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Hot air ballon in Svalbard

It was an amazing well organized experience, bit lower than the expected wow... may be due to price... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Dragos43
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Timisoara
via mobile
LOVED IT!

We travelled to Svalbard in early March 2018 and used Spitzbergen Adventures to arrange some... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
rottsrock
,
California
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Tailor made trips both for winter and summer. Exclusive,small groups, highly qualified guides, personal service. Those are the keypoints for our company. We guarantee you "Secure Memories" in all different meanings of that phrase. Specialist in Outdoor activities. Snowmobiling in the winter, multi-day trips, skiing, hiking, sightseeing Cruiseboat packages
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  • Average1%
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“snowmobile trip” (15 reviews)
“the east coast” (15 reviews)
“polar bear” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Pb 489, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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"snowmobile trip"
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"the east coast"
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"polar bear"
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"frozen waterfalls"
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"hot air"
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"white valley"
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"unforeseen circumstances"
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"amazing adventure"
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"city tour"
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"isfjord radio"
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"poor visibility"
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"photo tour"
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"personal service"
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"snow and ice"
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"arctic foxes"
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

It was an amazing well organized experience, bit lower than the expected wow... may be due to price versus distances (near Longyearbyen), and transportation inside a small cabin for two of us, you can see in the pictures, rather than on snowmobile .. The stuff...More

Thank Dragos43
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

We travelled to Svalbard in early March 2018 and used Spitzbergen Adventures to arrange some activities for us. From the start, Thomas Risch was great. He responded to my email inquiries promptly, and no matter how many times I pestered him with more questions he...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

My boyfriend and I took a snowmobile tour to the East Coast when we were in Svalbard. It was a great experience! Massive glaciers, white mountains and wilderness around was out of this world. We also had very cool guides, who were explaining everything to...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

I found myself with a long weekend to spare recently, and joined the two day snowmobile expedition from Longyearbyen to Pyramiden during the Easter break at the end of March 2018. I'm so glad I did: it was one of the most enjoyable and memorable...More

Thank caelifera
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

This company is a small company (6 people) with external support and great planning, security procedures, and amazing trips. They work together and have everything with you. We did many trips with them and everything was perfect. We did Barentsburg evening, hot air ballon (not...More

Thank hgonzale3
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Slow nice ride over valleys and mountaintops. If you have the chance, take it - you will not regret it! Nice crew, extremely good views and a truly uniqe experience!

Thank Patrik Z
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We had a wonderful time visiting Svalbard during the last Easter holidays and this was greatly thanks to Spitzbergen Adventures. Thomas was of incredible help in organizing our activities before our departure, always quick when responding to our (multiple) questions and effective in providing useful...More

Thank Massimo D
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Both Service from Thomas and the guides was very good It was snowing on the way out and beautiful clear sky on the way back from Barentsburg

Thank sigurdn2002
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We did the East coast snowmobile tour twice in the last week of March 2018 to increase our chances of seeing the polar bears & I have no regrets about this because we actually managed to see a polar bear once & some really breathtaking...More

Thank Rusty1976
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We were party of 4 and booked a private trip with Sptizbergen Adventures. Thomas provided excellent service and planning for our complete 7 days trip in Svalbard. The communication and response from him is great. There were deviation from our plan due to weather condition,...More

Thank Johnson C
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I am not sure I understood you correctly - are you actually planning dog sledding for 70-year olds? It is extremely hard and taxing. I talked to a strong and fit 27yearold woman who said she was totally exhausted and chilled... More
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It has to be the winter to see the aurora. You also should have a New Moon - definitely not a Full one! That means the ideal time is about a week out of every month. We were told the end of February is one of the best... More
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