Scenery and Huskies

Experience North Norway's nature at its best on this excursion to the Tromsø Wilderness Center on Kvaløya Island.

  • View magnificent scenery in and around Tromsø and the nearby island of Kvaløya
  • Visit the Tromsø Wilderness Center and meet its happy huskies (and puppies!)
  • Go on a guided nature walk in the area around the Tromsø Wilderness Center
  • Enjoy a hot beverage and piece of homemade cake served in a traditional Sàmi lavvo
  • Direction

    Northbound Direction

  • Season

    Autumn (Sep - Oct), Spring (Apr - May), Summer (Jun - Aug)

  • Difficulty level

    Level 1: For everyone*

  • Duration

    3 hours, 30 minutes

  • Min. passengers

    1

  • Max. passengers

    200

  • Booking Code

    HR-TOS5C

  • From

    $ 107

  • Notices

    Meals on the trip: Coffee/tea and cake. Clothes/Footwear: Wear comfortable shoes, and warm and wind-proof clothing. There is no guide on the bus.

Tromsø Wilderness Centre on Kvaløya Island is situated in a scenic area with views of the ocean and mountains. Here you will meet more than 250 huskies and puppies. The center’s founder, Tove Sørensen, counts over 30 years of experience with dog sledging racing. Her participation in the Idiatrod, the world longest dog sled race was honored with the “Most Inspirational Musher” Award and she is the first woman ever to start more than 20 times in the world second longest race, Finnmarksløpet. On this tour, you can learn about the world of competitive dog sledding, Husky breeding and care and even see a movie about her journey through Finnmarksløpet.

Afterwards you may join the Wilderness Centre’s guide in exploring the plant and bird life around the centre, before meeting back in the traditional Sámi lavvo (tent) for a hot drink and a slice of cake.

Practical Information

  • Disembarking port: Tromsø
  • Embarking port: Tromsø
  • Direction: Northbound
  • Approximate arrival/departure times: 2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Available from: May 18 – November 4
  • Duration: 3 hours, 30 min
  • Level: 1
  • Transportation: Bus
  • Meals during the excursion: Coffee/tea and cake
  • Clothes/Footwear: Wear comfortable shoes, and warm and wind-proof clothing
  • There is no guide on the bus

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