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Tysfjord

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There are no whales!

This should have been the trip of a lifetime as has been for others. Unfortunately, the herring... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2008
Krabilover
,
Essex
Unbelievable- not just a holiday but the experience of a lifetime!

I visited Tysfjord after graduating from university and spent two days on a whale-watching boat in... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2008
Pinkjimmychoos
,
Derby, United Kingdom
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This fjord is well known for the high numbers of killer whales that follow the spawning herring every fall.
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2 Dec 2008
“There are no whales!”
22 Jul 2008
“Unbelievable- not just a holiday but the experience of a lifetime!”
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Reviewed 2 December 2008

This should have been the trip of a lifetime as has been for others. Unfortunately, the herring have all but disappeared from the fjords and therefore the whales have too! There have been very few sightings this season and this is a very expensive and...More

2  Thank Krabilover
Reviewed 22 July 2008

I visited Tysfjord after graduating from university and spent two days on a whale-watching boat in the fjords surveying pods of Orca's. It was the BEST holiday ever. The scenery is stupendous but until you actually witness Orca's in the wild, nothing can prepare you...More

4  Thank Pinkjimmychoos
Reviewed 10 December 2006

If you like whales and want a good chance of seeing them, this is the place to come. If you're not keen on the whale watching, it's probably not such a good idea, as that's really the point of coming here. Every winter, 600 orca...More

8  Thank FearfulFlyer
Reviewed 1 May 2006

We visited Tysfjord in November 2005 for my 40th Birthday. We stayed at the Turistsenter and had booked a Big Boat Safari and a snorkelling safari. The days were very short (light at about 9am and dark by 2:30) and it was quite snowy. We...More

12  Thank Gail65
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