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Kayak trip with lunch and sauna at Sommarøy, from Tromsø, with Arctic Route

Visit the summer island, Sommarøy, only 1 hour away from Tromsø, and kayak in Caribbean-like scenery, all transport from Tromsø, lunch and sauna included.

This tour is conducted by Best Arctic.

Summer 2024: This tour is available during the period from 15. June to 31. August.

Notice: full transport from and back to Tromsø is included with our Arctic Route hop-on/hop-off bus.

Paddle in North Norwegian scenery: Sea kayaking is probably the best activity to experience Sommarøy and its gorgeous coastal scenery. Paddle around to explore the turquoise waters and islands.

This guided tour starts upon arrival at 10:15 am. You get equipped you and teach you the tricks to kayak safely. Once you are fully geared up, we take you to some of the local spots only accessible by kayak or boat. You will spend about two hours on the water. We also go ashore to enjoy the amazing white sandy beaches of Sommarøy. Bring a snack and some drinks to refuel during your relaxing break on the island and a towel if you dare to have an Arctic swim!

Lunch at Sommarøy Hotel: After your paddle adventure, regain full force with the best fish soup in the area, at the panorama-view 'Sommarøy Hotel', a 3-minute walk from the kayak centre.

Stroll, walk, hike or sauna: The area around the hotel and island is a hiking paradise. You will receive hike information to go out on your own in the area. Access to the public sauna in the hotel is included in your outdoor day, to relax your muscles and mind. A true Scandinavian experience.

Possibility of local dinner: If you like to have dinner at the hotel, we recommend reserving a table (dinner not included)
Return: The bus to Tromsø picks you up at 19:10 (7.10pm) - back in Tromsø at 20:25 (8.25 PM).

General information:
Time schedule: 08:45 - Departure in Tromsø
10:15 - 12:45 - Kayak preparation + paddle tour
13:00 - 14:30 - Lunch at Sommarøy Hotel
14:30 - 19:00 - Explore the area by foot / public sauna
19:10 - 20:25 - Scenic route back to Tromsø

Included: Return transport by bus from Tromsø, 2-hour kayak tour, drysuit, gloves, neoprene boots, pause at a white sandy beach, lunch at Sommarøy Hotel, information for free hiking in the afternoon, access to public sauna at Sommarøy hotel, free wi-fi, water on board the bus.
Please bring: Camera, warm underclothing for under the drysuit, hiking shoes, bathing suit if you hop in the sauna.
Meeting time and place: 8:35 AM (08:35) at the large parking close to Scandic Ishavshotel Tromsø
Duration: 12 hours
Age limit: 8 years old
Number of participants: 2-16

Source: Visit Tromsø-Region


Kayak trip with lunch and sauna at Sommarøy, from Tromsø, with Arctic Route

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