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NorthernShots Tours

#29 of 103 Tours in Tromso
Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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We are a northern lights (Aurora Borealis) and photography tour company based in Tromso. Our guided northern lights excursions leave at 18:00 from the city center of Tromsø (or hotel pickup for some expeditions) every single evening from October to...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Kaigata 2A, Tromso 9008, Norway
+47 986 09 309
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Although It's very difficult to actually see the auroras sometimes becuase you need clear skies and strong solar activity, Sebastian, Cristian, Milo and Laca managed to find really good spots to see them through my 3 consecutive day chase (I should have stayed longer in...More

Thank juancho111979
Victoria K, Marketing Manager at NorthernShots Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear juancho111979, Thank you for your feedback! I am glad that you enjoyed the tour with us and were so lucky to see the northern lights 3 days in a row! I will forward your regards to our amazing team! Kind regards, Victoria

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't quite know what to make of this tour. One would expect that one can see the Northern Lights on any clear night. So during our first night in Tromsø (with a clear sky) we looked, but didn't see anything (we thought). The next...More

1  Thank GSuperV
Victoria K, Marketing Manager at NorthernShots Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear GSuperV, thank you so much for your review! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed yourself on the tour with us! I will make sure that everyone mentioned in your comment sees your amazing feedback! Enjoy your beautiful memories and pictures of Aurora!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a tour booked for the Tuesday evening,but I decided to go on the Monday evening as well which turned out to be a good decision !! as there was a fantastic light show .The guide was very informative and helpful with helping people...More

Thank Gary H
Victoria K, Marketing Manager at NorthernShots Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gary H, Thank you for your kind words! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Indeed, this night was really really successful! We would love to have you on a tour with us again, definitely let us know i\if...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the tour 4 days (on the 7 day pass) so we can attest that the big bus tours by Northenshots is indeed a chase! Each night we ventured to a different location depending on weather conditions. Sometimes we went to two or...More

Thank Eachdawn
Victoria K, Marketing Manager at NorthernShots Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Eachdawn, thank you very much for this amazing feedback! Our guides do their best to make sure that our guests get to experience the Northern Lights even in these unpredictable weather conditions. I am personally flattered to be featured as well, I was only...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got the aurora pass & went twice on 2 different nights. We saw the northern lights on both nights. The 2nd one was pretty amazing the solar activity was high so the lights were not only green but purple & slight pinks. We had...More

Thank chasingsunset_168
Victoria K, Marketing Manager at NorthernShots Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear chasingsunset_168, than you for your feedback! It is very uplifting to hear that you enjoyed the program with our guides-photographers. It looks like you had a good thing with seeing the Northern Lights, so exciting!! I am happy to know that you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to meeting place one hour too early. The girl inside took me in and offered tea and companion while waiting departure. The guides and the driver were also nice. We did not see so much of northern lights, just a bit. Got a 50%...More

Thank Lotta S
Victoria K, Marketing Manager at NorthernShots Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lotta, thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear that you did not get to experience the Northern Lights to its fullest, but this is sometimes how the nature works. On the bright side, it is quite a bucket list experience to...More

Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We went on the Aurora chase with Northern Shots on the 19th January, which actually was not by choice. Originally we had booked with Base Tromso for a Northern Lights experience at cost of NOK 1,290 per person. However just before arriving in Tromso on...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

I purchased the Aurora Pass - 7 day unlimited Northern Lights (NLs) Chase Tour, on-line before leaving Australia. I was only in Tromso for 4 days / nights but purchased the 7 day Aurora Pass to maximize my chances of seeing the NLs. The coach...More

1  Thank 4711Ann
Reviewed May 4, 2018

When the sky catches fire and starts dancing above you, you understand all reality is a dream and all words are simply useless. It redefines you life, really. And thanks to the great professionalism of Northern Shots young staff, you easily take your own aurora...More

2  Thank G1388NMpedros
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

We had an unforgettable experience with the NorthernShots guys. The Aurora Pass is highly recommended, since you never get tired of watching the Lights. Don't leave your hat and think socks at home. They are absolutely needed!! Grazie Francesco for the explanations and fantastic photos.

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Jinous A
November 28, 2017|
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Response from Sara L | Property representative |
Hi! There are different types of Northern Lights tours one can choose In Tromsø. We conduct an Aurora Chase, a dynamic tour that lasts up to 7 hours and does not have a pre-determined itinerary but adapt instead to the... More
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September 13, 2017|
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Response from Sara L | Property representative |
Hi Elena, there is no better period for Northern Lights as far as you have a dark clear sky above your head and solar activity able to sparkle the Aurora. From October to April those conditions can be always potentially met... More