GUIDED NIGHT TRIP ON NÓLSOY TO SEE THE WORLD'S LARGEST COLONY OF STORM-PETRELS

Only pre-ordered stormpetrel tours will take place the rest of this season and they are all fully booked

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Nýggjurð, Nólsoy. Photo: Uri Golman

Photo: Uri Golman

Nýggjurð, Nólsoy. Photo: Uri Golman

Photo: Uri Golman

Nýggjurð, Nólsoy. Photo: Uri Golman

Photo: Uri Golman

Nýggjurð, Nólsoy. Photo: Uri Golman

Photo: Uri Golman

Nýggjurð, Nólsoy.
Hydrobates pelagicus.
Hydrobates pelagicus.
Nýggjurð, Nólsoy.

Storm Petrel - Drunnhvíti - Lille stormsvale - Havsvale - Sturmschwalbe - Océanite Tepête

The timetable for the ferry to Nólsoy

Prices in 2013
Price: DKK 550: Sleeping in a fully made bed.
Price: DKK 450: Sleeping on a mattress, bringing your own sleeping-bag.
Food and the fare to Nólsoy is not included in the price.

Departure from Tórshavn at 18:00 hours. On Your arrival to Nólsoy at 18:20, you will be met at the harbour by the ornithologist Jens-Kjeld Jensen. He will give a short introduction to the village and take you to the coffee shop "Kaffistovan", where you are staying. You are then free to roam and explore the village. Please keep to recognisable footpaths, if going beyond the village.

App. 1 hour before sunset Jens-Kjeld will guide you to the largest known Storm petrel colony.
It is 1 hour of walking to the colony, where at close range you will be able to see these mysterious nightbirds.
You will simultaneously have the opportunity to observe other birds: Puffins, Fulmars etc.
Duration of the stay at the colony, 1-1½ hour, may depend on the weather. Upon return, coffee or tea will be provided (included in the price).
The house must be left by noon, unless otherwise agreed.
Please remember to bring warm and waterproof clothes.
Tours are arranged by agreement from 1st. of June to 15th September.
Participants: Minimum 4. Discount for larger groups.
 
Prices may change without notice!

Booking at: Jens-Kjeld Jensen  Phone: (+298) 327064 / send e-mail  
or:  Kaffistovan

Phone: (+298) 327175 / (+298) 327025

 

Hydrobates pelagicus.

Hydrobates pelagicus.
Hydrobates pelagicus.
Nýggjurð, Nólsoy.
Nýggjurð, Nólsoy. Photo: Uri Golman
Photographs: Bjarni Mikkelsen

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