More Information2019-04-09T17:36:51+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.

Lofoten /Svolvær

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

  • By airline
    The most convenient way to get to Svolvær is by plane via Bodø. There are daily flights between Bodø and Lofoten / Svolvær all year round. Flight time is 20-30 minutes.
  • Bodø airport serves many domestic flights from the larger cities as Oslo and Trondheim.
    Check Avinor for updated information and timetables.
    https://avinor.no/
  • By airline and bus
    There are daily flights between Oslo Airport and Harstad/Narvik Airport Evenes all year round. Flight time is approx. 1.5 hours. From Evenes you can take the Lofotenekspressen (Boreal Transport route number 23-760) bus to Svolvær. There are 3 daily departures each directions and the ride takes less than 3 hours.
    http://www.177nordland.no/
  • By car
    LOFAST is the ferry-free road link between Lofoten and the mainland .
    The drive from Evenes to Svolvær takes about 2.5 hours. Motorists can follow the E10 to Lofoten.
  • Express boat from Bodø
    There are daily express passenger boats between Bodø and Skrova/Svolvær all year round, all days except Sundays.
    The journey takes about 3½ hours.
    http://www.torghatten-nord.no/english/
  • The Hurtigruten Ships
    North- and southbound Coastal Voyager call daily at Svolvær. There are many possibilities to board Hurtigruten around the Norwegian coast. The journey takes 6 hours.
    https://www.hurtigruten.no/
  • Speedboat and bus
    It is possible to go by speedboat between Tromsø and Harstad and further with bus between Harstad and Lofoten.
    3-4 departures daily. (7 hours).
  • By bus
    One departure daily in each direction, changing buses in Narvik. (11 hours)
    http://www.177nordland.no/

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).

Svolvær Base – Svinøya

Our base in Svolvær, Lofoten is located on Svinøya near Svolvær City Centrum which has all facilities.

Address:
Gunnar Bergs vei 2 – 8300 Svolvær LOFOTEN
Base Manger:
Knut Skarsem Granås
Phone: +47 476 36 520
Email: knut@boreal-yachting.com
 

Directions:

  • The express ferry harbor is within walking distance.
Facilities:
There is no Boreal Yachting office at the harbor. Svinøya Rorbuer offers a variety of services on request.
Shopping:
Kiwi Svolvær is the supermarked we recommend and is located in the city centrum (wine and spirits must be purchased in the Vinmonopol in Svolværs biggest shopping centre Amfi).

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+02:00
  • 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+02:00

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+02:00

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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