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Tromso: Overnight Lavvo stay with Fjords, Whales & Aurora

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Activity provider: Green Gold of Norway AS

Tromso: Overnight Lavvo stay with Fjords, Whales & Aurora

Activity provider: Green Gold of Norway AS

From US$ 494.69 per person

Orcas and humpback whales gather outside Skjervoy from November to January to feed on herring fish. Join a whale safari in the day time and (weather permitting), enjoy the Northern Lights from your own glass roof Lavvo in the evening.

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Duration 29 hours
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  • Explore the magic Kvaenangen Fjord on an exciting Whale safari by RIB-boat
  • Hear and even smell orcas and/or humpback whales when they approach the small open boats
  • Relax in your own glass roof Lavvo and (weather permitting), see the Northern Lights from your bed
Full description

Orcas and Humpback whales are in Skjervoy from November to January. The local provider will pick you up at 5:30 AM outside Scandic Ishavshotel, drive you to Skjervoy, give you warm flotation suits, and take you on a once in a lifetime whale watching experience on Rib-boats.  Enjoy sandwiches, tea and coffee and continue to the Green Gold Villa in the Lyngen Alps. Here you’ll get a nice and warm group dinner and short photo workshop. Experience the Northern Lights at night and photograph the incredible phenomenon right outside the Green Gold Villa. Accommodation is at one of six private Crystal Lavvos. Next morning, enjoy breakfast together before returning to Tromso at 11:00 AM.

  • RIB-Boat whale watching excursion
  • Sandwich
  • Dinner
  • Accommodation in one of six private Crystal Lavvos
  • Breakfast
  • Transport
  • Flotation suits
    Not suitable for
    • People with back problems
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with claustrophobia
    • People with heart problems
    • People with vertigo
    • People with respiratory issues
    • People with epilepsy
    • People over 264 lbs (120 kg)
    • People under 4 ft 6 in (140 cm)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    • Number of participants: 1-16
    • Total duration: 29 hours
    • Level of difficulty: medium
    • Minimum height: 140 centimeters
    • Meeting/departure time: 5:30 AM
    • Meeting place: Scandic Ishavshotel
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    4.8 /5

    based on 51 reviews

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    Highly recommend! Saw more orcas and hump backs then we could have ever imagined we’d see; given great kit to wear whilst out on the boat to keep warm and dry; transport between places was very smooth. The overnight stay was homey, warm and the dinner was delicious. We sadly didn’t see any northern lights, but despite this the stay was super special.

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    November 28, 2022

    The description isn’t clear so let me share what the day included. Starts with a 4 hour bus drive to the boat tour, you get a break to grab food at the gas station and the bus has a bathroom. When you arrive they give you an extra set of warm overalls to wear and goggles. This is so helpful and keeps you warm. The boat is a small RIB boat that you sit by straddling the Seat. This feels very secure and safe on the boat actually.The boat tour was AMAZING, we saw HUNDREDs of orcas and some humpback whales and Finn whales. You stay out for prob around 3 hours or so. Then you take the bus to get picked up at a ferry to go to the Lavvos. This is wonderful too! The hosts are so special and make you feel right at home. You eat dinner with everyone there, family style. The food was delicious! And the Lights that night were so bright! They take photos for you also! Which was such a nice touch. The lavvo is heated by wood stoves and absolutely adorable. This is a MUST do event!!!!

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    November 23, 2022

    An amazing experience with the whales and fjord ride. We got the chance to see Orcas (multiple pods), humpback and Finn whales. The stay at the Lavvo was beautiful. Unfortunately due to the weather didn’t see the Aurora, however the stay, company, food and atmosphere was lovely! I would come back to stay again!

    November 14, 2022

    Product ID: 276042