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Explore the Arctic

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Sjoegata 14, Tromso 9008, Norway
+47 948 60 941
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Perfect night with great sky show!

We were brought to a splendid location! The meal was absolutely delicious!! The guide was very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Whale Watching January 2018

Everything just perfect. The tour started on time and everything went as scheduled. Mimi and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachel P
Reading, United Kingdom
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Small groups - Big experiences. Our highly qualified local guides ensure unique and unforgettable adventures with a personal touch. We offer Northern Lights trips, winter fjord cruises, charter boat fishing and midnight sun fjord cruises. More than 10 years of experience with outdoor activities in Tromsø. During the trips you will learn about the area, its history and wildlife. We provide you with quality clothing and all kind of equipment you need. We will take professional photos during the trips and are always glad to share them with you afterwards. Let’s discover Northern Norway, let’s Explore the Arctic.
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Sjoegata 14, Tromso 9008, Norway
+47 948 60 941

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were brought to a splendid location! The meal was absolutely delicious!! The guide was very professional, and you could feel the guy was doing this job since a long time and acquired experience. And last but not least: the nature blessed us with a...More

Thank 476katjar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything just perfect. The tour started on time and everything went as scheduled. Mimi and Alex were perfect guides sharing their knowledge, friendship and always asking if we were alright and comfortable. The soup at the end was amazing! Although we could not see any...More

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our vacation last week we joined both the Northern Light tour (Dec 27th) and the Winter Fjord Cruise (Dec 29th). Both events were fantastic! The LIghts Tour was guided by Marcus, who really did a great job. He was very helpful and often asked...More

Thank j0hanw61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A magical experience! Small group and well organized. They have done all in their possibilities to permit us to see the Aurora! And we have seen it! Martina | Aurora

Thank Aurora G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked 2 tours in one day with Explore The Arctic before arriving in Tromso after seeing their Facebook page. We were a bit unsure what to expect as we got nearer to the dates things seemed to be not looking ideal...More

Thank KellyR613
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are very happy we did the Winter Fjord Cruise with Explore the Arctic. They are very responsible and provided excellent and friendly service. Our original plan was to do whale watching with them but 3 weeks prior to that, they emailed us to say...More

Thank Yan Lin L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Northern Lights Tour in december 2017 and it was really worthwhile. We went to different beautiful places, had great guides with passion for nature in general and the northern lights in specific. Everything was very well organised; transport, diner, warm clothing, etc....More

Thank dorkaskolthof
Reviewed November 29, 2017

This was such an amazing experience! We did the Arctic Fjord Winter Cruise on the last weekend of November and it was a great time. They kept us plenty warm and were very friendly all around. The boat is a great size and none of...More

Thank CierraD24
Reviewed November 28, 2017

We went in late November, so the guides explained beforehand which animals were most likely to be seen this time of year, and they were right. We caught plenty of very large cod fish (and took it home!) as well as saw some amazing hawks...More

Thank Lilian M
Reviewed November 27, 2017

It was an amazing experience, they dressed us up in big warm space suits with fluffy hats and mittens and we waddled around like penguins. The boat was really nice and had a heated interior. We sat on the bow with the wind in our...More

Thank Karla B
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Can you please help to remove a duplicated reservation/confirmation for the Fjord Cruise for 20 FEB 2017? We do NOT wish to cancel our cruise reservation. We are only requesting to remove the duplicate booking confirmation. ****** I have sent three written requests via post@explorethearctic.no by email and the Explore the Arctic contact website, but have not received any response or confirmation of receipt of my request. The problem arose when attempting to enter all of the data for the reservation. One of the reservation data fields requests a credit card verification code. As we awaited the code message, the Explore the Arctic reservation website cleared, and the Home page opened. We assumed the reservation was lost as not all of the reservation data fields were completed. So, we commenced entering the reservation information, this time, with the credit card verification code, and completed all of the reservation data fields. Subsequently, we received two booking confirmations for the same Fjord Cruise tour. I don't understand why since the first reservation request was incomplete and appeared to be lost as all data in the fields were deleted. I again am asking if one of the booking confirmations can be removed/credited as we only require one. We wish to attend the tour, but we only need one of the reservations. Please help!! Please respond at your soonest convenience!! My contact information has been provided via the email messages and the website contact message. Thank you in advance for all your assistance!! If anyone else has experienced this issue, please advise on your resolve!
January 18, 2017|
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Response from Arunsrith | Reviewed this property |
This is address I have : post@explorethearctic.no I had been sent email to them for request photos from them and I got qucik responsed from them . I hope it would help you.
Helena B
January 8, 2017|
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Response from Louisej111 | Reviewed this property |
We did a whale watching cruise on 3 Jan from Tromso in Norway and saw lots of humpbacks and orcas. I don't know how much longer they are there.
January 1, 2017|
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Response from ExploretheArctic | Property representative |
Hello. During your stay we have approx. 3,5 hours of daylight and its during these hours the boat trip take part.