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Northern Norway Tromsø

Whale Research Safari in Beautiful Skjervøy & Scenic Fjord Tour by Bus

  • Sjøgata 29, Tromsø
  •  /  km From You

The whales have chosen to stay north this season and we’ve decided to follow them! Travel with us to beautiful Skjervøy and help fund whale conservation projects by choosing Wild Seas.  

Embark on a journey through scenic fjords on a cozy coach bus as we make our way to Skjervøy, this year’s whale hot spot! Upon arrival, we jump onboard our vessel with heated cabin/restroom and scour the seas for orcas and humpback whales. Enjoy a soup and sandwich and warm-up with hot beverages.

Those who wish to sit back and enjoy the show are welcomed to, but guests who are eager to help with our research can assist us in collecting:

- Behavioral observations
- Photo-identification
- Vocal recordings

When the conditions are right, we deploy our hydrophone and listen to the enchanting songs of the whales. If we are lucky, we will get to see the lady aurora dancing in the sky as we make our way back to Tromsø.

Trip Information:


- Departure: 6:30 a.m.
*Please be there 10-15 minutes prior to departure
- Meeting Point: Scandic Ishavshotel
- Level of difficulty: easy/medium
- Trip duration: 11 hours
- Number of participants: 10-55


- Meeting time: 10:00 a.m.
- Meeting Point: Havnega 18 - Skjervøy Terminal GPS Coordinates: 70.035146, 20.984322
- Level of difficulty: easy/medium
- Trip duration: 3-3.5 hours
- Number of participants: 10-55

Prices from Tromsø:

Adult: 1995 NOK
Youth (13-17 years): 1795 NOK
Child (5-12 years): 1395 NOK
Infant (0-2 years): 0 NOK

Prices from Skjervøy:

Adult: 1395 NOK
Youth (13-17 years): 1195 NOK
Child (3-12 years): 795 NOK
Infant (0-2 years): 0 NOK

What’s Included?

- Whale Research Safari
- Whale research presentation
- Fjord tour by bus
- Soup, sandwich & hot beverages

What to Bring:

Camera & binoculars (optional)
Wool under layers & socks
Winter boots, gloves, scarf & hat

Visit our website to view our other activities and get more information. You can also contact us at info@wildseas.no / +47 900 78 896

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  • Source: Visit Tromsø-Region
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