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Tromsø: Whale Watching Tour by Hybrid-Electric Catamaran

Tromsø: Whale Watching Tour by Hybrid-Electric Catamaran

From US$ 163.84 per person

Gain a unique perspective on majestic humpback and killer whales as they feed in the herring-rich fjords of the Arctic. Get close to the animals without disturbing them on board a silent silent electric ship.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Norwegian, Danish
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Get a unique perspective on the giants of the sea with underwater footage and sound
  • Sail silently on a brand new hybrid electric catamaran
  • Enjoy food and drinks which can be purchased onboard
Full description

Depart from Tromsø in the morning, and head out to where the whales are in time to enjoy the short hours of daylight. On the way, take in the breathtaking views of frozen landscapes in comfortable, panoramic lounges, and multi-level decks. Find a selection of food and drinks for purchase on board. The boat uses a hybrid engine to reach the whale’s feeding grounds. As you near the whales the captain will switch to a silent electric engine that allows you to get close without disturbing them.

Includes
  • Infoguide on what animals you might see
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

The ship is located in the harbor next to Clarion Hotel The Edge, Kaigata 6, 9008 Tromsø, Norge

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The duration of this trip depends on the whales’ location and can, therefore, range from 7 to 9 hours
  • There’s no guarantee, but the tour operator will always do their best to see the whales
  • Food and drinks can be purchased on board
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 253 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5

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It was a lovely trip. Saw some orcas which was nice but disappointed that we didn’t see more of them as they are herd animals. I have done a similar trip in Iceland so knew what to expect. It is a 3.5 hour journey there so bring cards etc and 3.5h journey back but even if you see just one orca it is definitely worth it!

November 28, 2021

Excellent trip overall with good staff. Quite a long trip because of the location the herring have chosen this season. Boat ride there was beautiful passing through fjords. Some stretches of the trip are more exposed and a little bumpy and some passengers got sea sick (which overcame them even when we saw the whales). Some excellent sightings though. About 20 humpback and a pod of Orca.

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November 27, 2021

The crew was very friendly and knowledgeable. They put everyone at ease. They told interesting stories about all the places and other facts. After a long search we were lucky to see (at the farthest point) orcas and a humpback whale. We could not have wished for better, our compliments!

November 24, 2021

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