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Arctic sailing – On the trail of orcas and polar lights

Departure
11 November 2024 18:00
Return
18 November 2024 10:00
Days
7
Sailing area
Polar region
Port of departure
Tromsø (NO)
Port of arrival
Tromsø (NO)

Aboard the motorsailer Meander in November, we have the rare pleasure of exploring the coast of northern Norway in the glow of the polar lights.

Our trip begins with embarkation in Tromsø, from where we will look for whales. This is the ideal time of year to observe orcas and humpback whales, which are attracted here by the numerous schools of herring in search of food. We do not follow a fixed or strict route, but use the time to observe whales whenever we get the chance and plan numerous spontaneous landings.

During our travel time, the days get considerably shorter and at night, the magical light shows of the Northern Lights can often be seen in the sky. Picturesque, small fishing villages await us – now away from the summer crowds. And enchanting mountain scenery surrounded by fabulous fjord landscapes. Not infrequently, we can observe the mystical activity of the northern lights.

To sum up: a wonderfully mystical and relaxing travel experience – away from the summer crowds. And all this in a small group with whale watching aboard the motorsailer Meander – a real treat!

Meander

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Frequently asked questions

If you are travelling alone and have not booked a private cabin, you will be accommodated in a shared cabin. Shared cabins are normally occupied separately by gender Only on the Belle Amie and Seatrips yachts there are sometimes mixed cabins.

Yes, this is possible. However, there is only one menu per day on the programme. Therefore, please let us know during your booking if you have any special dietary requirements.

In principle, all our trips are suitable for both experienced and novice sailors. The professional crew on board will teach you everything you need to know. In some cases (e.g. on Atlantic crossings) initial sailing experience may be an advantage/requirement. In this case, this will be clearly indicated in the cruise description.

Prices

DescriptionPrice
standard double cabin (toilet & shower in corridor)
Adult€ 2.185
Child
comfort double cabin (toilet & shower in cabin)
Adult€ 2.485
Child

Included in price

Accommodation in a double cabin (shower and toilet in the corridor) or comfort double cabin (private shower & toilet)
Nautical crew and cook
Land excursions with guide
Full board
Bed linen & towels
Harbour dues, diesel costs, final cleaning

Not included in price

Travel to/from port (airfare and transfer airport/ship)
Drinks on board (available at fair prices)
Travel/cancellation insurance

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