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Tromsø: Luxury Yacht Whale Safari

3.3 / 5

3 reviews

Activity provider: Arctic Cruise In Norway AS

Tromsø: Luxury Yacht Whale Safari

Activity provider: Arctic Cruise In Norway AS

From US$ 331.05 per person

Experience a picturesque cruise from Tromsø city on the newest luxury yacht in town with a small group.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • See humpback whales
  • Watch orcas in their natural habitat
  • Pass magical fjords
Full description
Experience a unique and cozy whale-watching experience. The wonderful yacht Arctic Queen is for those who want maximum enjoyment with good friends or to make new friends on a private luxury cruise. Cruise below snow-covered mountains on narrow fjords. See humpback whales and orcas. Share stories and learn about local history while cruising. Get up close to the whales on boat, which is small enough to get close to the whales without scaring them off.
  • Warm coffee, tea and snack
  • Fish soup for lunch on the way back to Tromsø
  • Warm thermal suits for all guests onboard
  • Hotel pickup

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Meeting point

G<o doewn the ladder to the floating Jetty - Next to Scandic Ishavshotel. Boat name: Arctic Queen

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Gloves
  • Hat
  • Warm shoes

Not allowed

  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • Maximum 8 guests onboard for even better comfort
  • If you are are whole group, the tour can accommodate 11 guests
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.3 /5

based on 3 reviews

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If I / we had been looking for a very long boat trip in the waters north of Tromsö this would have been a good activity. But we had bought a roller safari! More than 3 hours of boat travel in each direction gave less than an hour to wait and watch the whales. We got to see two different families of killer whales, but Captain so much wanted us to see humpback whales too, so he left the killer whales fairly quickly in both cases of contact (even though we passengers had said that killer whales would be the primary target!). And no, there were no humpback whales. The day before and the day after, the weather was brilliant and then you could certainly have sat on the flydeck and enjoyed the beautiful surroundings, but there we had a little bad luck, so it was sitting inside the boat pretty much all the time. Had the excursion been fully booked it would have been very crowded (now we were only 4 passengers plus Captain with buddy). Fun with a little easier navigation course for those who sa

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November 21, 2019

January 3, 2020

The tour I booked and paid for has been canceled the day before apparently "for internal problems". Not much details on what happened but we were transferred to another tour with a much bigger boat - and audience when I had reserved a private tour. That's for the disappointment. The tour itself is incredible ...

December 23, 2021

Product ID: 254642