Chase the northern lights in Alta, Finnmark, the Sami District of Norway with GuideGunnar's guide partner and Alta local Frantz Jakob. In your chase for the magical Aurora Borealis we will bring you to where the best weather conditions are for the absolute best possibility to experience what you have come here for; to see the dance of Aurora in the nightern skies. Please note this chase takes place in Alta, 300 km north east of Tromsø.
Please read through tour details before proceeding to online booking below.
NOK 1500 / guest
Pickup point and start times for this chase in Alta
Scandic Alta 18:30 / 6.30 pm
Holmen Husky 18:50 / 6.50 pm
CampAlta 19:00 / 7 pm
Pickup point and start times (March 20th - 30th)
Scandic Alta 20:00 / 8 pm
Holmen Husky 20:20 / 8.20 pm
CampAlta 20:30 / 8.30 pm
Pickup INFO for Cruise ship passengers:
Please take the shuttle bus to the city centre of Alta.
Be at Scandic hotel 10 mins before the tour start. If cold outside, please wait in the lobby!
For the return, the guide will drive you back to the ship.
Duration 5 - 7 hours.
Number of guests 1 - 16.
Aurora Chase Alta is based on GuideGunnar's tour principles and run by GuideGunnar’s guide partner Frantz Jakob. Frantz Jakob partnered with GuideGunnar in 2017 for his first season medio February 2018 to chase the northern lights. Frantz Jakob is born and raised in Alta and knows this place and the Northern Norway winters very well.
Please check out Guide Frantz Jakob, when GuideGunnar trained him up winter 2017 as a Aurora Chaser, in the German version of "Jakten på nordlyset"; Dem Polarlicht auf der Spur >>
This tours run in a high quality, warm and spacious 16 seater mini bus with on screen introductions to Aurora en route to the lights.
While Aurora Chase Tromsø 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? CampAlta has rest room facilities.
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 Alta.