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Northern Norway Tromsø

Wild moose safari

  • Blåbærveien 45, Moen
  •  /  km From You

This is an extraordinary adventure, not to be missed! Join us at a Wild Moose Safari, aiming to observe the largest land animal in Europe, the mighty Moose!

Experience magical Målselv, only two hours by bus from Tromsø. The nature is absolutely outstanding; the climate is normally clear and cold with optimal conditions for Northern Light and snow – here you can boost your chances to see the Aurora!

A fully grown Moose bull is over 2 meters high at the shoulders and weighs up to 750 kg (1650 lb). Cows seldom weigh more than 470 kg (1035 lb). The magnificent Norwegian Moose lives free in the deep Arctic forest. The Moose are shy animals, we don't feed them and they don't seem to get used to people. We aim to find them in their natural habitat. And most of the time we do!
The adventure starts at Basecamp Snowman with 20 minutes pre-info in “The Moose Room” to learn about the amazing Moose, the human and the Moose, the local hunting culture, the secrets on how to track and find moose, etc. Also - you will meet the very special Norwegian Moose - hunting dog live; her name is Laika.
Also you can take a photo of yourself and the Moose at our “Moose Selfie Spot”.
After about half an hour we are departing for a safari by bus/ car, driving through the forest in search of Moose and other wildlife. We aim to observe the animals from a respectful distance from the van, and whenever we get the chance, we step out to get a bit closer and to increase the chances for better photos. The Moose are shy animals, we don't feed them and they don't seem to get used to people. We aim to find them in their natural habitat. And most of the time we do!
After the trip you will get a nice local lunch (Soup) with coffee/ tea - and not to forget the Moose Certificate!
In addition, you can spend a little time in the Snowman Fun Zone and try some classic winter activities; throw snowballs, make snow angels, build a snowman, go tobogganing, and simply have a wonderful day.

Book before 18.00 the day before arrival.

Level of difficulty is easy.

Departure time and place TROMSØ: 9am (09:00) from Scandic Ishavshotel.back in town at 18.00. The bus is run by the company Bussring, and is marked with "The Arctic Route". The bus is modern and comfortable with Navi guiding, toilet, coffee/tea.

Please book before 6pm (18.00) the day before arrival.

Departure time and place: 9 am (09:00) from outside Scandic Ishavshotel
The bus is run by the bus company Bussring and is marked with "The Arctic Route"
Duration: 9 hours
Included: Guide, pre-show, lunch two courses, coffee, cake, transfer go and return from/to Tromsø (approx. 2 hours each direction)
Please bring: warm mittens and hat, warm footwear
Level of difficulty: easy
Number of participants: 2-100

Book extra activities during your trip, you will have time for two activities! We are offering Snowmobile, Husky Safari, Snowshoes (rental and with guide), Wild Moose Safari, Alpine skiing, Cross Country Skiing, etc.
Call us to pre book at phone 00 47 77 83 05 70/ booking@destinationsnowman.no

Also; you can stay over and get even more time for activities! You can pre book!
Stay at the historical hotel Rundhaug Gjestegård or in a high standard cabin, apartment or camping in Målselv Mountain Village.

Main Photo; Steve Karlsen

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