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Northern Lights & Marine Giants

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A 3-night adventure in Norway that merges the breathtaking northern lights with the majestic world of whale watching. Picture yourself on an overnight voyage along Tromso's stunning fjords, capturing the beauty of both phenomena.

This expedition is crafted for nature enthusiasts craving an intimate rendezvous with the northern lights, minus the high-octane winter sports. But fear not, thrill-seekers—we can tailor experiences to suit your tastes.

Join us for an unforgettable journey into the heart of these natural wonders. Get ready to witness the Arctic’s celestial dance and the serene grace of whales in an expedition designed for the ultimate nature lover’s escape. Time and spaces are limited with this trip so make sure you book early!

Location Norway
Duration 3 Nights
Available dates Dec - Jan
Price per person (excl. flights)
from £1,300



  • 3 nights experiencing Tromso, the ‘Paris of the North’
  • The perfect trip to combine seeing the aurora and whales
  • Additional northern lights excursion to maximise your opportunities

What’s included

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • 2 winter activities
  • Northern lights excursion
  • Overnight northern lights & whale expedition

A note on flights

While flights are not included in the holiday price, our team will happily provide a quote and arrange them for you. Simply ask one of our Travel Experts for details of the available options.

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive into Tromso and settle into your hotel then get ready to meet your guide as your head out on a northern lights excursion to kick-start your trip.

Day 2

After breakfast you will have the day to explore the city and relax. In the evening, get ready for a real adventure with the opportunity to complete two big Arctic bucket list experiences in one trip! You will head out on an overnight expedition for a unique chance to see whales, bright and early, before anyone else gets there. And at night, look out for the magical Northern Lights dancing above you if conditions are right.

On your vessel you will be part of a small group sailing beyond the fjord for prime Northern Lights viewing. Going straight through the Auroral Oval Zone, far away from the city lights, this is one of the best places in the world to observe this unforgettable light show. Your night is spent in a comfortable Double/Twin cabin.

Spending the night out at sea gives you the opportunity to reach the whale location before anyone else. Get a unique chance to spend several hours with these magnificent creatures. You will get to study the true marine giants of the ocean up-close, while enjoying the luxury of the quiet ocean. The expert guides onboard will provide you with fascinating insights into the whales’ behaviour and biology, making it an educational and exhilarating experience.

Day 3

You will return back from your sailing trip in the early evening where you can then head straight back to your hotel and have a relaxing evening marvelling over whatever sights you might have seen over the past couple of days.

Day 4

After breakfast you will check out and then make your way to the airport. Your trip certainly doesn’t have to end here and there is plenty of opportunities to extend your stay in Tromso, explore further afield in northern Norway or spend some time in the country’s capital city, Oslo. Just speak to one of the team who will be able to assist you in tailor-making something to fit your requirements.

Where You'll Stay

Scandic Ishavshotel Tromso

The Scandic Ishavshotel is on a picturesque waterside location in Tromsø, which is often referred to as the Paris of the North, and offers stunning views of the harbour and city. It is located only 50 metres from the Hurtigruten ferry and 4 minutes from the Polar Museum. It has easy access to the pier where most boating trips depart from.

Almost all rooms at the Scandic Ishavshotel are located at the very end of the quay and provide panoramic views whilst there are excellent Restaurant and Bar facilities.

For a relaxing drink visit the Roast Bar, located right by the water and offering views of the Tromsø Bridge and a famous architectural landmark, the Arctic Cathedral.

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