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Arctic Guide Service Day Tours

Bankgata 1, Tromso 9008, Norway
+47 922 07 901
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Ranked #14 of 46 activities in Tromso
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Both guides were very informative and exceptionally helpful, setting up every-one's cameras to enable them to get the best shots. Although we did chase the lights for numerous hours it was unfortunately a bit late in the year and not much to see with the naked eye. Having said that i would recommend them any time.

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Corsham, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We were lucky enough to see stunning displays at four different locations, with a really friendly and knowledgable guide and driver . They also provided free professional photos of the evening . Very tired by 2.30am return !!

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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I really enjoyed this tour because our guide Ricardo and the bus driver were amazing! it was so organized and you could tell Ricardo was well informed regarding where to take us chasing the northern lights. He took us to a beautiful spot where we had a northern lights show of abour an hour and he was so kind to... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I have to say that big buses full of people are not the best way to chase the northern lights - but that's MY opinion. Unfortunately we had booked small tours only for our first two nights in Tromso, and left the last night available in case we wanted to go again, but everyone else was fully booked so we... More

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Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Joined Arctic Guide Service for 3 nights chasing Northern Lights. They are real professional and will try to search wherever possible have better chance of seeing the lights. One night we have been driving over 2 hours to Finland border for clearer sky. And for all three nights, we went to different locations to have new scenery. I remember that... More

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Oxford
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

A well organised and informative tour with knowledgeable guides, especially Ricardo. From what to eat in Norway, to how to set your camera to photograph the lights, it was all there. Despite it being cloudy, but with a promise of clearer skies late at night, we stopped at a few places and there behind high cloud, a glimpse of green.... More

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London
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12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We did one night tour with arctic guide services, and I have to say despite initial hesitations - I am not a fan of big group excursions. I was very impressed. Ricardo our guide was really helpful and knowledgeable explaining a lot about Tromso, life in Norway and culture, and of course the Northern lights!! When we arrived at the... More

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Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We went on a Nothern Light tour, directly after we arrived in Tromsø. The weather was not good, bit cloudy but the guides had good hope of finding NL. Once we were in the buss, 2 enthousiastic guides start explaining all about Tromsø, the area and the NL. Very interesting and with a perfect sense of humor! We all realised... More

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London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Thankfully I managed to talk my husband out of hiring a car and setting off to find the Northern Lights on our own. Instead we went out twice with Arctic Guides and our guides Dan and Carl were excellent. They took care of all the initial research, keeping informed of levels of activity and where would be best to view... More

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East Midlands
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18 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Two previous visits to Norway to try and see the Northern Lights had resulted in dismal failure, and this was to be our last attempt. Good research showed these Guys to be professional, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and good value. All of these aspects proved true and our party led by Ricardo not only found the lights very quickly, but gave us... More

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