Riggen dancebar is located on the second floor at the whale centre which is situated close by Andenes lighthouse. Here you can enjoy a panoramic view of Andenes harbor and the great Atlantic ocean. In the summer time you can enjoy the midnight sun crossing over the sky and in the winter time you might get a good look at the Northern Lights or a stormy ocean. Riggen restaurant is located downstairs and can offer food and drinks in the same beautiful surroundings.

EVENTS

Riggen arranges different events ranging from live music and discotheque to karaoke, christmas- and halloween parties. In other words, a lot of  good atmosphere in beautiful surroundings. We recommend everybody who is interested to follow our facebook page for further information on coming events.

PRIVATE EVENT?

Riggen dancebar can be hired for private events like birthdays, weddings, company parties and so on. For more information about this and prices, please contact us.

OPENING HOURS

Riggen dancebar has the following opening hours:

DaysHours
Fridays21:00 - 02:30
Saturdays21:00 - 02:30

Any changes in opening hours and due to arrangements and so on will be announced at our facebook page.

CONTACT US

For contact information, please visit our contact page.


“Life may not always be a party, but while we’re here, we might as well dance”

Jeanne C. Stein
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#ThrowbackThursday Back in 1987, these Swedish biologists set the foundation for whale safari operations in Andenes, carrying out the first surveys on #spermwhales in the area.
And since 1989, cooperation with scientists is an important - and exciting -part of our activities.
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#ThrowbackThursday  Back in 1987, these Swedish biologists set the foundation for whale safari operations in Andenes, carrying out the first surveys on #spermwhales in the area. 
And since 1989, cooperation with scientists is an important - and exciting -part of our activities.

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Mads Frank Tornhøj Hansen❤️

Hilsen fra Danmark... Denne side lavede jeg til min avis Århus Stiftstidende 10 august 1996, vi lavede en historie om de to danske piger der var der dengang. Hanne Strange kom fra Skanderborg i avisens læser område, som jeg husker det var hun daglig leder af centret ..... fantastisk sted i har, håber at komme der op endnu en gang .... go sommer... håber i får mange turister i år.....😀

Today we celebrate our birthday! 🥳
Since 1989 we explore the world of the whales, and have brought over 380.000 people close to the giants of the sea! 🐳🐋
When will you join us?

#anniversary #northernnorway #WorldOceanDay #whaleguarantee #vesterålen
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Today we celebrate our birthday!  🥳
Since 1989 we explore the world of the whales, and have brought over 380.000 people close to the giants of the sea! 🐳🐋
When will you join us?

#Anniversary #NorthernNorway #WorldOceanDay #whaleguarantee #Vesterålen

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We joined you in 2017, and enjoyed the trip, even when it was bad weather and a lot of people were seesick

Happy birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Happy anniversary!

Gratulerer 🎉🍾🇧🇻

Gratulerer med de 30 første spennende Whale Safari årene🎶🎉🐳 Lykke til med alle de neste😍

Happy birthday

Gratulerer 🐳

Gratulerer

Gratulerer⚘🐳🐳🐳

Gratulerer! Vi hadde en fantastisk opplevelse med dere!!

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Så fine dager på havet vi har nå! ☺️
I går traff vi flere flokker grindhval og en spermhval; i dag,
i tillegg, hoppende delfiner! 🐬

www.whalesafari.no

#HVALSAFARI #whaleguarantee #andenes #andøy #pilotwhales #nordnorge
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Ser dere noe til spekkhoggere på denne tiden? ☺️🐳

At sea, at last! 🥰 Today we had our first #whalesafari this year!
And see, our old friend Quasimodo, a #spermwhale that we've seen here since 2002, was the first we met over Bleik Canyon.

#andenes #andøy #HVALSAFARI #nordnorge #whales #vesterålen #valassafari
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At sea, at last! 🥰  Today we had our first #whalesafari this year! 
And see, our old friend Quasimodo, a #spermwhale that weve seen here since 2002, was the first we met over Bleik Canyon.

#andenes #andøy #hvalsafari #nordnorge #whales #vesterålen #valassafariImage attachment

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I missing You all

#andøy has beautiful nature to offer both on land and at sea 🐳🍂🦌
Lay back and let our new video take you to the #greatoutdoors 💙

🎥 Pavel Schlemmer / Whalesafari

#Purenature #whalesafari #HVALSAFARI #vesterålen
#nordnorge #lykkepuls #northernnorway

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Es war super bei euch

#Spermwhales have the largest head in the animal kingdom - up to a third of their body length, so over 5 m in adult males!!! 🐳
What's the purpose?
it's basically their nose that's really massive, and it's especially evolved to produce powerful sounds.
....Just imagine the sneeze! 🤧 😄
#andenes #vesterålen #whalesafari
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#Spermwhales have the largest head in the animal kingdom - up to a third of their body length, so over 5 m in adult males!!! 🐳
Whats the purpose? 
its basically their nose thats really massive, and its especially evolved to produce powerful sounds. 
....Just imagine the sneeze! 🤧 😄
#andenes #vesterålen #whalesafari

On 22 May, #biodiversity day, the pieces come together.
We’re part of the solution
#ForNature #biologiskmangfold

📷 www.stefanleimer.ch (pictures left) / Hvalsafari (pictures right)
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On 22 May, #biodiversity day, the pieces come together.
We’re part of the solution
 #ForNature  #biologiskmangfold

📷 www.stefanleimer.ch (pictures left) / Hvalsafari (pictures right)

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Paradise nature

The Arctic fox is one of the most endangered mammals in mainland Norway, confined to the highest mountain areas and facing many threats from climate change. The population is so small that it is entirely dependent on conservation measures for its long-term survival. #EndangeredSpeciesDay #CelebrateWildlife ... See MoreSee Less

The Arctic fox is one of the most endangered mammals in mainland Norway, confined to the highest mountain areas and facing many threats from climate change. The population is so small that it is entirely dependent on conservation measures for its long-term survival. #endangeredspeciesday #celebratewildlife

It is a #ThrowbackThursday if it just happened? 😅 Last night, we had our last sunset until the 24th of July! We look forward to another "night" like this!

📸 Midnight sun and Bleik Island - 2009
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It is a #ThrowbackThursday if it just happened? 😅 Last night, we had our last sunset until the 24th of July! We look forward to another night like this!

📸 Midnight sun and Bleik Island - 2009
www.whalesafari.no

🇳🇴 Gratulerer med dagen Norge! 🇳🇴
#17mai #grunnlovsdag
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🇳🇴 Gratulerer med dagen Norge! 🇳🇴
 #17mai #grunnlovsdag

#DidYouKnow that in all cetaceans breathing is voluntary, not automatic? 🐬 🐋 🐳
By default, their blowholes are closed! So when they need air, they have to come up to the surface and consciously open the blowhole(s) to breathe!
#breathingandenes
📷 #spermwhale blowing on a winter day
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#DidYouKnow that in all cetaceans breathing is voluntary, not automatic? 🐬 🐋 🐳
By default, their blowholes are closed! So when they need air, they have to come up to the surface and consciously open the blowhole(s) to breathe! 
#BreathingAndenes  
📷 #spermwhale blowing on a winter day

#TBT sometimes we meet again a #spermwhale after many years, and we can still recognize the animal from its fluke, 🕵️. Like this one, who made comeback after several years' absence.
We are so looking forward to going to sea again!

#photoID #whales #andenes
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#TBT sometimes we meet again a  #spermwhale after many years, and we can still recognize the animal from its fluke, 🕵️. Like this one, who made comeback after several years absence.
We are so looking forward to going to sea again!

#photoID #whales #andenes

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Wir waren 2017 bei euch! 🥰

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Show me your eye-patch and I'll tell you where you come from! 🐬🐼
#orcas' typical white patch behind their eyes can be used to distinguish different populations or ecotypes, but also to identify them individually!
#spekkhoggere #killerwhales #marinemammals
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Show me your eye-patch and Ill tell you where you come from! 🐬🐼
#orcas typical white patch behind their eyes can be used to distinguish different populations or ecotypes, but also to identify them individually!
#spekkhoggere #killerwhales #marinemammals

#Andøy er ikke bare et fantastisk sted for å se hvaler, men også for sitt rike fugleliv! 8. mai er #verdenstrekkfugldag
Kjenner du igjen disse artene? 🐦🦆

📷 www.stefanleimer.ch
#WorldMigratoryBirdDay
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#Andøy er ikke bare et fantastisk sted for å se hvaler, men også for sitt rike fugleliv! 8. mai er #verdenstrekkfugldag 
Kjenner du igjen disse artene? 🐦🦆

📷 www.stefanleimer.ch
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#TBT Have you seen this boat somewhere?
Our lovely M/S "Reine" served local routes in Lofoten and #Vesterålen and as a fishing boat before she got totally renovated and became our main #whalesafari boat.
Then she was also equipped with 👂 (hydrophones) to pick up whale sounds 🎶🐳

📷 Melbo Hovedgård og Glenn Maan
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#TBT Have you seen this boat somewhere?  
Our lovely M/S Reine served local routes in Lofoten and #Vesterålen and as a fishing boat before she got totally renovated and became our main #whalesafari boat. 
Then she was also equipped with 👂 (hydrophones) to pick up whale sounds 🎶🐳

📷 Melbo Hovedgård og Glenn MaanImage attachment

15 minutes from Andenes, a stroll on Bleik beach is great for relax and reflection 💜

📷 Stefan Leimer, www.stefanleimer.ch

#andøy #vesterålen
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15 minutes from Andenes, a stroll on Bleik beach is great for relax and reflection 💜

📷 Stefan Leimer, www.stefanleimer.ch

#andøy #vesterålen

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Karina Werner schau mal Bleiksöya 🤩🦅

Speaking of #humpback whales...these gentle giants have many endearing features, but their smelly breath is not one of them... 🤢 😦 Trust us, we've been downwind of them a few times! 😅
Described as "blunt and pungent ... an unholy mingling of fart and fishiness" - scientist still aren't quite sure why!

🐋#whales #FunFact
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Speaking of #humpback whales...these gentle giants have many endearing features, but their smelly breath is not one of them... 🤢 😦  Trust us, weve been downwind of them a few times! 😅
Described as blunt and pungent ... an unholy mingling of fart and fishiness - scientist still arent quite sure why!

🐋#whales #FunFact

#ThrowbackThursday i månedsskiftet august - september 2018 oppholdt noen knølhvaler seg i Andfjorden, øst for #andenes. 🐋 Spennende å møte dem flere dager på rad...noen gang hoppende! 😍

📷 Heiko Feist

#hvaler #tettpånaturen #nordnorge #vesterålen #andøy #northernnorway
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#ThrowbackThursday i månedsskiftet august - september 2018 oppholdt noen knølhvaler seg i Andfjorden, øst for #andenes. 🐋 Spennende å møte dem flere dager på rad...noen gang hoppende! 😍

📷 Heiko Feist 

#hvaler #tettpånaturen #nordnorge #vesterålen #andøy #northernnorwayImage attachmentImage attachment

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Marzę o takim spotkaniu,kiedyś się uda.

Oh wow <3 <3 <3 <3

enjoy

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