What to expect from our whale watching tour

The magic of our Whales.


Meeting time is 05:20 AM outside the Scandic Ishavshotel entrance. Look for the big “whale bus”. The driver will have all the passengers’ names on a list.


Departure time is 05:30 am. The bus journey will take 4 hours before we arrive Skjervøy village. The bus will pass some of the most beautiful mountain and fjords in Norway.

In Skjervøy you will meet the skipper. He provides you with flotation suits, life vest, boots (-50 degrees guarantee), mittens, hats, and ski googles. The skipper will give a thorough safety instructions before the boat leaves the quay. There are chances to see killer whale (orcas), humpback whales, fin whales, and minky whales. The boat ride will last for around 3 hours. We finish at the harbor where we serve a baguette the bis ride back to Tromsø. The bus will arrive Tromsø around 17:30. It´s possible to continue on the northern lights tour the same day.