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Destination:

Port/City: Tromso, Norway

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours

Approximate Duration:
3 hour(s)

Prices starting from:
*69.00 USD (Adult)
*49.00 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)
  

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your Shore Excursions on board; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your tour director on the land portion of your Cruisetour.

*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.
Shore Excursions
Tromso City & Polaria Centre - TS18

OVERVIEW: Visit the Polaria Center, the world's northernmost aquarium, which offers unique encounters and interactive exhibitions focusing on life in the Arctic capital of Norway. You'll also visit the Arctic Cathedral and enjoy a panoramic tour of Tromso. HIGHLIGHTS: Discover the polar region and make your own environmental observations at the Polaria Center. You'll also enjoy an inside visit of the Arctic Cathedral and explore the ultra-modern architecture which symbolizes the immense strength of the pack ice in the Arctic Ocean. NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 0.25 mile over various uneven surfaces with 40 to 60 steps.
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Overview:
Visit the Polaria Center, the world’s northernmost aquarium, which offers unique encounters and interactive exhibitions focusing on life in the Arctic capital of Norway. You’ll also visit the Arctic Cathedral and enjoy a panoramic tour of Tromso.

Highlights:
-Polaria Center:  Discover the polar region and make your own environmental observations.
-Arctic Cathedral: Enjoy an inside visit and explore the ultra-modern architecture which symbolizes the immense strength of the pack ice in the Arctic Ocean. 

Full Description:
Tromso is often referred to as the "Gateway to the Arctic" and is situated on the forest-covered island of Troms. Your tour of the city begins with a drive past the university area where the Meteorological Institute and the Northern Lights Observatory are situated. 

You’ll proceed to the Polaria Center which offers unique encounters to acquaint you with life in the Arctic capital of Norway. Housed in a very distinctive building that represents ice floes, Polaria is the world's northernmost aquarium where you can experience a close encounter with Arctic marine life. Polaria is an interactive exhibition, which invites you to discover the polar region and make your own environmental observations. 

After your visit to Polaria, you’ll proceed via the Tromso Bridge, which connects Troms Island with the mainland, to the Arctic Cathedral for an interior visit. The ultra-modern architecture symbolizes the immense strength of the pack ice in the Arctic Ocean. The church is a landmark for the city and can be admired from ships passing through the channel of Tromso as well as from the air. At the end of your tour, you will rejoin the coach and return to the pier. 

What to Bring: 
-You should always take your SeaPass card (provided onboard the ship) and photo identification when in port.
-Camera and cash for shopping.
-Rain jacket or umbrella in the event of rain.

What to Wear: 
-Comfortable walking shoes are strongly recommended.
-Based on the weather forecast, you should take appropriate weather gear.
-Conservative attire (no tank tops or shorts) that covers both the shoulders and knees is suggested for this tour. 

Important Notes:
-Guests must be able to walk approximately 0.25 mile over various uneven surfaces with 40 to 60 steps.
-There is an approximate 100-yard uphill climb from the parking lot to the cathedral.
-The tour may operate in reverse order, but all sights will be covered.
-Please note you may be required to check large bags, backpacks, video cameras, and/or personal water bottles at designated check points.


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