This tour is conducted by Arctic Expedition. During this fjord cruise you will experience the landscape and wildlife surrounding Tromsø. Choose to either sit inside with something hot to drink or relax outside on the deck and appreciate the beautiful views.
Along the way, our professional guides will give you an introduction to the local history and culture, show you a couple of short documentaries and presentations about; the area, history, wildlife and the eco-system in the Arctic. During the tour you may purchase something to eat or drink for our café to enjoy with the views.
Upon arriving back in Tromsø, we end the tour at the local fisherman’s restaurant Full Steam . Here you will enjoy an uniqe storytelling of fisheries in Tromsø from the Viking age to the mid-1900s; from boat to export, the dry fish and the importance of the fishing industry. You will also have the chance to taste some of these good ingredients.
Included: Scenic transport by boat, safety instructions, knowledgeable English-speaking guide and host, thermal winter suit and life jacket, hot coffee, water, tea and biscuits, local history, nature, wildlife and culture, possibility to use jacuzzi/sauna onboard (subject to boat availability), experience visit at Full Steam Restaurant/ Museum with guided tour on the codfish culture plus tasting caviar, among other codfish delicacies.
Please bring: warm clothes: boots, hat, scarf and mittens
Number of participants: Leone boat: 12 people; Strønstad boat: 30 people, Aurora Explorer boat: 144 people
Level of difficulty: Very easy (suitable for everyone)
Departure time and place: 09:00AM (09:00) and 02:00PM (14:00) from the quay below Stortorget (the main square), next to Kystens Hus
Duration: 5-6 hours