Nyksund / Stø
Seal and Sea Bird Safari
Step aboard our extraordinary Seal and Bird Safari and venture to the captivating island of Anda, northwest of Stø. This pristine wildlife sanctuary offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness the beauty of seals and seabirds up close. Prepare for a thrilling surprise as majestic whales may also grace us with their presence, making this journey even more remarkable.
Embarking from both Nyksund and Stø, our Seal and Bird Safari will guide you to the bird paradise of Anda, situated several nautical miles off the Vesterålen coastline. As we arrive at Anda, you’ll be immersed in a world teeming with life. Witness puffins nesting, encounter striking sea eagles, marvel at the gracefulness of auks, guillemots, cormorants, gannets, and be captivated by the presence of boreal species such as skuas and kittiwakes. Each moment on Anda will offer a unique opportunity to observe and appreciate this mesmerizing array of seabirds, as they have made this island their home. Furthermore, Anda serves as a sanctuary for a remarkable seal colony, adding an extra layer of intrigue to our adventure.
The harbor seal, the most abundant seal species in the area, displays a distinctive cat-like head shape. With a length of up to 155 cm and weighing between 67 and 105 kg, these seals present an impressive sight. Their fur color patterns range from light gray to almost black, often featuring darker, irregular spots against a lighter backdrop. Don’t miss the chance to witness these remarkable creatures in their natural habitat.
Join us on this unforgettable safari adventure and become enchanted by the incredible biodiversity that awaits you. Immerse yourself in the wonders of nature, and let us create extraordinary memories together.