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Tromso Friluftsenter

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“humpback whales”(39 reviews)
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North on the whale island 40 minutes drive threw amazing coastal scenery you will find the most charming place called Risvika. This is our homeplace, and for generations my family have lived by farming and fishing here on the coast. Threw times...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Kvaloyvagveien 667, Tromso, Norway
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Nailed it! We were told we may go all that way and see nothing but we waited in a yurt by the sea until nearly midnight when we were ushered out to see the display - fabulous and a real bucket list success. Worth going...More

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Trine R, Owner at Tromso Friluftsenter, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Dear Guest. Thank you for taking Your time to Write about Your experience, we really apreciate it, and hope to see you again some day in the future. Best regards Trine

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We had stupidly not collected our bags and rechecked them in at Oslo so when we arrived in Tromso we were without our luggage. We were therefore heading straight out for our northern light chasing with none of our gear. We phoned ahead to check...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The aurora activity was very low the night of our tour and the weather was cloudy. Our guide was super friendly though and tried her hardest to get us the best chance of seeing the lights. We took a very long drive into Finland in...More

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Trine R, Eier at Tromso Friluftsenter, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi, and thanks for your review. Yes sometimes isnt the weather on our site, but we always try to do our best, and find an opening for the clear sky. We really hope that we see you again. It was nice to meet you and...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018

We were picked up by Trine (She's the boss of the company) in a minivan in the centre of Tromso. Before we got moving we were back out of the van in a flash - Trine yelling "quick! quick!" The Northern Lights were flashing above...More

6  Thank DONALIROSE
Trine R, Eier at Tromso Friluftsenter, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi guys, and thanks for your review. It was fun to meet you, and we had a great time. Looking forward to see you again soon. Have a great year with lot of fun. Warm regards, Trine,Knut,Opal & Carl

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We also had Opal as a Guide and driver, a very vivacious and nice person who guided us to their camp. We had coffee, tea and cakes around the fireplace. The Aurora was amazing and we stayed all the time there. I missed the marshmallows...More

2  Thank 04anonima78
Trine R, Eier at Tromso Friluftsenter, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi guys Yes we had a great time, and of course, you was here for the northernlights, and we did see it, but sometimes we just forget the marshmallows, we spent a lot lot of time outside, and did take a lot of picture of...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018

The lights were just not cooperating the night we went. Thus, there was a whole lot of sitting around inside a wooden hut. The guides didn't provide any stories, information, or fun facts, so the group of 10-12 people sat around staring at each other,...More

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Trine R, Eier at Tromso Friluftsenter, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi there I dont know when you was here, but if it was a clear night, and just no activity of the lights, you dont have to drive around and look for it. There is nothing more to do than wait... Normaly all of our...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We were with Opal, she was perfect, we've taken good pictures, and we've seen northernlights 2 times ! Good company, good guide, good price. Perfect ! So maybe see U in France ! Bye

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Trine R, Eier at Tromso Friluftsenter, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi Lois Yes we had a great time together, great lights, fun and I really hope to see you again.... In France :) Kind & warm regards Opal

Reviewed 22 March 2018

We were with a small Group at the camp of Friluftsenter. The landscape was very nice für Pictures and we had good luck with the lights. We had good lights for about 3 hours, lights sometimes very intensiv. It was a great experiance! I could...More

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Trine R, Owner at Tromso Friluftsenter, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you so much for the Nice feedback- and thank you for beeing Our guests!! Take care and hope to see you again. Best regards Trine

Reviewed 21 March 2018

Nice to sit in a Sami-style tent about 40mins from Tromsø, chatting, drinking Coffee and waiting for the Aurora to show up. Knut advised us on how to set up our Cameras, gave us tips and supplied Tripods. Not sure if this is always the...More

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Trine R, Owner at Tromso Friluftsenter, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Ha ha ha.. i really enjoyed Your rewiev.. thank you for sharing Your experience:-) Yes somethimes we must wait... and then you cannot Chase.. if you do- you loose.. since the best forcast is in one area. so outdoors or indoors- sometimes we need to...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018

We were picked up at the designated hotel by Knut and driven to a remote location where there was a Sami tent set up and warm fire. It was so cold the fire was barely enough to keep warm but our group was small so...More

1  Thank Cassara
Trine R, Eier at Tromso Friluftsenter, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi Cassara Yes we had a great time together, but the activity that night wasnt the best, but we got a little... Was really nice to see you, and I hope that I see you again... soooooon :) Warm regards Knut

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413princej
19 June 2018|
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Response from kathymDerry_Ireland | Reviewed this property |
Hey as far as I'm aware the winter months are best suited to the Northern lights chase. We booked a package through Baltictravelcopmany. Price will vary on where you fly from and which activities you choose.. You can contact... More
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Cassara
6 March 2018|
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Response from Trine R | Property representative |
Hello Rib is a open boat that is called rigid inflatable boat. It has air filled hull. and is known for speed. during Winther speed is not the case because of the Cold conditions. but it takes you Close to the surface and... More
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Joanna H
15 November 2017|
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Response from Trine R | Property representative |
Dear. Thank you for Your request. we have seen few and non here this year.. so i recomend to wait until later in the season.. Best regards Trine
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