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Tromso Friluftsenter

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North on the whale island 40 minutes drive threw amazing coastal scenery you will find the most charming place called Risvika. This is our homeplace, and for generations my family have lived by farming and fishing here on the coast. Threw times...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Kvaloyvagveien 667, Tromso, Norway
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Reviewed today via mobile

The last night was a magical tour, especially thanks to our wonderful guide Trine. Because of massiv snowfall in Tromsø center our expectations to see the lights where low. But already after a few minutes of the car ride did I know that this night...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed today via mobile

The bus started right on time, we were a group of 15 people,which was really nice. We drove to the base camp where we sat down in a lavvo a got hot drinks and cake and shared our travel stories while waiting. Our guide trine...More

Thank Iris16867
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Even though my hunt for the Northern Lights proved unsuccessful the service provided by the company was excellent. The first night I was due to go the weather wasn't good and we were all offered the chance to rebook for the following night instead if...More

Thank anadventurecalls
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our guide Halfdan picked us in the centre of Tromso and took us to basecamp 35min outside Tromso. He gave us some more information about the northern lights during the ride. They provide thermal suits and tripods which you need to take northern liight pics....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a bad boat tour, especially if you are not planning to go whale watching and simply want the experience of being on a RIB boat and want to do some sightseeing on the water. However, please be advised that this is NOT...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank P391FJscottg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did northern lights tour and booked through visit Tromso centre when we arrived. Comfortable bus, tour guide was genuine and informative. We didn’t have the best weather but found the clear sky and had a chance to see the lights! The coffee and cake provided...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PKova
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trine was our guide and was very welcoming on the tour and got everyone involved with herself taking the time to photograph all members in the tour. Would definitely come back. Thank you!

Thank paulannguyen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seeing the Northern Lights is on many people’s ‘bucket list’ but it can be a gamble, given the vagaries of weather, cloud cover and solar activity. We went on a ‘chase’ with Trina and were initially underwhelmed when she drove us around for 2 hours...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SteveMelbAu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This trip was a life changing experience that we will always treasure and never forget. We want to thank our guide and driver they were undoubtedly the best. They exceeded our expectations, they were very knowledgeable and kind to the group, not to mention the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AndyH4186
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, thank you Trine! That was an amazing experience! Our patient waiting was well worth it! 👌🏻

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677avanis
25 November 2018|
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Response from SiriThereseL |
Hello there! No, in the late days of May we are going into the season of Midnights sun; 24 hours of daylight efficiently drowns out any sight of the Northern Lights. And whales are in the northern parts for the brief periode... More
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413princej
19 June 2018|
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Response from kathymDerry_Ireland | Reviewed this property |
Hey as far as I'm aware the winter months are best suited to the Northern lights chase. We booked a package through Baltictravelcopmany. Price will vary on where you fly from and which activities you choose.. You can contact... More
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Cassara
6 March 2018|
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Response from Trine R | Property representative |
Hello Rib is a open boat that is called rigid inflatable boat. It has air filled hull. and is known for speed. during Winther speed is not the case because of the Cold conditions. but it takes you Close to the surface and... More
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