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Nygaardsvegen 38, Gjesvaer 9765, Norway
+47 416 13 983
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Beautiful day in July

Although the day before they hardly saw any birds according to the guide, this was a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
McKinney, Texas
Amazing variety and number of birds up close

Booked this through Holland America. Great boat ride through islands housing incredible bird... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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Thousands of guests every summer since 1992. A large number of European seabirds breed along the coast of Northern Norway. At BirdSafari a/s in Gjesvær, North Cape you can watch Puffins, Gannets, White-tailed Eagles and other birds on a 1.5 hour boat trip to the Gjesværstappan Nature Reserve. Departures every day with large comfortable boats 1. May - 31. August. Hurtigruten, Condor Vacaciones, OAD Reizen and cruise ships are regular customers. An extraordinary nature phenomenon.
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Nygaardsvegen 38, Gjesvaer 9765, Norway
+47 416 13 983
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Although the day before they hardly saw any birds according to the guide, this was a beautiful clear day and we saw so many birds. I had wanted to see a puffin and we saw hundreds just off the bow swimming around. They took off...More

Thank ilovecalculustoo
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Booked this through Holland America. Great boat ride through islands housing incredible bird population. Crew members very knowledgeable about the area and the birds, including habitat and habits of the many species. Saw hundreds of puffins, herring gulls, gannets, kittiwakes, razorbills, cormorants, and several white...More

Thank Philalady
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

A great trip by boat around the Islands. The guide/captain informs constantly on types of birds, sealions and locations of them. Weatherproof clothing supplied, coffee & snacks available to purchase.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We booked as a HAL excursion and it was wonderful, the drive out to the little fishing village of Glesvaer was beautiful, totally snow covered, as spring was very late this year. The boat out to see the birds was comfortable and they provided warm...More

Thank Norpet
Reviewed 5 November 2016

As a tour manager, I have had the pleasure of this trip several times. I'm impressed by the number of birds and the scenery on the tour, but essentially the succes of the tours fall back on a fantastic crew. Every crewmember knows his role,...More

2  Thank Henrik F
Reviewed 29 August 2016

It is 40 km from the port where our cruise ship docked . Rent a car at the cruise ship dock and drive to the crab and bird safari. Roald Berg was the guide and owner of the operation - Stappan Sjoprodukter . the seas...More

Thank Tammy1235
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It was nice experience doing a bird watching in the northern Norway. The ship was ok but good enough to take us to different parts of the nearby birds, we could see colonies of puffins, Eider, seals, Komoran, Gannet, Razorbill, Kittiwake Etc

Thank akg2255
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

If you are staying in Honningsvag ask your hotel to arrange transport and bookings as this experience is too good to miss! For over 90 minutes you are taken around the off-shore islands from Gjesvaer to see a multitude of seabirds and seals in their...More

Thank Graham J
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

We took the 12:15 safari, that is also the time the people from the Hurtigrutten join ( 27 of them). We bought tickets an hour before departure ( 1300 nok for two persons) The tour lasted 1,5 hr. They have insulation suits on board, which...More

Thank Riekie2
Reviewed 30 August 2015

I am an avid border and came fully prepared with binoculars and gear. The trip is terrific simp,y because this is the only way to get to these bird sites. The actual guide was disappointing. I saw a number of birds he failed to mention....More

1  Thank Bonnie B
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