North Norway | Whales & Wonders

26 February 2022 16:00 up to and including 5 March 2022 09:00

We sail to the waters where we have the biggest change to spot a diversity of whales. This is also the best place on earth to see the Northern lights!

Exploring the magnificent coastline of the island Senja

We sail to the waters where we have the biggest change to spot a diversity of whales. Moreover, this is the best place on earth to see the Northern lights!

Day 1: Harstad: the gateway for spotting whales around Andenes

In the harbor of Harstad our sailingship Noorderlicht is waiting for you where you can board from 1600.

Day 2: Cast off the lines & hoist the sails towards Skrolsvik

After breakfast we will leave Harstad and we will set sail towards Skrolsvik, which is situated at the southernmost tip of the island of Senja and offers a beautiful scenery. Since there is not much light pollution here, it gives a perfect location for observing the Northern lights in the evening. 

Day 3: in search for whales around Andenes

We will leave Skrolsvik in the morning to set course towards the ‘’Bleik-canyon’’ situated on the edge of the continental shelf. In the afternoon we will moor in the harbor of the fishing village Andenes

Day 4 -6: Exploring the spectacular scenery of Senja

We spend the next couple of days sailing along the coast of the island Senja. In the afternoon we will moor in one of the tiny fishing villages nearby, such as Gryllefjorden or Hamn.

Day 7: Return towards Harstad

We will spend this day sailing back towards Harstad.

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