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The Ocean Clean Up Tromsø

Join us on September 15, 2019

The ocean cleanup Tromsø 

We are partnering with the Ocean Conservancy to harness the power of the people to fight ocean trash. Nearly 12 million people and counting have taken part in the world’s biggest volunteer effort to protect the ocean for the past 30 years.  When we saw that Tromsø was not involved, we knew our community would want to represent not only Norway, but the world.


The Place 

Tromsø is not only a place we call home, but it is known as the Gateway to the Arctic. Located 350 kilometers North of the Arctic circle, nature takes precedent here and it is our duty to take responsible and keep it clean for the wildlife and people who live here. For outdoor enthusiasts, Tromsø city centre is conveniently located just around the corner from seemingly untouched wilderness, which offers many opportunities for activities such as hiking, fishing, kayaking, dog sledding and whale safaris.

The Details  


The cleanup will take place in Tromsø, Norway on September 15, 2019. We will meet at 09:00 in the city center of Tromsø, where we will then walk to the boats that are sailing out to clean the area up for the whales.


Watch Last Years Ocean Clean Up Video: 

Kilograms of Trash Collected during our cleanups

Do you want to volunteer on site for the ocean clean up tromsø? If so, fill in the form below! 

The Schedule

09.00 / Start
Meeting point will be in the city centre. From here we get into boats and move on to the area that is located 2,5 hours from the city. Information about the rest of the day will be provided.

12.00-15.00 / Clean up and beach BBQ
We get to shore and do the clean up. Equipment needed for the cleaning will be handed out.

15.00-16.00 / Activity
After a few hours of cleaning we meet up on the boats to do some fishing or just relax. Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided.

16.00-19.00 / Return & Fish Soup onboard
We start our journey back to the city (Approx. 2,5 hours) and dinner is served on board.



Fill in the form below: 

Our ocean clean up is currently full, you will be placed on the waiting list. You will be confirmed only if you get a personal email from one of our team members. You can still join the after party, more details to be announced!


How do we measure the trash?  

We will be using the Clean Swell app, and the citizen science data they have collected for over 31 years will give us insight to how much impact we have had on the earth

Who can join? 

Anyone, from any country, speaking any language can join. The passion for the ocean is a universal language and everyone is welcome to get involved and make our planet a better place.

The Pukka Philosophy: We promise to foster an environment that enables our guests to become as inspired as possible without sacrificing the comfort and service expected when traveling in harsh, ever-changing conditions. For many, this is a trip of a lifetime and we want to ensure our guests will go home with stories that will be passed on for generations to come.

Get in contact with our team 

Henriette Hansen

Henriette Hansen

Ocean Clean up Lead

Henriette is responsible for leading this ocean clean up initiative. If you are local press, or an individual looking to get involved with the ocean clean up, please email her at

Perri Rothenberg

Perri Rothenberg

Partnerships & Collaborations

Perri is responsible for Digital Marketing & Partnerships at Pukka Travels. If you are a company or individual looking to sponsor our ocean clean up, please email her at

Anton Heijbel

Anton Heijbel

Founder & CEO

Anton is the founder of Pukka Travels. After working within the yachting industry for nearly a decade, Anton understands the ocean better than most and knows how important it is to help keep it clean. This is why we are putting so much emphasis to clean the ocean on a regular basis.

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