Snowshoeing In Tromsø

Make your way across the snow on a pair of snowshoes, exploring Tromsøya Island in a unique way. End the visit with a toboggan ride and a relaxing break by the bonfire.

  • Experience walking over the snow with modern snowshoes
  • Enjoy being outdoors, admiring the white winter Arctic landscape
  • Learn more about the nature of the local area with a knowledgeable guide
  • Relax by the bonfire with a hot drink and snack, perhaps with the aurora above
  • Direction

    Northbound direction

  • Season

    Winter, Spring

  • Difficulty level

    Level 4: Hard

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Minimum number of passengers

    2

  • Maximum number of passengers

    15

  • Booking code

    HR-TOS5N

  • From

    $ 269

  • Notices

    Toilet facilities are available.

Today, you’ll relish the opportunity to try a classic Norwegian winter activity: snowshoeing. You’ll start this excursion with a short bus ride that takes you to the top of Tromsøya Island. The mainly flat area is a patchwork of snow-dusted birch, spruce forests, and a few gentle slopes. 

With modern snowshoes strapped on, you’ll feel as if you’re floating above the snow as we set off on a short walk. Breathe in the crisp winter air, take in the winter scenery as you go, and listen to your guide talk about nature in the surrounding area and everyday life here in the Arctic.  

Follow the guide through the forest to a clearing where we’ll set up a cosy bonfire. Enjoy a hot drink and a sweet snack while swapping stories around the fire, or relive some childhood fun by sledding down the slopes on a simple toboggan. 

A man standing on top of a snow covered slope A man standing on top of a snow covered slope

Practical Information

  • Disembarking port: Tromsø
  • Embarking port: Tromsø
  • Southbound or Northbound: Northbound
  • Available period: 01 December - 01 May
  • Approximate arrival/departure times: 14:45 - 17:45
  • Transportation: Bus
  • Meals on the trip: Hot drinks and lefse, a local Norwegian snack.
  • Clothes/ footwear: Warm clothes including a windproof jacket/trousers, hats and mittens are essential, as you quickly cool down when taking a break. Winter clothing is not included on this excursion.
  • Note: Toilet facilities are available

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