Wildlife, Huskies and the Aurora on Sommarøy (4 days)


Sommarøy is well-known for its stunning white coral beaches, beautiful panorama views and of course the aurora borealis. On this trip, explore the Arctic wildlife of the neighbouring island Kvaløya and admire serene winter landscapes mushing your own dog team. Get to know the vibrant costal community and experience the Northern Lights on the magical and remote island of Sommarøy!


Available from

01.11.2018 – 31.03.2019

Arrival days:

All days


9170 NOK per person in a double room; 10743 NOK per person in a single room (

Day 1:

Make your way to the Clarion Collection Aurora hotel in the heart of Tromsø. The city enjoys a scenic location surrounded by majestic mountains, fjords and a stunning archipelago. Combining the comfort of a lively, charming and cultural city with this natural setting, the city makes for a perfect base for any winter adventure.

Enjoy a light evening buffet at the Aurora hotel and relax in the hotel’s outdoor hot tub on the top floor with stunning views of the harbour.

Day 2:

Today explore the Arctic wilderness driving a dog sled and mush your own team of huskies. The silence disturbed only by the sound of the dogs is something that simply has to be experienced.

In the afternoon, our bus takes you to Sommarøy Arctic Hotel, where you will spend the next two nights. Enjoy a three-course dinner in the evening, before going on a Northern Lights tour with our local guide, who will share stories from Sommarøy.

Day 3:

After breakfast, our local guide will pick you up for a guided wildlife safari with his two huskies to the neighbouring island Kvaløya. Get familiar with the history and wildlife of the region on this guided minibus trip and enjoy a warm meal by the crackling fire. Reindeer, otters, moose and sea eagles are among some of the highlights that can be spotted on the trip. Back at the hotel, relax in the hotels’ sauna, before enjoying a three-course dinner at the restaurant. Head out to chase the Northern Lights once more, this time on your own.

Day 4:

After breakfast, it is time to leave Sommarøy and head back to the city centre or the airport.


Included in the package:

    • 1 night’s accommodation at Clarion Collection Hotel Aurora including evening buffet and breakfast
    • Transfer from Tromsø city center to Sommarøy
    • Dogsledding, including a brief introduction to the activity and the equipment needed, as well as a lunch
    • Guided wildlife safari (6 hours) by minibus, incl. warm clothing hot drinks and a warm meal
    • Northern Lights tour (4 hours)  with a local guide on Sommarøy
    • 2 nights’ accommodation  at Sommarøy Arctic Hotel including full board, as well as free hot drinks and free use of the sauna during the entire stay
    • Departure transfer to Tromsø city centre or the airport.


Please note that all guiding and activities are in English and that there might occur minor changes to the schedule above.

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