Yacht Charter From Tromso
Tromsø is the ideal embarkation port for your exploration of Northern Norway and the amazing sights it has to offer. Enjoy this modern town and its mixture of cultural heritage, modern facilities, outdoor activities, and numerous places to eat traditional Norwegian food.
Chartering in the summer months you can enjoy the midnight sun making it possible to navigate in daylight all day and night. Tromsø has a mild climate considering it is 360 Kilometres north of the Arctic Circle largely due to its coastal location and the warming effect of the Gulf stream. Travel connections are excellent and getting to and from Tromsø from international airports is straightforward. Tromsø is an excellent place from which to combine your sailing holiday with local activities including fishing, hiking, kayaking, dog sledding and whale spotting.
An excellent place at which to start or end a Norwegian yacht charter. It has a sheltered ice-free harbour with modern facilities, dramatic mountain views and is convenient for crew changes, being on the Hurtigruten coastal steamer route and with a good air service to other major cities.
Yachts are welcomed and are increasingly catered for in Tromsø, which has an enthusiastic local sailing community. There is a chandlery supermarkets, open-air fruit market selling fresh vegetables, fish and souvenirs.
Fresh fish and prawns are sold directly from fishing boats and there is also a fresh fish shop by the market square. Tromsø offers plenty of bars, restaurants and open air cafes.
It is possible to sail under the midnight sun from June until July. The warmest time of year are the long days in August, or see the nature explode in breath taking colours when autumn comes in September and October. At this time of year it is also possible to see the Northern lights and whales return to this area every year to feed. Northern lights charters and whale spotting charters are available by special arrangement – please enquire for details.
Many people visit this area to experience the Land of the Midnight Sun during the summer, where daylight extends through the polar night, or the magical Northern Lights – Aurora Borealis – during the winter. The magnificent untouched countryside, with impressive snow and ice peaked mountainous backdrops, fascinating coastal attractions and interesting local cultures such as the Sami people bring adventurers and visitors from far and wide to enjoy the art, culture, history and wildlife this area has to offer.
Norway Yacht Charter
Norway Yacht Charter from Tromsø!
The base in Tromsø is in Eidkjøsen just outside Tromsø Centre. The base is conveniently located to local amenities and will take you approximately 15 minutes by taxi to reach the marine and your boat from the airport. From outside the airport you can look over the water and see the marina.
- Toilet block
- Storage room
- Grocery shops in walking distance
- Parking spaces at the marina
Travelling to the base
The following airlines offer flights to Tromsø airport.
AIRPORT TO AND FROM THE BASE
The base is located approximately 8km from the airport.
• Local bus is available from Tromsø Centrum and the Airport to Eidkjosen. (Bus route 42).
• Taxi There is a taxi stand outside the airport.
Taxi for max 4 people at a price of around €25 – 40 Euros.
• Rental cars several rental companies serve Tromsø. There are several parking spaces at the marina.
The Tromsø base is in walking distance to the Eide Handle, which is a large supermarket approximately 500 meters from the marina where you can purchase all of your provisioning.
All wines and spirits must be purchased at the Vinmonopol (liquor store) which is located near the airport.
There are a wide choice of restaurants in Tromsø that you could choose to dine in.
We offer yacht charters from four bases around Norway.
Welcome to Yacht Charter Norway.
We look forward to hearing from you and helping you arrange an unforgettable sailing holiday.