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Spitzbergen Outdoor Activities

Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
+47 917 76 595
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Glacier hike to Longyearbreen

On August 16, 2017 my wife and me took part in a half days hike along Longyearelva moraine to... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Cologne_Bear
Fun trip with good guidance

We went on an evening hike to the plateau mountain. Our guide, Christopher, was very nice and... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Ole R
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“evening hike” (5 reviews)
“steep slope” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

On August 16, 2017 my wife and me took part in a half days hike along Longyearelva moraine to Longyearbreen Glacier. We were guided by Eva, who patiently and safely guided us trough difficult terrain and who is also compentent in explaining arctic vegetation, mining...More

2  Thank Cologne_Bear
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We went on an evening hike to the plateau mountain. Our guide, Christopher, was very nice and knowladgable on this short and fun trip.

2  Thank Ole R
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

A great day! Communication was quick and efficient and we walked up from our hotel (Miners Cabins) a couple of hundred meters to start the trek. Bord (sorry about the spelling!) was very professional, organized and of course knew exactly what he was doing. We...More

Thank R M
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Short but nice hike, probably very good as first activity after your arrival. We've been picked up at 19 by our guide Adi, who told us something about the history of the settlement before starting the hike. Then, after a steep slope, we arrived on...More

Thank Marco S
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

The small-group excursion to Lars Glacier was very professionally organised and Jorn, our guide, was really informative and humorous. We thoroughly enjoyed the tranquil and physically demanding hike in the snow, in the company of Jorn's gentle husky, Feliz. The northern lights shone faintly above...More

Thank Friedrich W
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I did the midnight sun kayak and it was one of the highlights of my trip to Svalbard. Our guide was amazing; we had so much fun all the time we were out. Would highly recommend; kayaking under the midnight sun is something I'll remember...More

1  Thank Jessica_Alice1988
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

I did the evening hike and evening kayak trip with Spitsbergen Outdoor Activities. I couldn't be more satisfied with the experience! My guide in both instances was a great guy named Simon. He correctly gauged our physical ability for the evening hike and took us...More

3  Thank IntlHealthGuru
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

Super easy to book... Hannah picked us up at our hotel..took us to location outside town where she keeps her horses....expecting the usual tourist set up (ride horses and return)....Nope, this was an opportunity to learn and participate! ...the horses were in the stables....she showed...More

Thank foodpolice
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

I enquired about, and booked, this trip one month before it ran. At that point I was told that “due to lack of ice on the fjords this winter the route on this expedition might change”. When I arrived in Svalbard and met the Basecamp...More

Thank GGG199
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

A few hours evening hike from Longyearbyen, up and into the ice cave, and back down to town. Visiting inside the ice cave, with its ice formations, is a great experience. The hike also offers a nice view from above of Longyearbyen and across Adventfjorden....More

Thank Peter M
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