• arctic cruise

    Northern Lights

  • Northern lights cruise

    Donna Wood

    Northern lights cruise

  • Northern Lights over Opal

    Photo © Andries de la Lande Cremer

  • Humpback whale breaching

  • Whale watching in Tromsø

    Whale watching in Tromsø

    Tail of a humpback whale

Three nights Arctic Cruise to experience the Northern Lights and Whales in Tromsø

A once-in-a-lifetime arctic cruise experience onboard the 100-year-old oak sail ship, Donna Wood – a truly unique way to disconnect and experience the magnificent northern lights, arctic wildlife, nature and giants of the seas outside Tromsø. The beautiful sailboat is spacious inside and out, and provides a comfortable and stable way of travelling to remote islands and bays.

We pick you up at the airport or in the city of Tromsø, and take you to our departure point at Kaldfjord. We cruise along the fjords and islands between Tromsø and the Norwegian Sea. Our chef prepares all your meals while you experience the sea and wildlife, go hiking on small islands or mountainous peaks and try your luck with fishing. You might even get to fish your own meal for the chef to prepare.

The captain and on-board guide will tailor each day to suit your wishes and to find the best conditions. Our crew is highly skilled and professional with extensive knowledge about whales, the arctic wildlife and sustainable conduct.

In the evening, when the northern lights are at their brightest you can enjoy the view from the sea-water hot-tub on deck. You can even go for a swim in the ocean, if you dare. The on board sauna will keep you warm, and is a great way to end an eventful day before the ocean rocks you to sleep.

Here is an overview of the area where we will sail, and some of the possible stopovers, hikes and anchor places:

About Donna Wood