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8-Day Northern Lights and North Norway Whale Safari

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This journey in northern Norway follows the path of more than one kind of whale as the ship travels among the snowy fjords of Troms. In addition to whales, the long Norwegian nights offer travelers an exceptional opportunity on clear nights to take in the beauty and wonder of the famed northern lights (Aurora Borealis).


Please contact us for departure dates, with prices starting at around US$2,195/person.


  • The itinerary is for guideline use only. The exact cruising itinerary may be subject to change due to weather or wildlife. The onboard Expedition Leader is the critical decision-maker. Flexibility is essential for the success of any expedition.
  • For the mid- through late-season trips (late December to March), the ship makes a slight deviation on day 3 to the northern coast of Senja and in Andfjorden in search of sperm whales in addition to orcas, humpbacks, and white-tailed eagles.

Itinerary in Brief

  • DAY 1: Arrive Tromso, board the Noorderlicht, and overnight
  • DAY 2: Begin the cruise and enjoy a scenic hike
  • DAY 3: Orcas, Humpback Whales, and Northern Lights
  • DAY 4: Orcas, Humpback Whales, and Northern Lights
  • DAY 5: Orcas, Humpback Whales, and Northern Lights
  • DAY 6: Hiking and the Northern Lights
  • DAY 7: Return to Tromso
  • DAY 8: Disembark in Tromso


  • Northern lights!
  • Whales and other wildlife
  • Beautiful northern Norwegian fjords scenery and fishing villages
  • Small ship sailing


ACTIVITIES: Nature/Wildlife

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