TRAVEL

FREEDIVE WITH WHALES

IN FJORDS IN NORTHERN NORWAY

Tromsø, NORWEGIAN COAST

NOVEMBER 2019

Max Depths: 2-7 METERS

Water temp: SUB ZERO

Water Visibility: 5m – 15m

Open Water (snorkelling possible)

location Tromsø, NORWEGIAN COAST

season NOVEMBER 2019

depth MAX DEPTH: 2M – 7M

temperature WATER TEMP: SUB ZERO

visibility VISIBILITY: 5M – 15M

certification OPEN WATER
(SNORKELLING POSSIBLE)

Pisces Divers in collaboration with Jacques de Vos / Arctic Freediving offers divers the opportunity to freedive or snorkel with wild orcas and humpback whales in the beautiful fjords of northern Norway.

Each winter millions of tonnes of herring enter the shallower fjords and bays along the north Norwegian coast, providing an abundant food source for everything from seabirds and humpback whales, to the ultimate apex predator – orcas.

Small groups have the unique opportunity to see these animals in their natural environment while living and diving from luxury yachts. The region is also located in the heart of the Northern Lights oval and at the end of a days diving (weather permitting), guests can enjoy the magical Aurora Borealis with one of the most beautiful scenic backdrops in the world.

AVAILABILITY

  • Bavaria 51 Catamaran – 3 spaces left Bavaria 51
  • Catamaran – 3 spaces left Fountain Paijot Salina 48 (Monohul) – 5 spaces left.

DETAILS

  • Arrival and departure airport – Tromsø (Airport code TOS).
  • Lufthansa has seasonal direct flights from Germany to Tromsø although most flights connect to Tromsø via Oslo (OSL).
  • Please note: Price on request

ITINERARY

  • 13 Nov – Arrive in Tromsø – transfer to guesthouse, meet other guests (night in guesthouse, northern light watching if weather permits)
  • 14 Nov – Orientation day – briefings, presentations, orientation (in-water) (night in guesthouse)
  • 15 Nov – Early morning to boat, first day of diving (night on boat)
  • 16 Nov – diving (night on boat)
  • 17 Nov – diving (night on boat)
  • 18 Nov – diving (night on boat)
  • 19 Nov – diving, afternoon back to shore (after sunset) at roughly 17:00. To hotel, farewell dinner, night in hotel
  • 20 Nov – departures (latest checkout is midday at 12:00)

INCLUDED

  • Airport Transfers from East London
  • Shared accommodation for seven nights on a full-board basis.
  • Five days at sea.
  • One rest day.
  • We supply cylinders and weights and additional equipment rental is extra.
  • Single supplementary is available on request.
  • Activities on non diving days will be arranged.
  • Big 5 Game drive and Elephant interaction at Inkwenkwezi Game Lodge.

EXCLUDED

  • Flights
  • Dive equipment other than cylinders and weight-belts (but can be rented).
  • Alcoholic drinks

WHAT TO BRING

  • Dive Certification Card
  • Towel and drybag for the boat
  • Warm waterproof jacket, beanie and sunhat
  • Sunblock and personal medications (such as seasickness tablets)
  • Cameras (topside and underwater)
  • Own dive equipment, other than cylinders and weight-belts

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