Scenery & Huskies, Hurtigruten land excursion

Tromso area Norway. Photo by Baard Loeken www.nordnorge.comScenery & Huskies – On this Hurtigruten excursion you head to the Tromso Wilderness Centre on Kvaloya Island, a scenic area with views of the ocean and mountains.

This is an optional land excursion which you can add to your Hurtigruten cruise booked through Fjord Travel Norway. The land excursion will appear during the cruise booking process, with prices and details.

Huskies. Photo by Bjorn Klauer


Here you will meet more than 250 huskies and puppies, receive an introduction to dog sledge driving and learn about the world’s longest dog sledge race, the Iditarod, presented through pictures and film footage. It’s important to wear good footwear if you want to join the Wilderness Centre’s guide in exploring the plant and bird life around the centre, before meeting back in the traditional Sami lavvo (tent) for a hot drink and a slice of cake.

Tromso Panorama. Photo by Baard Loeken

Tromso Panorama

Duration: 3 hours 30 min
Included: Coffee/tea and cake
Transportation: Bus (no guide on the bus)
Clothes/footwear: Comfortable shoes and warm clothing
Available: June 5- September 4
Land excursion #5C

Lofoten Islands. Photo by Terje Rakke, Nordic Life

Lofoten Islands

The Scenery & Huskies excursion is available on the following Hurtigruten Cruise packages:
The Exclusive Grand Tour of Norway, 11 nights
Norwegian coast, North Cape, Fjords & Flam Railway, 9 nights

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