Small Group Northern Lights Hunt – Tromsø


8 – 9 hours

Occasionally the chase will take us into Finland

Group Size

2 – 15

Minimum of 4 guests required to run the tour



Finnmark, Troms and Lapland



Late October until late March

Photographing northern lights


What is included?

   Photos from the tour

  Tripods and assistance with your camera

   Local drivers


   Winter suit and boots

  Hot drinks

   A hot meal


   Drop off at your accommodation (for guests staying on Tromsø island)

   Bring your passport – our chase could take us into Finland

Please note, that there is no toilet onboard our minibus, however we make regular stops at clean public toilets along the way. If you have any additional needs be sure to email our office staff in advance and they will inform your guide. Unfortunately we can never guarantee that you will see the Northern Lights, however we will do our best.


Daily departure



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Scandic Ishavshotel

meeting is 10 mins prior to the departure time


Please note, if you are late and miss your departure time unfortunately your tour is non-refundable.


1850 NOK

per adult

1750 NOK

per student

1650 NOK

per child (7-12)

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Marvel at the beauty of the Arctic night sky!

Campfire with aurora

Aurora over the fjord



Full winter clothing is provided

Imagine warming your hands around a campfire, listening to the crackle of the flames and the wind across glistening snow.

You look up into the starry night sky, and see a streak of white. The streak changes to green, purple and red. You watch it begin to move, flicker and even dance in front of your very eyes.

These are the Northern Lights, and this is the magical experience that we hope to show you.

The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, is the reason many of our guests come to Northern Norway and Tromsø. Our proximity to the magnetic North Pole and milder climate here in Tromsø makes it the perfect location to see this phenomenon. Join us in our minibus, as we search the night sky to find the Aurora.

Northern Lights Chase

Your adventure begins at Scandic Ishavshotel where your guide will greet you and give you a thermal suit and winter boots. Your guide will then explain the plan of action for the night and show you on a map where you can expect the hunt to go. From here, your driver will welcome you onboard the minibus.

As we drive, your guide will be constantly reading the sky and checking the movement of local weather systems.

Group with northern lights


If luck is on our side, and a good opening in the clouds is found, your guide and driver will set up a camp.

Sit around a cosy campfire, enjoy hot drinks and a hot meal. When the activity is at its peak, you can pose for photos taken by your guide, which will be sent to you after the trip. Learn from your guide how to set up your own camera to capture the action – we will provide you with a tripod. Our guides are available if you have any questions whilst on the trip.

After a long night of hunting, your driver will drop you off at your accommodation (for guests staying on Tromsø island itself) and you can catch up on some well earned rest.


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Bus, Arctic Adventure Center

Campfire with northern lights

Campfire in the forest with northern lights



Embrace the Arctic wilderness

Hunting the northern lights

Campfire, Northern Norway

Northern Lights

If conditions are stable, you may sit back and enjoy the show for several hours. If not, the hunt will continue! No-one can predict exactly what the Aurora will reveal, so stay patient, stay alert and hopefully you will be rewarded!

Read more about How to Hunt the Aurora

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