Come with us for your Aurora hunt for an amazing experience underneath the Aurora Borealis. Tromsø is the best place to see the Northern Lights. Leave the light pollution in Tromsø behind and travel into the Arctic wilderness. During this activity, our small team of Aurora guides check the forecasts and use local knowledge to decide on the best place to chase the Northern Lights. When we find the best spot we will dress in warm thermal suits and boots, make a cosy campfire, and enjoy a homemade meal. During your Aurora Hunt activity you'll be shown how to use your camera, photograph the Aurora, and our guides will take photos of you, which are provided for free in web-sized resolution after the tour. Relax by the campfire with hot chocolate before being returned back to Tromsø island to your hotel. Increase your chances to see the Northern Lights by joining on multiple evenings.Season: 15th September - 15th April
Duration: 5 - 8 hours
Group size: 8 - 15 pax (Minimum of 3 adults to confirm the tour)
Minimum age: 6 years old (please assess your child's comfort & safety for this activity)
Meeting time: 17:50 in front of the Scandic Ishavhotel
Return: Drop off to your accommodation on Tromsøya (Tromsø Island) only.
Inclusions: Thermal suits & boots (adult sizes only), warm homemade soup, biscuits & hot chocolate, tripods, photos of the tour in web-sized resolution.
Safety considerations: The tour involves some walking (at least 200m); the conditions may be icy, slippery, uneven, muddy, snowy, or otherwise. The temperatures may be extremely cold (sometimes below -30) please ensure you are wearing appropriate clothing underneath your thermal suit.
Additional Safety Considerations relevant for winter season 2020/21/22:
Wandering Owl has a duty of care to protect the health and safety of our team, our guests and to do our part are responsible community members. For this reason we have implemented the following standards in all our tours. Please read them before booking, by providing payment you have confirmed that you agree and understand these standards: Planning your Aurora Holiday during COVID-19. Please note that we may not be allowed to cross the border into Finland for some parts of this season. Generally though, the conditions have been stable enough that going to Finland hasn't been necessary.
After booking: After you book this activity you will be sent an immediate email with a link to our eWavier. We ask that you complete the link as soon as you can, please allow about 5 - 10 minutes to complete this.
ACCESSIBILITY:Asthmatic, AGE:Adult, SUITABILITY:Gift Voucher, CATEGORY:Eco-Tours, INTEREST:Special Interest, INTEREST:Ecotourism, AGE:Teenager, AGE:Senior, INTENSITY:Active, SUITABILITY:Night Time, SUITABILITY:Groups, SKILL_LEVEL:Beginner, AGE:Child, SUITABILITY:Any Weather, INTEREST:Cultural, TYPE:Tour
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