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Explore the Arctic

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Wonderful wildlife spotting under the midnight sun!

We had an unforgettable trip with the team of Explore the Arctic! Our guides, Marcus and Mimmi... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Tromso, Norway
Incredible experience during the midnight sun tour!

What an experience! I must say that I was impressed by the quality of the tour offered by the... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Guilherme V
Sao Paulo, SP
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Small groups - Big experiences. Our highly qualified local guides ensure unique and unforgettable adventures with a personal touch. We offer Northern Lights trips, winter fjord cruises, charter boat fishing and midnight sun fjord cruises. More than...more
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Sjoegata 14, Tromso 9008, Norway
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

We had an unforgettable trip with the team of Explore the Arctic! Our guides, Marcus and Mimmi, were friendly and caring during the whole evening, and they showed us the stunning landscapes around Kvaløya and smaller islands in the surroundings. During the evening we came...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2018

What an experience! I must say that I was impressed by the quality of the tour offered by the Explore the Arctic team. The staff (Marcus and Mimmi) were extra caring and attentive throughout the whole trip, giving detailed information about the fjords, nature and...More

Thank Guilherme V
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We had one of their trips and it was just amazing! The staff was very helpful and kind, explaining every remarkable thing during the trip. They also offered us some chocolate and biscuits. We could fish and we saw seals and puffins. It was even...More

Thank Cronos_Valencia
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing fishing trip with Marcus! Our family were so well looked after and Marcus was always there to help with baits, rigs and tactics! My son Anthony caught a record 150kg Halibut!! Making all his dreams come true.. my wife caught a...More

1  Thank Rogerlodi
Reviewed 31 March 2018

I absolutely recommend joining the Explore the Arctic team in their tours, I had such a great experience with them. First I enrolled in the WINTER FJORD CRUISE and I could not ask for more: the guide Mimmi and the skipper Alex took us to...More

Thank Sara_AtCa
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Marcus was great. Assisted with everything. We had an amazing experience. The food was a winner. Marcus truly deserve a raise! In extreme cold he provided hand warmers and set the camera setting with freezing hands. Much appreciated.

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 24 March 2018

I have to say a big thank you to all team of Explore the Arctic for making my experience on that day unforgettable. They took care of me and the other people from the first moment to the end. I felt they really, genuinely, wanted...More

Thank Emmolon
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We had a great trip around the fjords, the landscape was amazing and we recieved good explanations about it, as well as on the different animal species around there. We also had the chance to fish on board! And at the end of the trip,...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you Marcus and friend (sorry I forgot his name, he was the one who drove us around) for making this trip possible by making sure that we saw the northern light before leaving the place. I joined their tour on the 8th of March...More

1  Thank qianyee o
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Hello, On 13th of March, we've been with some friends to the Island of Kvaloya with the guide Marcus to observe beautiful nothern lights. The bus was very comfortable, and before to arrive on the first stop (a nice beach in which we could see...More

1  Thank Elia T
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Can you please help to remove a duplicated reservation/confirmation for the Fjord Cruise for 20 FEB 2017? We do NOT wish to cancel our cruise reservation. We are only requesting to remove the duplicate booking confirmation. ****** I have sent three written requests via post@explorethearctic.no by email and the Explore the Arctic contact website, but have not received any response or confirmation of receipt of my request. The problem arose when attempting to enter all of the data for the reservation. One of the reservation data fields requests a credit card verification code. As we awaited the code message, the Explore the Arctic reservation website cleared, and the Home page opened. We assumed the reservation was lost as not all of the reservation data fields were completed. So, we commenced entering the reservation information, this time, with the credit card verification code, and completed all of the reservation data fields. Subsequently, we received two booking confirmations for the same Fjord Cruise tour. I don't understand why since the first reservation request was incomplete and appeared to be lost as all data in the fields were deleted. I again am asking if one of the booking confirmations can be removed/credited as we only require one. We wish to attend the tour, but we only need one of the reservations. Please help!! Please respond at your soonest convenience!! My contact information has been provided via the email messages and the website contact message. Thank you in advance for all your assistance!! If anyone else has experienced this issue, please advise on your resolve!
18 January 2017|
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Response from Arunsrith | Reviewed this property |
This is address I have : post@explorethearctic.no I had been sent email to them for request photos from them and I got qucik responsed from them . I hope it would help you.
Helena B
8 January 2017|
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Response from Louisej111 | Reviewed this property |
We did a whale watching cruise on 3 Jan from Tromso in Norway and saw lots of humpbacks and orcas. I don't know how much longer they are there.
1 January 2017|
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Response from ExploretheArctic | Property representative |
Hello. During your stay we have approx. 3,5 hours of daylight and its during these hours the boat trip take part.