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Creative Vacations

Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromso 9259, Norway
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Fabulous experience

We went for aurora tour on Mar. 26, which was a fantastic night we’ve ever had. Although we waited... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Alice L
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Blue day tour

We recently went on the blue day tour Friday 16th March. We had an amazing time and went all the... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Hannah C
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We invite you and your camera to a nightly excursion in search of the Northern Lighs. We provide to-the-point camera instructions to capture those frail rays, and then we take you to the best Northern Lights locations in the area. Available for small groups only, this excursion caters forbeginners as well as intermediate and advanced amateur photographers.
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“day tour” (21 reviews)
“soup” (22 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromso 9259, Norway
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We went for aurora tour on Mar. 26, which was a fantastic night we’ve ever had. Although we waited for long time at meet up location due to some traffic accident when they were coming pick us up, but their active notification was accurate and...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We recently went on the blue day tour Friday 16th March. We had an amazing time and went all the way out to Tromvik stopping at some beautiful places along the way. The tour guide (I can’t remember her name- sorry!) was very informative and...More

Thank Hannah C
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

This Aurora photographic experience on 19 February was absolutely A Grade. Vidar's professionalism and amazing multi-lingual skills were displayed as he initially conducted an informative workshop catering to all photographic equipment and skill levels. The small group tour was then treated to an awesome display...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

This is a first class tour, Vidar take care of each of us, helping with the cameras, giving us thermic clothes, discovering the best places to see the auroras. He's really a professional photographer, excellent the fire with a hot soup. Silvia help with all...More

Thank westontravel
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

It was an all night trip. Definitely take their snow boots, you'll need them :) Vidar is an expert in taking aurora photos and he will help you set up your camera to get the best shot. Vidar and Jeff are knowledgeable about local history...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Vidar and Jeff ensured we had a wonderful experience viewing the Northern Lights on 20 February. Vidar took the most amazing photographs that he generously shared with the group. Very grateful to him as my camera was not technologically capable of taking these night photographs....More

Thank Muchtravellingbug
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

First off Vidar and Jeff were really nice and good company too. We were a small group of 8 in two minibuses which was great - I dislike big coach trips! Vidar's photography knowledge was immense and shared with us to ensure we all got...More

Thank bud32
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Vidal, Jeff, and the argentine girl (sorry I don't remember the name) are very friendly and helpful. We took a trip for the Aurora, and it was so good than we took another one two day after. Small groups, warm suits/boots, a good photo help...More

Thank Ugo A
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Only one complaint: they put meat on the sandwiches when I had specified we don't eat meat. They did have cookies, though. Absolutely worth 5 stars nevertheless. The locations are amazing. You will be amazed by the water and the mountains and the snow. We...More

Thank elbecuardo69
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Vidar L, Owner at Creative Vacations, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

We are truly sorry that you didn't get a vegetarian sandwich. We will look into our rutines.

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We did a trip the previous night with another company where the guide was gruff and grumpy and didn't care less if we got a nice photo or not. Jeff and Vidar were fantastic, so helpful and couldn't do enough for you. Everyone was encouraged...More

Thank Katherinetraveller
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Ian L
25 February 2017|
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Response from Vidar L | Property representative |
Hello, we are fully booked on the Aurora Adventure and on the Blue Day Tour on February 26, 2017. If that is what you are referring to. I'm not sure what you mean by "1000 trip." Regards Vidar
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Alicia A
7 December 2016|
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Response from Vidar L | Property representative |
Hello, It all depends on the weather and the Aurora activity. We pick up the guests at 17:30 and we are normally back in town between 1 and 4.
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Andy L
22 September 2015|
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Response from Vidar L | Property representative |
Hello, Unfortunately we are busy doing other art and photography projects in October. We start the Aurora tours in November. The price is 1350 per person. You get a rebate if you are doing more tours. Regards Vidar
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