Trapper for a day

Duration: 6,5 hours

Included: *All included

Price: 2 500 NOK (stud. 20%)

           1 250 NOK (half day)

Group size: 1 person (+)

Season: Septeber - April

You don’t necessarily have to set off for a week or month long expedition in the wilderness to get to experience nature – one day can be plenty of time to explore the beautiful surroundings of our farm. Together with our Greenland dogs you will get a taste of the adventurous life of a trapper.

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Trapper’s Farm is located  in the heart of Balsfjord municipality and close to the farm Myrseth and the lake Fjellfroskvatnet.

 

Hiking through lush forests and looking up to imposing mountain peaks, you are given the opportunity to take part in the simple but true life of a trapper. After your arrival, you will meet our fantastic Greenland dogs and your guide, both ready to take you out on an adventure. Don’t worry, we will start out with a safety briefing and precisely go through everything that you need to know to master this trip. We then prepare the dog teams together and set off into the forest.

 

There will be plenty of time on the way to check our traps and nets. We will light a bonfire just by the water and there will be the possibility to make coffee over this fire. At the end of the day we will enjoy a nice dinner together, preparing game or fish from the trip. You will find yourself sitting around the bonfire, listening to stories about the areas as well as adventurous expeditions in the wild. An exciting and interesting day that fits perfect for one to three adults, or two adult and two kids. It is an advantage if you like animals. 

  • Guide

  • Safety Briefing

  • Equipment

  • Lunch and dinner (no dinner on half-day tour)

  • Approx. 15 km dogsledding

  • Clothes

  • Trapping / Fishing (no tra./fis. on half-day tour)

  • Transport from/ to busstop (Heia, Balsfjord)   (no transport on half-day tours)

Call +47 416 38 904

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 Transport

- Travel Green through beautiful landscape

 

Departure from Tromsø: Bus 100 from Tromsø Prostneset to Heia, Balsfjord (1,5 hours) at 6:10 or 10:00 in the weekdays and 10:00 in the weekend (return journey at 15:20 or 18:20 in the weekdays and 18:20 in the weekend).

Pickup at Heia, Balsfjord (Bus ticket is NOT included).

Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have other requests or need transport from/ to other destinations.

*NB!

Although everything is included, there are some things that the guests need to be bring themselves:

  • Sunglasses

  • Woollen underwear (preferably 100% wool)

  • Wool or fleece sweater

  • Camera

  • Sunscreen

  • Spare clothes

  • A small backpack

  • Hiking shoes (during the summer)

  • Other personal necessities

 

 

There is a certain degree of risk associated with all our trips. We operate in an Arctic climate and work in contact with animals. We reserve the right to make changes to the program, should it be necessary due to weather or other conditions. All our guests should keep in mind that they are participating on the tours at their own risk. We are not accountable for any damages to your person or belongings during your stay. Our guests are required to sign an agreement regarding this before the trip begins.

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