This tour is conducted by Elements Arctic Camp. Experience a spectacular Arctic Archipelago from our campsite on the island of Rebbenesøya.
You and your traveling company will spend the night in your own yurt, paddle in magnificent scenery, enjoy local food and get close to an Arctic wildlife and coastal life.
The camp has two yurts, it is without road access and electricity, and we fetch water from a small stream nearby. This is the place to experience - calmness, silence, a lot of weather and the charms of each seasons with its different color schemes and peculiarities. We will paddle in crystal clear water along beautiful islands, around islets and sheaves. It is common to see eagles, otters, seals and different seabirds.
We pick you up in Tromsø center or nearby, by arrangement. The journey to the camp is an adventure itself, with a 90-minute scenic drive, a 10-minute ferry ride to Rebbenesøya and then a 15-minute walk to the camp. During the evenings kayak trip you will be able to enjoy the arctic evening light, and from mid-May to mid-July the golden rays of the midnight sun throughout the night. Back in the camp we cook dinner in a warm and cozy yurt or around a campfire. Next day after breakfast, we will do another kayak trip (3-4 hours). Back at the camp we eat a hot meal, then we prepare for the return.
Alternatively at bad weather, we can explore the Island by car and/or take a hike where you can enjoy a spectacular panorama from one of the islands beautiful mountains.
Please contact us directly if you are a family or more than 4 people. In addition to this trip, we also offer a winter package. We will gladly help you choose the best season for you to visit us.
Included: guiding, accommodation, all necessary kayak equipment, single kayaks, transportation, dinner, breakfast, lunch, tea/coffee, local sweet snacks. Alcohol is not included.
We provide spikes and snowshoes and thermal suits.
Please bring: Warm waterproof clothes, at least 2 layers of clothes (for example woolen underwear and fleece) to wear under the dry suit, changing clothes, warm mittens and warm hat, waterproof warm boots.
Please pack your things in a backpack.
Duration of the tour: 29 hours from 1pm (13:00) to 6pm (18:00) the day after.
Number of participants: 2-4
Departure time and place: 1pm (13:00) from Tromsø city centre or surrounding area according to agreement
The 4 beds in each yurt are placed as 2 double beds in the form of a bunk bed. The camp also has a boathouse with a bio toilet.
The trip is adapted to both experienced or inexperienced/beginners. Please specify your grade of experience upon booking. We also need to know your hight and weight ensure that we have the appropriate equipment for you.