Northern Ligths Watching

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Polar nights, solar storms and a dark, brilliant sky filled with Northern Lights. Join us in an exciting hunt for the Aurora Borealis. Enjoy an Arctic meal with fish soup and King Crab while you wait for the stunning light show.

The Northern Lights is a spectacular display. From dancing green veils across the entire sky, mesmerizing and strong, to sometimes minor hints of green in the northern horizon. Our experienced staff will assist you in the search for this fascinating light phenomenon.

We offer you the chance to observe the Aurora in the village of Gjesvær. Gjesvær is located at the very north of continental Europe. A long dark winter provides perfect conditions for Northern Lights watching. The village itself is a picturesque fishing village with around 100 inhabitants. The village is surrounded by rich fishing fields and you will find Europe’s largest bird sanctuary as a backdrop for the village.

Our Northern Lights package includes warm soup and King Crab served in our restaurant. Serving of coffee and tea. Access to open bar, internet, warm suits and outside area for observation and photography. Our host and guide is a skilled Northern Lights photographer and will share expertise and insights and provide stories about everyday life in the village.

Duration: 5 hours (6 pm – 11 pm)

Meeting place: Stappan Seafood Restaurant, Kobbenesveien 8, 9765 Gjesvær

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