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Will the whales be back for the 7th season..?

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Will the whales be back for the 7th season..?

Last year the first whales was observed outside the island Kvaløya at October 14th.

This October the first observation further north, outside Kvænangen, closer to Finnmark...

So, the question is if the whales will arrive the Fjords of Tromsø for the 7th season in a row... the scientists are worry...

This is all a question about the herrings, how old they are, what they are used to, and where they move from year to year...

More facts in the local newspaper, https:/…5-34-720223

The time will show if all the whales companies in Tromso have to move theirs business further NE...

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1. Re: Will the whales be back for the 7th season..?

And today we got the news many of you has waited for, and same as last year, Francisco in Green Gold of Norway, observed them first, NV of Tromsø outside the island Ringvassøya.

Please check the video form October 19th, 2017 - https:/…

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so does that mean no whales in Tromso fjords this season?

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3. Re: Will the whales be back for the 7th season..?

It means they are on their way.

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Not sure if they enter the Fjords... the time will show what the herrings do...

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Anymore news on whales since 18th October? Have they arrived the Tromso Fjords?

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6. Re: Will the whales be back for the 7th season..?

Haven’t heard anything, so maybe it was only a small group who just came and go...

I heard from some visitors who joined one of the boats out from Tromso last week, and saw noting, so you should double check the conditions before you pay money for a tour...

Normally the whales haven’t been into the Fjords before in mid-November...

Edited: 25 October 2017, 17:45
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Update about the whales:

On Monday, October 23rd, a group of Orcas was observed 30 km south of Tromsø at Larseng...

Tromsø Friluftsenter has also observed Orcas in Kvalsundet, 25 km north of Tromsø.

If you pay NOK 5 you can get access to this article, https:/…5-34-723952 which is about the last observation, and what different people; at the tourist office and scientist means about what will happen...

There`s about 30 different companies who offer whale tours out from Tromso this season, six of them has already started, but they inform the guests that it will be no guarantee to see them so early in the season...

Edited: 26 October 2017, 10:40
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8. Re: Will the whales be back for the 7th season..?

Hi. Are there any more sightings yet?

I’m travelling at the end of November so hoping to see the whales.

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9. Re: Will the whales be back for the 7th season..?

Please Google “Kvænangen» and you’ll see which fjord who are most active with a lot of whales in this days...

Hopefully the herrings will come further south and closer to Tromso the next weeks, so we just have to wait and see...

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10. Re: Will the whales be back for the 7th season..?

Thank you. I will check

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