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Hunt for the Northern Lights with the Aurora Addicts

Have you been watching Professor Brian Cox’s brilliant ‘Forces of Nature’ series featured on BBC One? This week’s stunning final episode focused on the science behind the colours of our planet.

2aaBrian travelled around the globe experiencing phenomena such as the gentle beauty of a moon bow in Iceland, to the transformation of the sun-drenched Serengeti.

Finally, he landed in Northern Norway to uncover our favourite of all nature’s marvels – the spectacular Northern Lights.

In his quest to see the Northern Lights he enlisted the help of the self-proclaimed Aurora Addicts; an amazing family of 6 who left their home in the UK to make their dreams of hunting the lights a reality. 10 years later, they’re still hunting the Northern Lights and feeling that same adrenaline rush as the first time they witnessed the world’s greatest light show. 


We are very excited to launch our Sortland - Adventure with the Aurora Addicts holiday which puts you in the hands of these dedicated Aurora hunters for an adventure like no other!

On this holiday to Sortland, you’ll experience Aurora hunts with Chris who’ll utilise his expert local knowledge, in conjunction with monitoring solar activity levels and weather conditions, in order to give you the greatest chance of witnessing the Northern Lights. Not only that, you will visit to some of the most beautiful parts of Northern Norway too!


Experiencing action packed evenings with the Aurora Addicts will set you up for an amazing Northern Lights adventure, but the adventure doesn’t stop there, you’ll also visit the remarkable Andøya Space Centre where you will meet with a scientist who is at the forefront of Aurora research. You can also expect to enjoy unforgettable winter experiences, including a visit to a traditional Sámi reindeer herder and a husky safari across winter wonderland!

Image credit: Aurora Addicts
Read 4985 times Last modified on Thursday, 15 March 2018

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