Check the latest forecast at yr.no.
Depending on the season, it's somewhere between "never" and "never got as far as sunrise". See where we are now at timeanddate.com.
Pretty near the top of the world! See where we are on Google Maps.
See for yourself via this local webcam from Komsa hilltop.
We're on Central European Time - but here's the current time if you don't feel like counting.
Check this regularly-updated list to see what cruise ships will dock in Alta, and when.
Answers to this and many other technical questions about the harbor can be found in the current port information sheet.
Are you one of our guides? Click here to enter the Guide section of our site.
|Capacity:||Minimum 45; Maximum 150|
|One way transport time:||30 minutes|
|Time at supplier:||2.5 hours|
We at Pæskatun want to share with you our fascination for the amazing and mythical Northern Lights and the overwhelming dark winter sky filled with countless stars. Come with us to hunt the Northern Lights by bus.
We will leave behind us all the artificial lights from town. According to the weather forecast and with our specific knowledge about the topography surrounding Alta we will go for the clearest skies and the best photo location. Our experienced guides will explain the history and science behind the Northern Lights and will give camera support.
Our only main goal is that YOU see the Northern Lights to provide the most unique experience in the Arctic Region.
Hot beverages and cakes/biscuits are served.