Wildlife Sea Safari

Wildife Sea Safari
Excursion Highlights:
  • Experience a thrilling Wildlife Sea Safari, exploring fjords and observing seals and numerous bird species in their natural habitat.
  • Unleash your adventurous side aboard a high-powered Rubber-Inflated-Boat (RIB), with expert guidance from a licensed captain.
  • Marvel at Alesund's rich history and unique Art Nouveau architecture from a unique vantage point on the water.
  • Enjoy the stunning beauty of the fjords with its high cliffs, a must-see feature of this port town.
  • Don't miss out on this authentic Nordic adventure, book quickly to secure your spot and avoid disappointment.
Price: $200.00
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration 2 Hours
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? An approximately 3 to 5 minute walk from the cruise ship pier. Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing, waterproof shoes you do not mind getting slightly wet. Sunscreen are recommended if it’s sunny. Hat and gloves even on warmer days.
Restrictions This tour is not wheelchair accessible. Participants must be a minimum of 140 cm (4.59 feet) tall. Guests must have no major mobility issues. Due to possible tidal changes on this tour, it is the guest's responsibility to determine that they are physically and mentally able to participate on this tour. Not recommended for guests with medical conditions, such as heart disease, back problems or bad feet/knees or any type of restriction or limitation, that may introduce a challenge on this trip. All participants must sign a liability waiver.

Wildlife Sea Safari

Exploring this port town's coast by boat is ideal. Once aboard the Rubber-Inflated-Boat (RIB), you'll note the waterfront Art Nouveau buildings before powering through the fjords. An active seal colony and the bird colony at Runde island is seen prior to returning. Travelers seeking an authentic Nordic sea adventure find this tour thrilling.

Steeped in history, the port town of Alesund has been prominent since the 10th century. Today, its commitment to build Art Nouveau structures is popular. Even so, the big draws are still the stunning fjords along its coast, created by deep channels of sea water cutting through high cliffs.

After boarding your high-powered RIB-boat, your licensed captain will provide safety gear and instructions. With your adrenaline pumping as you plane atop the sea, you'll soon reach the seal colony located near the Island of Runde. Depending on the season, many seals are present mating, playing, fishing, and of course, sleeping.

After enjoying the seals' antics, you'll motor to Runde, where a famous bird colony exists. With Rundebrandon Mountain as the focal point, a vast number of birds including puffins, guillemots, razorbills, and white-tailed eagles are present. Hugging the coastline, you'll return to port refreshed with a thrilling dose of nature. Reserve your Nordic Sea Safari today.

Please Note: Thermal suit, life jacket and googles are included. Guests must have no major mobility issues. Due to possible tidal changes on this tour, it is the guest's responsibility to determine that they are physically and mentally able to participate on this tour. NOT recommended for guests with medical conditions, such as heart disease, back problems or bad feet/knees or any type of restriction or limitation, that may introduce a challenge on this trip.

This tour operates in severe weather conditions, therefore adjustments may be made to ensure your safety. Certain wildlife may vary depending on the season and cannot be guaranteed. For example Puffis visit the region from April to the start of August.

All participants must sign a liability waiver.