Tromso: RIB-Boat Excursion to Hella

4.6 / 5

9 reviews

Tromso: RIB-Boat Excursion to Hella

From $109.44 per person

Escape the city and find yourself surrounded only incredible natural scenery, mountains, and fjords. Travel by RIB boat to the picturesque region of Hella. Take a short walk when you arrive and enjoy afternoon tea in a boathouse.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
Starting time 11:00 AM
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Instructor
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the Ry tidal current with its underwater whirlpools lifting minerals and food for millions of small fish
  • Enjoy the typical Norwegian combination of Fjord and Mountain scenery both from the boat and from land
  • Get a small adrenaline rush when the skipper gives some extra gas at the end of the excursion
Full description
Departing from Tromso, board a RIB boat, or rigid-inflatable boat - a lightweight but high-performance boat. Set off to explore the beautiful Hella region, navigating along the Ry tidal current. Discover how this current attracts fish, who in turn attract birds. Keep your eyes peeled for lots of local wildlife species during the ride. Dock the boat, and walk 5 minutes to a small boathouse where you can enjoy coffee, tea, and muffins. Admire the beautiful views of fjords, mountains, and wildlife surrounding you. Observe the strength of the current you just navigated. Finally, start the short hike back to the RIB boat and begin your exciting navigation back to Tromso.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Warm clothes and shoes
  • Coffee, tea, and muffins
  • Picture or short video of the excursion
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • People with back problems
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with heart problems
    • People under 3 ft 9 in (120 cm)

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    Meeting point

    Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromsø, Sjøgata 7, 9259 Tromsø, Norway

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    Important information

    Not allowed

    • Alcohol and drugs
    • Smoking

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    • Difficulty level: medium
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 / 5

    based on 9 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Transportation
      3.8/5
    • Value for money
      3.8/5
    • Safety
      4.5/5
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    Good to be out in the sea

    Probably best if you bring a binocular to see the birds and seals up close. Also try to go when it's not rainy or cloudy. Can be cold but that's why you get suited up but it's not as comfy. Also the lesser stuff you bring to the trip, the better. You can only take pictures when the boat stops, unless you have waterproof camera (but too you're busy hanging on). And note, no toilet for 2 hours, the entire time you're on the tour.

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    October 8, 2019

    We imagined "Rib experience". This was a nice boat trip at a strolling pace / 30 knots. Great weather and nice boat driver.

    July 30, 2020

    Fantastic experience even for us who are raised and live in Tromsø!

    May 2, 2020

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