lights. Join a short briefing about the best spots to find the lights and get nice and warm for the wilderness.

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Duration 6 hours
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Instructor
English
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Seek and admire the Northern Lights around the city of Tromso
  • Explore beautiful fjords, lakes, and mountains
  • Be briefed on your best chances of seeing the Northern Lights
  • Keep warm with overalls, boots, and coffee
Full description

Search for the Northern Lights above the stunning fjords, mountains, and lakes around Tromsø. Enjoy the best chances for clear skies from September to March and marvel at this natural phenomenon in a small group of no more than 8 people per minivan. Please note that we can have up to 4 minivans on busy nights. After pickup at the Radisson Blu Hotel at 7 PM, head to the local partner's office where a briefing will be given. Listen to a briefing about the weather conditions and the best chances of seeing the aurora. Then, receive warm overalls, and boots before driving to the best spot. Relax with coffee and muffins as you wait for the Aurora Borealis or, if you're lucky, watch her dancing as soon as you arrive.

Includes
  • Instructor
  • Minivan transfer
  • Warm overalls
  • Boots
  • Coffee
  • Muffins
    Not suitable for
    • People with back problems
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with claustrophobia
    • People with heart problems
    • People with respiratory issues
    • People with epilepsy
    • People over 264 lbs (120 kg)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Meeting point

    Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromsø. The address is Sjøgata 7, 9259 Tromsø, Norway.

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    Important information

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    • This tour is not suitable for people that weigh more than 264 pounds (120 kilograms), or people with epilepsy, mobility impairments, claustrophobia, back problems, heart problems, or respiratory issues
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.3 /5

    based on 44 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4/5
    • Transportation
      4.3/5
    • Value for money
      4.4/5
    • Safety
      5/5

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    Tour started with great explanations by the guide who provided us also with the right clothing. We then took of in a small van for max 8 people and drove to the middle of nowhere. the thermal suits provided to be so worth it as we could just lie on the grass while having minus temperatures and look at the sky. The guide was able to tell us when to expect something and we were in for a treat. We saw low, medium and high release of energy and took many great pictures. We were also provided a small snack and a hot beverage. The guide later sent us all pictures of us and the norther lights. Spectacular images and experience of a lifetime!

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    November 28, 2022

    5 stelle sono il minimo. Esperienza raccomandata, guide esperte e molto gentili, ci hanno aiutato ad impostare la macchina fotografica e ci hanno prestato un treppiede con cui siamo riusciti a fare foto spettacolari. abbiamo visto un'aurora boreale in 3 diversi spot, sempre stupenda e molto intensa. siamo anche stati fortunati perché era una giornata senza nessuna nuvola, ma la guida prima di partire ti avvisa sulle condizioni meteo e, se è improbabile vederla, ti cancella il tour e rimborsa.

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    November 20, 2022

    The tour on 1st of November was the first out of four during this holiday. After meeting we went to the office, got good information about the weather forecast, the aurora activity, a short informative video about aurora and good information about where and why we were hadding to. We were equipped with thermal clothes and you can rent tripods without extra costs. As weather conditions were not the best we drove south towards Nordkjosbotn. At a fuel station we already saw some nice northern lights. The place to mainly watch out for aurora was inland in the hills and unfortunately surrounded by some trees but I think it was still the best choice and some decent aurora showed up. It only can be a bit disturbing when all the portraits are shot with the light pollution that you wanted to avoid. Photography tour does obviously not mean for photographers. On the last stop the aurora was even better with a nicer view on mountains and we can absolutely recommend the company and the guides.

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    November 15, 2022

    Product ID: 275417