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Thousands of guests every summer since 1992. A large number of European seabirds breed along the coast of Northern Norway. At BirdSafari a/s in Gjesvær, North Cape you can watch Puffins, Gannets, White-tailed Eagles and other birds on a 1.5 hour...more
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Nygaardsvegen 38, Gjesvaer 9765, Norway
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 July 2013

It was extremely good to go on the Bird Safari. Takes about 45 minutes to drive from Hønningsvåg.Two hours in the boat looking at birds and the sea. It was perfect weather the day we went. Made the safari great. Have been told that with...More

4  Thank ShyamVenkatraman
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 August 2015

I am an avid border and came fully prepared with binoculars and gear. The trip is terrific simp,y because this is the only way to get to these bird sites. The actual guide was disappointing. I saw a number of birds he failed to mention....More

1  Thank Bonnie B
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked this tour from our cruise line and we are so happy we did! We both appreciate nature but are not bird watchers. We enjoyed learning about the birds we would see while traveling to the boat. We also saw many...More

Thank liza12010
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We had an amazing trip whit allot of stunning birds. highly recommend to do this trip if you are in the aria.

Thank Frej&Karin S
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We booked the bird safari as part of a cruise excursion but it is also bookable independently if you are visiting Honnigsvag. A trip to the North Cape is certainly the most popular visit here but the 90-minute bird safari is also excellent. You take...More

Thank Carolyn_and_John_B
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

While we are not bird watchers there were few on the trip and they thought it was amazing. I could not name the birds we saw except for the white tailed eagle and the puffin. The scenery was fantastic an the birds plentiful. Bird watch...More

Thank Frtonys
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We recently went on a tour to Bird Island with the Bird Safari group. Everything ran like clockwork, we got on, got our cold suits, and had maximum time out by the birds. And this is the arctic, so this is not armchair birdwatching. Most...More

1  Thank Laurie_B_VA
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This company sure has their act together...they are a team of devoted professionals who show their love of wildlife. It was a chilly (wear layers) boat ride and we saw kittiwake, puffins, razorbills, cormorants, gannets and sea eagles. All of these birds were identified by...More

Thank niteowljune
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Although the day before they hardly saw any birds according to the guide, this was a beautiful clear day and we saw so many birds. I had wanted to see a puffin and we saw hundreds just off the bow swimming around. They took off...More

Thank ilovecalculustoo
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Booked this through Holland America. Great boat ride through islands housing incredible bird population. Crew members very knowledgeable about the area and the birds, including habitat and habits of the many species. Saw hundreds of puffins, herring gulls, gannets, kittiwakes, razorbills, cormorants, and several white...More

Thank Philalady
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

A great trip by boat around the Islands. The guide/captain informs constantly on types of birds, sealions and locations of them. Weatherproof clothing supplied, coffee & snacks available to purchase.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We booked as a HAL excursion and it was wonderful, the drive out to the little fishing village of Glesvaer was beautiful, totally snow covered, as spring was very late this year. The boat out to see the birds was comfortable and they provided warm...More

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