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Bird Safari

#1 of 3 things to do in Gjesvaer Features Animals
Nygaardsvegen 38, Gjesvaer 9765, Norway
+47 416 13 983
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A must see.

A great trip by boat around the Islands. The guide/captain informs constantly on types of birds... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve M
Salisbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great bird safari

We booked as a HAL excursion and it was wonderful, the drive out to the little fishing village of... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2017
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Thousands of guests every summer since 1992. A large number of European seabirds breed along the coast of Northern Norway. At BirdSafari a/s in Gjesvær, North Cape you can watch Puffins, Gannets, White-tailed Eagles and other birds on a 1.5 hour boat trip to the Gjesværstappan Nature Reserve. Departures every day with large comfortable boats 1. May - 31. August. Hurtigruten, Condor Vacaciones, OAD Reizen and cruise ships are regular customers. An extraordinary nature phenomenon.
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Nygaardsvegen 38, Gjesvaer 9765, Norway
+47 416 13 983
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great trip by boat around the Islands. The guide/captain informs constantly on types of birds, sealions and locations of them. Weatherproof clothing supplied, coffee & snacks available to purchase.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed June 17, 2017

We booked as a HAL excursion and it was wonderful, the drive out to the little fishing village of Glesvaer was beautiful, totally snow covered, as spring was very late this year. The boat out to see the birds was comfortable and they provided warm...More

Thank Norpet
Reviewed November 5, 2016

As a tour manager, I have had the pleasure of this trip several times. I'm impressed by the number of birds and the scenery on the tour, but essentially the succes of the tours fall back on a fantastic crew. Every crewmember knows his role,...More

2  Thank Henrik F
Reviewed August 28, 2016

It is 40 km from the port where our cruise ship docked . Rent a car at the cruise ship dock and drive to the crab and bird safari. Roald Berg was the guide and owner of the operation - Stappan Sjoprodukter . the seas...More

Thank Tammy1235
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

It was nice experience doing a bird watching in the northern Norway. The ship was ok but good enough to take us to different parts of the nearby birds, we could see colonies of puffins, Eider, seals, Komoran, Gannet, Razorbill, Kittiwake Etc

Thank akg2255
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

If you are staying in Honningsvag ask your hotel to arrange transport and bookings as this experience is too good to miss! For over 90 minutes you are taken around the off-shore islands from Gjesvaer to see a multitude of seabirds and seals in their...More

Thank Graham J
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We took the 12:15 safari, that is also the time the people from the Hurtigrutten join ( 27 of them). We bought tickets an hour before departure ( 1300 nok for two persons) The tour lasted 1,5 hr. They have insulation suits on board, which...More

Thank Riekie2
Reviewed August 30, 2015

I am an avid border and came fully prepared with binoculars and gear. The trip is terrific simp,y because this is the only way to get to these bird sites. The actual guide was disappointing. I saw a number of birds he failed to mention....More

1  Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We went on this safari (Ola's Bird Safari) which costs us 107 euro per person for approximately 2.5 to 3 hours. We did get to see some birds but they are generally far away so unless you have a good pair of binoculars or good...More

Thank Pang O
Reviewed August 11, 2015

This was a thoroughly wonderful experience both for the time on the water and the wonderful scenery on the drive to get there. The day we went the sea was very calm and very little swell in the Arctic Ocean. The skipper was very skilful...More

Thank rama1
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