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Northern Lights
minibus chase


Join us on this trip to maximize your chances of witnessing Earth's most magnificent light show from outer space, the Aurora Borealis.


After picking you up at our shop, we will leave the city lights behind us and drive to where we expect the clearest weather conditions that night. On some nights this may lead us to the coast around Tromsø, on other nights we may drive all the way into Finland.

Once we’ve found clear sky, we will look for a scenic spot to set up our camp for the night. On some nights the Aurora appears right away, on other nights we have to be patient. Sometimes we see a faint greenish line across the horizon, sometimes it’s a bucket full of colors dancing in the sky. The Northern Lights appear on most nights, but they are not always strong, which is why we highly recommend joining several chases to increase your chances of seeing a good show.

We will take pictures of the Northern Lights and you and share them with you after the trip. If you decide to bring your own camera, we will also help you set it up and teach you all you need to know to take home great shots of the Aurora and the stunning landscape around us.

The weather in Tromsø doesn't matter to us, as we usually find clear sky in the nearby micro climates, which makes Tromsø the perfect base to start our adventure.

This tour is specifically designed for those who are up for a real chase, which often involves traveling long distances and returning late. Our reward is an excellent success rate in finding clear sky and catching the Northern Lights.

Tour information

Price per person
Adult (4+) 1800, 1700 and 1500 NOK First, second and subsequent chases
Child (0-3) 900, 850 and 750 NOK First, second and subsequent chases
Location Pick up at Chasing Lights’ shop and drop off at any hotels in the city center
Group size
8 to 14 persons Plus a driver and a guide
Time and duration Start between 17:30 to 18:30, end between 01:00 to 04:00 (Between 7 to 11 hours, depending on the weather conditions, etc)
  • Transport in minibus
  • Winter suit and snow boots
  • A warm meal and hot drinks
  • Pictures of the Northern Lights and you
  • Manfrotto tripods (support up to 1.5 kg)
  • Free WiFi on board

Important Things to Note




Frequently Asked Questions

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  1. If you’re staying outside of the city center in Tromsø and intend to drive to the city for the chase, we can provide pick-up and drop-off for our (small group) Northern Lights chase at Thon Tromsø hotel. The hotel address is Grønnegata 50, 9008 Tromsø. There is a public carpark next to the hotel that charges by the hour so it will be convenient for you to park your car there.

    You can find the entrance of the underground carpark 50 metres right of the hotel. Here's a link to Google Map that shows the carpark, Tromsø Parkering.

  2. It is possible for you to participate in a day trip and a Northern Lights chase in the same day, and many guests do this too. However, we wouldn't recommend participating in 2 trips in a day for consecutive days as it will be quite exhausting for you.

  3. We recommend joining us for your chases on your first few nights if possible. This will give you the option of joining us for additional chases if you’re not satisfied with what you’ve seen. You wouldn’t have this option, if you spread out your chases.

  4. We do go to Finland or Sweden if the conditions are better there. Within the Schengen area, it is not necessary to clear formalities when crossing borders as the Schengen agreement allows us to cross borders within Europe without a passport. However, we would still encourage bringing along your passports on the chases as the border control in Finland may on very rare occasions request to check our passports and it would be safer simply to bring it along.


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