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GuideGunnar's Aurora Chase - Tromsø

Experience Aurora Borealis, the northern lights with GuideGunnar – as seen in `Jakten på Nordlyset`, TVNorge and in `Dem Polarlicht auf der Spur`, NDR Fernsehen


Guided Aurora Chase into the Arctic wilderness - since 2006! Prof. Guide since 1997!

In your chase for the magical Aurora Borealis, GuideGunnar finds the way to the best weather conditions, delivering a consistently high northern lights finding rate.

In this high quality, good service, small group chase into the Arctic wilderness you are well looked after by one of Norway’s most innovative and experienced tour guides. Educated mountain guide, GuideGunnar was one of the first in Arctic Norway to give global travelers a unique experience under the northern lights. GuideGunnar is known for his energy and enthusiasm, sharing generously his in-depth, local knowledge of heritage and country. In Norway, people also know GuideGunnar from the TVNorge series Jakten på Nordlyset, Chasing the Northern Lights, where he featured prominently throughout ten episodes.

GuideGunnar’s Aurora Chase Tromsø also treats you to Norwegian traditional snacks around the camp fire and presents on screen introduction to the physics wizardry and cultural history of Aurora Borealis.

– What is most important to me is that you as a guest shall have the best possible chance to experience what you have come here for; to see the dance of Lady Aurora in the nightern skies.

Are you a Real Aurora Chaser..?

Do you have enough patience to follow on a GuideGunnar`s Aurora Chase..?

We will stay out longer if the weather conditions and Aurora activity says so, and we will drive further if we need to, to find that clear sky.

#GuideGunnar #northernlights #AuroraChase #JaktenpåNordlyset

Please read tour details before proceeding to online bookings below.


Tour keys

Price: NOK 1500 / guest, see chase savers options below

Pickup point Guides Central:
Sjøgata 29, 1st floor, Tromsø, see Google maps. Meet & greet, bathroom.
Start time: 18:30 / 6.30 pm for introduction by your guide.
6 - 8 hours (and sometimes up to 10 hours, as we sometimes have to drive further for clear sky).
Number of guests
1 - 14 guests
Age limit: 
Only 12 - 75 years!


Chase Savers

1 - 8 guests: Book 2x Chase dates and SAVE 350 / Book 3x Chase dates and SAVE 500 / Book 4x Chase dates and SAVE 750.
9 - 14 guests: 10% Group discount.

Let me fix your discount!
Please place your booking and I will add the discount before you pay!


Tour options for kids

If your are traveling with babies and kids under 12 years old, please choose GuideGunnar's Private Aurora Chase!
Please check out GuideGunnar`s Private Chase here >>

Please check out my NEW Equinox Aurora here >>

Equinox Aurora runs April 1st - 7th, 2019, all September 2019 and March 26th - April 9th, 2020.


GuideGunnar`s Aurora Chase includes

  • Pick up from Guides Central,  level 1, Sjøgata 29 Tromsø.
  • GuideGunnar's guide service.
  • Catering snacks served around the camp fire: Skattøra Lefse; Arctic Norway's traditional and locally made pastry with cream and sweet goat cheese. Served with hot black currant jus.
  • Arctic proof warm boots and thermo suit. Dress to impress the Arctic's sub zero temperatures.
  • Camera tripods.
  • If we catch a good one, I share GuideGunnar Aurora Chase photographs from your Aurora night with you.
  • A Google Map directions link, showing your Aurora Chase tour route.
  • Return transport to your accommodation, in the city.
  • GuideGunnar's tours run in a high quality, warm and spacious 14 seater mini bus with on screen introductions to Aurora Borealis en route to the lights.



Aurora Chase tour options with GuideGunnar

GuideGunnar offers four Aurora Chase tour options this season, please read on should you not find available dates for this GuideGunnar`s Aurora Chase tour.

GuideGunnar's Equinox Aurora

Equinox Aurora is a shorter duration and lighter chase running in the spring and autumn months of March/April and September. GuideGunnar's favourite chase months! Read more.

GuideGunnar's Aurora Chase Dinner

In the Aurora Chase Dinner tour you will be served a camp fire meal by GuideGunnar during the chase for only an extra NOK 350 per guest. To bookings for GuideGunnar`s Aurora Chase Dinner >>

GuideGunnar's Private Aurora Chase

GuideGunnar's tours can be booked as a private tour upon request. For details, see Private Aurora Chase tour page and email Gunnar on info@guide-gunnar.no with your preferred dates.


Good comfort transport

GuideGunnar's tours run in a high quality, warm and spacious 14 seater mini bus with on screen introductions to Aurora en route to the lights. Please check the pictures of the minibus I am using for my tours >>


Please bring your passport (or other ID for EU citizens) for GuideGunnar's Aurora Chase, as weather conditions might see us chase the lights across the border into Finland.

Why freeze, when you can stay warm!

Get a better Aurora Chase experience by following GuideGunnar`s advice on how to keep warm in the cold north; Please wear the Arctic proof warm suit and thermo boots on offer! Please check out GuideGunnar's Clothing and Gear for the Arctic Environment page  for more information of how you should dress and prepare yourself before you arrive Tromsø.


While GuideGunnar's Aurora Chase is a wilderness tour with bathroom facilities that of nature's own, there might be bathroom facilities en route on the Aurora Chase. Please don't hesitate to ask. Need to go before we go? Guides Central has rest room facilities.

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