Tromsø Bed & Books


Go whale watching in Tromsø!

As if magical northern lights wasn't enough: the seas around Tromsø get filled with whales in November, just when the sun leaves us for the winter. We have seen them and can only say this: DO NOT MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO SEE THEM! (Sorry for the shouting, but this advice really requires caps lock.)

Here’s the deal: We take you by car right from the doorstep of our Fisherman’s home or Writer’s home (depending on where you’re staying – and if you’re staying elsewhere we’ll pick you up wherever that is too). After a 20 minute drive we arrive at the boat out in Kaldford – the 30 feet “Inna” that will take us out really close to the whales.

Your captain and guide will be Arnt, who will steer the boat safely and tell you everything you want to know about the sea, the life of the fish and how the whales hunt. Having grown up in a fisherman’s family just after the second world war, Arnt learnt early on pretty much everything there is to know about the ways of the cod and the currents and the krill and the seas, and he has more than 20 years experience of taking people out fishing – guiding, teaching and telling stories along the way.

How to book: Call Arnt directly at +47 913 02 441, drop him an obscureboatemail, or – if you’re staying with us – let us know and we’ll help you sort everything out.

Or simply fill out this form:

The details:

*** November-January only (this is the only time the whales come into the fjords to feed) ***
Price: NOK 1100 / NOK 1000* per person
Transfer t/r Tromsø city centre in private car (max 4 pax), boat trip, local guide, thermal suit, coffee/tea, possibility for fishing (and bring home any fish you get for free!)
Depart Tromsø at 09 every day – duration 3-6 hours depending on the wish of the group and the ways of the whales
Number of persons: 2-4
Whale sighting guarantee:
Get 20% off the price if we don’t see any whales!
*Special price for our guests 

Whale jumping at sea outside Tromsø
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In short
Your home in Tromsø. A Bed & Breakfast WITHOUT the breakfast; an ever changing community of nice people; a house with comfy beds, quirky books, gorgeous wallpapers & a functional kitchen.
  • Strandvegen 45 & 84
  • N - 9007 Tromsø
  • +47 770 29 800