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Sea birds, Seals and Museum visit – included Zodiac tour–Summer - Tromsø Friluftsenter
Sea birds, Seals and Museum visit – included Zodiac tour–Summer - Tromsø FriluftsenterShow map
Join us in RIB boat and watch the bird life here in the Arctic. We start the tour with a museum visit to get information before we board the RIB boat, now we're going out to scout for bird life and see the stunning scenery around Rya area known for its strong currents.
Highly recommend tour for nature photographers, bird watchers and people who love to admire and experience the rural coastal landscape.
We pick you up from Scandic ishavshotel in our bus and go to Tromso Museum. In the museum exhibits, we will be able to see the birds that populates the bird cliffs during summertime, and get an introduction to each species. After 3o minutes at the museum, we drive to the harbor to get dressed and ready for the adventurous part of the tour. The rest of the trip goes by zodiac, stopping at various locations known for bird life and beautiful scenery.
Harbor seals are often seen popping their heads up from the water, or laying at the waterfront resting, both pups and adults. If we are lucky, we might also see the small harbor porpoises. Shags and the white-tailed eagle is a common sight in our area as well as puffins, guillemots, theists, and European storm petrels.
As a bonus we will also stop at the famous site where the battle ship Tirpitz sank under the second wold war
Bring your camera, it is the best way to make memories and take great pictures of the magnificent nature that Tromso offers
Departure time and place: 1:30pm (13:30) in front of Scandic Ishavshotel
Included: Guide, floatation suit, entrance fee to the museum
Duration: approx. 3 hours
Number of participants: 4-30
Level of difficulty: Easy