Experience the great Northern Norway winter! Late autumn and mid-winter season offers unique arctic experiences such as whale safaris and northern lights hunting.
Not far from Skjervøy you can find the Reisafjord (40 min) with the villages Sørkjosen and Storslett. The Reisafjord is also a good starting point for whale watching. In Sørkjosen you will find two different accommodation and different whale watching providers. Feel free to contact us to tailor make your whale watching experience according to your needs. The whale season in Northern Norway is during the polar night, so you can expect to have a truly spectacular whale spotting holiday. The whale guides in our region are experienced seafearers and share your passion to the marine mammals.
Combine a short break here with your Tromsø winter holiday, or skip the big city and enjoy the tranquility of small and unique locations. Ask our help to create your custom whale safari package in Northern Norway with the form below.
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Whale safaris in Northern Norway
Choose your favourite guide:
- Reisafjord Xperience: Offers whale watching with a RIB boat (rigid inflatable boat) directly from Sørkjosen. You get from us a warm outerwear, life jacket, hats and goggles. We start at 10.00 and we are back after 2-3 hours. Price: NOK 1 400,- per pers (min 6 pers)
- Amazing Troms: Offers whale safari in a boat with a cabin with room for 8 passengers. The safari starts from Oksfjord, which is about 30 min from Sørkjosen. We will pick you up at 10:00 from your accommodation, and return around 14:00. The cabin is warm and we will serve coffee/tea and snacks. It is possible to be outside on the deck to see the whales. Price: 2 450 NOK per pers
Accommodation in Sørkjosen
Next, choose you favourite accommodation:
- Reisafjord Hotel: A cozy hotel, right next to the harbor in Sørkjosen. Here you can book single, double or triple rooms. Breakfast serving. Dinner and lunch at På Taket café (100 meters from the hotel) available. Prices: Double room: NOK 1 220, single room: NOK 980, Triple room: NOK 1 500
- Henriksen Gjestestue: Guesthouse only 500 meters from the harbor in Sørkjosen. Henriksen Gjestehus offers 12 rooms, each with its own bathroom. Breakfast included.
Price: double room: NOK 1.050,-, single room NOK 850,-