7 Spectacular Ways to See the Northern Lights by Sea

30th October 2019

Northern Lights travel experts Off the Map Travel has launched a collection of experiences that allow travelers to view the magical Aurora from the water. “We have found that water can enhance the experience of hunting for the Northern Lights, adding relaxation, excitement and even spirituality,” founder Jonny Cooper says. “Our programs have been designed and refined with this in mind and reflect the distinctiveness of each location where we travel.”

The seven itineraries in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland give guests a choice of travel opportunities including viewing from a luxury yacht or kayak, from the ice on a frozen lake, while looking down over the fjords, or while floating in the Arctic waters. Let the “Aurora on the Water” adventure begin!

1/7 ALONG THE VIKING TRAIL (Lofoten Islands, Norway)

Search for the Northern Lights from a kayak in Northern Norway. From the comfort of a sturdy double kayak and accompanied by an experienced guide and photographer, guests will embark on a nighttime adventure to explore local waters and hunt for the Northern Lights.

Details: Priced from $2479 USD per person based on four people, a four-day itinerary includes Aurora sea kayaking, transfers, accommodation in a secluded luxury lodge, a horseback riding tour along old Viking trails, a snowshoe hike in the mountains and a beachfront sauna under the Arctic skies. Flights are additional.

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