Tromso: Overnight Lavvo stay with Fjords, Whales & Aurora

4.7 / 5

30 reviews

Tromso: Overnight Lavvo stay with Fjords, Whales & Aurora

From £325.32 per person

Orcas and humpback whales gather outside Skjervoy from November to January to feed on herring fish. Join a whale safari in the day time and (weather permitting), enjoy the Northern Lights from your own glass roof Lavvo in the evening.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 29 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Instant confirmation


  • Explore the magic Kvaenangen Fjord on an exciting Whale safari by RIB-boat
  • Hear and even smell orcas and/or humpback whales when they approach the small open boats
  • Relax in your own glass roof Lavvo and (weather permitting), see the Northern Lights from your bed
Full description

Orcas and Humpback whales are in Skjervoy from November to January. The local provider will pick you up at 5:30 AM outside Scandic Ishavshotel, drive you to Skjervoy, give you warm flotation suits, and take you on a once in a lifetime whale watching experience on Rib-boats.  Enjoy sandwiches, tea and coffee and continue to the Green Gold Villa in the Lyngen Alps. Here you’ll get a nice and warm group dinner and short photo workshop. Experience the Northern Lights at night and photograph the incredible phenomenon right outside the Green Gold Villa. Accommodation is at one of six private Crystal Lavvos. Next morning, enjoy breakfast together before returning to Tromso at 11:00 AM.

  • RIB-Boat whale watching excursion
  • Sandwich
  • Dinner
  • Accommodation in one of six private Crystal Lavvos
  • Breakfast
  • Transport
  • Flotation suits
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with back problems
    • People with heart problems
    • People over 264 lbs (120 kg)
    • People with claustrophobia
    • People with respiratory issues
    • People with epilepsy
    • People with vertigo
    • People under 4 ft 6 in (140 cm)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

    Select participants and date



    Prepare for the activity

    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Number of participants: 1-16
    • Total duration: 29 hours
    • Level of difficulty: medium
    • Minimum height: 140 centimeters
    • Meeting/departure time: 5:30 AM
    • Meeting place: Scandic Ishavshotel
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 30 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
    • Transportation
    • Value for money

    Sort by:

    Traveler type:

    Star rating:

    Unique and incredible experience! I recommend x1000 We had the chance to see orcas and even whales which gave us a great ballet, a real chance to be able to see the animals in their natural habitat. Additional equipment is provided for the boat and luckily because it is cold. The night at Lavu is magical: meals with the hosts who are very kind people. The dinner was delicious. Then we lit a fire outside and shared a moment with them while waiting for the Northern Lights. We had a great show and they gave us tips for taking pictures.

    Read more

    10 January 2022

    Absolutely recommended and one of the best tours we did in Tromso. The bus driver took us early morning to the whale watch and he was super friendly and helpful. Then on the whale watch everybody was very receptive and welcoming and we saw so many whales plus the view from the surroundings was fantastic! And then driving all the way to the lavvos and the team in there couldn’t be better! Food was delicious, we saw the aurora and they were so nice that they even took photos of us as we had no proper cameras. After that a lovely bonfire at the beach with thermal suits provided and a nice cup of tea and muffins. Breakfast next day was the best ever! The whole team was so fantastic and we would go back again for sure. Thank you!

    Read more

    29 December 2021

    I can only recommend everyone to book with Green Gold of Norway. We were lucky with the northern lights, which we saw in the sky for four days, and also with the orcas. While the whale watching tour is not for the faint of heart, it is definitely worth it for those who are dying to go whale watching. The villa as well as the crystal lavvus were beautiful! It was freezing cold here too, but my friends and I are still thrilled. It was a very nice experience. All I can say about the staff is that they were incredibly nice and did everything to make us feel comfortable. It was kept on the side of the road so we could see the lights, a fire was made for us on the beach, photos were taken of us. Many thanks to Green Gold of Norway! I would definitely book again - maybe even next year :)

    Read more

    11 December 2021

    Organized by

    Product ID: 276042