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Guided Snowshoe Walk on Tromsoya Island in Tromso

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This trip is the perfect way to start the day!

Stride through Tromsø’s winter wonderland on a guided 2-hours snowshoe trek. Venture out of the city to snow-laden top of the Tromsø Island, get instructions from your guide, don your snowshoes and set out into the deep snow. Follow the trails around forests and hills, and relish the feeling of crunching over, rather than sinking into, the pristine snow. Take a break for photos, learn about the local countryside, and savor a hot drink and snack on route.

Tour is designed for people with little or no experience, all level of fitness, age and skills, families with children from 8 years old and everybody who loves to be outdoors. Perfect if you have never experienced snow or snowshoeing before.
  • Receive expert instruction for a snowshoe walk on Tromsoya island
  • Snowshoes and hiking poles provided
  • Pickup and drop-off from the center of Tromso included
  • Snacks and hot drinks provided
What to Expect
Start the morning with pickup from the center of Tromso. Board the minibus and travel inland to the snow-covered hills of Tromsoya island for your tour.

After a brief tutorial, strap on your supplied snowshoes and follow your guide across the snow. Enjoy the sensation of gliding over, rather than sinking into, the deep snow. Traverse flat terrain and up gentle hills as you pad through the countryside surrounded by tranquil forest.

Make a few stops along the way to admire the scenery and savor tasty Norwegian snacks, such as lefse (cake) and a hot blackcurrant drink.

Your tour concludes at your original departure point.
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

Great experience for first time on snow shoes. Sasha and Mauri were excellent guides, informative, patient and made the adventure fun!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Louie210
Reviewed February 4, 2019

There were 7 on our tour for the 2 hour snow shoeing tour. Short drive to the middle of the island, get fitted out with snowshoes and off we went. It was gentle terrain up and down, through the trees. Mauri, our guide, was funny...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank alicemarkes
Reviewed January 19, 2019

The walk was a major highlight of the trip- Teresa's knowledge of the area and its features, as well as her friendly demeanor and the tour's fun nature made this a really beautiful walk for a crisp morning!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Max W
Reviewed January 4, 2019

We took the 2-hour tour snowshoeing on the Tromsoya island. It was fun and we really enjoyed the fluffy snow and the landscape. With a very little uphill part, the activity is suitable for all kind of visitors.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank carol_tickles
Reviewed February 22, 2018

We had an amazing day with Mathias, who was really knowledgeable about the local flora and fauna. The hike up the hill ended with a beautiful view of the fjords, a warm drink and some delicious local cakes. Totally recommend it!

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Poornima_Th
Tromsø Outdoor O, Front Office Manager at Tromso Outdoor, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Hello Poornima_Th, thank you very much for your positive feedback. I forward it to Mathias,so you can make his day as well. Regards, Kasia

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