Midnight sun
sea kayaking

Midnight sun kayak tours

Sommarøy is a chosen place to go kayaking under the midnight sun. From end of may til the end of july the sun never sets in the arctic and on this guided tour we take you out into the ocean, to view this land of orange beauty. 

Moving slowly we watch the sun dipping towards the horizon just teasing it before rising again. The arctic just never seems to fall asleep. The birds and the maritime wildlife seems to never rest and the light is magic.

On this tour we seek out the best spots to view the midnight sun and we go ashore to enjoy the arctic night by the fire along with hot drinks. 

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Basic information

Price: 1250NKR per person.

Minimum booking of 2 persons, ages 12 years and up.
19. May – 26. July

Difficulty level:
Medium. If you exercise on a normal level you can do this tour.

Meeting point: Sommarøy Adventure activity centre at 22.00PM ( for directions see map below). Duration aprox 3 hours.


This is a guided tour and does not require a past experience of sea kayaking. If you have a sence of arctic adventure and can keep your eyes open through midnight you will love this tour. A full safety briefing is given at the beginning of each tour and we paddle in sturdy double kayaks ( if you can document previous experience you may paddle singles on request).

We will run these tours on request whenever the weather allows us to go out, so please contact us so we can find a day the skies are clear and the sun is bright:-)

What is included:

  • Certified guide.
  • Kayak and paddle, pfd and drysuit.
  • Warm drinks, and snacks.
  • Photos from tour.

Smart things to bring:

  • Warm clothing to wear beneath drysuit
  • Warm sweater or a fleece jacket/jumper.
  • Gloves and a warm hat.
  • Waterproof Camera/GoPro.
  • Water bottle.

NB! Remember to fully charge the batteries for your camera as the cold quickly drains them of power. Bring spares if you have.

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