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  2. Tromsø
  3. Haukøya

Tromso: Whale Watching in Magic Skjervoy

Product ID: 275872
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Explore the beauty of the Kvaenangen Fjord by Skjervoy and see orcas and/or humpback whales chasing large amounts of herring fish.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Instructor
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Go whale watching in a rigid-inflatable boat with no more than 12 people aboard
  • Marvel at orcas and humpback whales as they chase herring
  • Take in panoramic views of the Kvaenangen Fjord by Skjervoy
  • Experience nature and wildlife in their own habitat
Full description
Watch magnificent humpback whales and orcas feed on shoals of herring when they migrate to Skjervoy between November and January. Enjoy a scenic panoramic drive from Tromso to Skjervoy, then hop into a rigid-inflatable boat (RIB) for a once in a lifetime experience in a small group of between 4-12 people.

Meet at the Scandic Ishavshotel in Tromso bright and early at 6 AM. From here, drive for 3.5 hours to Skjervoy to meet your English-speaking guide. Once in Skjervoy, receive a warm flotation suit before getting into the RIB.

Then, set off on a 2.5-hour whale watching excursion in the Kvaenangen Fjord. Marvel at the natural scenery and keep your eyes peeled for orcas and humpback whales, as well as other local wildlife. After your excursion, refresh with some sandwiches, tea, and coffee before driving back to Tromso.
Includes
  • Bus transfer from Tromso
  • Rigid-inflatable boat whale watching excursion
  • English-speaking guide
  • Flotation suits
  • Sandwiches
  • Tea
  • Coffee
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with claustrophobia
  • People with heart problems
  • People with respiratory issues
  • People with epilepsy
  • People over 264 lbs (120 kg)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Scandic Ishavshotel, Fredrik Langes gate 2, 9008 Tromsø, Norway.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The total duration of the tour is 12 hours
• You spend 2.5 hours on the rigid-inflatable boat
• There are 4-12 participants per boat
• This tour has a medium level of difficulty
• The minimum height to take part in this tour is 140 centimeters (55 inches)