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Aurora Chase with professional photographers

  • Increase your chances of seeing the aurora with guides who know exactly where to go
  • Professional photographer guides assist you under difficult light conditions
  • Travel off-the-beaten-track and into the Arctic countryside
Aurora Chase with professional photographers
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Aurora Chase with professional photographers
Spotting the northern lights is notoriously hit or miss—and photographing them is just as tricky. Hugely increase your chances on this this tour from Tromsø, led by professional photographers who can assist you with getting the best possible shots. Your experienced aurora-hunter guides take you out of the city and into the countryside, to a location selected, on account of the evening's conditions, for maximum light-spotting potential.
What to Expect

Dressed in warm clothing, make your own way to the tour operator's office in downtown Tromsø for the check-in at 6:30 pm.
Our staff will welcome you and introduce you to the team on duty: 2 experienced guides/photographers and an incredibly skilled driver.

Climb aboard the comfortable coach, pick your seat and be ready for the 7pm departure 

The guides will brief you on the plan for the night and the chasing strategy built around weather and solar activity forecasts. You will be escorted past fjords and mountains until we reach the best spot from where to see the northern lights, we will monitor constantly our live data feeds, relying on a strong network of  technical resources deployed in the region.

During the journey, you will be provided a detailed explanation about the scientific phenomenon of the Aurora Borealis and all the stories sourrounding it, in addition to insights on life in the Arctic and in its capital: Tromsø!

A photo workshop will be hosted by our photographer on the way to the first location, helping you to set up your camera and providing you with all the information needed to improve your photography skills and capture a stunning shots of the Northern Lights, you will be introduced to specific techniques and you'll get to learn all the tricks to take the picture of a lifetime!

In case you wish to have a professional Aurora Portrait taken by our photographer you just need to ask and this extra service will be available for you as soon as the Aurora appears in the sky. 

The tour returns to the office at about 1am.

Please Note:

The tour language is ENGLISH
The tour does not have a pre-determined itinerary but adapts according to the visibility conditions found on the ground.
The tour might stay in one location all night or travel to various spots, our priority is always to get the best views of the lights.
We offer refreshments as hot beverages and cookies and we guarantee the presence of a toilet at all time.
All pictures taken by our photographers are not included in the tour but can be purchased online for an addictional cost

See "Important Info" for additional details.

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1 - 5 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Dream experience, outstanding staff!

When the sky catches fire and starts dancing above you, you understand all reality is a dream and all words are simply useless. It redefines you life, really. And thanks to the great professionalism of Northern Shots young staff, you easily take your own aurora...More

1  Thank G1388NMpedros
Reviewed 22 April 2018
Splendid photo tour of the Northern Lights

This was a wonderful tour. The guides were knowledgable and explained the cause of the lights en route to our viewing location. The location was a by the ocean and snow capped mountains completed the scenery. The coach is modern and comfortable, with a toilet....More

Thank rawlea123
Reviewed 20 April 2018
Mesmerizing Experience!!

Anyone who is aware of the Auroras has at least dreamed about watching the green lady once and thanks to these hardworking guys that our fantasy came true easily. We were fortunate because the weather was excellent so we didn't need to travel very far...More

Thank Rajeev S
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Very nice staff, good mood, funny people! They are excellent professionals. We've received all the information about the physics of the aurora and about photography technics. The busses were very confortable and we got cookies and hot chocolate while waiting and observing the phenomena. I...More

Thank Sergio S
Reviewed 15 April 2018
amazing tour

we joined this tour in january and it was an amazing experience that we got to see the northern light! the tour guide gave detailed descriptions of the aurora and special settings to capture it which was very useful. in the freezing night they offered...More

Thank jennifersuen
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