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Lofoten Aktiv

The Square | Pb 136, Kabelvag 8300, Norway
+47 992 31 100
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Amazing Kayaking in the Lofoten Islands

Lofoten Aktiv is outstanding. Christian, my guide on a 4 day kayaking trip through the Lofoten... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
metmcmenamin
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New York City, New York
Perfect kayaking course

Two day NPF WetCard course. Got to do rescues and a lot of technical exercises. Skilled guides and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clas D
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Lofoten Aktiv provides you with the best local experiences and activities at Lofoten Islands. Our guided activities are all muscle powered and environment friendly like: skiing, snowshoeing, watching Aurora Borealis and making snow caves during our wintertime. The rest of the year we do seakayak, bicycling, hiking, ocean surfkayaking, bird watching, whale watching, Aurora Borealis watching and photo thematic trips. Lofoten Aktiv runs seakayak and surfkayak courses for all levels in NPF, EPP and BCU. All our courses and tours encourage environment friendly behaviour according to "Certified Ecotourism Norway" and "Leave No Trace" programs.
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The Square | Pb 136, Kabelvag 8300, Norway
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lofoten Aktiv is outstanding. Christian, my guide on a 4 day kayaking trip through the Lofoten Islands was absolutely phenomenal. His passion and skill for outdoor tripping were immediately apparent as he showed us the local area. He thoughtfully took the group's goals into consideration...More

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JannEngstad, Daglig leder at Lofoten Aktiv, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hei Michael thank you for your feedback :) You make us blush! It is nice to know that we are on the right path to give our guests great outdoor experiences :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two day NPF WetCard course. Got to do rescues and a lot of technical exercises. Skilled guides and two perfect days.

Thank Clas D
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JannEngstad, Daglig leder at Lofoten Aktiv, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hei Clas It is good that you like our courses! Looking forward to you 3Star!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an incredible day kayaking and seeing Trollfjorden (9th wonder of the world!). Kristian and Amelia were fun and knowledgable. Can’t wait to come back for another trip :)

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JannEngstad, Daglig leder at Lofoten Aktiv, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Looking forward to bring you out into our fantastic nature :)

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Kristian and Amelia were very knowledgeable about the fjords and passionate about their love for nature. Wife and I went kayaking with them and it was a beautiful day in still waters! We took a snack break and had great conversation about life and travel....More

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JannEngstad, Daglig leder at Lofoten Aktiv, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Hei Kirthi Thank you for your feedback :) Knowledgeable guides in beautiful scenery make the trip even better. When it's also perfect weather: Then you have Lofoten at its best :)

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We booked an aurora chase and were collected from our fisherman's cabins in Svolvaer. A minibus of around 10 people were driven to the first location - a beach past Kabelvag. We almost immediately were gifted with an aurora display but it did not continue....More

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JannEngstad, Daglig leder at Lofoten Aktiv, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you ever so much for your feedback! Some are lucky and have a proper display by the Northern Light :) Good that you enjoyed the photos!

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

we have never done snowshoeing before but after a great introduction from Elizabeth, snow shoes fitted & off we went. Fantastic area and luckily great weather for it. Very friendly little group, time to stop to catch your breath, enjoy the views and lots of...More

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JannEngstad, Daglig leder at Lofoten Aktiv, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Hei Julie thank you for your feedback :) Lucky you to have Elisabeth as your guide!! I will bring your words on to her!! :)

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

My guide Jann Engstad was very knowledgeable about his islands as well as the northern lights. I was so lucky to see these fabulous lights this evening, this was my third year of hunting aurora borealis and this third time was a charm. We went...More

Thank Karin L
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JannEngstad, Daglig leder at Lofoten Aktiv, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Hei Karin thank you for your feedback :) We are lucky for having the best possition for Northern Light!!

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

My friend and I visited Svolvær in possibly the worst few days. The last week of October had thick heavy clouds with almost 100% cloud coverage every night. For 2 nights we did not go on the tour and knowing it was our 3rd and...More

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JannEngstad, Daglig leder at Lofoten Aktiv, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Hei Jowen Thank you for your feedback :) We have to try! The weahter is our master and to understand it is not easy. Hunting for the Northern Light is a major part of the experience.

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Jann is a native to the area and was a friendly and knowledgeable guide during our Aurora Borealis tour in September. As luck would have it, we got an amazing show. The evening started with an informational session on the science behind Aurora hunting then...More

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JannEngstad, Daglig leder at Lofoten Aktiv, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Hei Liana thank you for your feedback. We had a great evening under the Northern Light :)

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Jann, I can't thank you enough for taking me to see the Aurora Borealis while I was in Kabelvag travelling by myself. After 4 nights of bad weather, we had perfect weather to watch them on the last night. The lights were everything I was...More

Thank Ebony G
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JannEngstad, Daglig leder at Lofoten Aktiv, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

We succeeded in the end!! When the weather finally cleared we og a fantastic night under the Northern Light at Lofoten islands. I cannot help it; I get so excited when the shy Northern Light does its show!!

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JoelEST
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Response from Apolonia70 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - you will need to Google Lofoten_Aktiv and send Jaan an email - site wont allow me to include their website html details. I did an aurora tour with him and he provided a great safe and successful night of chasing and... More
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Bale R
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Hei We do our trips to the place on the island where you can see the Northern Ligth. In Setember you can see the Northern Light on both side of the island.
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