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northern lights norway

NORTHERN LIGHTS CRUISE

-SCENIC NIGHT CRUISE
-OUTDOOR HOT TUB ON A YACHT
-SEARCH FOR THE AURORA BOREALIS
-SMALL GROUP TOUR
-REINDEER SOUP DINNER

ABOUT THE TOUR

This 4-hour hot tub and dinner cruise in search of the aurora borealis provides the best opportunities to see the fjords and northern lights in a comfortable, relaxed and intimate atmosphere.

 

Enjoy personalized service and a traditional local dinner of reindeer soup, stay nice and warm in the hot tub on the exterior deck and search for the aurora borealis amongst the beautiful arctic scenery. ​

 

There is no guarantee where or when the northern lights will occur, but one thing is for sure, you will need to be outside to see them.  This cruise provides an ideal setting to chase the lights, where you can enjoy the warmth and luxury of the spacious interior saloon, relax with your feet up like you're lounging in your own living room, read a coffee table book, sip hot drinks, eat dinner, chat with your crew or fellow worldly travelers and go outside when the lights show up or when you feel like checking out the scenery. 

This is a great option for small groups or couples who want to take their chance at seeing the northern lights in a small group tour, on a safe, unique and luxurious sailing yacht.

PRICE

NOK 2,500 (Adult)

NOK 1,950 (Child)

TIME

19:00 - 23:00 (7-11pm)

4 hours

If your desired tour dates are not available on the booking calendar, we have flexible availability for private charters.

-4 hour cruise in the Tromsø fjords

-Hot tub time for your own group

-Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, fresh arctic water & cookies

-Local Norwegian dinner of reindeer soup

-Blankets & pillows for comfort and relaxation

-Onboard host and guide

-Former Norwegian Navy Sea Captain

DETAILED TOUR DESCRIPTION

Our luxury Norweigen northern lights cruise departs from Tromsø, the Paris of the North in Northern Norway. Tromsø is an ideal destination for viewing this special light show. With very little light pollutio just outside of the town, we don’t have to sail far for the opportunity to view the northern lights at sea. With this area being above the Arctic Circle, the Tromsø northern lights are a spectacular sight to behold. As we depart our home port, you can enjoy the top deck under cozy blankets with a warm drink. We’ll cruise out to the best place to see the lights depending on the weather for the day. Settle into our dining room for a traditional dinner of reindeer stew paired with local root vegetables and fresh bread. Your guides will share local stories and answer any questions you have about Northern Norway. Now full and content, you can opt to take a soak in our outdoor hot tub. This is literally the best way to stay warm and keep an eye out for the auroras. Alternately, if you’re not a water lover, you can snuggle up under the blankets on the top deck and sip hot tea. Around 11 o'clock, we’ll slip back into the harbor and conclude our hot tub and northern lights cruise. Ready to soak & watch for the auroas?

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Frequently asked questions about this

Luxury Norwegian Northern Lights Cruise

What food and drinks are available?

Coffee, tea, water, hot chocolate and cookies are included. A reindeer soup with local root vegetables and fresh bread will be served for dinner. You are welcome to bring your own food and drinks if desired.

What are the chances of seeing the northern lights?

Your chances of seeing the northern lights in Tromsø are very high as long as their are clear skies. 9 out of 10 times, we see the aurora borealis on this cruise. The weather changes quickly and often above the arctic circle, but even when there is cloud cover, we have seen the northern lights through a small opening between the clouds. Although the chances are normally very high, we can not guarantee that you will see them on the day of your cruise.

Is there a good app to forecast the northern lights?

We like this aurora forecast to help you decide when to book a tour in Tromsø.

When can you see the northern lights?

It is possible to see the northern lights in Tromsø between September and April and they can occur whenever the sky is dark and their is strong solar wind.

What to wear on a northern lights cruise?

On a northern lights cruise in Norway, you will want to wear layers of winter clothes suitable for below freezing temperatures. If you want to spend most of your time outside, we recommend wool under layers, ski pants, a waterproof down jacket, a scarf, neck gaiter or winter face cover, a warm hat that covers your ears well, windproof touch screen gloves, wool socks, and outdoor winter boots. If you want to dress nicely, you can go inside to warm up, or you can also rent our thermal suits for 150kr each.

What wildlife/animals will I see?

You never know what you might encounter in the sea, but occasionally we have seen dolphins on this cruise.

STILL DECIDING? We're available to answer your questions!

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