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2-Day Senja Package - Whale Research Safari and Northern Lights - Wild Seas

Address: Kaffen Klar, 9300 Finnsnes Show map

Address: Kaffen Klar, 9300 Finnsnes

Discover the beautiful island of Senja on this unforgettable 2-day wild Arctic journey. Become an explorer; study whales, support conservation and see the extraordinary Northern Lights. Get ready for the ultimate adventure with Wild Seas!

Every year off the coast of Senja, Norway’s second largest island, a great number of orcas and humpback whales gather to feast on rich feeding grounds. Our unique Whale Research Safari combines one of the most incredible displays nature has to offer with a captivating, in-depth research experience.

Join us and make a difference!

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Cetacea Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to whale research and conservation. For more information, visit www.wildseas.no


Trip Description

Day 1
We will meet you in Finnsnes at the café Kaffen Klar located at the speed boat terminal. Then we will have a transfer from Finnsnes to Hamn in Senja where the Whale Research Safari and Northern Lights Cruise will take place.
Our marine mammal scientist will introduce you to the whales of Norway and the research program through an engaging presentation. At sea, our guests have the possibility to take part in the research and become a marine biologist for the day. Then, discover the ethereal beauty of the Northern Lights on an evening cruise around Senja. With any luck, the whales will find us and make this experience truly memorable. Our enclosed boat with heated cabin will ensure you have a comfortable journey.
Accommodation at Hamn in Senja.

Day 2
Sleep-in, relax and enjoy a nice breakfast in the comfort of the hotel before checking-out. Our transport service departs after check-out and will drop you off at the meeting point.

*An extra night’s accommodation and 48-hour pass for free access to Tromsø’s best sites and city busses can be added. Contact us at [email protected]


Included:
Quality accommodations & food
Whale Research Safari
Whale research presentation
Northern Lights safari
Warm floatation suit
Hot beverages & snacks
Transportation (to/from meeting point)

Not included:
Go and return Tromsø - Finnsnes.
We in Wild Seas recommend taking the Hurtibåt (speed boat) from Tromsø to Finnsnes:

Departure (Tromsø -Finnsnes): 07:00
Cost: approximately 300 NOK
Time: 1.5 hours
Departure Location: Kaigata, Tromsø

Wild Seas also recommend you take the Hurtigruten cruise from Finnsnes to Tromsø departing at 11:45 a.m. You can find more information at www.hurtigruten.com


What to Bring:
Warm cloths and boots
Camera and binoculars (optional)
Sea sickness pills (if needed)


Recommendations:
Merino wool base layers (tops and long-johns) and socks, warm boots, gloves and hats are highly recommended. Appropriate winter gear should be windproof, waterproof and hefty enough to withstand the elements and keep you warm.


Prices:
Adult: 4995 NOK
Child/Youth: 4245 NOK


Duration: 2 Days
Level of Difficulty: Easy/Medium
Number of participants: 4-12


Meeting Point:
Kaffen Klar (speed boat drop-off location)
Bernhard Lunds vei 5
Finnsnes, 9300

Departure times:
Kaffen Klar (day 1): 08:30am (08:30)
Whale Research Safari (day 1): 10am (10:00)
Northern Lights Cruise (day 1): 8pm (20:00)
Departure (day 2): 10am (10:00)

* Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled activity meeting time.
** A Wild Seas representative will be welcoming guests at the meeting point.


Age Restrictions:
- Children under 5 years of age cannot join this excursion
- Children between the ages of 5 and 12 can only join our boat with heated cabin
- Children 13 years and older can join our open and closed boat trips

For safety purposes, we accept a maximum of 4 children between the ages of 5 and 12 per trip. For special enquiries, please contact us at [email protected]


Photo Credits:

Northern lights photo: www.senjaphoto.no
Winter daylight photo: www.hamnisenja.no

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Distance

  • Harbor
    Tromsø Cruise Port, Prostnestet 60 km