One of nature’s great eventsThe bird jumping in Trygghamna

We will offer you a chance to see Svalbard’s biggest bird event during the Arctic summer – The bird jumping. For only a few days in July, the chicks will jump from their nests on the huge bird cliff Alkhornet and we will be there to see them spread their wings for the first time ever.

In the end of July, the Brunnich Gillimot chicks are ready to take off for the first time. With a little help from their parents, the chicks will «jump» from their nests along the cliff’s edge. During this event, all the predators are gathering for a meal. They try to catch as many chicks as possible, so they can fill up their storage for the winter season. Being just in front of the bird cliffs, we will experience the fight for survival in the Arctic up close.

After a ride in our closed and comfortable RIB boat, we will go ashore on the beach in Trygghamna. From there we will have an easy hike up to the foot of Alkhornet mountain where we will look out for a good spot to spend some time birdwatching.

This day trip is not only for “Birders” and other wildlife enthusiasts. This trip suits everyone that enjoys spectacular nature and want to experience it up close. We will focus on photographing and good observing positions. Furthermore, we will also serve food and drinks during the trip.

Important information

We require a minimum of 7 persons on this trip. Minimum age limit 4 years. 

Medium physical fitness required, not suitable if you have limited mobility.

Please let us know if you have any food allergies or restrictions.

  • 23.07.2024 – 27.07.2024
  • Pick up at the hotels at 17:00
  • Duration: 6 Hours
  • Average physical fitness requiered
  • Light dinner included
  • NOK 2890,-

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