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From Tromsø: Whale and Arctic Wildlife Safari by Catamaran

1. From Tromsø: Whale and Arctic Wildlife Safari by Catamaran

Experience the pristine beauty of the Arctic landscapes and fjords on a catamaran cruise. Observe native wildlife in their natural habitat with insightful commentary from a local guide. Board a comfortable catamaran in the Tromsø city center. Marvel at the Arctic landscape and the beautiful fjords. Learn about Norway’s wildlife, fishing, aquaculture, local villages, and weather from your knowledgeable guide. Take photos from either the indoor or outdoor viewing decks. Enjoy hot coffee or tea, while admiring the unique natural setting. Pick up snacks at the kiosk on board if you feel hungry. During late October to late January, have the best chance of seeing a humpback whale, killer whale (orca), harbor porpoise, or even a fin whale. Arrive at the whale feeding site and enjoy 1-1.5 hours to take an up-close look at the feast.

Tromsø: Whale Watching Tour by Hybrid-Electric Catamaran

2. Tromsø: Whale Watching Tour by Hybrid-Electric Catamaran

Set sail on a hybrid electric catamaran cruise for the Arctic waters and observe marine animals in their natural habitat. Watch orcas and humpback whales feed in the icy fjords and admire the stunning landscapes around you. Depart from Tromsø in the morning, and head out to where the whales are in time to enjoy the short hours of daylight. Take in the breathtaking views of frozen landscapes in comfortable, panoramic lounges, and multi-level decks. Find a selection of food and drinks for purchase on board. Sail for about 3 to 3.5 hours to reach the whales and spend about 1 to 1.5 hours with them. The boat uses a hybrid engine to reach their feeding grounds. As you near the whales, the captain will switch to a silent electric engine that allows you to get close without disturbing them.

Tromsø: Arctic Fjord Cruise by Hybrid-Electric Catamaran

3. Tromsø: Arctic Fjord Cruise by Hybrid-Electric Catamaran

Depart from Tromsø and set off to explore the bays, straights, and fjords of the Arctic which are rich in wildlife and history. Make a few stops en route including at modern fish farms, small fishing villages, and ancient island communities on the outside of Kvaløya or ‘whale island’. Watch as the crew deploys an underwater drone. See the rich marine life found in the crystal clear shallows. Purchase drinks and a warm lunch on board, to enjoy while taking in the magnificent panoramic views.

Tromsø: Aurora Dinner Cruise by Hybrid-Electric Catamaran

4. Tromsø: Aurora Dinner Cruise by Hybrid-Electric Catamaran

The Aurora Dinner Cruise allows you to dine while we cruise through the waters around Tromsø. The tour allows you to take in the atmosphere and all its beauty. This tour welcomes you onboard a silent hybrid-electric catamaran with 360-degree panoramic views. The saloons are in heated and have a great level of comfort. The cruise around Tromsø island takes you past snow-covered mountains, landmarks like the Arctic cathedral, and through icy waters after the sun has set. The dinner that is served is a arctic special, comprising of a 3 course tapas meal. The meal can be offered as vegetarian. The arctic dinner boasts a collection of local flavours and allows you the opportunity to experience flavours of the north

Tromsø: Luxury Catamaran Fishing Trip

5. Tromsø: Luxury Catamaran Fishing Trip

Enjoy a fantastic fishing tour from Tromsø—this is not an ordinary fishing trip. When you arrive onboard, feel the warm and cozy atmosphere. The saloon is comfortable but offers a high standard. The friendly staff will have warm coffee and tea waiting for you. The panoramic saloon is the best place to be while sailing slowly or cruising to the fishing area, a fishing spot where you can watch the Tromsø Island from a sea view. After a short trip, you will be able to start trying to catch fish. Of course, there is no 100% fishing guarantee, but the chance you’ll catch something to eat on the way back is high. Sit back and relax as the staff cooks the very fresh fish for you on our way back to the city.

Tromsø: Northern Lights Chase with 2nd Chance Guarantee

6. Tromsø: Northern Lights Chase with 2nd Chance Guarantee

Enjoy a comfortable cruise as you sail away from Tromsø’s city lights to see this magical light show! Trust the expert crew and knowledgeable guide to take you safely out on to the water and into the darkness of the Polar Night for the perfect viewing conditions. Explore the unforgettable Aurora Borealis from the boat’s warm cabin with panoramic windows or head out to the spacious viewing decks, in the crisp Arctic air, for a closer view. Get a free second chance to experience this natural phenomenon if you don’t see the Northern Lights on your first trip! Allow yourself some delicious treats and hot or cold drinks from the kiosk to enjoy while watching the spectacular Northern Lights dance across the dark Polar Night.

Tromsø: Entrance Ticket to Polaria

7. Tromsø: Entrance Ticket to Polaria

Polaria is an Arctic Experience Centre for the whole family and one of two places in Europe where you can see bearded seals up close. See, feel, experience and understand why life in the sea and life on land depend on each other. Our interactive exhibitions showcase climate- and environmental research done in the Arctic. The aquarium holds a variety of arctic fish and crustations, as well as four seals; two bearded seals and two harbour seals. There are three different panoramic: - "Svalbard - Arctic Wilderness" (Duration: 14 minutes) - "Northern Lights - A Wonderous Experience" (Duration: 9 minutes) - "Behind the Scenes" (Duration: 11 minutes) The feeding and training sessions happen three times a day, at 10:30, 12:30 and 15:30 The ticket is valid all day, meaning it is possible to leave and come back if you miss a screening or a training session.

Tromsø: Troll Museum Entry Ticket with AR Media Experience

8. Tromsø: Troll Museum Entry Ticket with AR Media Experience

Visit the first museum in Norway dedicated entirely to trolls and learn about Norse mythology and Norweigan fairy tales. Get your own tablet and make use of AR (augmented reality) to see the displays come to life. Learn how trolls have changed over the years at the various exhibits. See the Road of Trolls exhibit and learn about what the Vikings believed the universe looked like. Next, read some ancient fairy tales popular in Norway and look at exhibits of trolls in their natural habitat. Use your tablet with AR technology to allow the exhibits to come alive on your screen. Afterward, go to the Home of the Sea Troll, an exhibit that allows you to experience life at sea. Then, delve into the folklore of Scandanavia, learn about the Sami people, and find out how trolls were made popular with well-known Norweigan literature.

Tromso: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

9. Tromso: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

On certain days we offer a second city tour at 13:45. Don't miss the opportunity to discover the old town of Tromsø with an experienced German speaking guide. Our experienced guides will meet you at exactly 13:45 in front of our offices at Storgata 77, Tromsø; From here you will go on a 20-30 minute guided walk along the pier. After this short walk, the group will reach the unique Polar Museum and Skansen district, where you will see the oldest buildings in the city. The tour continues with a 30-minute guided walk along Storgata (the pedestrian street), the Market Square, the Catholic and Protestant Cathedrals and the Mack Brewery. After this second city tour, the group will reach the Polstjerna; one of the last ships that hunted seals in the Arctic Ocean until 1981. Around 16:15 our tour ends and you can choose to enter the Polaria Aquarium right next to the ship (entrance not included) or walk back to the center. Check availability in the calendar below: - May: 09.05.2023 / 24.05.2023 / 28.05.2023, - June: 07.06.2023 / 13.06.2023 / 18.06.2023 / 23.06.2023 / 28.06.2023, - July: 01.07.2023 / 05.07.2023 / 06.07.2023 / 07.07.2023 / 14.07.2023 / 15.07.2023 / 19.07.2023 / 22.07.2023, - August: 08.08.2023 / 09.08.2023 / 10.08.2023 / 25.08.2023 / 28.08.2023 / 31.08.2023 - September: 09.09.2023 / 22.09.2023 / 24.09.2023

Tromsø: Midnight Sun Cruise in a Luxury Catamaran

10. Tromsø: Midnight Sun Cruise in a Luxury Catamaran

The tour departs from Tromsø where you board your luxury catamaran for the evening and embark on a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience. On board the Lagoon 450, grab a drink at the Panorama Lounge, cozy up on one of the outdoor daybeds, or chill out on the catamaran’s net that sits just a meter above the sea. Glide along the crisp Norwegian waters and marvel at the stunning beauty of the surrounding landscapes including the wild mountainous regions all around you. Then admire the natural phenomena of the midnight sun and watch in awe as the night sky is painted gold with light. Throughout the journey, make yourself feel at home on board the boat and taste the unique flavors of the region with a deliciously traditional fish soup.

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Thank you Brim Explorer Tromsø and our guides Sam and Frederick for taking us on such an inspiring and unforgettable journey through the fjords of Northern Norway. We had the amazing chance to admire several humpback whales, orcas and some white-tailed eagles in the most considerate way possible. What.a.spectacle!! I love the crew's enthuziasm and professionalism. I was a bit seasick, so i recommend some pills against that, if you know you might have it, but the guys made the experience memorable even so. I dare you not to fall in love with the crew, their love and respect for nature, the Arctic, Norway and it's views.

The tour was well organised, we were told the basic information about the wales and the service on board is very good! The scenery you get to see is incredible and totally worth it the price. We were lucky to see the wales on our day and the weather was fantastic what made it unforgettable! the best part is to stand outside and watch at the mountains etc., so I recommend to book it with a good weather forecast.

Really nice experience. We even saw a big group of humpback wales and then even a whole family of orcas, even though it is already end of January. Lovely guides, who give a lot of information about the region, the wales and the sea. Long boat trip with an amazing scenery, overall definetly highly recommended.

Had a really nice time, and was lucky enough to see many Orcas in addition to Finn whales. Fun presentations and help with spotting the whales from the excellent guides Daniel and Gonzalo made it even better :)

It was a professionally organised trip. Sam and his collegue from France made it very exciting. The service was perfect, they taught us a lot about whales.