One week, hiking and sailing, Tromsø, the wild coast

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Description

A wide choice of stop-overs and walks

The coast in this region has many islands and islets that constitute a broad protected marine area. These wild islands spread over more than 150 km up to 70th degree of North latitude and offer an extremely varied choice of stop-overs and hikes.

A real pearl of nature off the beaten track

This authenticity preserved, turquoise waters and beautiful scenery make this area a pearl of nature. Our trips provide access to isolated and wild places, off the beaten tracks but also allow you to discover the life of the small community of Sommarøy, last bastion of fishermen before the open sea.

 

The price includes :

The hiking sailing trip all-inclusive from Saturday 9 AM to Friday AM when embarking the bus to the airport. Marine insurance.

The price does not include:

Flights, transfers from and to airport and Sommarøy*, first night at the hotel* + diner, personal insurance, repatriation, cancellation.
* : see “practical tab ” “How to reach our base in Sommarøy”

 

© Olivier Pitras
© Olivier Pitras

 

 

© Gøran Mikkelsen
© Gøran Mikkelsen

Program

Program of the trip

• Saturday morning 9 am: boarding on the 75′ sailing yacht “Southern Star”, departure for a 6 days sailing & hiking trip.

Short distances are covered every day which allows sailing even in light wind conditions.

We are at anchor every night and stay near the walk of the following day. Hiking opportunities are numerous and varied, the adventure playground is immense, choices are practically unlimited. We can stop on several islands: Tussøya, Høgøya, Håja, Sessøya, Gjøssøya, Vengsøya, Rebbenesøya, and Hersøya, just to mention a few.

The walks are based on the overall group level and suited to meet everyone’s preference. Our trips are not made for extremists.

Back to the small fishing village of Sommarøy on Thursday by the end of the afternoon (6PM). Night aboard “Southern Star”.

Disembarking Friday in the morning for the bus to the airport.

Practical

Hiking level 2

200 to 600 vertical meters off trail for a period of 3 to 5 hours. We make trips every day if the weather allows. Good physical condition is required.

Sailing Level 1

Beginners accepted. Navigation 3 to 5 hours per day. Participation in the operations supervised by a sailing & sport  instructor. We are every night at anchor.

How to reach our base in Sommarøy ?
We are at 60kms from Tromsø airport

For those arriving by their own means: see Google Maps at the bottom of the page to locate us.

For those arriving by plane: the arrival airport is Tromsø Langnes, you will need to travel on Friday. You’ll spend the first night at Tromsø. You can choose your way of accomodation (hotel, B&B, AirBnb)

Transfers from Tromsø to Sommarøy is Saturday morning at 8h00 from the Hotel Radisson BLU
– 1110 Nok / pers / round trip
Note: for this transfer, only one transportation is possible
We ask you not to take off before 10:00 on Friday, departing day.

If these solutions suit you, just let us by e-mail. Payment for transfers from Tromsø to Sommarøy will be made at arrival to Sommarøy

Other alternatives to reach us :
Bus 

Taxi :
Tromsø Taxi 
Din Taxi

Accomodation Tromsø downtown:
Our suggestion 

Accomodation

Accommodation aboard our sailboat Southern Star

  • Capacity: 10 team mates
  • 5 cabins
  • 3 WC
  • 1 shower
  • 2 cabins with bunk beds and 3 with juxtaposed berths (double bunks). Each double berth can be separated by a separation plate, thereby individualize space.

Dates

July, August 2021

Flying every Friday.
Trips Sailing Hiking every Saturday 9h00 to Friday 8h00 from July 3rd to Friday, August 27th 2021.

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