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We are a northern lights (Aurora Borealis) and photography tour company based in Tromso. Our guided northern lights excursions leave at 18:00 from the city center of Tromsø (or hotel pickup for some expeditions) every single evening from October to...more
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Kaigata 2A, Tromso 9008, Norway
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We went on the Aurora chase with Northern Shots on the 19th January, which actually was not by choice. Originally we had booked with Base Tromso for a Northern Lights experience at cost of NOK 1,290 per person. However just before arriving in Tromso on...More

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 5 June 2018

I purchased the Aurora Pass - 7 day unlimited Northern Lights (NLs) Chase Tour, on-line before leaving Australia. I was only in Tromso for 4 days / nights but purchased the 7 day Aurora Pass to maximize my chances of seeing the NLs. The coach...More

1  Thank 4711Ann
Reviewed 4 May 2018

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 24 April 2018 via mobile

We had an unforgettable experience with the NorthernShots guys. The Aurora Pass is highly recommended, since you never get tired of watching the Lights. Don't leave your hat and think socks at home. They are absolutely needed!! Grazie Francesco for the explanations and fantastic photos.

Thank alrobledano
Reviewed 24 April 2018

I visited Tromso with VisitTromso tourism board and did two Northern Lights tours on two consecutive days. One was a small group tour and the other one - with the Northern Shots. I was concerned about it being a big buss (two busses of some...More

Thank Jurga-FullSuitcase
Reviewed 22 April 2018

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

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 16 April 2018

Had an incredible time on the NorthernShots tour. It was very easy to make our reservations, get all of the information we needed to get to the right time/right place to board the bus, and everyone that we spoke to was very friendly and helpful....More

Thank LolyBear
Reviewed 16 April 2018

My friend and I took the 7-day aurora pass thinking we may not see the northern lights if we go for only 1 night. The pass is really worth the money. We saw the lights on all the 5 nights that we went and it...More

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Jinous A
28 November 2017|
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Response from Sara L | Property representative |
Hi! There are different types of Northern Lights tours one can choose In Tromsø. We conduct an Aurora Chase, a dynamic tour that lasts up to 7 hours and does not have a pre-determined itinerary but adapt instead to the... More
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Elena260976
13 September 2017|
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Hi Elena, there is no better period for Northern Lights as far as you have a dark clear sky above your head and solar activity able to sparkle the Aurora. From October to April those conditions can be always potentially met... More
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