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Northern Lights Tromso - Tours

Stakkevollvegen 41 | Tour departures from Visit Tromsø/Kirkegata 2, Tromso 9010, Norway
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Total dissapointment-small group chase

The weather forecast said cloudy weather and snow on the day of our chase. I thought: “I can trust... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
travelerK5776UK
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Budapest, Hungary
via mobile
Not as great as hotel had suggested!

We booked here based on the hotels recommendation- it was about £40/£50 more than other companies... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
Holly768
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manchester
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WELCOME TO NORTHERN LIGHTS TROMSØ Northern Lights Tromsø has more than 20 years’ experience in guided tours in Tromsø. Our main focus is to be the leading provider of small group experiences. We want you to feel closer to nature and have close contact with your guide so you can always ask whatever you wish. We aim to provide you with high quality photos from every tour, and to provide advice and assistance to anyone who wants to take their own professional photos.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“northern lights” (30 reviews)
“thermal gear” (2 reviews)
“great guide” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Stakkevollvegen 41 | Tour departures from Visit Tromsø/Kirkegata 2, Tromso 9010, Norway

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The weather forecast said cloudy weather and snow on the day of our chase. I thought: “I can trust the guide and he/she knows what to do. If there is no chance they surely will cancel the chase”. The company did not cancel it, so...More

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Sterlingsson, Salgssjef at Northern Lights Tromso - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

As Riikka said, we can't tell in advance. There can be less chance and more chance, but we can never know for sure. Therefore we don't cancel due to cloud cover, because just a little break in the clouds can give us the chance of...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

We booked here based on the hotels recommendation- it was about £40/£50 more than other companies. However we were told they would go all the way up to the Finnish boarder to see the Northern lights if needed. When we got on board due to...More

Thank Holly768
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Sterlingsson, Salgssjef at Northern Lights Tromso - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Hello Holly, Thank you for your feedback. I apologize if you felt yourself uncomfortable while driving, I understand you might feel the driver drove too fast, but be sure all our drivers have good experience in driving in winter conditions and we don't go out...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Fantastic local guides who take the time. If the guests want to stay longer at a scenary they don't hurry you. Nice photos taken. Thermal suits available in the bus. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

You cannot force northern lights to show up, you have to cross your fingers and be patient ! And yet, chasing northern lights isn't just about chance. Had we rented a car and gone on our own, we wouldn't have seen what we saw. We...More

Thank Yann P
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We had the chance to see nothern light by ourself on our first day in Tromso, but we did the expedition anyway, and we really enjoyed it. The sky was clear but we didn’t have big nothern light, but our guide Stefan made the most...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

The chase with Polar Adventures was succesfully. We were lucky 31/1-1/2 2018 but the guides bring us at the right place in the right moment studyng the skies. Thanks to Socrates Chris and Carolina for competence and kindness. Carolina proactive with photos that we had...More

Thank serigl
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

a very good experience I received proper service, enough assistance provided, I was delighted to see northern light which was my dream, this depends on your light, some people stay 7 nights but see a little and some people stay 2 or 3 nights and...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Our driver and guide Edal was very helpful with people not sure how to set their cameras to high ISO and manual shutter.

Thank James C
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

There are so many tour companies out there that sound the same, but this one is different. We booked a small group tour and our guide Magne was great. We drove for about 45min to a small lake area outside (east of Tromso) and as...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

That night the cloud was thick and the wind was strong. The weather condition was not ideal. However, we still caught the green tail of Firefox between the rip of clouds. That was really a surprise!

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Julia N
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Response from Brice C | Reviewed this property |
Hi ! It's possible to book flight and hotel only. Then when you'll be in tromso you will have to go to the tourism office in the city center (it is a small town anyway). The probleme is the time you will have in tromso (high... More
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