Winter Lofoten Nature Safari

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Winter Lofoten Nature Safari
Gunnar Bergs vei 2 NO-8300
Svolvær
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Winter Lofoten Nature Safari

Svinøya was granted its first victualler's license in 1831. Today, Svinøya is still a small, vibrant fishing hamlet in Svolvær harbour. Short distance from the town centre. At Svinøya, we have welcomed visitors to our rorbu cabins and run the fishing station which is the very life nerve of the community, for almost 200 years

The rorbu cabins are idyllically located between the fish landing station, quayside buildings, fish racks and other traditional, local buildings. Here, you have the sea on one side, and the the spectacular Lofoten mountains on the other.

The fisheries are still of primary importance to the region, and the Lofoten Cod Fishery has always formed the basis of existence for the people here. Having the opportunity of observing these activities at close quarters in Svinøya, is an experience in its own right. We offer you a comfortable stay, with the Lofoten adventure on your doorstep!

Take part in a spectacular winter safari on the sea. Experience the wonderful Lofoten Islands in the wintertime. Learn more about the marine life in the area. Weekly departures from October to March.

Experience the wonderful Lofoten Islands in the wintertime. Take part in our spectacular winter nature safaris by boat. You will get a good understanding of the marine life in the near surroundings of Svolvær.

Our boats are big and sea safe, with very experienced skippers.

09:00am:

  • An interesting presentation on local sea birds and se mammals is given before departure.
  • On board the boat a guide will be available to answer any questions you might have.
  • Fish soup is served for lunch on board. Coffee, tea and bisques available.

02:00pm:

  • The boat is back at the quay at Svinøya Rorbuer.
  • Please note the guaranteed safari dates.

Guaranteed departure dates:
October: Every Saturday
November - January 15th: Every Friday & Saturday
January 15th to March 19th: Every Saturday




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