norwegian fjordland voyage - leg 2

 

Experience the beauty of Norway’s fjords. One of the most spectacular sailing venues in the world. Exploring this coastline by sail is an experience to be savoured. On these expeditions we will take things a little slower, allowing time to appreciate the scenery, fill your memory card with stunning photos and explore ashore.

We have divided this expedition into three legs to allow those of you who are short on time to get your fjord-fix. If you are fortunate enough not to need to rush back to work or simply fancy a longer adventure then why not join us for two legs or even the whole expedition. We even have a 10% discount for booking multiple legs.

Leg two of the expedition is from Bodø to Bronøysund. Starting above the arctic circle you will get to experience the thrill of crossing this magical line of latitude. Using the sheltered inner passage systems will take us through some stunning scenery. We may even have the opportunity to visit the Svartisen glacier or the offshore island of Treana. We will seek out a sheltered anchorage between the mountains and islands each evening and enjoy the extended arctic sunset while we do a spot of fishing, photography or general exploring. Fjords, sea eagles and stunning scenery will be amongst the highlights of this expedition.

 
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Expedition details:

Dates: 22nd - 29th Aug 2020

Departure port: Bodø, Norway  |  Destination port: Bronøysund

Prices: Individual crew place £1395. Whole boat charter (max 4 persons) £5580

Offers: Book 2 or more consecutive trips, get 10% off each trip

Book 2 people at the same time, get 10% off each

 

Itinerary

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Bodo, Norway - Brønøysund, Norway

22nd - 29th Aug 2020

22nd August: Joining the expedition

You will join our expedition yacht in Bodø. A bustling city with regular flights in arctic Norway. We will meet you on board Narwhal and give you a warm welcome, and most likely a cup of tea. You will then have the opportunity to settle in and be shown around the boat as well as to explore the town and get your first taste of life above the arctic circle. We will introduce you to everything that you need to know about Narwhal, life onboard and the research projects that we will be undertaking. Dinner will be provided onboard on the first evening, a great opportunity to get to know your fellow crew mates.

23rd August: Setting sail

Following initial safety briefings we will be heading out of port and setting sail for the first time. The sheltered and spectacular fjords around Bodø provide the perfect opportunity to get used to the boat and trial some of the research equipment. There will be plenty of opportunity to immerse yourself in the stunning scenery of the arctic landscape.

24th - 28th August: Fjord Norway

The main part of the expedition will see us working our way south through the sheltered but intricate inside passages. Sailing up fjords and past islands will will have a front row view of the scenery and wildlife. Anchoring each evening will allow you time to enjoy other activities, including photography, hiking, fishing, maybe even trying your hand at kayaking or paddleboarding or simply relaxing an enjoying the relaxed pace of life far from the hectic modern world. Weather permitting we may have the opportunity to visit the stunning Svartisen glacier.

28th August: Arrival in Bronøysund

As we approach Bronøysund we will have a fantastic view of the Seven Sisters mountain range, steeped in viking history. We will moor up for the night in Bronøysund and enjoy our final evening onboard with a nice dinner and time to swop stories, highlights and pictures from the expedition.

29th August: Leaving the boat

Breakfast will be provided on board with the final chance to, swop stories, photos and contact details before either heading home or arranging your own extra days experiencing Norway.

Please note that the itinerary provided above is provide to illustrate the general areas the we will visit on the expedition. The exact itinerary that we follow will be chosen each day by your skipper in order to make the best use of the weather conditions. Since we operate with just a small number of guests onboard, we can tailor the areas that we explore based on your interests.