Water activity

Tromsø: Wildlife Bird Fjord Cruise with Lunch and Drinks

Activity provider: Polar Adventures

Tromsø: Wildlife Bird Fjord Cruise with Lunch and Drinks

Activity provider: Polar Adventures
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From US$ 130.80 per person

Likely to sell out

Take a cruise around the beautiful fjords and straits of north Norway, and experience the coastline and wildlife from a different perspective.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy amazing views of the Norwegian fjords, where the mountains meet the sea
  • Learn about the history, geography and ecology of the region
  • Relax on a warm and comfortable boat as you look for native wildlife with local guides
Full description

Experience the extraordinary scenery around the region of Tromsø aboard a classic mahogany boat. Cruise out onto the Arctic Sea and around the beautiful fjords and straits of the region. Along the way, enjoy delicious Arctic fish, drinks, and snacks.

Benefit from pickup at a meeting point in the city center of Tromsø and be escorted to the harbor to climb aboard a classic boat called the "Fjord Queen." Settle down in a warm cabin, or make use of the insulated bodysuits to stay on deck and admire the views. Experience the wildlife of the Tromsø region as you keep a lookout for birds such as sea eagles, guillemots, and eider ducks. Encounter puffins (in season), cormorants, seals, and otters. Keep your camera positioned at all times for some incredible photo opportunities.

See small pilot whales and dolphins playing in the water. Look to the shoreline to spot reindeer, and take in the flora and fauna of Tromsø in all its diversity.  Then, journey back to Tromsø harbor, where your fantastic polar tour ends.

Includes
  • Fjord cruise
  • Crew
  • Local guide
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Light lunch
  • Insulated body suits
  • Safety equipment
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Meet at the Scandic Ishavshotel in Tromsø.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 1300 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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We booked this trip mainly because of the landscape. In winter we did not expect seeing whales or eagles. The guide arrived later and we had to find the boat ourselves in a very slippery road. After that, we enjoyed the stories, the view and the chat with other people. The lunch came very late. If you are like me, carry something to eat. The soup was delicious and for people who like cookies, they provided very nice ones.

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January 11, 2023

The captain and crew were engaging and created a unique experience in boating right up to the frozen section of the fjord. It was really fun (but freezing) sailing through the layer of mist in the fjord. The eagles and gulls came by to keep us company for awhile. The best part was fishing for our lunch and it was such a bonus with the two cod we caught. The fish soup lunch was delicious, and the crew also took good care of the vegetarians and lactose intolerent amongst us. Oh and the endless supply of cookies on board. Ohhhh those cookies were so good.

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January 6, 2023

We participated in this experience in two couples of friends on December 31st. The day was enjoyable, but I wouldn't recommend it to others who are up north for "one-of-a-kind" experiences. The fishing test was not long enough to allow everyone to try it, furthermore the description of the experience suggests that different specimens of fauna could be spotted, including those that stop on the coast... instead you always travel far from it and the only animals we could see were some birds including a sea eagle. I would recommend the trip to anyone who wants to relax in a warm and comfortable boat eating delicious biscuits but without expecting to see anything but the crazy landscape of snow-capped mountains meeting the sea. The crew is amazing and made us some yummy food!

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January 4, 2023

Product ID: 102233