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Whale watching from a RIB

Knowledgeable, experienced guides and crew made this a great day out, despite the blustery weather... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Katie M
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London, England, United Kingdom
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RIB boats gets you up close to the whales

We were choosing between this operator, with smaller and faster RIB boats, or the other major one... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Oscar W
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Humpback whales, Orca's, Spermwhales and Finnwhales are frequently close to Andenes. We went there to visit the Spermwhales in a RIB. We were so exited because of the boattrip as the whales aswell. After a 30 minute boattrip the captain found the...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been there one week and booked 8trips! First two days there was to much wind so we couldnt dive. 3th day we went in the water 3 times for like 5min each. The other days we couldnt dive either so they did the regular boattrip....More

1  Thank Blommaert J
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Knowledgeable, experienced guides and crew made this a great day out, despite the blustery weather which at one point threatened to cut short our trip. Going on a RIB with a small group meant we were able to get closer to the whales (but not...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Very bad experiences with them : don't go there , they don't care about customers. They canceled the boat that we were waiting since 2 days just 30 minutes before , they don't offer any replacement solution, and they told us scornfully " it's not...More

Thank Chloe T
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We were choosing between this operator, with smaller and faster RIB boats, or the other major one with bigger fishing boats. We chose this one because we thought it might be more of an experience to be on the same level as the animals. Well,...More

Thank Oscar W
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

It was just great fun to go out with a rib boat and see five whales at the surface and observe them dive, while showing their tail. Having a knowledgeable captain with good communicative skills and humor is nice.

Thank WannaBAnonymous
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Booked RIB whale safari in advance. Check in and payment was quick and effective (prepayment when you book). Short info before putting on boiler suit and safety vest, then onboard. Our RIB was top quality professional stuff. It took less than 30 minutes arriving to...More

Thank dr_aaltonen
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Did the whale safari 5 years ago and thought it an amazing experience. Only thing I regretted was to not take the pill against sea sickness. This time saw the whales better, closer by and longer than last time. It was really most exciting! Only...More

Thank 3511nc
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I have participated in the summer snorkeling with Puffins as well as the whale watching tour with “Sea Safari Andenes” in June, 2018. All in all, both were great experiences and I can wholeheartedly recommend both of the trips to any other traveler. As there...More

Thank nitae100
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

While waiting for our bird watching tour to begin, a call came in that killer whales were sighted in the area (a rare phenomenon in this time of year). Within few minutes we were fitted in thermal suits/life vests and off we went! Killer whale...More

Thank Kasper K
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I took the whale safari tour with my 9 year old son. Both of us enjoyed riding the rib-boat and had the posibility to see puffins and ses Eagles as well as sperm whale. After the tour, we were offered hot soup at the companys...More

2  Thank Hristina B
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Mac L
23 March 2017|
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Response from Stuart W | Reviewed this property |
Hi , not sure how to call direct to them , we went in February booked through a agent , seeing and snorkelling is very much weather related , we were lucky enough to see orcas and sperm whales and got to snorkel with the... More
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Trevor H
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Response from Katrijn M | Reviewed this property |
Best months are probably January & February.
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