Midnight Sun Kayaking

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Explore the untouched wilderness by sea kayak under the magical light of the midnight sun, a natural phenomenon in which the sun is above the horizon providing 24 hours of daylight. Stunning vistas and thriving wildlife are just some of the things you will experience paddling during endless Arctic summer nights.

Surrounded by high mountains and passing small picturesque villages, you might encounter the rich wildlife such as fish, jellyfish, sea stars, otters, sea eagles, puffins and bottle nose dolphins.

Your certified guide will make you feel confident and safe discovering clear blue-green water, spectacular fjords and untouched nature. Our trips are fully guided and outfitted and require no prior experience from the participants. 

Sea Kayaking is a truly unique and exhilarating way to explore the coast. Enjoy the opportunity to meet other like-minded adventurers within your small group.

BASIC INFORMATION

SEASON

June – July

LOCATION

Kvaløya
(The Whale Island)

pick up

Radisson Blu Hotel

TIME

18:00

DURATION

8 hours
(this may vary due to weather conditions)

The exact location of your paddling trip on beautiful Kvaløya will be chosen on the day, according to the weather.

Your trip starts with basic kayaking instructions in the harbour and a quick briefing on paddling technique and safety. Paddle along the wild coastline, discovering stunning rock formations, hidden coves, and empty beaches. Break for a picnic on a charming island and enjoy the warmth of an open wood fire, grilled sausages and a hot beverage. Paddle your hearts out and enjoy the spectacular scenery, bathed with light around the clock.

Whether you are a complete novice or are well versed at sea kayaking, this experience is for you.

This trip is suitable for anyone with a basic fitness level. Please be sure to let us know about any medical or dietary restrictions when you book.

Your trip includes the following
$99.99
an experienced, certified and local guide
basic paddling techniques, safety instructions
dry suit, neoprene shoes, waterproof gloves, safety equipment
single or double kayak
warm meal, hot drink, biscuits
transfer from and to Radisson Blu Hotel Tromsø (30 to 60 minutes each direction)
Please note our recommendations of items to bring on the trip
$99.99
extra set of warm clothes
light sweater (woollen or fleece)
warm hat
sunglasses, sun protection
water bottle
camera/GoPro
We just had the most amazing day of kajaking, grilling over an open fire and playing with the most beautiful dogs... And all with the greatest and most kind guide I have ever met!Thank you Tore and Sandra for the most wonderful of days 😍All the bestKirstin, Kristoffer, Kasper and Kira
Thank you for an amazing night kayaking. The location was simply stunning and your wealth of knowledge and experience made it come alive. Truely magical.
Karen Hill
Karen Hill
20:06 07 Jul 19
Thanks Tore Albrigtsen for a fantastic MIDNIGHT SUN KAYAKING. We loved every minute of the adventure😍👌🌟
Sari Heikkinen
Sari Heikkinen
07:20 08 Jun 19
What a ride!!! We loved every second of it and the most amazing thing was the passion of everyone involved. From all the guides we’ve met to Tore you could see and feel how much they live what they do and that they are one big family with all their dogs. We were able to cuddle them and spend time with them to listen to all the stories and details afterwards warmed by a pit fire. Amazing. Our favorite Norway experience
Anna Wanie
Anna Wanie
15:04 15 Mar 19
We had a great day of dog sledding with Active Tromsø today. Thanks Tore, Martin and Christine for also sharing the life behind the scenes with a cup of coffee in the kennel. Great experience! ( and great weather 😎)
Hans Van Denhoeck
Hans Van Denhoeck
20:24 28 Feb 19
We had an amazing experience at Active Tromsø. The dog sledding tours are well organized and their dogs are looking beautiful, healthy and happy. Will come back for sure if we visit Tromsø again.
Bianca de Warle
Bianca de Warle
19:43 23 Feb 19
we went husky sledding today! the pick up at the radisson blue hotel was perfectly on time. after a short ride (aprox. 35 min.) we arrived at the spot where we were going to meet the dogs! after getting into proper clothing (recommended) we got a short introduction into steering the sleigh. then you go on a trip of a lifetime! we have to say it is not always easy! our sleigh tilted over on the side after getting into the deep snow. but everything is fine with the help of your teammates! after the ride you are invited to drink a warm cup of tea or coffee and biscuits. you get to hear tons of stories of the owner himself and his experiences! wonderful experience with people who love to do what they are doing!
Laura De Nijs
Laura De Nijs
19:22 10 Feb 19
That was amazing! It was so cool that we could ride our own dog sledge!!Thank you for a great tour, and it was really nice to see you take such good care of your beautiful dogs, your pack ♡ Tore and his team share a true, genuine passion for dog sledding.
Nicoline Czech
Nicoline Czech
22:28 25 Jan 19
We enjoyed a brilliant day of dog sledding with Active Tromso. The staff, organisation and experience were all top quality. Thanks!
Mark Berry
Mark Berry
17:24 02 Jan 19
We went for a Christmas dog sled ride and were lucky enough to have Tore as our guide. We had a fantastic time! The trail was beautiful, the dogs were amazing and Tore’s conversation and experience are unique. After the ride we were able to play with the dogs and got to meet the rest of the teams that didn’t run today. The evening ended by warming up with a hot tea by the fire where we swapped stories with Tore and heard about his travels and amazing life experience. I highly recommend Active Tromsø.
Rosa Sarduy Monteiro
Rosa Sarduy Monteiro
22:33 25 Dec 18
Excellent experience with friendly and professional Active Tromso team. Thanks to Tore , Birte and especially Aila for her patience while leading unskilled people. It was a great day.
Andrew Kunak
Andrew Kunak
00:31 22 Dec 18