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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.
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|Available:||October 15 - April 10|
|Times:||19:00 - 00:00 |
|Group Size:||Maximum 15|
|Price:||Adults: 1500,- |
Children 12/under: 850,-
Chase the northern lights with GuideGunnar's guide partner and Alta local Frantz Jakob. In your chase for the magical Aurora Borealis we will bring you to where the best weather conditions are for the absolute best possibility to experience what you have come here for; to see the dance of Aurora in the nightern skies.
Aurora Chase Alta is based on GuideGunnar's tour principles and run by GuideGunnar’s guide partner Frantz Jakob. Frantz Jakob partnered with GuideGunnar in 2017 for his first season medio February 2018 to chase the northern lights. Frantz Jakob is born and raised in Alta and knows this place and the Northern Norway winters very well.
The tour includes transport, traditional local snacks and hot drinks, thermal suits, camera tripods to share, an Aurora Chase photograph (if possible) to commemorate your hunt, and a Google Maps link showing your aurora chase route.