Excursion to Helgøy, one of the many islands out in the island empire.

Island tour, day trip by bus and boat, duration 08:30-1600, approx. 7 hours.

Experience the beautiful coastal landscape. On a guided tour, we give you the visual experience and the historical background for the settlements on the islands and how people lived and lived through history and up to the present day. The first part of the trip takes place from Tromsø by minibus. We take a trip through the beautiful coastal landscape of the islands of Kvaløy and Ringvassøy. Upon arrival in Daafjord, located at Ringvassøy, we are travelling further by boat through the coastal landscape consisting of several islands.During the trip you will be able to experience the rich and varied bird and animal life at sea as well along the shoreline.You may observe species like eagles, cormorants, puffins, eiders harbor porpoises, seals at sea – yes, even orcas, humpback whales and whitnos dolphins can sometimes be seen. If weather conditions allows it, we are going to board on Helgøy, a former fishing village. We do a historic rewiev and a wandering along the beaches in the island community.


The routing:

  • 8:30 a.m Departure/pick-up point. at Scandic Ishavshotel, Fredrik Langes gate 2. Approx. 1-1.5 hour sightseeing tour by mini bus to Kvaløy-Ringvassøy to ”Vatnan” in Dåfjord.
  • At approx. 10 a.m. we depart for a 2-2.5 hour sightseeing tour along coast of Helgoy, Ringvassoy and Nord Kvaloy. The routing can vary depending to the actual weather and wind conditions.
  • Landing at  Helgøy  where we do a wandering in the village and along the beaches at the island.
  • Lunch with baguettes or sandwiches, hot chocolate, coffee and tea. In the situation we lit up and enjoy a bonfire at the beach outside the seahouses . If there is a bit rough weather, we will go into the cabin resort
  • 3 p.m. Departure Helgøy
  • 5 p.m. Arrival Tromsø.
  • Degree of difficulty: Easy/Medium

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Departure 8:30 a.m. outside Scandic Ishavshotel, Fr.Langes gt.2


  • If the weather conditions are too bad, we may advise you to reschedule the tour to the following day or you will receive a refund.
  • Min. 4 - Max 12 persons (On request for specially arranged tours we can plan for more number of persons).
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