More Information2021-09-18T18:20:11+02:00

PLANNING THE TOUR

A SUCCESSFUL TRIP STARTS WITH GOOD PLANNING

Below you find some traveling tips for getting to our bases in Tromsø and Lofoten.

Tromsø

The harbour is about a 10 min drive from the airport.

  • By airline
    There are about 10 daily departures to Oslo, by SAS and the low cost airline Norwegian.
    Check Avinor for updated information and timetables.
  • SAS commuter airline Widerøe has routes to several other North-Norwegian airports. Both Widerøe and Norwegian offer a direct route from Tromsø to Bergen. Widerøe offers a summer route to Sandefjord. Both SAS and Norwegian have a route, via Bodø, to Trondheim.

Harstad

  • Airport
  • Flybussen takes you directly from the airport to Thon hotel and it costs around EUR 20/pers;
  • The estimated distance is 45 km;
  • Local buss is available line 18-641
  • Taxi; Harstadtaxi offers maxitaxi (5 to 8 pers) at a price of around EUR 200; alternatively transportation for max 4 pers at a price of aroundEUR 40/pers, service that needs to be ordered minimum 3 h before pick-up; this that not apply to maxitaxi which can be ordered  instantly; ks@harstadtaxi.no Telefon 77 04 10 00;
  • Rental cars several rental companies serve Evenes
  • By sea
  • Ferries to/from Tromsø (3-4 departures daily) – 3 hours
  • Hurtigruten 2 stops/day (north going/south going)
  • By car
  • Several parking opportunities in the city centre

Svalbard, Longyearbyen

  • Longyearbyen airport serves many domestic flights from Oslo and Tromsø.

Tromsø Base – Eidskjosen

Our main base in Tromsø lies in Eidkjosen just outside Tromsø Centrum.
Address:
Eidvegen 666 – 9100 Kvaløysletta TROMSØ
Base Manger
Linas Pocius, service manager and base manager Tromsø
Phone: +47 965 07 899
Mail: linas@boreal-yachting.com

Directions:

Facilities:
At the base we have our office, storage room, restroom and showering facilities that can be used by request. There is also parking spaces in the marina.
Shopping: 
Eide Handel, a large supermarked is located 500 meter from the marina (wine and spirits must be purchased in the Vinmonopol near the airport or in Tromsø centrum).

From the 2022 season Boreal Yachting will operate its Lofoten rentals out of Harstad. This will benefit the clients in many ways and give our guests more opportunities for trip planning. We would like to highlight the following benefits:

  • Access to the base is convenient from the Harstad/Narvik EVENES airport. Busses correspond with every plane and will take you directly to and from the base. Evenes airport has frequent flight connections direct to / from Oslo and served both by SAS and Norwegian and some foreign flight carriers (seasonal).
  • The base is in the city centre with walking distance to grocery, Vinmonopol and other shops as well as variety of restaurants.
  • The base offers land facilities like showers, toilet, playing areas for kids and more.
  • Hotel capacity is very good for those that want to spend extra days in Harstad
  • Base personnel will be available locally all days
  • Local guided tours to historical places will be available during the summer season
Location and voyages

The base is perfectly located for visiting Lofoten as well as Vesterålen and Senja. As such the location will give many options for planning one-week trips. There are often different weather situations south and north of Harstad, thus giving you and option to “sail with the weather”.

Harstad / Lofoten base 

The harbour is located in the city centre. Flybussen stop at Thon Hotel, just 30 meters from the harbour

Commuting to Harstad

There are numerous of ways to travel to and from Harstad;

Airport

  • Flybussen takes you directly from the airport to Thon hotel and it costs around EUR 20/pers;
  • The estimated distance is 45 km;
  • Local buss is available line 18-641
  • Taxi; Harstadtaxi offers maxitaxi (5 to 8 pers) at a price of around EUR 200; alternatively transportation for max 4 pers at a price of aroundEUR 40/pers, service that needs to be ordered minimum 3 h before pick-up; this that not apply to maxitaxi which can be ordered  instantly; ks@harstadtaxi.no Telefon 77 04 10 00;
  • Rental cars several rental companies serve Evenes

By sea

  • Ferries to/from Tromsø (3-4 departures daily) – 3 hours
  • Hurtigruten 2 stops/day (north going/south going)

By car

  • Several parking opportunities in the city centre

General reference about Harstad city can be found at Visit Harstad.

Our base on Svalbard is Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen.

Address:

Port of Longyearbyen, bykaia (website

Base Manger:
Ivar Bertelsen
Phone: +47 993 81 360
Mail: ivar@boreal-yachting.com
 

Directions:

Car/Taxi is a 10 – 15 minute drive from the airport. Taxi costs from around 25 – 40 €.
Facilities:
There is no Boreal Yachting office at the harbor.
Shopping:
Svalbardbutikken is the supermarked we recommend and is located in the city centrum.

Check in / Out Time

Check in is after 16:00 on day of arrival

Check out if before 09:00 on day of departure

The boat must be in home port before 18:00 on the day before check out.

Bare boat season has charter periods from Friday – Friday

Ski & Sail season has charter periods from Saturday – Saturday

Before arrival preparation:

Before arrival we would like you to send us:
  • Crewlist
  • Contact information to responsible person/skipper
    • Name, phone number, email address
  • License and Skipper CV (bare boat only)
  • Arrival/departure information with flight number and time or name of accommodation

Note

  • Bedlinen must be ordered at least 10 days in advance!
  • Transportation between hotel/airport and the Tromsø base can be organized at a cost of 800 NOK per trip. This service is subject to availability and must be ordered in advance. No transportation service is available in Svolvær.
  • Food may be ordered in advance for 350 NOK + actual costs.

Deposit

For Bare Boat charter we require a security deposit that must be paid before the yacht leave port.

This can be paid either per bank transfer in advance or by credit card in base.

Hotels2019-01-03T11:04:35+01:00
  • Svinøya Rorbuer Svolvær – refer to Boreal Yachting when booking in order to get a better deal. 
  • Clarion Collection hotel Aurora Tromsø – refer to Boreal Yachting when booking in order to get a better deal.
Rent Equipment2019-03-19T17:40:29+01:00

Tromsø Outdoor offers -15% discount for Boreal Yachtings costumers when renting equipment
(must be rented in shop, not applicable online)

Tromsø Outdoor is located on Sjøgata 14 about 100 meters north of Radisson Blu hotel and south from the market square. Their 300 m2 large rental center provides equipment for most types of activities throughout the year. Here you get professional assistance in choosing the right activity and the right equipment for your outdoor adventure in Tromsø area.

Tromsø Taxi2019-03-04T09:40:04+01:00

Tromsø Taxi
Phone number: +47 982 41 320

When referring to FASTPRIS // STANDARD RATE when ordering transportation TROMSØ TAXI will offer the following set rate.

 

From To Day Day Night/W.end Night/W.end
    Car Maxi Car Maxi
Tromsø Centrum Boreal Yachting 425 860 540 1100
Boreal Yachting Tromsø Centrum 425 860 540 1100
           
Airport Boreal Yachting 315 650 430 800
Boreal Yachting Airport 315 650 430 800

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prices in NOK, including 10 minute waiting.

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