Whale-Watching from Tromsø

15 June 2023 - 14 August 2023

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Join us on a Whale-Watching Safari, with bus transport from Tromsø, along one of Norway's most beautiful coastal roads, to the town of Andenes.

 

An overnight in Andenes is needed for this adventure. Accommodation is not included. Hotel options: Andenes Suite hotel, Thon hotel.


Are you travelling to Arctic Norway during the midnight sun time and want to go on a whale-watching tour? Join us on a Whale-Watching by Rigid Inflatable Boat, from Tromsø (by bus), to Andenes.


This trip includes scenic road transport by bus along one of Norway's National Scenic Routes on the island of Senja, two ferry crossings between the islands of Kvaløya, Senja and Andøya, to the village of Andenes - a truly Arctic summer 2-day experience trip above the Arctic Circle, topped-up with a Whale-Watching Safari!


A great summer package deal from tromsø, for you: Once in Tromsø during summer, travel by bus to Andenes, and join an Arctic Whale-Watching tour! You will be able to observe fin whales and orcas, among others.


Time schedule:

  • Day 1:
  • 08:45 - departure from Tromsø centre (next to Scandic Ishavshotel)
  • 10:45 - ferry at Brensholmen to Senja - 40 minutes
  • 12:50 - photo stop at Ersfjord beach - one of Senja's most beautiful fjord beaches
  • 15:00 - ferry at Gryllefjord to Andøya - 1h40minutes - keep your eyes open for whales and seals
  • 16:50 - arrival at Andenes (accommodation is not included)
  • Day 2:
  • 09:00 - Whale-Watching Safari and hot lunch (3 hours)
  • 12:30 - departure from Andenes to Tromsø
  • 20:15 - arrival at Tromsø


Departure location at TromsøThe Arctic Route - Google Maps


Food: Lunch and hot drinks are included in your trip after the whale-watching safari on day 2. On both routes, food can be bought during the bus stops at the supermarket in Skaland (day 1 at 13:35 / day 2 at 16:15 - not open on Sunday - bring your own food).


What to do at Andenes?

  • Visit the Lighthouse, built in 1859 and witness the best viewpoint over Andenes town, sea and mountains (open until 20:00 (8pm)).
  • Dive into the Andenes museum (open until 20:00 (8pm)).
  • You will find cosy restaurants and bars, such as Arresten and Lyshustet for a dinner upon arrival day.


An overnight in Andenes is needed for this adventure. Accommodation is not included. Hotel options: Andenes Suite hotel, Thon hotel.

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  • Scenic bus transportation from Tromsø to the tip of Andenes with Arctic Route along the National Scenic Route
  • Short photo stops along the way
  • 2 ferries crossing between the islands of Kvaløya, Senja and Andenes.
  • Whale-watching Safari by Rigid Inflatable Boat (small open boat of up to 12 people)
  • Hot vegetarian soup + hot drinks
  • Warm safety suit
  • Knowledgable English-speaking marine guide
  • Free wifi, USB charging points and toilet on board the bus
  • Digital Story App by Arctic Route


Accommodation is not included, though is needed for this adventure. You arrive on day 1 at Andenes and join the Whale-Watching in the morning on day 2. Afterward, Arctic Route bus brings you back to Tromsø.

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