Silent Whale Watching in Tromsø

Difficulty Level
/ Person
/ Child
Trusted local partner
Espen L
Short Version
Experience the magnificent giants of the seas on board one of the most animal and environmentally friendly whale watching vessels in the world. The beautiful traditional two-mast schooner Opal is spacious inside and out, silent and comfortable and stable way of travelling. With the silent propulsion we may use the Hydrophone to catch the song of the whales.
  • See orcas and humpback whales feeding
  • Hybrid-electric sail boat
  • Sustainable Whale Watching
What you can expect
Combining sustainable approach to nature with a crew that is especially trained in responsible conduct with whales, gives you an experience you will never forget. Hybrid electric schooner Opal has received international innovation awards for its unique propulsion system. Our crew is highly skilled and professional with extensive knowledge about whales and the arctic wildlife.

This trip takes you sailing out of the beautiful Kaldfjorden – through the eating grounds of Humpbacks, Orcas and Sea Eagles. At the tour the passengers will enjoy a light lunch on board and if time allows, the guest can also test the fishing gear.
What to Bring
  • Don’t forget to bring a camera, warm footwear, hat and gloves.
Group Size
1 - 40
Nanook Experience Category:
Whale Watching
Nanook Package Type:
Day Tour package
Activity Name
AdultPerson5 hours
StudentStudent5 hours
13-15 yearsChild5 hours
4-12 yearsChild5 hours
InfantChild5 hours
Availability and Schedule
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Check in Time
Daily, until Feb 15, 20188:30 AM
Terms & Conditions
Terms and conditions – North Sailing Norway
All communication regarding reservation of services offered by North Sailing Norway, including changes and cancellations shall be in writing and may be sent using e-mail.

Our activity tours can be booked online up to 24 hours and all other day tours up to 90 minutes prior to tour departure. When you book a tour online, you will receive a confirmation and booking number by email, stating tour departure time and date as well as duration.

Cancellation Policy for Whale Watching Day Tours
Reservations can be cancelled 24 hrs prior to departure without penalty. Cancellations received less than 24 hrs prior to departure will be charged full price.

Cancellation Policy for Expeditions and Overnight Tours
The total amount will be charged upon booking any expedition and overnight tour, unless otherwise agreed. The contracting party may cancel the travel contract (exclusively in writing) at any time before the beginning of the trip. In the case of cancellation by the contracting party of a FIT-reservation (1 up to and including 9 travel participants or berths on a ship voyage), North Sailing Norway is entitled to charge the following costs to the contracting party:
- Up to and including 60 days prior to departure: 15 % of the total price
- from 59 days up to and including 30 days prior to departure: 25 % of the total price
- from 29 days up to and including 15 days prior to departure: 45 % of the total price
- from 14 days up to and including 6 days prior to departure: 75 % of the total price
- from 5 days up to and including the day of departure: 100 % of the total price

Security and confidentiality
Personal information is handled in accordance with Norwegian and EU data protection rules. Personal data is stored for the purpose of providing services in accordance with the agreement, and for internal customer management purposes. All credit card transaction processes have been verified and are safeguarded at all times. SSL encrypts your credit card number, name, address, and telephone number.

Booking via phone
All our day tours can be booked online, or by phone during the tour desk opening hours up to 90 minutes prior to tour departure or through our phone service between 07:00 and 23:00 every day. Our booking service can be reached at +47 97078478. Overnight tours must be booked at least two days prior to departure.

Bookings per email ( can be made for all day-tours up to at least 4 hours prior to departure, or over the phone 90 minutes prior to departure.

Validity of prices
All rates quoted or shown in our tariffs are based on current purchasing prices in Norway. North Sailing AS reserves the right to increase prices already quoted or published in our price lists without notice in the event of currency fluctuation, government taxes, or due to any other cost increases that are outside our control. Any eventual changes in rates will not be made with less then 4 weeks’ notice prior to arrival.

Discounts for children are subject to the nature of the services to be provided and the terms of North Sailing’s tours as well as their service partners.

Upon receipt of full payment from the client, North Sailing Norway will issue service vouchers or tickets as relevant. The vouchers/tickets will be e-mailed to the client or handed to the client upon his arrival at the ticket-office in Tromsø (Storgata 78). It is the client’s responsibility to safeguard the vouchers/tickets and present these to the relevant service partners as payment for each service rendered.

North Sailing Norway AS reserves the right to levy a charge for any change to a confirmed reservation, requested by the client. The charge is subject to North Sailing Norway’s current tariff and the policy of North Sailing Norway’s service partners.

Tour Departures
The departure time and location is indicated on the passengers’ voucher or ticket. It is the passenger’s responsibility to arrive at the pick-up point in time to check in and to board the boat/transfer.

Cancellations of tours must go through our office and should be sent prior to the tour departure in accordance with our cancellation policy (See Cancellation Policy) to or tel: +47 97078478. A confirmation of the cancellation will be returned within 24 hours during weekdays.

North Sailing Norway AS acts in good faith and disclaims responsibility for any loss, damage, accidents, sickness or schedule changes caused by weather or road conditions, force majeure such as natural catastrophes, strikes or any irregularities beyond the control of North Sailing Norway AS. North Sailing Norway AS cannot be held responsible for acts, defaults of, or delays caused by, any agent, guide, restaurant, hotel, coach operator, airline, or any persons or companies, however caused. In the case of any changes to flights (domestic and international), the passenger is responsible for any additional costs incurred as a result of such changes, (i.e. additional hotel nights, meals, transfers, etc.). All medical costs arising during tours must be covered by the client. The company cannot be made responsible for losses that a passenger may face due to delay, regardless whether the loss is direct or indirect.

Passengers with special needs
If you have any special needs or requests you must notify the North Sailing Norway AS office as soon as possible. We always try to accommodate our customers’ needs at all times.

It is permitted to have foldable wheelchairs on our boats without any additional charge. Please advise the company ́s office prior to tour departure.

Comment or Complaints
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